Orthopedic Stress Fractures: 4 Ways To Ensure A Speedy Recovery


Stress fractures in the foot are very common, especially among athletes. Generally, a stress fracture occurs over time, as a particular bone in the foot is subjected to long periods of stress from running, biking, walking, or another physical activity. Unfortunately, stress fractures can take awhile to heal, which is why it's important that you take the necessary steps to promote a quick recovery so you can get back to your normal way of life.

4 September 2015

Solving The Age-Old Sports Medicine Question: Heat Pack Or Cold Pack?


With all of the topical analgesics available today, pain and injuries from sports have many options for relief. Still, when you do not have a cream to treat a sore muscle, you can reach for a soothing pack. Which do you choose? In what situations is a heat pack a better choice than an ice pack? It is an age old question which people continue to be perplexed by. The answers below help you best understand why you would choose one over the other.

22 October 2014