For most people, when you get injured or you’re suffering from chronic pain your first thought is to schedule an appointment with your primary care physician or a chiropractor. But there are other options to consider, such as a physiatrist.
Baseball is generally among the safer sports for children, but shoulder and elbow overuse injuries are a major problem, especially in youth baseball pitchers.
Stress fractures of bone, whether in the leg, ankle or foot can occur as a result of repetitive activity such as running or jumping. When stress is applied to the bone faster than it can respond, the bone structure begins to fail and pain will radiate from the site of the stressed area.
It’s no mystery why osteoporosis has been classified as a “silent disease.” But, because of this condition’s lack of symptoms, the country, and our own community, is experiencing a major health crisis: an osteoporosis epidemic. “