Surfing Related Ailments
How to Choose the Best Sunscreen for Surfing
For surfers, the sun is our life (for everyone really), but it can also be deadly. According to the National Cancer Institute, there were more than one million new cases of skin cancer in the United States in 2010. The only way to combat the sun is to wear proper sunscreen. Read on to learn how to choose the best sunscreen for surfing.
Skin Cancer and Surfing
Skin cancer is a notorious issue among surfers. We'd rather not even discuss it because every serious surfer knows that he/she will have to pay the piper for all those epic sessions. Dedicated surfers wittingly put themselves at risk of developing skin cancer every single day. So how can we avoid this deadly disease? Read on.
Top Surfing Injuries
Here's a list of the top surfing injuries. All sports bring along possible health dangers, but surfing is sometimes seen as a non-threatening activity. However, there are some common injuries a new surfer should be careful of.
How to Avoid Surf Rash
Surf rash is part of surfing. You can't totally avoid it, but you can take a few steps to lessen its severity.
How to remove sea urchin spines from your feet
If your local surf spot is a warm water reef break, or you are planning to take a surf trip to the Caribbean or Bali, you will be bumping uglies with sea urchin spines soon enough. So how do you remove sea urchin spines from your feet?
Nipple rash? The term itself is graphic and screams of pain, but why does it happen? When does it happen? And most importantly, will it happen to you? Read on...
A Series of Surf Related Injuries
This article covers the gamut of all surf related illnesses and gnarly pathologies that may force surfers to stay on the beach or, even worse, to the operating room.
Surfer's Eye: Pterygium Treatment and Removal
As a lifelong surfer, I have suffered from pterygia for two decades and even had two surgeries. Here I detail pterygium causes and syptoms, and even recommend a great doctor whose innovative and unique approach to pterygium removal may have finally given me the white eyes I hoped for.