Yzerman had a corneal abrasion among some other injuries to his eye

RICE & MICE: Corneal Injuries

The cornea is the clear tissue that lays over the iris and pupil of the eye. The cornea works with the lens to help focus images on the retina. Just like any part of the body, injuries can and do occur to the cornea. Injuries to the cornea can be very painful due to the many nerve endings just under the corneal surface.   A corneal abrasion is a scratch or scrape on the surface of the cornea.  This may occur when something hits your eye, such as a ball, a finger or other object that can hit the face. …

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Wednesday Wellness Tips: Stay healthy during cold & flu season

In lieu of the regular RICE & MICE content for some of the off-season, I’m going to do a series on health and wellness. I hope you enjoy it and as always, if you have specific questions, please don’t hesitate to leave comments or send me an email. This is not intended to be medical advice, nor should it take the place of you consulting a medical provider. Please see your doctor, physician assistant or nurse practitioner before starting any diet or weight loss program. It’s back to school time with cold and flu season right around the corner. Here are …

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Wednesday Wellness Tips: Green smoothies and other bits

In lieu of the regular RICE & MICE content for some of the off-season, I’m going to do a series on health and wellness. I hope you enjoy it and as always, if you have specific questions, please don’t hesitate to leave comments or send me an email. This is not intended to be medical advice, nor should it take the place of you consulting a medical provider. Please see your doctor, physician assistant or nurse practitioner before starting any diet or weight loss program. Go green, smoothies that is. Hate eating breakfast? Why not try a smoothie? Here is one …

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Wednesday Wellness Tips: Food Labels 101

In lieu of the regular RICE & MICE content for some of the off-season, I’m going to do a series on health and wellness. I hope you enjoy it and as always, if you have specific questions, please don’t hesitate to leave comments or send me an email. This is not intended to be medical advice, nor should it take the place of you consulting a medical provider. Please see your doctor, physician assistant or nurse practitioner before starting any diet or weight loss program. Have you ever really looked at a nutrition label? How many times do you pick up …

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Wednesday Wellness Tips: Pearls of wisdom about exercise

In lieu of the regular RICE & MICE content for some of the off-season, I’m going to do a series on health and wellness. I hope you enjoy it and as always, if you have specific questions, please don’t hesitate to leave comments or send me an email. This is not intended to be medical advice, nor should it take the place of you consulting a medical provider. Please see your doctor, physician assistant or nurse practitioner before starting any diet or weight loss program. Exercise is for the mind as well as the body. Not only do we feel better …

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