Area of Injury: Other

There is nothing like a strained muscle or tendon to remind you that every part of your body is connected. When you have a serious injury, it is amazing (although painful) to recognize how a small twitch of a finger can require muscles all through your body. To help you get back to twitching without pain, we have assembled information on a number of conditions. Reading these articles should help you determine the nature of your injury, and give you some advice about potential treatments, and ways to get you back to full productivity. Remember, these are supplementary resources to be used in consultation with a doctor. We have lots of great ideas, but without the guidance of a professional, even the best ideas will not be as effective as the right treatment. By applying a little caution, you can be back to normal faster than you expect!

The Best 7 Foods High in Potassium

A Balanced Diet A balanced diet is immensely helped by high potassium foods. The benefits of potassium are many. Potassium helps a body to regulate the amount of fluids it produces and maintains. It also helps with waste removal. Potassium…

What is Normal Blood Pressure? Blood Pressure Explained

As blood moves through the body, it exerts a force on the walls of the blood vessels as it travels through them. This is blood pressure and is one of the most important ways that any medical professional can determine…

Enlarged Heart Diagnosis & Treatment

An enlarged heart is a very common condition and many different people suffer from it. It’s important to remember that this is not a disease. It’s not a condition or syndrome. An enlarged heart is a sign that some other…

Strained Groin

A groin pull or strain is either a complete or partial tear of one of the six muscles that span the distance from the inner part of the femur to the inner pelvis. This group of muscles, called the “adductor…

Dislocated Finger

A dislocated finger is an injury where the bones in the fingers are knocked out of their normal and original alignment. It usually involves damage or stretching of the ligaments in the finger. Ligaments are strong bands of fiber that…

Broken Ribs

A fractured or broken rib is a very common injury. It occurs when one of the rib cage bones cracks or breaks. Luckily, ribs are more likely to be cracked than broken. Although painful, cracked ribs are not as dangerous…

Skier’s Thumb

Skier’s thumb is an injury that affects a person in their UCL ( ulnar collateral ligament) of the metacarpal phalangeal joint located within the thumb. It is also known as Gamekeeper’s thumb because breaking the neck of small animals while…

Strained Oblique

Oblique muscles assist movement for daily activities and support your core. They are primarily responsible for any twisting movements you make with your body. A strain occurs when the oblique muscles have been torn or overstretched. While it is not…