Wearables were everywhere at CES 2015... you literally couldn't walk 10 feet without seeing some new and innovative device. Among the sleep, fitness, dog, and baby wearables, we came across one with a different, more important purpose—the Linx IAS injury prevention headband.
Minor mishaps occur all the time in the kitchen, whether you cut your finger while dicing an onion, scorched your hand in a grease fire, or burned the roof of your mouth because you were to eager to taste-test your killer pasta sauce.
Work can be a rough place, especially if you're in construction or another laborious field of work, but that doesn't mean that anybody who works (or even doesn't work) isn't susceptible to work-related injuries. The most common workplace injuries are back injuries. This educational video, entitled "Back Your Back: Back & Muscle Injury Prevention" is all about reducing your risk of back problems.
In this video, we learn how to reduce shoulder injuries with stabilizing exercises. This will not build your muscle, but it will help prevent you from hurting your shoulder, which will cause you not to work out. The first exercise you can do is to lay on your side and place a folded towel underneath your elbow. After this, relax your body and prop your head up with your other hand. Now, grab a small weight and lift from the ground to slightly higher than horizontal. The next exercise you can ...
This Diet & Health video tutorial shows how to tape an ankle to help prevent injuries. Place the foot on soft furniture with the ankle protruding out. Toes should be pointing upward. Start wrapping the tape around the foot starting about 3 inches from the toe. Cover up the ankle properly and then go on to the leg and take turns. This will cover up the entire area completely. Now put two anchors on the leg. Then, put three stirrups; pull up a little harder. On each stirrup put an anchor. Then ...
Minor lower back injuries can occur during many physical activities. This is why it is important to use lumbar support to prevent and treat back injuries. Learn how to treat lower back injuries and stay fit in this sports medicine how-to video.
Compression pants, or compression shorts, are good for managing hamstring injuries without restricting motion. There are many styles of compression pants, which are also known as compression pants. Learn how to use compression pants and stay fit in this sports medicine how-to video.
Sometimes we don't realize that some of our most common tasks are actually a major risk for our bodies, and before you know it, you have some sort of injury, like tendonitis. This video will give you the tips that you'll need to help you prevent some of the most common workplace injuries.
Knowledge of first aid procedures and treatments can save lives. Watch this first aid video tutorial to learn how to apply a triangular bandage used for arm injuries.
Taping fingers is good for minor injuries of the middle joint because taping supports the injured area without preventing motion. Learn how to tape fingers and stay fit in this sports medicine video. Take action: injuring the middle joints of fingers is common, try to support above and below joint but allow flexibility in the joint, check for deformities, while ice and anti-inflammatories can help. Mike Vera, the instructor in this how-to video from Live Strong, is an athletic trainer the Rog...
The more you move and exercise, the more you put yourself at risk for getting injured. And if you're a runner or athelete who's on your feet a lot, you've probably had a sprained ankle or two. Treat this common and really sucky injury by checking out this video.
This U.S. Army video shows how to use field expedient ENT equipment.
The irony about being an athelete or a person who is active on a daily basis is that you tend to be injured a lot more. When doing such strenuous physical activity such as running, squats, or push-ups, it's easy to pull, tear, or even break something.
Slings and shoulder supports are good devices for minor shoulder strains. Learn how to use shoulder supports and stay fit in this sports medicine how to video. Another good suggestions for injured shoulders offered by our host includes getting lots of rest.
Repetitive strain injuries can take toll on the body, but yoga can help is the pain of RSI. Watch this how-to video to learn a few yoga stretches that can help you with repetitive strain injuries. Learn to do full body stretches against a wall to stretch your back, legs, and arms.
Many injuries do not require an ambulance, but they must be referred to medical aid for further treatment. This first aid how-to video will show you how to identify wounds that require further treatment. Underlying and dirty wounds, foreign objects, and stitches are all injuries that require a patient to go to a doctor or hospital.
Dr David Marshall talks about the symptoms, treatments and prevention of common injuries of young gymnasts.
So here's a quick updated list of the biggest stars who are injured and will be missing the World Cup. This list would be incredibly longer if we decided to include players who are missing because of not being called up or their respective countries not qualifying (Zlatan anyone?).
This Achievement Hunter segment showcases three different achievements that you can unlock in the Xbox 360 version of the zombie survival game, Dead Island. Specifically, they help you learn how to unlock the 'Everbody Lies', 'Ah! Spoiled Meat!', and 'One Is All I Need' achievements. You'll need a large medkit so that you can heal your injuries for the 'Everybody Lies' achievement.
Shin splints are one of the most common, stubborn, and misunderstood injuries affecting athletes of every age, gender, and sport. This video features a doctor explaining what exactly a shin splint is as well as how to prevent, diagnose, and treat them properly. It turns out that shin splints are actually menial tibial stress syndrome, or MTSS. Try saying that five times fast.
