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Recovery period for an ankle sprain

An ankle sprain is due to the overstretching or tearing of the ligaments surrounding the joint. The recovery time usually depends on the severity of the damage to the ligaments. How ankle sprains are graded? Doctors categorize sprains in three levels. It is important that you are familiar with the three levels of sprains so […]

Treatment for ankle pain

Ankle pain can be caused by strains, sprains or even conditions such as arthritis. There are basic first aid measures and treatment for each type of pain that can be effective in restoring the functionality of the affected ankles as well as allowing the individual to resume daily activities or sports. It is important that […]

Discoloured Semen

Discoloured semen may differ in appearance. The typical appearance of sperm is whitish, cloudy fluid. Any deviation from this normal appearance, whether change in color or consistency may denote an underlying problem. It is important to note that semen color and consistency can vary depending on factors such as, frequency of ejaculation, age and diet.In […]

Arthritis

Arthritis is a disease affecting the musculoskeletal system, specifically the joints. A joint is where two bones meet that allows the body parts connected by the bones to move, such as in the shoulder, elbow and knees. Arthritis is the inflammation of one or more joints. It is characterized by joint stiffness and pain (arthralgia) […]

Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

Subconjunctival hemorrhage pertains to blood found between the sclera and the conjunctiva. The sclera is the white surface of the eyeball, whereas the conjunctiva is the clear tissue that protects the sclera and the inner folds of the eyelids from external environment. The conjunctiva contains numerous blood vessels and nerves. Although small, the blood vessels […]

Eye Injuries

Care for Victims with Eye Injuries

An eye injury can result in severe lifelong complications and possibly irreversible damage including permanent blindness if not treated immediately. When suspicious about the severity of a suspected eye injury, promptly seek for medical help. Foreign Objects in the Eye Various types of objects can enter the eye and cause mild to severe problems affecting […]

A General View For Red Cross Program

It is stated that first aid and CPR training by the workplace approved offer numerous benefits; such as, convenience, affordable charges, and even consistency of the programs at the various venues around the world. The courses are likewise complete with regards to emergency preparedness as they do not just comprise of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) methods, but […]