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Understanding Nerve Block Treatment

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June 2, 2015

Pain management and treatment can take several methods. Physiotherapy, surgery, medications and nerve blocks can all be used, depending upon the nature and cause of pain. Dealing with pain through nerve blocks requires blocking pain signals from a ganglion (which means a nerve group; also called plexus) associated to a specific part of your body. ... read more


Soccer Injuries In Children: How To Keep Them Safe

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May 5, 2015

Soccer injuries are common in those children who love the sport, and it is extremely important for both parents and coaches to guard against the possibility of these injuries. While some issues, such as bruises, cuts, and scrapes, are normal and often less intense, even these can become infected if not cared for properly. In ... read more


Shoulder Injuries In Sports

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May 5, 2015

Shoulder injuries are not uncommon occurrences in sports, but timely diagnosis and treatment of the injury can help prevent the condition from elevating and the development of subsequent injuries. Based on how serious or minor the condition is, the medical practitioner decides on whether a surgical or non-surgical approach better suits the treatment plan for ... read more


How To Protect Yourself From Common Sports Injuries

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February 28, 2015

Some sports-related injuries cannot be avoided because accidents happen. However, there are some ways you can protect yourself to lower your chances of getting hurt. Read about sports-related injuries here and what you can do to limit them. Most Common Sports-Related Injuries The most common sports-related injuries include: Sprained Ankles and hamstrings Pulled tendons and ... read more


Treatment Options for Arthritis

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January 29, 2015

Arthritis is a chronic pain disorder that affects the bone endings in joints. Overtime, the cartilage in the joints begins to wear down, causing pain and inflammation. There are over 100 different types of arthritis, and the causes vary. Arthritis most often affects the elderly, but it can also develop in children. The two most ... read more


Four Tips for Preventing Skiing Injuries

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January 6, 2015

Many athletes sustain painful injuries while participating in extreme sports. Skiers, regardless of skill level are susceptible to many different types of orthopedic injuries that can have them off of the slopes for the entire season. The most common injuries sustained while skiing include ACL and MCL tears, fractures in the lower legs, hands and ... read more


Five Exercise Tips for Senior Citizens

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December 2, 2014

Exercising on a regular basis can benefit people of any age. In fact, more and more adults are remaining physically active well into their 60s, 70s, and 80s. While older adults may not be able to do all of the same exercises they did when they were younger, many older adults still enjoy exercises, such ... read more


Top 3 Questions about Frozen Shoulder

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October 31, 2014

Adhesive capsulitis, commonly referred to as frozen shoulder, is a condition that causes severe pain and stiffness within the shoulder joint. Frozen shoulder occurs when the capsule of connective tissue that protects the shoulder from injury thickens and tightens. The exact cause of frozen shoulder remains unknown, though the condition usually occurs following a shoulder ... read more


Understanding the RICE Method

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October 31, 2014

It’s no secret that an active lifestyle can leave you at risk for injury. While many injuries require treatment from a physician, mild sprains and strains can often be treated through the RICE method. A mnemonic device, RICE stands for rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Continue reading to learn more about this method and what ... read more


5 Tips for Preventing a Running Injury

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September 2, 2014

Running is a great source of exercise, but if not performed correctly, it can result in injury. In fact, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation has reported that 70% of all runners are injured each year. To follow are the 5 most common injuries sustained while running, and some tips for preventing them. ... read more