Preventing Joint Injury In Sports

Posted on: 12 March 2015

The most common complaint from athletes is a torn ACL (anterior cruciate ligament).  The ACL is one of the four major ligaments that holds the knee joint in place, and is located in the front or anterior of the knee.  Injury to this area is most common in contact sports such as soccer, football or basketball.  It can occur from direct impact, landing wrong from a jumping position, or a quick change in direction.
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5 Pointers To Avoid Catching A Nail Fungus

Posted on: 2 March 2015

You may not realize you have toe fungus at first. It dawns on you one day as you try to trim your big toenails. Instead of being easy to snip, they break off in crumbly, thick, yellow bits. How did this happen? When did this happen? The truth is, you may never know where you caught a toe fungus. Various organisms can cause it, and that stuff lives everywhere, especially in warm, moist places.
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Why Are You Suddenly Experiencing Tunnel Vision?

Posted on: 19 February 2015

Do you feel as though you are looking down a tunnel? Everything straight ahead of you is perfectly clear, but the space on the sides looks blurry, out of focus, or completely dark. There are many possible causes of tunnel vision. Although this symptom can be alarming and is sometimes a sign of a serious medical condition, it can also be caused by simple problems such as migraines and concussions. Take a deep breath, and read on to gain a little more insight as to what might be causing your strange visual changes.
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5 Benefits of a School Uniform Policy

Posted on: 10 February 2015

Many people have debated the pros and cons of uniform in school, but as the years go by more and more educational institutions are implementing school uniform policies for their students. While not every parent and student is going to love school uniforms, a number of benefits have been found in schools that require uniforms. Some of the biggest benefits include the following. Less of an Emphasis on Clothing Many kids, especially teenagers, see clothes as a status symbol, which can separate those who can afford designer labels and name brands from those who are not able to buy those items.
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