• How to Treat a Shin Stress Fracture

    How to Treat a Shin Stress Fracture

    Are you experiencing lower leg pain after walking or running? The onset of pain can vary from moderate to severe, but if it persists, it could signify a shin stress fracture. A shin stress fracture is a common injury seen in athletes who train with extreme intensity. It can also happen due to repetitive improper … Read more

    How to Treat a Sprained Finger

    How to Treat a Sprained Finger

    A finger sprain is a common injury to the hand. It can be uncomfortable, but it should heal in no time after medical treatment. Sprains occur in any joint of the body, and among the most target spots are the fingers. They’re at higher risk of injury from falls and trauma, besides the thumb and … Read more

    How to Treat a Sprained Knee

    How to Treat a Sprained Knee

    How do I know if I sprained my knee? The knee is one of the largest and most complex joints in the human body. It connects the thigh bone (femur) to the shin bone (tibia), fibula (the outer side of the shin), and kneecap. It can extend fully and lock, allowing leg bones to bear … Read more

    How to Treat a Dislocated Thumb

    How to Treat a Dislocated Thumb

    Although not life-threatening, a dislocated thumb can be very painful and distressing. The sign is usually obvious, appearing crooked and swollen. If you have a thumb dislocation, seek prompt medical attention for treatment. But feel free to use this guide to determine the symptoms, causes and recovery in the meantime. Dislocated Thumb (Image Credit: Wikimedia … Read more

    How to Treat a Sprained Thumb

    Don’t mistake a thumb sprain for a broken thumb. Observe your hands. With the rest of the digits, thumbs play a crucial role. Besides a pinch in the nose, the thumb provides resistance to the fingers and palm during grip.  Being next to the index finger, you can signal an OK gesture or a thumbs … Read more

    How to Treat Sesamoiditis

    How long have you been feeling a sharp pain under your foot, specifically in the ball near your toes? Bones usually are connected to one another but with one exception — sesamoids. Instead, they’re attached to tendons and within muscles. When increased pressure on these bones occurs, a pain manifests itself. And that nuisance is … Read more

    All About Housemaids Knee

    If you’re here, you’re likely suffering from some unexplained knee pain, or maybe you know the cause! In the post below, we’ll give you everything there is to know about Prepatellar Bursitis, a condition often referred to as ‘Housemaids Knee’ and give you some great ways to ease the pain and aid recovery. (Image credit) … Read more

    Ultimate Guide For a Broken Thumb

    Having a broken thumb is never easy. Not only is it a difficult injury to work with and go about your daily life with, but it’s also painful. In the post below, we’re going to give you some super handy tips and tricks on how you can recover from a broken thumb, without causing further … Read more