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Chronic pain takes an emotional toll on patients

Chronic pain takes an emotional toll on patients

Izzy Bruguera, Staff Writer

March 12, 2017


Filed under Features

Imagine waking up every morning for months or years on end with pain plaguing every move and every moment of the day. Chronic pain is defined as any pain that lasts for more than 12 weeks, but it can often persist for much longer and even be lifelong. As found by the American Pain Society, chronic ...

Changing running surface can cause pain

Changing running surface can cause pain

Sarah Schisla, Staff Writer

November 19, 2013


Filed under Sports

Shin splints are one of the most common injuries for runners and other athletes. This separation of the muscle from the shin bone leads to inflammation, resulting in a sharp pain with each step. Head Coach of the Girls Frosh-Soph Basketball team Eric Caslow said, "Shin splints come from two main sources:...

For seniors, a pain in the app

For seniors, a pain in the app

Josh Fagel, Staff Writer

November 7, 2013


Filed under Campus, Top News

Most seniors currently have enough drama in their lives to have their own MTV show. The drama is ignited by problems with the Common App, an online form that allows seniors to apply to multiple schools while only filling out one basic application. This important application that essentially determines ...

Two kinds of pain

Two kinds of pain

Sarah Schisla, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013


Filed under Sports

"Just finish this race." This is what Boys Varsity Cross Country runner Franklin Rice thought as he forced himself across the finish line on an ankle he had injured days earlier. After twisting his ankle playing ultimate Frisbee, Rice continued to play rather than sitting out. He said, "I was enjoying...

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