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.
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.
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.
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.
A plaster cast encases some part of the wearer's body and causes all sorts of unanticipated results. Here are some tips to make your experience somewhat easier.
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.
Broken toes can be extremely painful, making it difficult to walk for several weeks. Since only the big toe can be casted if it has been broken, buddy-taping can be a beneficial healing technique.
Getting around with an injured ankle can be a challenge. Based on my own experience, I hope to help you through this difficult time.
Using the same muscles, day in and day out, can really take a toll on your wrists, causing carpal tunnel to develop. Here's a personal guide to how I deal with this condition.
Researchers have found bacteria in some herniated disks. These bacteria may be causing chronic pain. Antibiotics can reduce chronic back pain in some people.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn about the symptoms, treatment, and recovery time for a broken wrist. Hear my own story about how breaking my wrist may have saved my life and how long it took my wrist to heal.
A scalp hematoma is usually a sign that head trauma has occurred and that medical attention should be sought immediately. This article identifies symptoms and preventative measures.
As a pedestrian commuter in Seattle, I've had the pleasure of commuting every day in wintry conditions, whether I wanted to or not. Here are some of my tips for how to navigate safely.
Read about knee pain, especially from a torn meniscus. Treatment options, tips, knee surgery info, and medical videos are included.
If you can't lift your arm above your head, or it hurts when you lift your arm, or your shoulder hurts when you sleep on it—and this goes on for days or weeks—you may have a rotator cuff injury.
When I broke my ankle, the repair involved inserting a plate and screws. After my recovery, I had to make a decision: should I have the surgery to remove them? This is what I learned from my research.
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.
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.
I know how to cope with having a broken ankle and about the recovery process for it. I have broken my left ankle twice in my life. Once when I was a kid and again as an adult. The first time was a hairline fracture.