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Fingers are one of the most used external body parts of the human body. Many a times we injure our fingers while working. We all have suffered from some or the other kind of finger injuries in our lifetime. These common injuries of the finger include very small cuts and scrapes and also include very serious wounds which many a times cause permanent damage to ligaments, tendons and sometimes even bones. Such major injuries if don’t get appropriate medical attention at time can lead to permanent deformity of fingers and can result in loss of function. Many of these injuries may require the use of a finger brace to heal. Here we will tell you about the various types of finger injuries that most commonly happen to most of us:
An avulsion is an injury in which a part of the skin or the soft tissue is torn off....
Invisalign: A Near Death Experience
I would like to tell my story of a near fatal experience wearing Invisalign braces. I was 54 years old at the time, and have always been active and in great shape. I didn't even take any medication, except, Estrogen. I am, overly sensitive to chemicals and medications. I might be one in a million to have such a sever reaction, but even if I help one other person I will feel good.
My dentist said that it would take two years with Invisalign because my teeth were so crooked. I started with them in November of 2007. My dentist was proud of me because he knew I was very disciplined and kept them in the required time. He said most people cheated and didn't wear them as many hours as suggested.
In early 2008 I started feeling poorly, tired, and achy. I went to...