Posts filed under 'Strains and Sprains'

Youth Sports — Common Injuries and Prevention

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, high school athletes suffer two million injuries, 500,000 doctor visits and 30,000 hospitalizations each year. Some of the most common injuries include: Trauma – Such as concussion, sprains and strains and other injury to ligaments, muscles and tendons. Repetitive Motion / Overuse – Often seen in […]

Continue Reading Add comment March 13th, 2014

Conditions of the Hand and Wrist

Typing, eating, handwriting, and even opening packages or jars require full, preferably pain-free, use of the hands and wrists. But when experiencing a disabling condition like arthritis or tendinitis, these everyday tasks can become a difficult challenge. Here are some of the common conditions that can affect the wrist and hand: Arthritis Basal joint arthritis […]

Continue Reading Add comment February 27th, 2014

Ankle Fracture or A Sprain?

When people first injure their ankle, usually one question get asks most often. Is this broken or just sprained? First let’s define the three common ankle injuries: Strain — a pulled muscle is known as a strain—a stretching or tearing of a muscle or tendon, the fibrous tissue that connects muscle to bone. Sprain — […]

Continue Reading Add comment January 2nd, 2014

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