30 December 2015
Foot supination is a condition that causes a person to walk on the outside of the foot, causing the foot and ankle to roll inward. This can cause poor posture, stress on joints and back pain. Fortunately, there are a few options to treat supination and improve your gait. Here are a few things you can do to begin walking without your foot and ankle rolling inward. Daily Exercises Your daily trip to the gym may actually be just what the doctor ordered to correct foot supination.
14 December 2015
If you have an elderly family member or someone with special needs, the risk of slipping and falling in the tub or shower can be especially daunting. With a walk-in bathtub, there is less chance of falling since they won't have to step up and over the lip of the tub to get in. Before you purchase a walk-in tub for your home or theirs, here are some helpful tips to make your purchasing process easier and to help ensure that you choose the right options.
29 November 2015
Heart rhythm problems usually cause the heart to beat irregularly. This can lead to fatigue, shortness of breath, and even a heart attack. Sometimes strokes can occur because blood clots can form from the blood not being pumped out of the heart correctly. This is a condition that affects lots of people, including celebrities. Read on to find out who. Dick Cheney Dick Cheney is the former vice president of the United States and has struggled with heart rhythm problems since he was 37 years old when he had his first heart attack.
9 November 2015
Eczema does not just look unattractive; it can also be itchy and painful. If you were just diagnosed with this skin condition, you may wonder how you will manage it. Although there is no no cure for eczema yet, you can still live a very normal life. Here are five helpful tips for managing eczema: 1. Manage Extreme Temperatures in Your House When you have eczema, you have to worry about extreme changes in weather even more.
26 October 2015
Recovering from a sports injury can be a frustrating time, especially as you begin to feel better. You want to be out moving and participating in your sport or exercise of choice, but your body still needs time to finish healing. Getting back in the game too soon can result in a more severe injury, but sitting on the sidelines is hard. The following tips can help you recover well and recover as quickly as possible.
13 October 2015
Whether you are a serious runner or just jog a few times a week to stay in shape, it is common to experience foot and ankle injuries. When your ankles and feet are overworked or not conditioned properly, they can start hurting. Luckily, it is possible to minimize the risk of these injuries. Here are five tips for preventing foot and ankle injuries while running: Replace Your Shoes Frequently Your shoes support your feet while you run, so it is important for them to be in good shape.
28 September 2015
Losing weight is never easy, but when you have a metabolic disorder such as type 2 diabetes, it's even harder. One way to improve your chances of finding an effective diet and sticking to it is to work with your doctor or a weight loss clinic rather than trying to go it alone. Here's why you should consider going to a weight loss clinic when you have type 2 diabetes and you want to lose weight.
10 September 2015
When you are trying to choose between different drug and alcohol treatment centers, there are numerous different options available to you. However, one of the primary decisions you will need to make is to determine whether or not you want an addiction treatment program that is specific to your gender, or one that is co-ed in nature. There are many benefits to treatment programs based upon gender that you should know about before you make your final addiction treatment decision.
25 August 2015
You may have heard of glaucoma but never truly understood what it is. After all, your eye doctor tests for it every time you have a routine eye exam. But if your results always come out negative, you may never really think about what glaucoma is. However, it's important to understand the causes, diagnoses, and treatment options for glaucoma because it's a hereditary disease that can cause permanent blindness if left untreated.
10 August 2015
Whether you have perfect vision or not, eye health is extremely important. It includes everything from visiting your optometrist regularly to eating well and protecting your eyes. Here are some easy ways to improve your eye health and avoid more serious eye-related illnesses. Take Eye Breaks During the Day If you work in an office, you likely stare at the computer screen a good portion of the day. When you are busy working, it can be tempting to do this for hours on end without looking away, but this is extremely bad for your eyes.