With a broken leg or ankle you have limited mobility and freedom. Here are some tips for how to survive 6 weeks or more that are required for your injury to heal.
Resting the brain doesn't come naturally to children, yet rest is needed for concussion recovery. This list helped us relieve boredom when our daughter had a concussion.
This article will discuss the nature of tendon injuries in the hand, how to know if, in fact, a tendon has been severed, and some tips on how to avoid such injuries. We will also discuss surgical interventions for tendon injuries.
Colles’ fracture is a specific type of broken wrist in which there is a break at the lower part of the radius bone close to the wrist. Pictures, symptoms, treatment, surgery, and healing time.
If you hit your head hard and are now feeling foggy, having head pain, or having trouble remembering, you may have a concussion. Check these symptoms and see if you need to go to the doctor.
Over the course of one weekend I managed to break one ankle and sprain the other. This is the story of my treatment and recovery.
Are you experiencing rib pain? Are you wondering if it's possible to dislocate a rib? Learn about different types of rib injuries and how they are treated.
What are damaged vocal cords and how do they happen? Find out why artists like Adele have to take a break from singing due to fried vocal cords and how to prevent them.
Researchers have found bacteria in some herniated disks. These bacteria may be causing chronic pain. Antibiotics can reduce chronic back pain in some people.
I had a complete tear of the Supraspinatus Tendon of the rotator cuff. This injury can cause pain and limited mobility of the shoulder. I discovered that treatment doesn't always require surgery.
Rotator cuff pain can be a result of a strain, overuse of the muscle region, or a tear in the tendon. Therapeutic exercises can help relieve the pain.
Read about knee pain, especially from a torn meniscus. Treatment options, tips, knee surgery info, and medical videos are included.
A guide to returning to running after a broken leg. Bone fractures can cause havoc with a racing season, but recovery must be the priority for any runner.
I am a survivor of traumatic brain injury who now works as a case manager with disabled adults. This article covers both my experience as well as that of one of my clients.