Physical Therapy to Treat Traumatic Brain Injury
There is no exact time frame for recovering from a traumatic brain injury, but the majority of adults will see symptoms subside after 10-14 days. In rare cases, concussion symptoms may persist for weeks, months or even years after the initial injury —…Read more.
Quick Concussion Assessment with BrainScope
A brain injury needs prompt diagnosis and treatment. But it’s not always easy to detect. That’s why it’s important to get any head injury checked, even if the injured party thinks they’re okay. Fortunately, Mercy Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine c…Read more.
Brain Injury Awareness Month: Concussions in the Workplace
According to the Brain Injury Association of America, at least 2.8 million people sustain traumatic brain injuries — more commonly known as concussions — each year in the United States. About 24% of these injuries happen in the workplace, most commonly…Read more.
Heart health at work: What to look for in employees
Heart disease is common across all demographics, but it’s especially prevalent among working-age individuals — with increased risk among those with high levels of job-related stress. In fact, according to the CDC, cardiac issues top the list as the mos…Read more.
American Heart Month
When tending to your heart this month ahead of Valentine’s Day, don’t forget to extend some love to your anatomical heart, as well. American Heart Month, celebrated every February, was created to spread awareness of heart health, while also motivating…Read more.
Slips & Falls
When winter weather comes howling at your company’s door, hazardous situations increase the risk of injury for employees in any field. In fact, slips, trips, and falls in the workplace cause nearly 700 fatalities per year, with many more injurious acci…Read more.