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  • Stairlifts Can Help Teenagers Get The Privacy They Need After A Broken Leg

    27 July 2017

    Teenagers usually need a lot of privacy and typically get it by spending time in their bedroom. However, teenagers that have suffered from a broken leg may struggle to get this privacy if their bedroom is upstairs. Thankfully, a stairlift can help. A Broken Leg Can Make It Hard For Teens An athletic teen who plays multiple sports is more likely to suffer from a broken leg. This increase in risk is due to the fact that they are involved in rigorous activity that may challenge their body.

  • Knee Snaps, Crackles, And Pops? 2 Problems That Can Cause This

    14 July 2017

    If your knee snaps, crackles, and pops while you are walking or bending down, you are also likely feeling a lot of pain. There are many things that can cause this to happen, two of which are listed below. After identifying the cause, you can get the help you need so your knee will quiet down. Knee Osteoarthritis This problem could be due to having osteoarthritis in your knee. It is common to hear these sounds when you bend over, but you should worry if it happens only in one location or if you also feel pain.

  • 3 Reasons You Should Not Smoke After Having Your Wisdom Teeth Extracted

    22 June 2017

    If you are a smoker and was told by your oral surgeon not to smoke for a day or two after your wisdom tooth extraction, you may be wondering why. If so, below are three reasons why you should avoid smoking after having your wisdom teeth extracted. Sucking Can Cause Dry Socket During the first couple of days after your wisdom teeth are extracted, your body works to form a clot inside the empty sockets.

  • Here Are 4 Ways To Cope With Overactive Bladder

    27 February 2017

    Unfortunately, overactive bladder is a medical issue that many people deal with. This can make everyday life uncomfortable and you may feel like there is no way to fix it. The good news is there are some steps you can take to better cope with this medical problem. Life doesn't have to be challenging just because you deal with this! Here are some ways in which you can cope with an overactive bladder.

  • Take Advantage of Podiatry Treatment You Are Entitled to Under Medicare Part B Insurance

    27 January 2017

    It's amazing to know that if you are an elderly patient in need of foot care, you must either take care of clipping your toenails and doing other routine care or find someone you know who is not a professional to take care of your need. It's hard to fancy many elderly citizens being agile enough at age 85 to bend and twist to trim their own toenails and examine the soles of their feet.

  • A Guide To The Use Of Ultrasound In The First Trimester Of Pregnancy To Look For Down Syndrome

    9 January 2017

    If you are over 35 and are pregnant, you may already know that your age puts you at a slightly higher risk of conceiving a child with certain genetic problems, such as Down Syndrome. While the primary way of diagnosing a genetic issue in an unborn baby for many years was the amniocentesis, there are now less invasive ways to procure the necessary information. One popular method of finding out pertinent information about babies prior to their birth is the ultrasound.

  • Two Reasons Why It's Time For You To Visit The Dermatologist

    29 December 2016

    If you're like many people, you think that dermatologists are strictly for people who deal with acne issues.  If you've enjoyed great skin throughout your life, it may not occur to you that you can benefit from seeing a dermatologist.  However, even if you have smooth, clear skin, it is still a good idea for you to go see a dermatologist.  Use this information to learn more about why now is the time for you to make an appointment with a dermatologist.

  • Being On The Lookout For Allergy Problems When Caring For A Baby

    14 December 2016

    If you recently gave birth, you are most likely concerned about the well-being of your new bundle of joy. It is important to protect your child and be on the lookout for health problems so you can address them promptly. One health risk that can cause difficulties is the presence of an allergic reaction. If a baby has an allergy, it will need to be seen by a physician immediately to help alleviate any symptoms.

  • Hand Therapy As an Adjunctive Treatment to Orthopedics

    28 November 2016

    Orthopedic intervention is invaluable for many hand conditions, but even in the early stages of problems, hand therapy should be recommended as a way to prevent or delay surgery or to have better post-surgical outcomes. If you are dealing with orthopedic conditions that affect the hands, there are several advantages to including hand therapy. Specialized Type of Physical Therapy Although physical therapy is an important component of rehabilitation for many orthopedic conditions, you may have better results with specialized therapy.

  • When Your Pet Needs Special Care: How To Choose A Boarding Facility

    7 November 2016

    If you have an older pet, or one that needs daily medication or special medical treatment, you may be reluctant to board your animal. But there are times when you'll need to find care for your dog or cat, and a pet boarding facility with the right caregivers can be much safer and provide more advanced care than having a pet sitter drop by your home. Here are three features you'll want to look for in a pet boarding facility to ensure that your older or special needs pet gets the attention they deserve while you're away from home.