Frostbite First Aid

Frostbite First Aid

Frostbite or frost-nip…it’s a rare Canadian who hasn’t experienced at least one of these at some point in their life. Today, some tips to prevent localized cold injuries and how to give first aid for them! We can help prevent cold injuries like...
Winter Emergency Kits for Your Vehicle

Winter Emergency Kits for Your Vehicle

Being stranded in your vehicle sucks. It sucks even worse in the winter! Here are some tips to keep in mind and things you should keep in your vehicle for winter driving. Check the weather reports before you head out. Seems commonsensical, but the number of times a...
Foot Care For Festivals (Or Any Outdoor Event!)

Foot Care For Festivals (Or Any Outdoor Event!)

Did you know that the average festival guest can walk over 5 miles (8 km) in a day? Outdoor adventures, especially over a weekend, can ask a lot of your feet! We see a lot of foot issues in the medical tent at every event. It sucks to have your fun time distracted or...
Shock & Drama

Shock & Drama

If you’ve ever watched Grey’s Anatomy or a similar show, you’ve heard something like, “He’s going into shock!” probably a dozen times.  (You’ve also seen them erroneously shock asystole, but that’s another post for...