Sprained Ankle Treatment

Sprained Ankle Treatment  At some point everyone sprains their ankle, in fact I sprained my left ankle the other day during a run, and I’m currently dealing with it as I write this article. A sprained ankle is the most common reason for missed athletic participation. Most of the time we are focused on our sprained ankle, and then it just kind of goes away. We forget about it, until we sprain it again! Even though it may hurt a lot at first, you can stay positive about your sprained ankle...

The Doctor Says I have Spondylosis, What Should I do?

The Doctor Says I have Spondylosis, What Should I do?Here’s the scenario. Your on the older side, and your back or neck has been bothering you a little more than normal. At your most recent doctor’s visit, you figured you would mention it. They decided that it may be worth getting an x-ray, so that’s exactly what you did. Now, your doctor’s office has called you to tell you that the radiologist says that you have spondylosis in your spine. “What the hell does that mean?”, you think. Sound...

How do I Know if I Have a Herniated Disc?

How do I Know if I Have a Herniated Disc?  When most people hear the phrase “herniated disc”, they probably think of their uncle or dad lying on the ground in pain. You may have even been told that you have a herniated disc, and are thinking that you don’t want to end up like them and go down that road. The truth is that a lot of people are walking around with herniated discs and don’t even know it. Some have pain and some don’t. Some need surgery, but most won't.  What is a herniated...

How Can I Get Rid of My Plantar Fasciitis?

How Can I Get Rid of My Plantar Fasciitis?I used to run a lot in highschool. Between cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track I basically ran year round averaging around 45 - 50 miles per week. My friends who played other sports would say that running was the worst part of their practice, but for me that was the only part of my practice. One season I had the unlucky experience of having plantar fasciitis. It would hurt in the morning when I got up, and it was painful after my runs. I can...

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