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4 Suggested Home Remedies For A Sprained Ankle

Many of us will experience a sprained ankle at least once in our lives. This injury can occur during many everyday activities ranging from slipping on an icy pavement to an awkward fall during a morning run. However, in many cases, the injury can be a mild one ( a grade 1 ankle sprain) that …

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Woman examining her ankle. If you hurt your ankle while running or shoveling snow, it's important to understand how to know whether you have sprained it.

How To Know If You Have Sprained Your Ankle

Over the winter months, some of us will probably experience slips and falls in the ice and snow. Probably the most common injury experienced as a result of these accidents is a sprained ankle. A natural question to ask will be whether the aching ankle is actually a sprain that should be treated in the …

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Bio Skin Pneumatic Walking Boot.

How Walking Boots Can Help Heal Ankle Sprains

A walking boot is a type of orthopedic shoe that you can wear to protect the ligaments and other structures of your ankle after you have suffered a severe sprain or even an ankle fracture. They are also beneficial during post operative rehabilitation of foot wounds. These boots are also sometimes called controlled ankle motion …

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Man holding a painful elbow.

Tennis Elbow – Causes & Treatments

Tennis elbow (or lateral epicondylitis) is an overuse injury that results in pain in the region of your elbow. It is usually the result of overloading the tendons in your elbow, particularly when you perform repetitive motions of your arm and wrist. Contrary to popular belief, this injury does not exclusively affect tennis players, or …

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N95 vs KN95 Respirators – A Comparison

We are now almost a year into the surging coronavirus epidemic. There has been increasing demand for PPE to properly protect healthcare workers and others from the risk of infection. Traditionally, N95 respirators have been the standard in North America where particulate filtering facepiece respirators are concerned. However, KN95 respirators have recently appeared as an …

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Woman experiencing low back pain

Lower Back Pain – Causes & Suggested Treatments

Lower back pain (or low back pain) is one of the most widely experienced ailments and is a leading contributor to missed workdays. In many cases, people start experiencing back pain when they are only in their 30s and their attacks can increase as they age. The resulting restriction of mobility can significantly impair your …

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A man performing a wall stretch - one of the most effective plantar fasciitis exercises

5 Useful Plantar Fasciitis Exercises

In a recent post on treating plantar fasciitis, we mentioned the importance of plantar fasciitis exercises as a means of recovering from this disease. However, we did not describe any suggested exercises in detail. In this text, we describe in detail 5 suggested plantar fasciitis exercises that will help you defeat this painful condition. Please …

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Using a foot roller to treat planter fasciitis

How To Treat Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a condition that afflicts roughly 3-5% of the population at any time. It affects the connective tissue that supports the arch of the foot and causes pain in the heel and along the bottom of the foot. The pain is usually most severe when you take your first steps after waking up. …

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Businessman suffering from wrist pain due to carpal tunnel syndrome

5 Ways To Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition caused by compression of the median nerve of the hand as it passes through a tunnel in your wrist to reach your hand. The median nerve travels the entire length of the hand and is responsible for movement and feeling in your thumb and for movement of all the …

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