An Athlete’s Guide For Preventing Sports Injuries
If you play soccer, football, swim, golf, are a runner, or play tennis, it never hurts to have a refresher course. An athlete’s guide for preventing sports injuries can help those just starting out in peewee leagues or veterans of all types of sports. It could help you reduce the risk of missing an entire season of play.
Why You Shouldn’t Delay Treatment For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
If you have pain and tingling in your hand after a day of working on your laptop or computer, then you might know what carpal tunnel syndrome is. In fact, any repetitive movement you perform with your hands can irritate the tissue in your carpal tunnel in your wrist. It causes swelling and pressure on the median nerve.
6 Ways To Avoid Holiday Back Pain
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year”… sang Andy Williams decades ago, but it still plays on those radiostations that start holiday music at Halloween. Maybe they do it just to give you a head start on stress. You know, the shopping, decorating, wrapping gifts, assembling toys, planning holiday dinners, and you can fill in the rest-stress.
Dos And Don’ts Before Joint Replacement Surgery
Ben Franklin once shared the wise words, “by failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” This motivational quote refers to any number of things, and believe it or not, joint replacement surgery too. Let’s see how being well prepared and the dos and don’ts before joint replacement surgery apply as well.
How To Best Recover From A Pulled Muscle
Oh dear, you just heard a loud pop while running, and now your calf hurts and is beginning to swell up. You know something is wrong, and you probably need to see a doctor. You have a lot on your plate right now, and all you care about at the moment is how to best recover from a pulled muscle so you can return to your normal activities.
What Is Causing My Kneecap Pain?
Is your knee starting to do strange things? Does it make cracking noises when you get up after sitting for a while? Are you having new pains when climbing stairs? Perhaps you have a dull ache in the front of your knee even if you aren’t doing anything. All these symptoms could be new to you, and you want to know:
Schenectady Urgent Care Location Moving
Our Liberty St. office will be closed starting the week of September 19th as we move to our new location at 500 State St. (entrance on Clinton Ave). If you have an appointment between September 19th and 23rd, please make sure you have the correct location. If needed, you may call (518) 489-2663 for assistance.
7 Signs It May Be Time For A Hip Replacement
We all have aches and pains, and while some are intermittent, others are chronic. Hip pain is one of those which can affect all your movements and life activities. Most doctors recommend that you rely on other more conservative treatments before deciding on hip surgery, but sometimes surgery is needed. Here are 7 signs it may be time for a hip replacement.
When To See A Doctor For Back Spasms
A back spasm can hit you like a crack of lightning. It can be sudden, severe, and prevent normal movement. Unfortunately, it is quite common. Let’s find out why they happen and when to see a doctor for back spasms.
Recognizing and Preventing Common Gym Injuries
Working out can be fun for some, a drudge for others, and a necessary activity for professionals. However you approach going to the gym or working out at home, recognizing and preventing common gym injuries should be top of mind.