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Stress fractures of the foot

Stress fractures are minute and tiny fractures that are most commonly encountered during sport injuries. The application of stress on the foot over and over again due to some sport causes the small breaks in the foot bones. These are severely painful but the good thing is that they heal themselves if proper precautions taken. […]

Patients with arm casts

Patient with arm casts may experience limited mobility of the upper extremity and must readjust to many of his/her routine activities of daily living. The unaffected arm must assume all the upper extremity activities and tasks which can be very frustrating especially if the affected arm is the dominant arm of use. The nurse who […]