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Avoiding Falls: Especially in the Bathroom

Kevin Cleary Aug 31, 2016

Falls are one of the leading causes of injury to our older population. A fall can happen anywhere; on the stairs, outside on unlevel terrain, and especially our bathroom. Our bathrooms are loaded with slippery surfaces just waiting to reach out and grab us.

Sports Injury Prevention

Ayush Henry Aug 29, 2016

Sports and other exercises are considered as an effective way to maintain shape and a healthy lifestyle. On the other hand it can also sometimes have adverse effects in the form of injury.

Migraine: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Ayush Henry Aug 29, 2016

Migraine is an intense headache that is a result of specific changes in brain. It can initiate in teens and can be generally seen more in 30 to 40 years of age group. More than 90% of people with migraine have already experienced it before turning 40.

Benefits of Using Abdominal Binders

Ayush Henry Aug 29, 2016

An abdominal binder is a surgical body garment which is made of a cloth material and it is used during post operative phases. It is a necessary support that allows the tummy area to recover its shape. Abdominal binder helps in blood circulation, prevents swelling and supports the stomach to heal smoothly and work efficiently.

Fibromyalgia - Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Methods

Taikhum Sadiq Aug 26, 2016

Fibromyalgia syndrome is characterized by chronic muscle pain, tiredness, and sleep problems. The condition is associated with tender points on the body that causes pain when pressure is put on them. Points like:Neck,Arms,Shoulders,Back,Hips and legs.

Wound Care for the Home and Road

Kevin Cleary Aug 20, 2016

Basic first aid is important to properly heal any wound and having the proper supplies, readily at hand, is crucial. Making sure your first-aid kit at home or on the road is properly stocked cannot be overstated since the ability to control the conditions any wound is exposed to is critical to minimizing any infection and expediting healing.

Preventing Pressure Ulcers

Ayush Henry Aug 16, 2016

Pressure ulcers are caused by the sustained pressure exerted by hard surface, such as bed or wheelchair on skin. It reduces the blood flow to nearby skin and tissues, thereby limiting the amount of oxygenated blood and nutrients. This makes skin vulnerable to damage and result in development of pressure ulcers.

School’s Around the Corner, Backpack Safety

Kevin Cleary Aug 13, 2016

As August draws to a close, every child dreads the return to school at the end of the month or in September. Many children carry their textbooks and technology aids (such as laptops, tablets, or even smart phones) in their backpack. After a while, that backpack gets heavy and can cause shoulder and back discomfort in our children.

3 Things You Must Know About diabetes

Ayush Henry Aug 13, 2016

It is normal for people to get concerned when they are diagnosed with diabetes. Taking excessive stress can worsen the situation. It is critical to maintain healthy lifestyle and dietary habits to manage body sugar level. It is best to start slowly and keep track of physical activity and food intake.

Benefits of Aquatic Therapy

Ayush Henry Aug 12, 2016

Aquatic therapy has been effective since its inception. Thousands of years ago the ancient Romans and Greeks bathed in hot springs and took benefit of relaxation and improved blood circulation. They understood the therapeutic properties of warm water, which helped increase the flexibility and reduce body pain.