Chiropractors traditionally use spinal manipulation as part of a treatment plan for all kinds of conditions. But if you are uncertain whether you want to try this particular chiropractic treatment for a chronic pain condition, you may find it helpful to know more about both the benefits and possible side effects. Benefits Manual manipulation of the spine is a centuries-old treatment that chiropractors and other health care professionals even today continue to use to adjust spinal vertebrae that have shifted and are out of alignment.
31 December 2015
You know you are expected to attend the family gatherings at holidays or reunions, but you dread them because you don't feel respected. Your family may talk over you, make snide comments, or engage in other gestures that hurt your feelings. Some of this might be due to a toxic family atmosphere that you alone wouldn't be able to cure. However, there could be four aspects of your own attitude and behavior that require tweaking to improve your experiences at get-togethers.
22 December 2015
Stress can be such a pain in the neck. Stress does all sorts of crazy things to your body. One of the most common side effects of stress is back and neck pain. With the holiday season fast approaching, not only will you be experiencing more stress with family flying in for visits, but it will be difficult to find the time and the money to pay for a chiropractic visit or a massage.
16 December 2015
Choosing a hearing aid for a child can be challenging when you're unsure which features would help their hearing the most. Thankfully, there are some standard recommendations that can make hearing aids easier for children. Here are some of the features that are important in children's hearing aids. Wide Dynamic Range Compression A hearing aid that compresses dynamics can be helpful for most children. This feature will help to compress the loudness of the different sounds your child hears.
8 December 2015
Opening and owning a small clinic can be very rewarding. You get to bypass some of the bureaucracy that may be found at larger institutions, and you are essentially your own boss, able to administer medical services to patients on a schedule that works for you. However, during the initial phases, the budget may be stretched thin, and you may not see the benefits of investing in a patient portal. Learning more about how a patient portal benefits both you and your patients can help you determine if you should make room for this feature as soon as possible.
1 December 2015
Many people visit doctors when they have colds, but there are times when seeing a doctor for a cold really is not necessary. However, it can be hard to know when to go to the doctor for this particular health problem. To help you, here are some symptoms that indicate it's a good idea to call in for a visit. When you have a fever Suffering from a cold virus can make you feel miserable, but there are times when doctors really cannot help with it.
20 November 2015
When you begin to feel intense facial pain and pressure, congestion and coughing, and a general sense of malaise originating from the discomfort in your head and face, chances are you have developed a sinus infection. Sinus infections can be tricky for some people because the symptoms are often quite similar to those of allergy flare-ups and the common cold. However, once you do go to the doctor and get diagnosed, you may wonder what your treatment options are.
20 November 2015
If you are preparing to get a job in the healthcare field, specifically that of a nurse, you will likely find that your skills are in high demand. However, you might also discover that for the best, most interesting jobs and hospitals, you are going to face a rigorous interview process. Here are some common, difficult interview questions that you might hear as a nurse trying to get a job and how you can easily prepare for them.
12 November 2015
Light bladder leakage (LBL) is a problem some women may face. The condition can occur after pregnancy or can be attributed to conditions that weaken urethral or pelvic floor muscles. There are ways you can reduce the occurrence of LBL and help manage the problem if it occurs. Don't Hold Yourself Holding your bladder for long periods can weaken the muscles of your urethra. If you frequently find yourself holding your bladder because bathrooms are not always available, you will need to reduce your fluid intake during these times.
4 November 2015
One of the many tests that you regularly are asked to do throughout your pregnancy -- sometimes as frequently as every visit -- is to provide urine samples. While it can be inconvenient and possibly a bit challenging as you get larger, it's important for your medical practitioner, such as at All Women's Healthcare, to have a urinalysis at a few key points in your pregnancy. Here's why: 1. Testing for glucose.
4 November 2015