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Check-in day for brain surgery Roid (and Keppra) rage Sunday is the day Ahhh, the bruising! Dr. Arthur Day, by akontarinis Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm Waiting to be admitted Settled in After a four plus hour wait for a room, we finally got into the neurosurgery wing at the Brigham. Jack came with us while the girls stayed with friends back in NH. He was a real trooper all day although he nearly lost his composure after a while. So I got my room, a window bed overlooking the ... Read on »
Black and Bruised Toenails: A Runner’s Guide to Toenail Injury Prevention by runnersconnect Posted Tue 11 Jun 2013 6:00am Anyone who’s ever run a tough, hilly race or long run more than a few times, especially on trails, can probably guess what “jogger’s toe” refers to. The black, bruised appearance of one of your toenails after it takes a beating during a run is accepted by some runners as an integral part of running, but these bruised toenails can cause prob ... Read on »
What the HELL Did I Do to My Elbow and My Foot! An Epilepsy First? by patientanonymous Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 29 Apr 2013 12:00am An epilepsy first.  Never have I experienced any recognizable injuries to my body, other than bonks on my bean. Let’s start with my elbow.  I don’t even remember when the injury happened, but it’s been weeks ago now! More than a month? As they say: if you can’t remember, it’s been a long time.  I suppose ... Read on »
How to Avoid a Bruised Toe[nail] by Running the Windy City Posted Thu 31 Jan 2013 9:14am Right after I got back from the Goofy Challenge, I was talking to a friend about my toe and she asked me why I thought the injury had happened. After explaining to her what I assume to be the perfect storm of causes she told me that I should write a blog post about it. To be honest, my first thought was “no one is going to want to read about my ... Read on »
Stress Fractures: Prevention & Treatments by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 10:08pm A stress fracture is an incomplete break or crack in the bone due to repetitive stress. Stress fractures in the foot are most commonly caused by overuse. Running on a hard surface, increasing speed, duration and intensity of training abruptly and over-training are all common causes in athletes. Running in poor quality shoes can a ... Read on »
Foot Pain, Arch Supports and the Elusive Diagnosis…”Posterior Tibial Tenosynovitis” by Amy H. Posted Tue 24 Mar 2009 4:23pm This is a post about my struggle and healing from foot pain, which turned out to be a different kind of repetitive stress injury: posterior tibial tenosynovitis. Scroll to the bottom if you’re looking for a list of good brands for arch support and good shoes. (Or you can read the full version for all the juicy details on the different treatmen ... Read on »
Reviews & Requests by Kristen Posted Sun 31 Jul 2011 1:08pm I heard of this stuff a few months ago, probably about 6 weeks after breaking my toe and bruising my left foot, and I wished back then that I had known about this stuff when my foot was literally blue. After my shoulder surgery, though, I asked around on facebook about it, heard some good things, and promptly went out and bought a tube. ... Read on »
April Is Foot Health Awareness Month! by Kathryn Arbour Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:12pm How long has it been since you soaked your feet after a hard day? Do you have corns or an aching metatarsal? Have you ever tried wearing arch cradles in your shoes? Yes, you can also have expensive orthotic devices molded especially for your feet, and those who have made the investment generally rave about the results. I have discovered, however, ... Read on »
Short Fiction Winners Revealed by Dr. Rob Dobrenski Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Wed 14 Dec 2011 2:53pm Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s exercise and congratulations to the winner(s). You can read the stories by the selected winner, five runner-ups and ten honorable mentions below. Click here to listen to the podcast where we discuss and critique each piece but only after you’ve read all the stories, the show is full of spoil ... Read on »
Sciatica: A Real Pain in the Butt by Dr. Brad Lustick Posted Mon 10 Aug 2009 9:53pm THE MANY FACES AND CAUSES OF SCIATICA Sciatica merely describes a path of pain and is not a specific diagnosis. The use of the term "sciatica" does not specify a cause. Defined, "sciatica" is a description of a particular path of pain following the sciatic nerve as it traverses the buttock (hip) and/or continues down the back of the thigh, ... Read on »