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Treating Pain with Heat and Cold

September 16, 2022

Treating Pain with Heat and Cold Authors: Ana Gotter, Medically reviewed by Judith Marcin, M.D. We treat everything from arthritis to pulled muscles to inflammation with ice packs or heating pads. Treating pain with hot and cold can be extremely effective for a number of different conditions and injuries, and easily affordable. The tricky part

Recognizing Compartment Syndrome in Athletes | White Paper

September 12, 2022

The Challenge: Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome is a serious and painful injury that is often overlooked or misdiagnosed in athletes resulting in prolonged recovery, surgery, or a career-ending diagnosis. Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome (CECS) is a disorder that most orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine specialists will likely encounter during their careers. It is a painful

Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome

September 7, 2022

Mavor first described chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome (CECS) in 1956 in which there was increased pressure within a specific muscle compartment of the leg, which causes pressure on vessels and nerves causing the symptoms. Abstract Increased tissue pressure within a fascial compartment may be the result of any increase in volume within its contents or

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

September 6, 2022

The number of drug overdose deaths increased by nearly 5% from 2018 to 2019 and has quadrupled since 19991. Over 70% of the 70,630 deaths in 2019 involved an opioid. From 2018 to 2019, there were significant changes in opioid-involved death rates: Opioid-involved death rates increased by over 6%. Prescription opioid-involved death rates decreased by

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