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Avoiding Falls: Especially in the Bathroom

Posted on Aug 31, 2016 by Kevin Cleary

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.

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Posted in Grab Bars and Safety Rails

Sports Injury Prevention

Posted on Aug 29, 2016 by Ayush Henry

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.

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Posted in Sports Injury Prevention

Migraine: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Posted on Aug 29, 2016 by

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.

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Posted in Migraine

Benefits of Using Abdominal Binders

Posted on Aug 29, 2016 by Ayush Henry

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.

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Posted in Abdominal Binder

Fibromyalgia - Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Methods

Posted on Aug 26, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

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.

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Posted in Fibromyalgia

Wound Care for the Home and Road

Posted on Aug 20, 2016 by Kevin Cleary

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.

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Autumn Allergies and School

Posted on Aug 16, 2016 by Kevin Cleary

Summer is coming to a close and days are getting shorter which means allergies and school are returning. As we take our children to the mall to buy new clothing for the school year we should also be sure our children are ready to combat their allergies at school. Learning new math, science, or history can be made more difficult if your child is suffering from fall allergies.

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Posted in Respiratory

Preventing Pressure Ulcers

Posted on Aug 16, 2016 by Ayush Henry

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.

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Posted in Pressure Ulcers

School’s Around the Corner, Backpack Safety

Posted on Aug 13, 2016 by Kevin Cleary

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.

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Posted in Muscle Pain

Benefits of Aquatic Therapy

Posted on Aug 12, 2016 by Ayush Henry

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.

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Posted in Aquatic Rehab Therapy

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