Dr. Ben Wedro practices emergency medicine at Gundersen Clinic, a regional trauma center in La Crosse, Wisconsin. His background includes undergraduate and medical studies at the University of Alberta, a Family Practice internship at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario and residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler's educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and an MD from the University of North Carolina. She completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at Georgetown University followed by subspecialty fellowship training in molecular diagnostics and experimental pathology.
Prolonged immobilization (for example, patients who have been lying in one
position for a prolonged period of time due to a debilitating
stroke, alcohol or
drug overdose, or those
remained unconscious for a prolonged period of time for other reasons). The
weight of the body is enough to crush the muscles that are pushed up against
a hard surface such as the floor.
Excessive exercise, for example,
running a marathon or
excessive weight lifting