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CrutchesSince antiquity humans have fashioned support devices to hold themselves up when they became sick or injured. Evidence of such devices dates to 2830 B.C. Crutches must do two things: reduce weight load on one of your legs and broaden your support base to improve your balance and stability.
Muscle StrainMuscle strain or muscle pull or even a muscle tear implies damage to a muscle or its attaching tendons. Symptoms and signs include swelling, bruising, pain, and weakness. Treatment may involve rest, ice, compression, and elevation in addition to taking anti-inflammatory medications.
RunningLearn about: the history of running, benefits of jogging, what muscles are used, running and weight loss, running risks, how to run with proper running form, running shoes and clothing, how to get started running, running races as a beginner, how to train, interval training, and famous runners.
Walking for FitnessStart exercising: Many exercise programs say you should talk to your doctor before starting. Certain people with certain medical conditions may want to check with their doctor before becoming physically active.
Pulled Hamstring (Hamstring Injury) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins
Aspirin is a salicylate (sa-LIS-il-ate). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation...learn more »
Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. There are many brands and forms of acetaminophen available. Not all brands are listed on this leaflet...learn more »