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Sports Injuries Happen, And When You Least Expect It

Anyone who is active, whether its on a basketball court or hiking up a mountain trail. Things happen, from a slip on the court floor trying to make a sharp cut to the inside corner of the fall line to taking a fall over a hidden root as you make your  way up a trail and end up twisting an ankle or falling on an outstretched arm. That’s why we call these incidents accidents, they just happen.  The point is, just like the Boy Scout Motto of “Be Prepared” you need to be able to help yourself, especially if you...

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Tendonitis, Did You Know You Can Get Tendonitis Of The Foot?

The basic definition of tendonitis is: Tendonitis is a painful inflammation that often results from overuse. A tendon is tissue that attaches muscle to the bone. ... A ligament extends from bone to bone at a joint, while a tendon extends from muscle to bone. Tendons and muscles work together and exert a pulling force A tendon is tissue that attaches muscle to the bone. It is flexible, tough and fibrous and it can withstand tension. A ligament extends from bone to bone at a joint, while a tendon extends from muscle to bone. Tendons and muscles work together and...

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Fall Is Harvest Time, But You May Be Bringing In More Than Just Vegetables.

Those of us that love to garden, and I’m talking about growing our own fruits and vegetables here, look forward to the Fall Season as it  is this time of year that we can gather the fruits of our labors.  We prepare our  gardens, getting the soil just  right  depending on the  types  of crops we select to grow. We hoe and weed the rows of healthy growing crops in anticipation of the time of year  in which we harvest our  long-awaited produce. It takes a lot of work, from picking the ripe products we chose to plant, and Mother...

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Archery Season – Pounds Of Pressure = Elbow Pain

Yes, Fall has maybe unofficially arrived with the passing of the Labor Day holiday, even though if officially begins on Saturday September 22nd. But archery season for most states can begin as early as September 15th. 2018.  Good for them, maybe  not so good for the game! Bow hunters after they’ve worked off the side affects of maybe  a little too much celebrating of the Labor Day holiday (too much food I mean!), start to feel the itch to go and get their hunting bows out of the hunter’s closet. Take them out and give them a good going over...

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Injuries, Sprains, Muscle Strains Happen At Home Too

Caring for your  home  is almost as big as a job as going off to work each morning. From making sure the grass is up to the neighborhoods standards. The shrubbery is trimmed and meets with your wife’s expectations that a picture of  your home is worthy of a Better Homes  & Garden’s shoot.  The  trim on the house is freshly painted about  every  5-7 years and so on and so on. But taking care of these chores on a regular basis is a needy situation, to say the least, especially during Football season, and the pre-games starting up this...

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