What is Cryotherapy?

Cryotherapy is the delivery of therapeutic cold to help provide natural pain relief, , decrease swelling, and help your patients recover as quickly as possible. The classic application methods are cold packs filled with ice or gel to provide targeted cryotherapy to an injury and ice baths to treat larger areas of the body. However, […]

4 Technologies to Boost Recovery After Knee Surgery

Recovery after knee surgery has come a long way in past decades. In addition to new surgical techniques, new recovery technologies can help  you to return to normal activity more comfortably and as quickly as possible. While it’s not possible to completely avoid all pain, discomfort, and inconvenience, new technologies have made knee surgery recovery […]

How to Treat a Pulled Back Muscle in 8 Steps

A pulled back muscle is a very common injury. You can pull a back muscle by lifting a heavy item, throwing an object while twisting, or falling unexpectedly. Regardless of the cause, a pulled back muscle is painful, and you want to treat it as quickly as possible. A pulled muscle, in the back or […]

5 Home Remedies for a Sprained Ankle

The American College of Sports Medicine estimates that approximately 9 million Americans suffer from sprained ankles each year. It’s one of the most common sports injuries, and it can happen to anybody who rolls or turns an ankle while doing something as simple as walking. In many cases, an ankle sprain does not require medical […]

Signs & Symptoms of a Rotator Cuff Injury

Like many types of injury, a rotator cuff injury should be diagnosed and treated as soon as possible. If you’ve experienced this injury before, you probably know what to look for; but if you haven’t, we’ll help you recognize the symptoms so you can seek treatment and get on the path to recovery. Symptoms of […]

4 Things NOT to Do When You Have a Sprained Wrist

Whether you get a sprained wrist from playing volleyball or slipping on the ice, the recovery process is the same. While your body is mending, there are things you can do to help speed up the healing process, and there are also activities you should try to avoid. This list of four things to avoid […]

Crippling Knee Pain – What to do?

Crippling Knee Pain – What to do? Susan Locke, M.D., Healthnetwork Medical Director Knee pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal complaints that bring people to their doctors. Pain can be acute (immediate) or chronic (long term). This article will give an overview of the causes, symptoms and treatment of acute knee pain. Fractures […]

Golfer’s Elbow

Golfer’s elbow is a condition that causes pain where the tendons of your forearm muscles attach to the bony bump on the inside of your elbow. The pain might spread into your forearm and wrist. Golfer’s elbow is similar to tennis elbow, which occurs on the outside of the elbow. It’s not limited to golfers. […]