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Saturday, July 9, 2011

Quiz #4: Answers to Daily Sports Medicine Quiz

Quiz #4: Here are the answers to Thursday's quiz

  1. Plantar Fascial Tear, Plantar Heel Bursitis, Calcaneal (Heel Bone) Stress Fracture, Nerve Entrapment (Baxter's Nerve), and Referred Nerve Pain possibly related to low back.
  3. No, heat during the first 3 or 4 days after an acute injury can lead to more swelling in the area since it is during the Inflammatory Phase of Injury.
  4. 1 mile max.
  5. You have to pass the Hard Walk Test walking 30 minutes without pain without any limp before starting the Walk/Run Program.
  6. Some surgical areas, like bunions, neuromas, plantar fasciitis, etc, are treated by surgeons and non-surgeons. In these areas, if your only advice has been from a surgeon who wants to do surgery, getting a 2nd opinion to find out if there are other options is important.
  7. AAPSM is the acronym for the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. The members are dedicated to foot and ankle care in the athletic population. Dr Rich Blake is a former president of this esteemed academy. Their website has useful information on sports medicine topics and members locations for treatment.
  8. Walk 3 minutes Run 7 minutes and repeat 3 times for 30 minutes.
  9. KISS stands for Keep It Simple Stupid. In a high tech world, the pull of society is towards complex. So many simple tried and true methods of successfully treating sports medicine simply are going by the waste side due to this push toward high tech.
  10. Pronated.

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