It is well known that women are underrepresented in science and math related fields, and this discrepancy is particularly pronounced in the field of medicine. When we look into the field of medicine itself, women are underrepresented in orthopedics than any other specialty.
The sports news world has been buzzing about Manny Pacquiao declaring his return early next year. Pacquiao has become an athlete of conspiracy after the ongoing and changing story concerning his rotator cuff injury. After his questionable match against Floyd Mayweather, Pacquiao received surgery to repair the tear in his shoulder. Since then his predicted return dates have fluctuated over the past few months from a hopeful return in 2015, to the current date expected in late February. The main missing piece of the story is how bad Pacquiao’s injury actually is.
As the world is taken over by more technology every day more people are neglecting their health. More people are experiencing every day, according to the Institute of Medicine about 100 millions Americas a year suffer from chronic back pain.
Children and adults are practicing bad posture when using devices, some simply lack any physical activity and more commonly many patients forget or neglect proper stretching. It’s important to crack these bad habits early before the body suffers injuries or develops a painful condition.