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What's "stinger" injury?

What's "stinger" injury?

A type of neck issue: When your head is impacted a certain way it may actually irritate or momentarily compress a nerve leaving a sudden pain radiating down an arm. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Why might I feel pain after the injury?

Why might I feel pain after the injury?

Injury pain: This is quite normal after injury. The pain is as a result of the inflammatory mediators that are present in the area traumatized which sensitizes the nerves - this is what is interpreted as pain. Its a protective phenomenon. ...Read more

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Is there any risks of injury for a beginner taking kuk sool won lessons?

Is there any risks of injury for a beginner taking kuk sool won lessons?

Weapons training.: Yes. Weapons training carries some inherent risk but is normally well supervised. ...Read more

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Heat or ice on injury?

Heat or ice on injury?

Cold then heat: Most sports medicine experts recommend cold first, because it decreases swelling and pain. Then later, heat frequently provides more relief. However, you are the ultimate judge: use the one that works best for you. ...Read more

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What is a bursa sac injury?

What is a  bursa sac injury?

Bursal injury : This is a type of injury that affects a specialized sac of fluid called a bursa. We have many all over our body, in the ankle they can occur in front of or behind the achilles tendon. They can also form in response to pressure to serve as a buffer against irritation. When injured they can be painful and inflamed feeling much like a deep bruise. ...Read more

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Does emg always show injury?

Does emg always show injury?

no: It has great specificity (when it shows a problem there's really a problem), but poor sensitivity (when the EMG does not show a problem there in fact may be a problem). So EMG does not always show injury. ...Read more

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What is a soft tissue injury?

What is a soft tissue injury?

Bruises, etc....: Soft tissue is a collective term applied to injury of skin, the fat and layers beneath the skin, but also can include the muscles, ligaments , tendons and even nerves if passing through that area. It is a colloquial term rather than a specific medical term that would accurately describe an injury. ...Read more

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Are all birth injuries avoidable?

Are all birth injuries avoidable?

Macrosomia: Macrosomia or large for gestational age infants are at high risk of birth injury. Jcaho is monitoring all the maternity hospitals for prevention of these types of injuries ranging from clavicular fractures to brachial palsy and CNS injuries physicicians' malpractice insurers have workshops and/or training courses to detect macrosomia before vaginal delivery and consider c-section. ...Read more

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How can you avoid running injuries?

How can you avoid running injuries?

Added the 3 E's: Most running injuries occur due to 3 factors: equipment, environment, and error in training. First make sure you have an appropriate running shoe (equipment). Replace shoes after 400 miles. Watch your training surface (environment). Running on slanted surface, concrete, or track can increase risk of injury. Finally, error in training is the biggest factor. Do not increase mileage >10% per week. ...Read more