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one day at a time.. by AndSoiRan Posted Wed 17 Mar 2010 7:09pm So there has been no running, no walking, no biking, no yoga, no stretching, nothing since Saturday. I decided to rest and give my leg a chance to heal.  Monday it was time to head in to see the Dr. and take advantage of the great free Health care Canada Provides.  The shin pain was still there and my calf was hurting too and not getting better ... Read on »
Simple Swollen Calf or Deep Vein Thrombosis? by John !. Patient Expert Posted Wed 27 May 2009 10:02pm My right calf has been swollen and a little sore for the last few days. It started last Sunday when I spent the better part of the afternoon trimming the bushes around our pool. I think the landscaping company that put them in assumed we would pay for them to trim the bushes every year because they must have put in the fastest growing, larges ... Read on »
Catching Up on a Few Things Including DVT by John !. Patient Expert Posted Sat 06 Jun 2009 10:06pm A few days after I wrote my post questioning whether I could have Deep Vein Thrombosis I went ahead and scheduled a doctor's appointment since my sore and swollen calf had not been getting any better. As this week progresses and it started to feel a little better I thought about canceling the appointment but I decided not too - even though it wa ... Read on »
Chronic Venous Insufficiency Treatments to Reduce Swelling in Legs, Ankles and Calves that Helps Health Leg Ulcers at Healthy Be by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 21 Feb 2013 8:08am Many of our lymphedema cases at Healthy Being Wellness Center involve Chronice Venous Insufficiency (CVI). We often see immediate and long lasting effects from our lymphedema treatments for these cases as the therapy reduces the burden on the vascular system. In Chronic Venous Insufficieny, the venous system fails to return sufficient b ... Read on »
Calf-Strengthening Workout for Runners by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 31 Jul 2010 8:58am A reader of the blog, Wendy, motivated me to write this post and make the related video workout. Wendy contacted me and wanted to know what she could do for a "blown Achilles tendon" other than "bawling on the couch." Wendy's situation is unfortunately pretty common among runners. When overworked, the Achilles will become inflamed which is u ... Read on »
Hello, Remember Me? by MN Runner Posted Sun 07 Dec 2008 12:00am Okay, sorry for the complete absence the last few months. I have no excuse other than LIFE has happened. It has consumed everything. I'm trying to get back on top of everything one thing at a time! So, here I am! I wanted to thank those of you who emailed and left me messages wondering where I was and if I was okay! Glad to know people are still ... Read on »
Heavenly Whiskey & Jim Dandy Biscuits... by Bo .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 30 Nov 2008 12:21pm I was sitting on a mountain top, 3* 30,000 feet to drop, T* Tied me on a runaway horse U* Uh huh, that's right, of course J* Jim Dandy to the rescue! G* Go, Jim Dandy! Go, Jim Dandy! ("* (* ("Jim Dandy", LaVern Baker & the Gliders)I * I* I * I was in a blue funk all week long. I hate those moods... T* T* The we ... Read on »
Leg ulcer getting worse but treatment is still primitive… by Ron Patient Expert Posted Fri 18 Jul 2014 1:26pm This morning, in a discussion with the nurses about my deteriorating leg ulcer, all they can offer is compression – for which read MORE PAIN! Before they can do that they have to run an ultrasound test, and to do that they also have to check my lower leg blood pressure. And guess where the blood pressure cuff goes – yep, right on the ulcer. And ... Read on »
Preventing and Treating Deep Vein Thrombosis by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 09 Jul 2012 6:52am   This article discusses the diagnosisThe process of determining which condition a patient may have. and treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis, a common circulatory condition. This will be of help to anyone with symptoms such as swelling or pain in the leg who ... Read on »
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) / Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 7:09am What is peripheral vascular disease (PVD)? Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is a slow and progressive circulation disorder. It may involve disease in any of the blood vessels outside of the heart and diseases of the lymph vessels - the arteries, veins, or lymphatic vessels. Organs supplied by these vessels such as the brain, heart, and legs, ma ... Read on »