The Flu

Influenza or “The Flu” is a viral infection that is worse than a cold and lasts longer. It is usually caused by influenza Virus A or B. Each year there is a different strain of the Flu virus. In the United States, the worse part of the Flu season is between late...

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a long lasting disease that can affect your brain, spinal cord and the optic nerves in your eyes. MS can affect everyone differently MS occurs when your immune system attacks fatty material called Myelin. Myelin wraps...

Children’s Heat Stress Safety

Children’s Heat Stress Safety Facts about heat stress safety for children A child’s body heats up 3-5 times faster than an adult’s body Children’s heat stroke deaths have been recorded in every month of every year in all fifty states More than half of heat...

Quadriceps Strain

Quadriceps Strain The quadriceps consists of four separate parts. Rectus femoris which is located in the middle of the thigh. It covers most of the quadriceps muscles. It originates on the ilium. Vastas Medialis which is located on the medial side of the femur. Vastas...

Herniated Disc

Herniated Disc Herniated Disc – Refers to a problem with one of the rubbery cushions found between the individual bones that make up your spine. The spinal disc is similar to a soft doughnut covered with a tough exterior. When the “jelly-like” soft...

Meniscus Tears Signs Symptoms and Causes

Meniscus Tears  Meniscus tears are damage to the meniscus, the cartilage that contains the knee. This often occurs with age, wear and tear of the meniscus and twisting of the knee. The meniscus is a piece of cartilage that provides a cushion between your thighbone...