An ACL tear is a common but severe knee injury that occurs when you abruptly stop or change direction while running. In some cases, jumping and landing may also tear the ACL ( anterior cruciate ligament) — the ligament that stabilizes the knee. Whatever the cause may be, the injury is most likely to put an end to your sports life, or daily living activities for that matter, until you heal from it. An MRI scan is used to confirm its diagnosis, and the next step is the treatment, which is often the surgery.
Arthritis is apainful condition making it difficult to perform day-to-day activities with ease. There are two main types of arthritis, namely osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. The wear and tear of cartilage leads to the rubbing together of bones. This results in friction, inflammation, and damage. The condition is known as osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis, on the other hand, is caused when your immune system attacks healthy joint tissues by mistake.
Hiking is one of the most enjoyable recreational activities in the USA. Nearly 38 million people in the US go hiking every year, says statistics. That said, it is as dangerous as delightful. Sure, it enables you to test your fitness and embrace nature
During the first two days, rest the sprained ankle completely. The more you rest, the faster the recovery. However, if you need to move, for instance, to go to the washroom, get someone to support and put as minimum pressure on the injured ankle as possible.
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