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How to treat a sprained finger

How to treat a sprained finger

A sprained finger is a condition where the finger is bent in such a way causing damage to the ligaments which attaches the bones together. What are the degrees of a sprained finger? 1st degree- mild pain and affects the stretched ligaments but not torn. It is characterized by pain and swelling around the joint; […]

Heel spur

Heel spur

A heel spur is bony growth of the bone of the heel or calcaneus bone. They are located at the back of the heel or under the heel, below the sole of the foot. Heel spurs are calcium deposits under the heel bone that accumulates over many months. They are caused by straining of the […]

leg cramps

How to deal with leg cramps while swimming

Leg cramps while swimming is a sudden and involuntary contractions of the leg muscles. It can be caused by loss of electrolyte, lack of conditioning and unnecessary tension usually affects swimmers. Unnecessary tension such as plantar flexing that is unnatural involuntary action and attempting to correct this unnatural movement will result to cramping. Causes of […]

Achilles tendon rupture

Achilles tendon rupture

Achilles tendon rupture involves an incomplete or complete tearing of the tendons above the heel bone. Generally, this condition is usually common in older athletes with history of inflammation and degeneration. The Achilles tendon enables the person to run, walk, jump, standing on tiptoe and pointing the toe. Furthermore, pushing off strongly from the toes […]

iliopsoas bursitis

Remedies for iliopsoas bursitis

Iliopsoas bursitis is an inflammatory condition that affects the muscles and bursa in the hip/groin areas. It is usually caused by repetitive flexion of the hip or bending in activities such as dancing, running, gymnastics and track and field. Pain can be felt in the front area of the hip and groin area that spreads […]

Remedies for mouse elbow

Mouse elbow is the degeneration and inflammation of the tendons on the outside of the elbow. Some people suffer from this condition due to frequent use of computers. It is caused by repetitive stressing of the forearm such as point-and-click movement from moving a computer mouse. It is characterized by pain over the outer area […]