The summer presents common seasonal injury opportunities. Pamela Grafton, D.O., from Utica Park Clinic, shares possible threats and subsequent tips to keep you safe while enjoying the warm weather.
• Sunburns: Exposure to the sun’s rays while outside can cause burns to unprotected skin.
Tips: Use sunscreen with SPF of 30-plus and remember to reapply every two hours. Cover skin with appropriate clothing and hats.
• Dehydration: Sweating outdoors while working and playing causes fluid loss.
Tips: Drink plenty of water. Avoid alcoholic beverages, sugary and... Read More »