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Weekend warriors: Avoid injury from walking, hiking, running by Nancy B. Temple University podiatrist Dr. Howard Palamarchuk advises walkers not to ignore foot and ankle pain. Dr. Palamarchuk offers tips for avoiding foot, ACL, head and sun-related injuries in an interview...
are a common cause of injuries. I wear one at times. I wear a knee brace at times when I am hiking. A couple... of knee braces help prevent injuries really depend on why the person is wearing it in the first place...
Old Rag Mountain Hike by Wingman Patient Expert about interview prep and case studies to hike one of the most famous hikes in the Shenandoah National Park at Old Rag Mountain. The 8 mile hike climbs more than 2,500 feet and has some of the most breathtaking views...
Fall Hikes and a New Meal Plan by Amy R. Patient Expert We found a new strategy to get our stubborn one to head out on a hike without complaining... these fall colors?   Exposing kids to the outdoors, is a great for their health, even if you don’t hike or...
hiking Fall Canyon, Death Valley, California by Rick McCharles Patient Expert Trip report by site editor Rick McCharles. 12mi return I was the only one on the Trail June 2nd. Most hikers feel it is too hot in June to do valley hikes safely. Actually, 100 degrees...
Breakheart Hike by Dan Healthy Living Professional  I decided to take a short hike.  Once I entered the woods it occurred to me it was the first time I've...
Ankle Injuries in the Backcountry by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor injuries in the backcountry, common hiking injuries, sprained ankle, wilderness ankle injury... Most people wouldn’t be surprised that the ankle injuries are some of the more common things...
throw away your hiking boots? by Rick McCharles Patient Expert More research on whether Nike has caused all your foot and leg injuries. A word... has proven that being barefoot will prevent injuries, and that those of you who are injured should blame...
Kiddies, Don't Try This At Home: A Precautionary Tale of Injury & Woe by Corey I. Patient Expert nature beauty of the area. Pictures of that hike can be viewed here. This knee injury relegated... to go on the canyon hike I'd scheduled on my next-to-last day there. Needless to say, I went on the hike anyway...
travel insurance that covers hiking by Rick McCharles Patient Expert Insurance Hiking or Tramping is covered. But not Abseiling, Caving, Mountaineering or Rock Climbing... of any accompanying children. Emergency Medical & Dental Coverage CAD $1,000,000 Following an injury or illness...

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