Welcome to Insight Into Injury

12/14/2018 Repetitive strain or “overuse” injuries account for over 50% of all musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace. A repetitive movement (use of tools, keyboard/mouse, squatting, lifting, writing, cashiering, stocking, playing music, assembling, walking, food production, etc), or a prolonged position (studying, driving, sitting, standing, etc) […]

Should I use ICE or HEAT

01/13/2019 SHOULD I USE ICE OR HEAT? If I had a nickel for every time I heard this question… lol My short answer to the question is, “If you’re feeling throbbing or burning pain, or warmth around your injury then definitely go with ice. If […]

Medical Terminology Quiz

12/11/2018 I had to take a medical terminology class in college to get my Physical Therapy degree. I quickly found out that it was definitely a necessity. We learned that ‘o’ is often added to connect a (prefix) body part with a (suffix) problem or […]

Smile

How many muscles do we use when smiling? (and other neat facts about a SMILE) 03/01/2020 HOW MANY MUSCLES DO YOU USE TO SMILE? The Saturday Series has begun! Every Saturday in February the posts will be about smiling. Oh boy! ? (As if Saturday’s […]