Skiing is a popular activity for many families during the holiday break. However, when people hit the slopes, that sometimes means injury.
While medical staff near the ski area can deal with minor injuries, they may not be able to handle more serious cases. University Orthopedics’ Dr. Andrew Evans says in those cases, time is of the essence. In the below video, he explains why getting the proper care in a timely manner is vital – even if it means cutting your trip short.
Andrew Evans, M.D. is a member of the Orthopedic Trauma Division of the Department of Orthopaedics at Rhode Island Hospital. He is an Assistant Professor at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University. Dr. Evans specializes in the care patients with fractures and other musculoskeletal injuries of the upper extremity, lower extremity, and pelvis.