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Making the Connection: Sleep and Injuries

Making the Connection: Sleep and Injuries

When we’re sick or injured, we all know that getting plenty of rest is important. This is because during sleep your muscles and soft tissues heal and scar tissue develops. Scar tissue is the dense fiber that the body creates to repair injuries, whether it’s a sudden injury or a chronic injury that develops over time.

Making the Connection <br/>“Blackberry Thumb”

Making the Connection
“Blackberry Thumb”

Are we intelligent enough to handle our Smartphones? Keeping up with all the latest technology may have a downside. Besides for missing out on what is actually happening around us in real time, how does the repetitive use of these devices affect our bodies? There are various ways in which we can injure ourselves due to our Smartphones, almost all due to repetitive use. These injuries are commonly known as “blackberry thumb”.