Category: Injury

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    • Child Safety
    A Parent’s Guide to Bicycle Safety
    As the seasons change and become warmer, many families are eager to go out and enjoy outdoor activities, such as biking. This fun activity can be a fantastic way for children to stay active and explore their surroundings. However, it is crucial to prioritize safety to prevent injuries. We have bicycle safety tips tailored specifically...
    • Child Safety
    Preventing Teen Sports Related Injuries: A Guide for Parents
    As a parent, it’s only natural to worry about the safety of your teenagers, especially when they participate in sports activities. Sports are a great way for teens to stay active and develop valuable life skills, but they also come with the risk of injuries. To help you ensure the well-being of your young athletes,...
    • Concussion
    Pediatric Urgent Care vs. the Emergency Room: What’s the Difference?
    When a child requires medical attention, it can be difficult to know where to go. While the emergency room is often the first choice, it’s not always the best option. Little Spurs is a great alternative that offers many benefits. In this blog post, we will explore the differences between pediatric urgent care and the...
    • Concussion
    Concussions in Children: Understanding the Risks and Recovery
    Concussions, a type of traumatic brain injury, have become a growing concern in recent years, especially when it comes to children. Every year, thousands of children sustain concussions while participating in sports, recreational activities, or even during everyday accidents. It is crucial for parents, coaches, and caregivers to understand the risks associated with concussions and...
    • Burns
    Sunburn Safety (for Parents)
    Summer is a time for families to enjoy outdoor activities and soak up the sunshine. However, it is important to keep in mind that prolonged exposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays can lead to sunburn and other skin damage. Sunburn can cause significant damage to a child’s delicate skin and increase their risk...
    • Cuts, Scrapes, and Stitches
    A Parent’s Guide to Deciding If Their Child Needs Stitches
    As a parent, it can be difficult to decide if your child needs stitches. If you suspect your child has a deep cut or laceration, bring your child to a pediatric urgent care for stitches. Knowing when to take your child in for stitches is important to ensure that the wound heals properly. In this...
    • Broken Bones
    Broken Bone or Minor Sprain?
    As children grow and become more active, there is always the risk of injury. Among the most common injuries faced by children are broken bones and minor sprains. In order to take the necessary steps towards healing, it’s important parents have a clear understanding of the differences between these two types of injuries. Broken Bones:...
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    • Burns
    Kids and Sun Safety
    As the cold winter weather leaves, sunny spring is approaching. Spring break is filled with lots of fun in the sun, and we want children and families to enjoy the fun while staying safe. Here are some ways to protect your child from the heat: 6 months old and under:  Keep infants out of direct...
    • Burns
    What To Do If Your Child Has A Head Injury
    Children often bump or bang their heads and it can be difficult for parents to know whether it is serious or not. Any time a child has a blow to the head it is considered a head injury.    Most head injuries are not serious, especially in toddlers when they are developing motor skills.  They...
    • Burns
    Children and Minor Burns
    One of the most common injuries we see in the urgent care setting is burns. Kids are curious and often try to get their hands on many items they should not! Here are a few things you can do to prevent burns inside the home: 1. Stove. Get in the habit of cooking using the...
    • Burns
    Gearing up for Sunburn Season
    It’s that time of year… Summer! Time to go swimming, camping, play sports, and all sorts of outdoor activities. And with summer comes the increased chance of sunburns.  A child (or adult!) can develop a sunburn after only spending 20 minutes outside. It doesn’t matter if it is cloudy or sunny, the sun’s invisible ultraviolet...
  • What to Look For If Your Child Suffers A Head Injury - Premier Pediatric Urgent Care Provider in Texas - Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care Read Article
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    • Injury
    What to Look For If Your Child Suffers A Head Injury
    Head injuries are very common in children. Most head injuries in children are minor and do not cause any serious sequelae. The most common mechanisms of head injuries include falls (most common), sports, motor vehicle accidents, projectile (i.e., a toy is thrown and hits a child in the head), bike accidents, and assaults. There are...
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