Month: April 2013

Wounds & Lacerations

A wound is a traumatic injury to skin or living tissue, usually by a sharp object. Wounds may be punctures (holes) or lacerations (linear), and obviously can vary in length, depth, and severity. Simple, superficial wounds can treated at home by cleansing the area with soap and water and applying pressure until bleeding stops. An …

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Running Injuries

As the weather outside improves, people 1 year or older begin to spend more time engaging in outdoor sports activities. Running is, of course, one of the most common and also one that can be associated with a variety of injuries. These naturally involve problems in the lower extremities, including the toes, foot, ankle, Achilles, …

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