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Frostbite

Frostbite occurs when an individual’s skin or those tissues beneath his skin freeze. Frostbite most often develops in the face, ears, nose, feet, and hands of someone who is exposed to the cold for a length of time or even severe cold for just a few minutes. Frostbite causes the fluids that exist in the [...]

Injuries from the cold

The Adirondack Express Weekly had an article on cold related injuries where they state in the conclusion “The best treatment for cold injuries is to recognize the early warning signs and take action.” Hopefully, with care one avoids the prospect of injury.

With the cold winter months upon us, it’s always a good idea to [...]

Cold Injuries and Recognizing Hypothermia

The best treatment for cold injuries is to recognize the early warning signs and take action. Hopefully, with care one avoids the prospect of injury.

It is always a good idea to remain cognizant of possible injuries from the cold. Of course, our hands and feet are the most susceptible to cold injury primarily because [...]