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Injuries: Tips & Advice

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  • 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.

    What Does it Mean to Have Damaged Vocal Cords?

    What Does it Mean to Have Damaged Vocal Cords?

    by Kierstin Gunsberg7

  • 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.

    Shoulder Injuries:  Rotator Cuff Pain and Treatment

    Shoulder Injuries: Rotator Cuff Pain and Treatment

    by diverdown12

  • 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.

    Dealing With Carpal Tunnel as an Artist

    Dealing With Carpal Tunnel as an Artist

    by Noelle16

  • 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.

    What It's Like to Wear a Cast

    What It's Like to Wear a Cast

    by Jaye Denman58

  • Crutches are difficult to use for long periods. Underarm crutches dig into your body and cause you to compensate with bad posture. This article details more comfortable alternatives to crutches.

    Mobility Options: Alternatives to Crutches

    Mobility Options: Alternatives to Crutches

    by Geoff0

  • Read about knee pain, especially from a torn meniscus. Treatment options, tips, knee surgery info, and medical videos are included.

    Torn Meniscus: My Experience

    Torn Meniscus: My Experience

    by Holle Abee17

  • 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.

    Getting Back to Running After a Broken Leg

    Getting Back to Running After a Broken Leg

    by Liam Hallam8

  • 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.

    Broken Ankle Recovery

    Broken Ankle Recovery

    by Whatsittoyou5

  • A soft tissue hematoma occurs when a ruptured blood vessel leaks blood into the surrounding fatty tissue. This can cause a lump to form and a large bruise to appear on the affected area.

    How to Treat a Soft Tissue Hematoma

    How to Treat a Soft Tissue Hematoma

    by Bobby24

  • From broken patella to walking again, here are some tips, strategies, and products that have helped me to cope and recover from my injury

    Dealing With a Broken Kneecap

    Dealing With a Broken Kneecap

    by Celticep85

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