Chris Martinez

Chris Martinez was born and raised in San Antonio, TX. He joined the army at 24 years old in the year 2002. He was a combat engineer from that year util his end of time in service in the year 2007. After working jobs as a military contractor in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the US, he now works as a machinist at Union Pacific.

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NC/GA line.

A great day in the mountains.  David is making good headway.  His spirits are high.  He had a bit of food poisoning but is back in business now.  He just crossed the North Carolina/ Georgia line. Share thisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Meet David

   David was born at Fort Rucker, AL. He enjoyed sports at a early age and by the time he hit high school he was setting records in track and cross country. Some that still stand today. David knew he wanted to serve his country from a young age and enlisted in the Marine Corps […]

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Appendicitis

Appendicitis is one of the most common causes for a person living in America to need emergency abdominal surgery. Appendicitis is the inflammation of the appendix and although it is unknown why humans have an appendix, the appendix can create some serious problems.             The patient will usually complain of abdominal pain in the umbilicus […]

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flexor digitorum profundus rupture

The occurrence for hand injuries is usually quite low for athletes, but it still accounts for 9% of all sports related injuries (Peterson, 2006). An acute injury found to happen frequently in contact sports is jersey finger. The medical community calls jersey finger an acute injury known as a flexor digitorum profundus rupture. A flexor […]

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Little league elbow

Little league elbow is a significant injury that can occur in athletes that participate in sports that require a throwing action. If recurrent microtrauma occurs at the elbow joint the probability of having little league elbow increases. Little league elbow, also known as medial epicondyle apophysitis, is a result of delayed or accelerated growth of […]

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peroneal nerve contusion

A blow or injury to the peroneal nerve could result in a peroneal nerve contusion. The peroneal nerve branches off of the sciatic nerve and runs down the lower the lower leg to provide for the peroneal muscles. The peroneal nerve contusion is often a result of a blow during a sporting event.             Signs […]

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Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS)

Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) is an overuse injury or repetitive stress injury that affects the shin area. Athletes often subject their tibia and the surrounding connective tissue with too much force and their physical acidity levels also raise the risk of MTSS. This type of injury is more often seen in athletes that participate […]

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Muscle strain

A muscle strain is a musculoskeletal injury that can be sustained by any muscle in the body and is often the result of improper form and excessive load placed upon the muscle. A muscle strain is an injury that involves the tearing or stretching of a muscle or tendon (Mayo Clinic, 2011).             Signs and […]

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