Even if you're a seasoned yoga veteran, you know how hard it can be to roll out of bed at six A.M. in the morning and do that first down dog. Stiff joints, hamstrings that haven't been stretched out, and groginess probably don't help to wak you up pleasantly.
Washington State has a history of large earthquakes, as does California. More than 1,000 earthquakes are registered in Washington State each year. More than 10,000 are recorded in California each year. In an earthquake, non-structural elements, which is anything that does not actually hold the building up, may become unhooked, dislodged, thrown about, and tipped over. this can cause extensive damage, interruption of operation, injury and even death.
If done wrong, a backflip could be devastating. But if done right, a backflip just might make you the coolest person ever. This is a unique backflip tutorial that uses both video examples and instructional text. See how to do a backflip. Follow these steps, one by one, to see what you're doing wrong.
What would happen if you stick your hand in a pool of liquid nitrogen? Would your hand freeze to death? Would it harden to an unnatural state? Would it shatter as soon as you touched something? Well, real life isn't like the movies (i.e. Demolition Man), so believe it or not, your hand would be safe, thanks to a little known phenomenon called the Leidenfrost effect.
In this first aid video, learn the simple procedure of caring for burns and scalds, in sign language. It's specifically geared to helping the deaf and hearing impaired.
Everyone should be able to perform basic first aid, even those with hearing impairment. Deaf individuals are just as likely to save a life as anyone else, but they need to know how, just like everyone else. This video is signed to help those with hearing problems learn about strains and sprains treatments. Although strains and sprains are not a serious injury, they are still very painful for the sufferer, and the only way to make sure they heal properly is to make sure they get immediate atte...
Although strains and sprains are not a serious injury, they are still very painful for the sufferer, and the only way to make sure they heal properly is to make sure they get immediate attention.
Athletes often suffer mild wrist sprains, ankle twists or muscle strains whlie playing sports. Many minor injuries can be treated at home. Learn how to recognize the symptoms, such as sore muscles or bruising, and use these tips to easily and quickly treat them.
Here are a couple of exercises to prevent injuries such as tendonitis and carpal tunnel syndrome. This is common in drummers, musicians in general, writers, incessant txt-ers and tennis players. Tendonitis or Carpal Tunnel syndrome can be a crippling disorder that limits your hand, wrist and finger strength and movement.
Bodybuilders, not surprisingly, are very prone to injury. When lifting a 100-pound weight, it's hard to remember and to think about maintaining perfect posture since there are more pressing problems at hand (literally).
What's so important about toning up your midsection? Well, other than the obvious reason, which is that lots of gals like to look hot and svelte in their bikini, strengthening your core helps you sit taller, look more lean, and prevents back injuries.
California is struck by earthquakes everyday, but the biggest ones, on average, appear every 150 years, just south of the San Gabriel Mountains. The last super-destructive earthquake in California was over 300 years ago, which could mean a long overdue Californian earthquake is on the horizon.
What's a great way to work out your abdominal muscles without hurting (or possibly injuring) your back? Hanging knee raises are perfect, because they isolate and work out the rectus abdominis muscles and obliques with little or no strain on the back and neck. It requires a vertical knee raise tower as the equipment.
If you're looking to beef up your biceps, then this is definitely an exercise you'll need to perform. Watch this instructional video to see how to correctly do hammer curls sitting on a weight bench. Doing hammer curls really works out your biceps brachii and brachialis muscles.
If you are one of the smaller kids in school, you know that sometimes you have to exert yourself a little bit more to get noticed for your athleticism. There will always be better athletes than you, but only if you don't apply yourself. Weight training is the best way to bulk up and this exercise, called the bench dip, will beef you up by working out your biceps muscles. It's a great workout to increase your arm size.
Exercise is a very important for everyone on a daily basis. Our society has evolved into a life of work, work and work. The majority of these jobs are sitting at a desk in some sort of cubicle. Humans are not built for this purpose; we are made to be active every single day. Thus, we must incorporate exercise in one way or another during our 14-16 hours of wake time. And this instructional video will show you a great exercise— how to do an abs crunch on an exercise ball.
Everyone should know basic first aid, and the hearing impaired are no different. Deaf people can save a life just like any other, so this video is designed specifically for the hearing impaired, in sign language.
As a Boy Scout, when the First Class rank is attained, a scout has learned all the basic camping and outdoors skills of a scout. He can fend for himself in the wild, lead others on a hike or campout, set up a camp site, plan and properly prepare meals, and provide first aid for most situations he may encounter. A First Class scout is prepared.
This video is designed to help deaf people, or those with hearing impairments, learn how to do basic first aid. Specifically, this video deals with sever bleeding and how to stop it, and is taught in sign language.
Deaf people are just like everyone else, and they have a responsibility to save lives just like the rest of us. Those with hearing impairments might not be able to benefit from most online first aid training, but this video is signed to give those with hearing problems the info they need to help out.