Throwing your shoulder out happens. If you have boxed or been involved in combative sports (or sports in general for that matter) you have either had it happen to you or know someone who has. Personally, I have dislocated both my right and left shoulder on numerous occasions, and frankly don’t give it much thought.… Read More
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Toothaches are a harsh reality to have to deal with. Whether you’re stuck out camping or waiting at home or work for your dentist appointment to finally come ’round, it can really be a true benefit to be able to do away with the pain of a toothache until your dental problem is fixed. Toothaches… Read More
In my opinion, internal bleeding is one of the most frightening injuries you can be inflicted with. Much like cancer, internal bleeding often displays its nastier symptoms a good length of time after it has set in, creating an unfortunate ticking time bomb situation. The most common way to get internal bleeding is obvious – typically you… Read More
When discussing survival, we often gravitate towards the bad-ass, like which knife to carry or the fashionably practical question of which tactical backpack is best. It’s fun, it’s interesting, no issues with that – so long as we aren’t completely ignoring the negative realities of survival – it’s dirty, it’s messy, and chances are, your bowels… Read More
Often when an accident occurs, any casualties of that accident will have sustained more than one injury. If you’re the type of first aider who feels compelled to actively help during situations like these, once you have assessed the situation and found multiple sustained injuries, first and foremost know that it is completely normal for you to… Read More