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Try These Easy Natural Remedies to Relieve a Muscle Strain

Recovering from a muscle strain can lead to a multitude of remedies. We have all heard of old wives tales and home remedies that can cure everything from an upset stomach to male pattern baldness. When it comes to muscle strains, finding a natural remedy that is easy to administer can lead to greater patient compliance and faster recovery.

How to Bathe an Elderly Person in Bed?

Bathing is the best way to maintain hygiene and knowing how to bathe the elderly properly can minimize injury risk and HPFY can help.

10 Products for Bedridden Patients You Must Have

Finding healthcare products for bedridden may seem like a complicated & confusing. With so many products available, able to identify the “must have” products can save patients money. Even though each patient has their specific needs, there can be products that are essential to those who are bedridden. We here at HPFY can help identify some of these very important products for bedridden patients.

Traveling with Back Pain? Tips and Tricks for Pain Free Travel

Your spine is not a big fan of travel and this can be exponentially increased during the travel season known as the “holiday traveling season.” Many times this can include hours in cars, planes, or even trains in a seated position. Ouch!! As you can imagine, finding a way to travel so that your spine is pain free would definitely be of interest to those with travel plans and back pain.

Fighting Exercise-Induced Broncoconstriction (EIB)

As it turns out, our bodies require the intake of oxygen in order to perform or even stay alive. Often we experience medical conditions that interfere with this process and can make life pretty miserable. For those with exercise-induced broncoconstriction or EIB, working out or partaking in any physical activities (sports, manual labor, or playing with the kids) can be difficult.

How to treat Knee Pain due to Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner’s Knee)?

Persistent knee pain can be due to Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, also known as runner’s knee. It is vital to distinguish it from general knee pain to get the right treatment and combat patellofemoral pain syndrome. Patellofemoral pain occurs in the front of knee joint. A study performed in 2016 revealed that patellofemoral pain is fairly common and accounts for 25% of all knee-related injuries.

Overcoming Complications of Quadriplegia

Quadriplegia is defined by paralysis affecting all four limbs (two arms and two legs). This can be brought on up by several factors, some of which include illness or injury. Quadriplegia is also known as tetraplegia and usually can lead to partial to full paralysis in all limbs.

Bedsores - Prevention and Treatment

Also known as pressure ulcers, bedsores are injuries that affect the skin as well as the layers underneath. Bedsores occur in patients who are bedridden for a long period or suffer a prolonged pressure over an area of skin for a stretch of time. When the body doesn’t get any movement, it can hinder adequate blood flow to the skin, depriving it of nutrients and oxygen.

How to Stop Snoring - 8 Proven Snoring Remedies

Snoring occurs when air flows through the throat while we breathe in our sleep. It causes the relaxed tissues in our throat to vibrate and cause harsh, irritating snoring sounds. Everyone snores occasionally, and it’s usually not something to worry about.

How to Treat Frozen Shoulder?

Frozen shoulder is more likely to occur in people who have diabetes or had prolonged immobility or reduced mobility of the shoulder for a long period, such as after surgery, stroke or an arm injury.

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Barrier Cream: 5 Best Skin Barrier Creams for Healthy Perineal Skin

Barrier Cream, also known as a moisture barrier cream, is a type of skincare product applied directly to the skin surface to maintain a physical barrier against infection and irritants. Skin Barrier Creams provide protection from irritants and prevent the skin from drying out. Find out the best barrier creams for skincare at HPFY.

Your Guide for Surviving Summer Like A Pro!

Summer officially starts June 21, but Memorial Day weekend is viewed as the “unofficial” beginning of summer. As your health and wellness partner, HPFY has the info and products you need to have a fun and safe Memorial Day weekend!

Your Guide for Choosing a Tub Transfer Bench

A tub transfer bench allows the person to enter and exit the shower easily and safely. This equipment straddles the bathtub (two legs outside of the tub and two legs inside of the tub) and allows the user to slide into and out of the tub with or without assistance. A tub transfer bench is wider than a shower chair and normally has adjustable legs to accommodate any bathtub.

Your Guide To Choosing The Best Hospital Bed Mattress

If not given the proper mattress or bed overlay, may end up developing pressure sores where parts of the body come in contact with the mattress. A patient who needs to be in bed most of the day will need constant position changes and a good mattress to protect skin integrity.

Healthy Brain And Cognitive Function In Old Age

Our brain is the control center of our bodies, it regulates bodily functions, stores memories & inherits traits that make us who we are. Exercise, a good diet, & proper sleep keep our body & brain healthy.

Migraine With Aura - Symptoms, Phases, Risk Factors & Treatment

Migraine headaches cause recurrent headaches that can be debilitating. A migraine without aura is known as a common migraine while migraine with aura is called a classic migraine. Other symptoms that occur with migraines include nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light or sound.

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