Treating Sports Injuries
Exercise and the Aging Person
Exercise is good for people of all ages. It helps lower blood pressure, reduces the risks for falls and serious injuries, and slows the body's loss of muscle and bone mass.
Exercise: The Right Program and the Right Preparation
You don't have to exercise for long periods of time—or even vigorously—to become fit. You do need to aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate activity most days of the week.
Ice Packs vs. Warm Compresses For Pain
It can sometimes be confusing whether to use heat or cold when treating sore muscles or an injury. Here are facts to keep in mind.
Sports Injuries: When to Call the Doctor
Sports injuries can be either acute traumatic, which require immediate medical care, or chronic overuse injuries.
When to Use Hot and Cold Therapy
Here's information on how and when to use temperature-related therapies.