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Weekly roundup

I did a big Ooops this week.  I’ve been working on a new section, called Cooking Tips, to add to the Recipe page.  I have no idea how it happened but somehow this was published as a blog post, when it wasn’t meant to be any such thing.  654 more words

Mast Cell Activation Disorder

Gimme a hand. (please?)


So, the past year has been a pretty bumpy ride.

I would probably liken it to the old defunct roller coaster at the CNE in Toronto, “The Flyer”.   1,329 more words

Alex Morgan: Doctors misdiagnosed ankle injury

Alex Morgan tells Geoffrey C. Arnold of The Oregonian that an incorrect initial diagnosis of her ankle injury led to the stress reaction that sidelined her for seven months. 225 more words

Alex Morgan

"Just a Sprain"

I am continually astonished by the number of patients that come to see me a month or later after they thought they ‘sprained’ their finger. Their finger is painful, swollen, and doesn’t bend. 22 more words



A friend of mine recently had some swelling and a bruise on her leg and asked me what is the physiological reason behind wrapping things with ACE bandages and wearing braces?  209 more words


Know your muscles – Peroneals

Intro to the muscle. 

I wrote about the gastrocnemius muscle a few weeks ago. That’s the large bulging calf muscle. Put your hand on the upper part of your lower leg. 379 more words



I am a total klutz. I am constantly hurting myself, running into things, tripping, dropping stuff, etc. However, my self inflicted injuries usually aren’t too bad. 401 more words