Jan 13, 2014

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Sports Injuries in Children

According to the Safe Kids Worldwide, nearly 38 million children and teenagers play some sort of sport in the United States every year, leaving the chances of injury wide open.  It has been found that one in every three child … Continue reading

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Jan 7, 2014

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Eight Tips to Prevent Slipping on Ice

Walking on ice can be a difficult experience, even without the use of a cane or mobility device.  If you are a disabled or elderly person who requires the use of a cane, then the risk of falling on an … Continue reading

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Dec 19, 2013

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Work Related Carpal Tunnel

There are evidence based reports and statistics that suggest that the cause of carpal tunnel syndrome is unknown for most patients.  However, there are common conditions that can lead to CTS such as pregnancy, obesity, hypothyroidism, diabetes, arthritis and trauma.  … Continue reading

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Nov 8, 2013

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Preventative Measures for Carpal Tunnel

Carpal tunnel syndrome and wrist injuries are the most common issues associated with neuropathy.  According to the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, carpal tunnel syndrome affects approximately 3 to 6 percent of adults in the general population of the … Continue reading

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Oct 30, 2013

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Ergonomic Keyboards

Repetitive strain injuries and carpal tunnel syndrome has been linked to the use of keyboards, typing and jobs that require the employee to be on their computer all throughout the day. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety … Continue reading

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