Injuries | Health Eagle - Part 2

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Neck Pain

by Rosanne Lorraine December 10th, 2008 | Injuries
Neck pain is an almost inevitable part of a person’s life. Everyone will experience neck pain at one point or another with varying severity. Neck pain can be acute or chronic; most of the time though, it is not serious. Poor posture is the primary cause of this condition. However, there are cases when neck pain is a symptom of a more serious problem. If you experience severe neck pain despite several days of self-care, it is important to seek medical attention.

Symptoms of Neck Pain

Neck pain can manifest itself in different ways. Signs and symptoms of this condition may include:

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Treatment for Sprains and Strains

by Louise September 30th, 2008 | Injuries
Last week I was playing volleyball and sprained my ankle. For me, this is a nightmare. Volleyball season is my favorite time of year, and I wanted to be up and playing as soon as possible. How did I get better? I used the R.I.C.E. method that my school follows for all minor sprains and strains:

Rest: Whether you've injured your ankle, wrist, or back, it's important to rest that area for at least 48 hours after the initial injury. You may need a sling or crutches depending on your situation. You should listen to what your body tells you. If
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