Tag Archives: Pain Killers

Surgery For Runner’s Injuries

While majority of running injuries (runners knee, ankle sprain, shinsplints, Achilles tendinitis etc) are treatable by home therapy of rest, massage and pain killers some cases are severe and may require surgery treatment.

Running times have a series on running injuries and in this weeks podcast, Sport podiatrist Brian Fullem discusses advances in surgical techniques for runners that enable a faster return to running.

To listen to the podcast click RunningTimes-ModernFootSurgeryForRunners835.mp3

You may also download the podcast by right clicking on the link and click save.

Quick Shin Injury Treatment By Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn injured her shin muscle a few days before the start of 2010 Winter Olympics games and the ski girl tried every treatment Idea on the book.

According to this washington post article her shin muscle treatment consisted of

1. Rest

2. Stretching

3. Pain killers

4. Anti inflamation cream

5. And finally she tried the unorthodox idea : tried a home remedy as she wrapped her leg in Austrian topfen curd cheese – a product similar to cream cheese that’s mainly used for eating but reported to also bring down swelling.