How do I Know if my Aches and Pains are an Injury?

Running hurts…..especially marathon running. An ache or pain is usually an injury if it persists for more than 5-7 days in the same pot. If you have pain > 5-7 out of 10 (10 being I’m dying and 0 being no pain); you should seek immediate attention. If you have a mild ache that is […]

How do I Treat a Sprained Ankle?

Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. Stay off of the injured ankle, do not attempt to “walk it off,” as this could further injure the ankle. While resting, apply an ice pack with cloth barrier to the injury – keeping it on for twenty minutes and the off for twenty minutes. An elastic wrap can be […]