Muscle Strains

If you’re experiencing muscular pain, you’re very aware of how even the most mundane of tasks feel difficult. So in addition to the discomfort from the injury itself, you’re also feeling frustrated. In hopes of helping you learn more about muscle strains and what you can do about it, below is an overview of symptoms, treatment, and how to prevent them from happening again. What Is a Muscle Strain? While muscles do a wonderful job of allowing us to move, walk, run, and do just about every activity we enjoy doing, if you move too fast, lift an item that’s Read More..

Complete Care Receives National Excellence Award

One of the things we’re most proud of at Complete Care is the fact that we treat our patients like family. In addition to providing quality care, our focus is ensuring that all of our facilities offer a friendly environment. After all, feeling comfortable is the first step in achieving wellness. While anyone who walks through our doors is aware of our unwavering commitment to quality care, we are honored to announce that on November 20, 2018, we received a Guardian of Excellence Award by Press Ganey. What makes this accolade even more rewarding is that Press Ganey makes their decision Read More..

MCL Tears: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & More

Healthy knees are essential to do most activities: From getting out of bed, to walking to the shower, going up and down stairs, and getting most of your daily activities done. If you’re an athlete, you’re even more hyper-aware of the need to have healthy knee joints. Because there’s nothing that adds more frustration around an injury than being told that you can’t participate in your favorite sport. Yet, getting injured may sometimes be inevitable. In order to receive proper care, it’s good to have a basic knowledge of common knee injuries, such as an MCL tear. What is an Read More..

Common Foot & Ankle Injuries

Having a foot or ankle injury will put a strain on even the most mundane of tasks, such as getting out of bed or getting ready for work. If the injury is on your right foot, don’t even think about driving. The results can entail a lot of frustration, especially if you have to take care of small children, your job requires you to spend a vast amount of time on your feet, or if you’re an athlete. If you’re feeling pain or discomfort on a foot or ankle, read on for an overview of the most common injuries to Read More..

Flu Symptoms 2019: What You Should Know About 2019’s Flu Season

Getting the flu comes with a long list of issues: In addition to feeling achy and exhausted, you have to navigate how to go about your daily routine without getting your family infected. To add insult to injury, seldom can a person take several unplanned days off work without it affecting their workload and deadlines. While it’s impossible to completely eliminate the likelihood of getting sick, it helps to know flu basics and what you can do to keep yourself as healthy as possible. What Is The Flu? Influenza (commonly known as “the flu”) is a highly contagious virus that Read More..

How to Protect Yourself From The Flu

Most people go about their daily routines taking their overall health for granted. If nothing hurts and we’re comfortable, it’s easy to not give our well-being a second thought. But once flu season comes around and you start seeing family members and co-workers walking around looking miserable, and spreading germs, your senses go on high alert. You have things to do, places to go. The last thing you need is to have influenza slow you down. So what can you do to protect yourself? What Is Influenza? Influenza (commonly known as “the flu”) is a highly contagious viral infection of Read More..

Why Does My Shoulder Hurt During Cold Weather?

Experiencing shoulder pain can make simple tasks difficult. Showering, getting dressed, driving, and carrying groceries seems impossible. Even sleeping, which is supposed to bring you rest and respite from busy days, can cause frustration as you switch positions, looking for ways to feel comfortable despite your pain. The misery can be heightened when you look at the weather report and see a cold front approaching. This is because for some people, cold weather exacerbates shoulder pain. Why does it happen and what can you do to prevent it? 5 Common Reasons For Shoulder Pain in Cold Weather While there are Read More..

Jammed Finger vs. Broken Finger: How to Tell the Difference

Fingers. They may be small, but what a major part they play in everything we do: getting dressed, eating, driving, buying groceries, bathing… So when you injure any of them, things can get exasperating pretty fast. That said, sometimes, an injury results in a jammed finger, which may have a quick fix, while other injuries may result in a fracture. In the interest of providing you with adequate care, below is a summary of how to tell whether you have a jammed or broken finger. Differences Between a Jammed and a Broken Finger If you injure any of the joints Read More..

Sprained Toe vs. Broken Toe: How to Tell the Difference

Stubbing a toe is ridiculously painful. It doesn’t seem like the level of pain you feel when it happens is commensurate with the size of the body part. However, how the trauma affects you will vary significantly depending on whether you simply sprained your toe or fractured it. So how can you tell which type of injury you have? Symptoms of a Sprained Toe A person can sprain their toe from either a specific injury or from stress due to repetitive activities, such as those of an athlete or a professional dancer. The main indication that an injured toe is Read More..