Avulsion Fractures Explained

Avulsion fracture means a tendon or ligament has pulled a piece of the bone off. These fractures tend to be more common in children, athletes, and dancers, but, anyone could have an avulsion fracture. It’s important to recognize one, because it’s easy to confuse them for sprains. Without proper treatment, Read more…

Benefits of Physical Therapy

When most people think of physical therapy, they either imagine it being for athletes or retirees. The truth is, anyone can benefit from physical therapy. It’s prescribed for people of all ages. This is because the benefits from it are wide ranging. Some of these benefits include: • Improving mobility Read more…

Ways to Relieve Tight Muscles

Muscle tightness can happen for a variety of reasons. They can range from fatigue to stress to dehydration. Whatever the cause, muscle tightness leads to pain. Below are some ways to help relieve tight muscles. • Ice: The coldness of ice reduces inflammation, a potential source of muscle pain. • Read more…

Backpack Safety Tips

By now most schools have started back up with fall semester. With the return of school, now would be a good time to go over backpack safety. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that over 10,000 people a year go to emergency rooms due to backpack-related injuries. Wearing backpacks Read more…