2 Tips For Caring For Your Prosthesis

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Having a prosthetic can be an incredible and life changing experience for someone who was either born without a limb, or who lost a limb at some point during their life due to disease, injury, etc. While prosthetics are made to be customized to each individual, and are durable enough to withstand quite a bit of wear and tear, you are still going to need to do certain things to ensure that your prosthetic is well cared for.

24 February 2017

Conquering Chronic Pain - Potential Treatment Options

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Approximately 11.2 percent of Americans suffer from chronic pain. This type of pain can make it hard to go about your daily life. While some people try to deal with this pain using medication alone, a more multidisciplinary approach can lead to better results. Visiting a pain center is a good first step to coming up with a personalized, multidisciplinary plan to help you limit the amount of pain you need to deal with on a daily basis.

27 January 2017

3 Ways Your Optometrist Can Detect Systemic Illness


While many illnesses lead to symptoms that make you feel sick, other health conditions may be asymptomatic, producing no symptoms at all. Even though a medical condition may not produce physical symptoms, eye doctors can sometimes discover serious health problems just by performing a simple examination. Here are three ways your eye examination can reveal illnesses, and what you can do about them:  Yellow Sclera The sclera, also known as the white part of your eye, can look red or bloodshot when you have an infection or are tired.

16 January 2017

Age-Related Memory Loss And How Home Health Care Can Help

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As people age, memory loss is a common problem. While it can be related to diseases as severe as Alzheimer's disease and dementia, that isn't always the case. Memory loss can just as often be a natural part of the aging process. Unfortunately, this can be a dangerous problem, which makes home health care aides essential as a way of fighting off and improving it. What The Symptoms And Dangers Of This Problem Are

10 January 2017

A Tummy Tuck Is Not Just for Looks: There Are Medical Benefits Too

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If you are considering having a tummy tuck but cannot justify the expense simply to look better, you should know that there are some medical benefits to having the procedure as well. While the amount and kind of fat removed is not going to be enough to knock out diabetes, getting a tummy tuck can help with the lifestyle changes necessary for keeping your weight under control. In addition, here are a few other benefits you will enjoy from having this type of plastic surgery done.

9 January 2017