Monthly Archives: January 2011

Environmental Adaptations

It was a simple question posed by a patient last week. “What do you think about installing a railing next to the toilet?”  Why, I asked. “Well, it’s getting harder to lift myself up and I thought if I had one of those hospital bars,  I could use my arms to help pull myself up”.  […]

Acute management of a contusion

One of the advantages of playing basketball two times per week with aging weekend warriors is that I’m never at a loss for blog material. Once again, I was a popular guy today. Let’s recap today’s injuries: right lateral ankle sprain, jammed fingers, kicked in the calve, and “tweaked” lower back. Today I will quickly […]