A physical therapist is a medical professional who helps you regain or maintain mobility of all your joints and muscles. They perform range-of-motion exercises on the different limbs and body parts to keep them from atrophying and becoming weak when you have trouble moving them. They also teach you different exercises to do that will keep everything moving. Sometimes it is not obvious that you need to take advantage of physical therapy services.
21 September 2018
Summer is a very busy time for pediatricians and family doctors. Kids are out of school, and they need camp and sports physicals. Then some of them need medical attention because they were hurt at camp or while playing sports. When your own doctors are much too busy, how can you possibly handle all of this? Here is how you can get seasonal medical needs met. Walk-in Clinics Last minute camp and sports physicals are no problem for the doctors and NPs that work in these clinics.
24 July 2018
It's critical to take care of your eye health as much as you can. This will enable you to enjoy better vision for a long time to come. Seeing your optometrist on a routine basis is the best way to make this possible. Of course, there are specific things you can do that will help you get the most out of this experience and allow it to be effective. Being aware of specific tips for preparing for this eye exam can be helpful.
30 May 2018
Planning a funeral can be overwhelming and stressful, increasing the chance that you and family members will argue and disagree while making all the plans. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to help keep the peace throughout the planning process such as the following. Always Meet at the Funeral Home Once your family has chosen a mortuary to hold the funeral in, it's a good idea to have all of your meetings at the facility throughout the planning phase.
30 April 2018
Back pain is a major complaint in the U.S. There are several reasons for, and causes of, an aching back, and none of them are good. Fortunately, there are equally as many solutions and options for back pain relief. 1. Too Much Weight in Front Equals Pain Down in Back Think about it. If you carry a ton of excess weight in front, you will constantly struggle to stand upright, using your back muscles to do it.
27 March 2018
If you have a child that turns out to have a bee allergy, you may find yourself constantly worried about their safety and health. While it is understandable to be a concerned and worried parent, it is also important to allow your child to have a happy, and relatively normal childhood. Get to know more about what you can do to protect your child when they have an allergy to bees.
3 March 2018
Receiving a medical bill charging you a large amount of money can be very scary. Most people do not have a large sum of money in their bank to pay a huge bill right away and it can make them feel nervous that the bill could cause their credit rating to plummet. If you have received a large bill and feel that you are being overcharged or simply do not understand why it is so large, talk to a medical bill advocate.
19 January 2018
Menopause marks a time of major bodily changes in a woman's life, not unlike puberty -- and, like puberty, menopause carries with it heightened chances of a few health conditions. If you're wondering exactly what to be on the lookout for when menopause comes calling, then here's what you need to know: Osteoporosis One of the more famous women's health issues, osteoporosis is a condition where your bones become weak and brittle, allowing them to fracture and break more easily.
30 November 2017
If you've been diagnosed with cancer, you probably have a million thoughts running through your mind. If your doctor has scheduled you for chemotherapy, you'll have a lot of information to process. Chemotherapy is an essential part of cancer treatment. However, it can come with its own severe side effects. Here are just a few tips that will help you alleviate the discomfort associated with chemotherapy: Always Keep Chapstick on Hand
9 November 2017
Many people in today's society are quick to share the fact that they work hard, and some people will even label themselves as workaholics. While the definition of this widely used term can vary among people, it commonly refers to someone who works excessively and may even be addicted to doing so. There's merit in being a hard worker, but working so much that you or your family members label you a workaholic can be troubling.
24 October 2017