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Frostnip and Frostbite

Frostnip and Frostbite

While slips, trips and falls are some of the most common winter injuries, another injury that is quite common especially during the colder months, is Frostnip and Frostbite. Frostbite is an injury caused by freezing of the skin and underlying tissues. First your skin...
Avoid Snow Sport Injuries

Avoid Snow Sport Injuries

WHAT CAUSES SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING INJURIES? Most snow sport injuries are traumatic, caused by being on dangerous terrain, lift accidents, falls, and collisions. In many instances, fatigue after a long day on the slopes or poor judgment can be blamed for injuries....
Altitude Sickness

Altitude Sickness

What is Altitude Sickness? At higher altitudes, the pressure of the air around you (barometric pressure) decreases so there is less oxygen in surrounding air. People can live comfortably at moderately high altitudes, but the body must make some adjustments, and this...
Winter Soup Recipes

Winter Soup Recipes

We’re not particularly fond of the cold and frosty days that come with the winter months. We think the best way to combat this season is with hearty stews and soups! We’ve gathered a list of 7 great stews and soups to help fill you up, keep you warm and...
What Is Snow Blindness?

What Is Snow Blindness?

Winter is here! It is a great time to head to the mountains and enjoy all of the winter activities our beautiful state has to offer. While enjoying the outdoors, it is important to be aware of health hazards associated with the snow. Aside of the typical winter slips,...
Avoid Winter Injuries

Avoid Winter Injuries

At Advanced Urgent Care & Occupational Medicine, we always want you to stay safe, no matter what season it is. In the winter months, we see a number of injuries from skiing and snowboarding, shoveling snow and even just slipping on ice. Check out the tips below to...