Archive | November, 2016

Healing a broken toe

A broken toe is usually caused by trauma or injury. Performing prolonged repetitive movements causes a type of broken toe called a stress fracture. The affected area of the foot includes the small bones of the toe called phalanges which are susceptible to breakage when exposed to trauma. A toe can be crushed where the […]

Getting rid of heat cramps

Heat cramps are painful and brief muscle cramps. Heat cramps happen during exercises or working in hot environments. Heat cramps usually affects fatigued muscles such as the thigh, calves and shoulders. The cramps happen due to deficiency in sodium from profuse sweating. The pain can be caused by being dehydrated from sweating and the electrolyte […]