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What is a Displaced Femur Fracture?

What is a Displaced Femur Fracture?

Displaced Femur Fracture. Catastrophic injuries can occur at any time. Some of these injuries could include severe bone fractures, which might lead to a long recovery process that can place families under a significant amount of stress. Recently, a local hospital reviewed all the bone fractures that it treated in one year. What they found was that:

  • There are close to 500 bone fractures being seen by their physicians per month.

Spinal Cord Injury Virtual Reality Treatment

Spinal Cord Injury Virtual Reality Treatment

Spinal Cord Injury Virtual Reality Treatment –  There has been a major push in the medical field to develop new diagnostic and treatment recommendations for spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries. Even though advances have been made in other areas of medicine, spinal cord injuries still have the potential to cause significant long-term, permanent complications. For many families every year, these are an unfortunate reality. According to some statistics released by the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC):

  • There are close to 18,000 new spinal cord injuries that occur every year.

Rocklin Commemorates 125th Year Anniversary

Rocklin Commemorates 125th Year Anniversary

Rocklin Commemorates 125th Year Anniversary – The City of Rocklin is a serene city in Placer County located about 22 miles north of Sacramento. This year marks the 125th anniversary of Rocklin. To honor the milestone throughout the year, residents, city officials, and visitors alike are celebrating with a series of city-wide festivities that include live music, food, family-friendly activities, and historical displays. Rocklin has come a long way since the transcontinental railroad days and has accomplished quite a bit in the past 125 years.

History of Rocklin

October 2018 Sacramento Community Event Calendar

October 2018 Sacramento Community Event Calendar

October 2018 Sacramento Community Event Calendar. October is an exciting month for many, as it marks the beginning of the widely popular holiday season. You may have noticed your neighbors have decorated their front porch with carved pumpkins, or maybe you saw some of the Starbucks advertisements for Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Either way, it is hard to ignore the seasonal spirit that spreads infectiously during these last few months of the year. If you are looking for opportunities to celebrate and embrace the holiday season – look no further. Below I have listed some upcoming Sacramento events that will be just as delightful as they are spooky.

Sinister Creature Con

Nevada City Car Accident Data

Nevada City Car Accident Data

Nevada City Car Accident Data – Nevada City is an idyllic city located in the middle of one of California’s most stunning landscapes. With a charming downtown and friendly, comfortable atmosphere, Nevada City is one of the hidden gems of our state. However, like anywhere, Nevada City also has a fair amount of vehicle accidents and these crashes unfortunately sometimes cause serious injuries. However, those who live in or frequently visit Nevada City can take steps to reduce their chances of being involved in a car crash by learning about how collisions usually take place in the area.

Accidents Overview

Personal Injury Non-economic Damages

Personal Injury Non-economic Damages

Personal Injury Non-economic damages. When considering personal injury non-economic damages, an important component relates to the pain and suffering a person faces. While most of us have heard the term before, it is essential to understand this crucial element of an injury case. Let’s take a look at pain and suffering, and learn what it is and how it is calculated. We can also examine the many ways individuals are affected by pain and suffering.

What Is Pain and Suffering in Personal Injury Non-economic Damages?       

What is a Comminuted Femur Fracture?

Comminuted Femur Fracture

Comminuted Femur Fracture. Operating a motor vehicle grants people a significant level of independence. It gives someone the ability to move quickly and easily from place to place. On the other hand, this also comes with a significant amount of responsibility. While nobody starts their day believing that they are going to be involved in a serious car accident, they can occur when people least expect them. Some of the statistics that have been published by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration include:

  • In 2016, the number of fatalities on the roads in the United States rose by close to 2,000.

Auburn Area Crash Hospitalizes Two

Auburn Area Crash Hospitalizes Two

Auburn Area Crash Hospitalizes Two – The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that a one-vehicle collision that occurred north of Auburn on Thursday, October 4, 2018, left two people with injuries. Officers stated that the collision took place shortly after it had rained, noting that the roadway had been slick at the accident scene. So far, no updates regarding the condition of either injured vehicle occupant have been released by hospital staff. Additionally, CHP investigators stated that they are currently working to determine the factors that led to this traumatic accident.

Crash Details

Dangerous Anderson Intersections

Dangerous Anderson Intersections

Dangerous Anderson Intersections – Anderson is a relatively small city, but with its close proximity to Redding and highway location, it still gets a heavy amount of traffic. Unfortunately, where there are vehicles, accidents are likely to take place. According to UC Berkeley research, Anderson saw 416 injury-causing car accidents between January 1, 2007, and January 1, 2018. These accidents involved 595 injuries and left 12 people with trauma that cost them their lives. While it isn’t always possible to avoid an accident, area residents can reduce their risk of being in a crash by knowing which areas in their city are more dangerous than others.

In any city, intersections are usually the roadway areas with the highest rate of crashes. Intersections in Anderson are no exception, and a few stand out as particularly dangerous.

Blood Vessel Trauma Following Rib Fractures

Blood Vessel Trauma Following Rib Fractures

Blood Vessel Trauma Following Rib Fractures – The ribs serve as an essential structure in the body. They protect the vital organs that sit inside the chest, which include the heart, the lungs, the aorta, and the esophagus. Even though the ribs provide some protection, they are still prone to injury. According to statistics published about bone fractures in the Journal of Injury: 

  • During the study period, about 5,000 bone fractures in a hospital were recorded.

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