Sports Injury

Should I have an X-ray taken for an ankle sprain?
13 Mar 2008, 6:00 pm

An ankle sprain normally occurs following sudden twisting or sideways movements of the ankle. When we sprain our ankle, one or more ligaments in our ankle joint is injured. Ligaments are structures that limit and control excessive movements in our joints. When we sprain a ligament, it simply means that the ligament is over-stretched or […]

Bunions Make It Too Painful to Run
25 Feb 2008, 6:06 pm

A bunion, also known as hallux valgus, can sometimes be a painful deformity of the bones and the joint between the foot and big toe. It is an enlargement of bone or tissue around the base of the big toe. Under repetitive pressure, the joint between the foot and the big toe (first metatarsal joint) […]

What causes delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS)?
20 Jan 2008, 4:18 pm

Delayed onset muscle soreness or DOMS is a type of muscle pain and soreness that sets in a few hours after an exercise. It is not uncommon to find people complaining of aching muscles one or two days after exerting themselves in the gym or after a dramatic increase in the duration or intensity of […]

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