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An ACL Disaster In The NFL

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 09.07.2016 | Sports
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

ACL injuries in professional football are on the rise. The injury is as least as serious as the "concussion" disaster story we've been hearing about -- but it hasn't changed behavior.

I'm a Diabetic, Why is my Shoulder Frozen?

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 09.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

What Is Adhesive Capsulitis? Adhesive capsulitis is a painful, progressive loss of shoulder motion. The shoulder is usually stiff and will not move. T...

Common Causes of Heel Pain: Baxter Nerve Compression, Plantar Fasciitis, Fat Pad Atrophy, Achilles Tendonitis, And Stress Fractures Of The Calcaneus

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 10.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Heel Pain (Figure 1) Patients often complain of heel pain and there are several common causes of that pain. A correct diagnosis of the cause is essent...

Deaths From Self-Injury Include More Than Just Suicide

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.29.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - When deaths from substance abuse are counted as self-inflicted, then deaths from self-injury in the U.S. are tied with deaths attri...

Pokémon GO... And Get Injured?

Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT | Posted 08.11.2016 | Science
Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT

From the beaches of Santa Monica to the streets of Manhattan, there is one constant -- masses of people losing themselves in the virtual splendor of Pokémon Go.


Allison Toepperwein | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Allison Toepperwein

These outward displays of strength and grit are aptly called "ninjuries," and are worn as a badge of honor!

Injury Is Not Destiny: The Road to Healing

Jacqueline Gikow | Posted 05.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Jacqueline Gikow

When we are injured, we tend to think about what we can't do. Nature, on the other hand, moves quickly to initiate healing. The self‐repair process is spontaneous, natural, and seeks no direction from us.

ACL Injury and Surgery: Success and Failure

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

The ACL knee ligament injury story is slowly changing. There are some very positive highlights, some shockingly bad outcomes, and a few mixed observations. Here is an update from a recent meeting in Sweden, which included some of the world's top ACL surgeons.

How I Stopped Working Out and Lost Weight

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 05.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Dimitri Ehrlich

I really enjoy the workouts. And until I was forced to step away from my routine for a few weeks, I didn't quite understand how much those competing strands of fear and joy were intertwined.

Injuries and the Couple's Bed

Paul C. Rosenblatt | Posted 04.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul C. Rosenblatt

Backs, shoulders, necks, ankles, feet, wrists, or knees were damaged. Bones were broken. Such injuries are often terrible for the person who is injured. They are also often terrible for the person's bed-sharing partner and the couple's bed-sharing relationship.

The Daddy Diaries, Chapter 52: Why Your Baby Is Acting Like a Dude at a Phish Concert.

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 04.18.2016 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

Of course, the most difficult thing about being sick and injured, is you want to be babied. But your baby also wants to be babied. And last night, Michelle began feeling not so well. So for one Larry David-ish moment, all three of us were laying in bed moaning.

How I Regained My Humanity After A Brain Injury

Jeff Sebell | Posted 03.31.2016 | Impact
Jeff Sebell

At the age of 19 I was busy developing my own personality: likes, dislikes and strengths. But then, a car accident and month-long coma seemed to obliterate everything I had been. Beyond the obvious -- needing to learn how to walk again, talk, tie my shoes and cut my food, etc., -- I lost the things I identified myself by.

The Honey Badger

Aaron Baker | Posted 03.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Aaron Baker

And now that I have pedaled my way to the top of the mountain, I pause for a moment of silence, gratefully thank my body, sip my water bottle and gaze out at the view, while I reflect on my journey.

Violence and Arrests At Trump Rallies Are Way More Common Than You May Think

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 03.17.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than 50 people, mostly protesters, have been charged in connection with GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump's campaign ralli...

Rugby Player's Penis Partially Torn Off During Gruesome Tackle (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.15.2016 | Weird News

And he still refuses to play with a cup! Haydn Peacock spoke out recently about suffering a torn penis during a rugby match. The injury required 11 st...

3 Faux-Pains That Probably Aren't as Chronic as You Thought

Annie Singer | Posted 03.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Annie Singer

If you are thinking about starting an exercise program but are worried that your aches and pains will hold you back, try finding alternative solutions before giving up.

6 Ways To Avoid Adventure Travel Injury

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 03.08.2016 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

For many of us, Travel isn't travel without injecting a little adventure in there as well. Pushing your body and mind to it's limits, while taking in new surroundings and cultures really is the ultimate experience.

Ode to the Chronic Pain in My Feet

Aron Wander | Posted 03.01.2016 | Arts
Aron Wander

Ode to the Chronic Pain in My Feet I never thought that there was much to say about feet. Uglier than hands and half as thoughtful. I remember trying...

Fit New Year

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 01.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

May you be stronger. Pretty much all of our ills are made worse by weakness. Power developed by strengthening our muscle guides all of our body's ...

Holiday Decorating Can Send 250 People a Day to the ER

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie | Posted 12.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie

However, with 250 injuries a day from decorating for the holiday season, holiday safety is less funny in the ER. Unless you have a stuntman, follow my five rules for a health fail-free holiday.

Watch Harrison Ford Completely Destroy A Han Solo Doll

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.02.2015 | Entertainment

Who shot first? Harrison Ford or the door? While filming "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," the Han Solo actor had an unfortunate run-in with the door of...

Fewer Patients Dying From Hospital Errors Since Obamacare Started

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 12.01.2015 | Politics

Hospitals have cut down on deadly medical errors, saving around 87,000 lives since 2010, according to a new government report. Pinning down the preci...

The NFL Has A Quarterback Concussion Problem

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 11.23.2015 | Sports

The NFL loves to point to the fact that the number of reported concussions are dropping year-to-year, a sign that their well-publicized efforts to mak...

It Is Snowing: Are You Ready?

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 11.19.2015 | Sports
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

El Niño is coming, and California will see a lot of water this winter. If it's cold enough, we'll also have a lot of snow--that deep, wonderful powder that we're all jonesing for. To help keep you upright, here's a brief summary of some of the newer and more controversial points around preventing and treating ski injuries.

Pro Athletes: Where Is the Advantage?

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 10.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

It used to be that guiding a pro athlete toward better performance was easy. They would be missing some obvious component of a world class program: a...