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.
A disc protrusion, or herniated disc, often occurs in the lumbar spine and can be very painful. Here are the causes and treatments.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Researchers have found bacteria in some herniated disks. These bacteria may be causing chronic pain. Antibiotics can reduce chronic back pain in some people.
Bruising and swelling associated with knee injuries can be severe. Find out more about acute knee injuries and the resulting bruising and swelling here.