The Fourth of July brings juicy burgers and perfectly grilled hot dogs, the mouthwatering smell of fresh-baked apple pie, and a night under the fireworks—but if the right precautions aren’t taken, it can also bring injuries and burns. Did you know that 70% of firework-related injuries occur between June 20th and July 20th? Or that 41% of those injuries are hand injuries?
Fireworks aren’t the only Fourth of July activity that can cause hand injuries. Many people spend the holiday grilling hot dogs and hamburgers with friends, or hanging out by the campfire while camping for the weekend. Without practicing proper safety tips, these popular Fourth of July activities can lead to serious injuries and hand pain. We’ve gathered a few safety tips to help you and your family enjoy the holiday’s festivities, injury-free.
The first day of summer was this past Tuesday. Summer living means the kids are done with school and you may finally have time to lie by the pool and break out the BBQ. With the Houston humidity, fun in the sun might not be your first choice for a good time, but that doesn’t mean you can’t venture out in the evenings when temperatures cool down a teeny bit. Summer is a great time to perfect your golf swing so you can become the next Rory McIlroy or Phil Mickelson.
Like they say, practice makes perfect. Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve been playing for years, constantly working at your craft is what leads to major improvements to your golf game. While each person’s swing is different, start off with the basics and then make slight adjustments as needed from there. We’ll go step-by-step to help you make sure your golf swing looks nothing like Charles Barkley’s. Read More…