Archive | July, 2013

Emergency Care for Intra-Abdominal Injuries

What are Intra-Abdominal Injuries? Intra-abdominal injuries are classified as blunt or penetrating trauma to the abdominal region which often affects the abdominal contents and organs. Penetrating abdominal injuries such as the ones sustained from gunshot wounds and/or deep stab wounds are very serious and life-threatening which often always require emergency surgery. Penetrating abdominal injuries occur […]

Tight Calf Muscles

Located in the back of your leg, Gastrocnemius and Soleus constitute the two calf muscles. Calf muscles are used while running and walking etc. When these two calf muscles are stretched excessively, they tighten and cause pain. Tight calf muscles shun you from performing your regular activities causing severe pain simultaneously. Tight calf muscles are […]