A recent meeting held by the Tulsa Urban and Economic Development Committee addressed issues pertaining to electric scooter injuries. The motorized vehicles are popular here and in cities across the country. However, there are increasing concerns about safety risks and injuries associated with e-scooter accidents. According to an October 28, 2019 report by Tulsa’s News… Read More


Several viral videos showing an adult basketball star aggressively playing against young children have created controversy for a popular basketball camp held in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.  The videos surfaced on social media in late July 2019 and involve Houston Rockets guard Russel Westbrook. According to CBS Sports news reports, the videos were taken at… Read More


A public safety campaign by the Tulsa Police Department is focused on preventing car accidents and the potentially serious injuries that can result. Among the most common types of injuries suffered in a crash are those impacting the back and neck. Taking some simple precautions can help minimize the risks. Keeping Tulsa Roads Safe According… Read More


New research indicates leading an active lifestyle prior to spinal injuries can aid in nerve healing during the recovery period. Staying active is a proven way to protect your health. Regular exercise and hobbies such as walking or bicycling increase flexibility and keep muscles strong. An April 10, 2019 report by Science Daily indicates regular… Read More


A major pharmaceutical company recently announced plans to launch an addiction treatment center in Tulsa. This is as part of an agreement with the state to help those suffering from opioid pain medication dependency. Purdue Pharma L.P. will establish the National Center for Addiction Studies and Treatment at Oklahoma State University (OSU). In addition, funding… Read More


A new study reports that walking a dog provides numerous health benefits for older adults. However, the number of bone breaks associated with the activity has more than doubled over the past ten years. According to a report published in the Journal of American Medicine (JAMA) on March 6, 2019; researchers sought to uncover some of… Read More


A new draft report from a federal task force of nearly 30 experts in the field of medicine and pain management is out. It reports that chronic pain sufferers often experience stigma about their condition; which can prevent them from receiving the treatment they need. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reports… Read More


Anyone who has suffered a serious back, neck, or spinal cord injury may be dealing with chronic pain and regularly considering new options for pain management. Some patients rely on opioids for pain relief. There are many alternatives for pain relief that do not involve the use of opioids. However, many of those patients who… Read More