Last month, researchers at Southern Methodist University said they found something unexpected during video examination of the fastest sprinter in world history Usain Bolt’s stride: His right leg appears to strike the track with about 13 percent more peak force than his left leg. And with each stride, his left leg remains on the ground about 14 percent longer than his right leg. This imbalance is due to Bolt accommodating for the effects of his scoliosis. The condition curved
Do you experience pain in the bottom of your heel after waking up? There are a number of conditions that cause pain on the bottom of your heel with the most common cause being plantar fasciitis which affects approximately 1 in 10 people. The plantar fascia is a ligament-like structure that runs from the bottom of the heel to the ball of the foot, and helps to support the arches within the foot. Plantar fasciitis is characterized by a sharp pain when first getting out of bed i
Whether you bumped into you desk or collided during your last match, bruises can be ugly and painful. Bruises are caused when tiny blood vessels are damaged or broken as the result of trauma to the skin. The raised area of a bump or bruise results from blood leaking from these injured blood vessels into the tissues as well as from the body's response to the injury.
Bruises are usually not serious, but they can be painful, especially when they cover a large surface area.