Demonstration of how my calf muscle tightens up into a hard painful ball when flexing it. Watch the muscles quiver right around the 59 second mark. Learn more about calf muscle and calf muscle pull therapies.
Tell the difference between an ankle sprain and a break by evaluating the area for discoloration, swelling and possible deformities. Learn how numbness and other symptoms can aid in determining if a limb is sprained or broken with information from a firefighter in this free video on first aid. Click this link to find out about muscle pull prevention.
The official HEM ankle rehab video by the creator of HEM Get out of pain and walk normally again in 3 – 5 days, guaranteed. The proven method that is simple, easy to do and requires no equipment. Find out more about how to prevent sprained ankle symptoms and causes. Also sprained ankle treatments and therapies.
A pulled rib muscle will typically result in pain on the front side of the body, and it will hurt to breathe, cough or sneeze. Find out how to use ice and exercise to treat pulled rib muscles with help from a physical therapist in this free video on sports medicine and pulled rib muscles. Some of the most common sports injuries are pulled and strained muscles, as well as injuries to joints. Click this link and find out more about how to treat pulled muscles.
Dr. Bruder Stapleton talks about why kids are vulnerable to sports injuries and how to prevent them.
The more children engage in athletic the less likely they are to be obese and less likely to have adult complications. To prevent children from injuries parents should be involved. They should make sure that children wear correct safety gear, they need to have the clear playing surface, need to be checked coach’s training, warm up stretches. You need to find the sport that matches your child size and ability into sports. Make sure to have the right equipment and try to encourage them to do the sports that really fits them. To treat the children injuries learn how to do the RICE . Click this link to find out more on how to heal children safely from sports injury.
This video discusses the common injury of the hip. The most common of over use injuries is also called stain. Strain can occur in any of the hip muscles and range from mile over stress to a torn muscle. Hip is an intricate joint able to hold the weight of the body and support the full range of motion. That is why our hip are prone to injury. One of the injuries involved are hamstring strain , hip flexor strain, and hip bursitis. Learn more how to treat hip flexor injury.
This video shows shin splints, plantar fasciitis rehabilitation . While on your back, use a strap or belt around the ball of your foot to perform stretch in video. Perform stretch for 5 minutes on each leg 1 to 2 times per day. Foot Massage: Using a massage roller or racket ball or tennis ball on the floor, roll the ball across the length of your foot and over your heel. Apply as much weight as needed to feel pressure but not pain. Do this for 5 minutes each day on both feet. Just click this link to know more about shin splints and other muscle injury.
Watch as a fitness expert teaches you how to do a calf raise exercise that helps seniors strengthen calf muscles in this free exercise video for seniors.Expert: Manny Castro Bio: Manny Castro received his BS in Health Education/Exercise Physiology and Athletic Training from Florida International University, and completed several internships in cardiac rehab, and strength and Filmmaker: Manuel Castro
This video demonstrates the “band knee rising” hip flexor exercise using fitness tubes. Band rising knee is a great exercise to strengthen the hip flexors. Fitness tubes are a perfect type of resistance for the hip flexors, since they are easy on the joints. This exercise mimics the function of the hip flexors. To find out more about hip flexor injury and hip flexor strain treatment click this link.