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4 Tips for Safe Exercising and Injury Prevention from Medical Center Hialeah

Engagement into fitness and healthy lifestyle has never been so visible as in recent decades. Indeed, exercising is a great way to stay healthy, obtain an athletic body and even socialize. This growing trend has reached various people groups – teenagers and the elderly, men and women, occasional joggers to triathletes and record breakers.  With all the benefits and positive image in mind, people tend to dive into new active routines often without the proper physical condition. Right away they want to lift heavier weights, go on longer runs, and bring more intensity to their workouts. This may simply sound like a high level of motivation, but the problem is that it is often is unrealistic – and sometimes even dangerous.   Physical therapists from our Medical Center in Hialeah share some tips to make your exercising safe 1. Evaluate your health condition and fitness level This involves assessing your lifestyle, including diet and activity level as well as screening your medical history. Whether you feel dizzy occasionally or experience back pain, which may seem minor to you, scheduling an appointment with a medical professional is necessary before the start of a new routine. Medical Center Hialeah may become your reference point, as physical therapists there do not only deal with injuries, but also help you to detect and prevent potential risks. 2. Choose an activity tailored to your needs and interests Selecting the best workout is about understanding yourself, your lifestyle, and goals. If you do not plan to run a marathon, do not force yourself to run one hour daily. If you are busy with family and...

Uber Self-Driving Car Involved in Fatal Crash

Last month (in March) a self-driving Uber car was involved in a fatal crash, resulting in the death of 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg. Despite having a human safety driver onboard, both the car and the driver failed to see the pedestrian, who was attempting to cross the road. Unfortunately, as we know, pedestrian auto injuries are common, however this particular accident is significant. This is because it involved a self-driving Uber car. Self-driving technology is predicted to be safer than human-driven cars, because machines are less likely to make ‘human errors’. But this fatality raises questions about self-driving technology. Are human-drivers safer than self-driving technology? Internal video footage showed that even the safety driver was unable to prevent the accident. Plus, it appears that the pedestrian was crossing in the dark where there was no crosswalk. This suggests that it would have been difficult for even the best of drivers to have spotted the pedestrian and to have stopped in time.   In general, self-driving cars have driven for thousands of hours with almost no accidents. As a result, they are considered to be safer than human-drivers. And certainly, it looks like the future is heading in that direction, even if this particular fatality raises questions around the technology. If I am involved in an Uber accident, which insurance pays for medical care? If you are involved in an Uber accident, it can be a very stressful situation. First, you or others in the car may be injured. Second, you may be wondering who is going to pay for medical treatment, not to mention repairing the cars etc. As soon...

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Hialeah, FL 33012
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