Herniat-ED Disks

By |2019-03-12T07:28:26+00:00March 7th, 2019|Parent Category I|

My wife is an English Language Arts Teacher at the middle school level, but that’s not what this is about. I just wanted to illustrate how words matter, tenses matter, and tone matters… I hear that every day. Keeping that in mind, it brings us to the subject of herniat-ED disks. Herniat-ED (meaning past tense) because the disk is no longer in a constant state of herniation (except in very rare cases). That is to say, that yes, [...]

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How Can Exercise Heal My Injury?

By |2019-02-27T15:45:09+00:00February 27th, 2019|Parent Category I|

Initial Treatment What is the most typical first response to injury?  RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). We've all done it, and its very important in the early stages of injury, particularly for the first few days to a week. Rest: Relative rest to reduce the stress placed on the injured tissue. Ice: 20 minutes on/off/on. Reduces swelling, inflammation, and pain. Compression: wrapping the injured area, may reduce swelling and also helps with pain relief. Will also improve [...]

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