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16 September 2016
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Treatment options for COPD

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When an individual is diagnosed with COPD, the twin objectives of avoiding flare-ups and improving overall lung function must be observed daily, whether the […]


9 September 2016
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Care for ankle sprains

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Ankle sprains are described as tears in the ligaments that secure the ankle joint in place. The ankle joint is comprised of the tibia, […]


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What is compartment syndrome?

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Compartment syndrome involves heightened pressure in the area surrounding certain muscles. This occurs once the damaged muscles become excessively swollen that the blood supply […]


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Heel bone fractures

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Calcaneus or heel bone fractures usually occur at the rear part of the foot.  A small percentage of fractures are categorized as heel bone […]


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What is hypothermia?

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Hypothermia is characterized as a dangerous drop in the body temperature. The condition is often considered as a cold injury since it can be […]