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Exercising Your Hand and Fingers

Posted on Mar 15, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

The ability to have a firm grasp on the world around us cannot be emphasized enough, but doing so without pain is even more important. Sometimes due to an injury or arthritis we can experience diminished range of motion and a higher level of pain over time. Your doctor may want you to visit with an occupational therapist in order to evaluate any loss of dexterity or strength.

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Honey Dressings: Sweet!!

Posted on Mar 10, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

The treatment of acute or chronic wounds can have a multitude of solutions. This can have your head spinning when it comes to choosing the right dressing for your wound. It is widely accepted that a moist wound bed heals better. Many dressings incorporate silver compounds. One option that has been around for a while is the use of honey dressing.

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Choose Your Stockings

Posted on Mar 09, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Yes, not all stockings are created equal. Compression helps patients with circulation problems due to a wide variety of maladies and, at first glance, compression stockings and anti-embolism stockings may seem like the same thing, but there are subtle differences that are quite important. Knowing the subtle differences in each can help you choose the proper type of compression stocking.

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Relief for Your Pain

Posted on Mar 09, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Pain is caused by a plethora of stimuli and there’s nothing better than pain relief. Some instances of pain are temporary, while some are chronic and can last a lifetime. Being able to design a pain management plan for your specific need requires understanding what options are available to us. There are a plethora of pain relief methods that can be advantageous to whatever pains you.

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Swimming and Incontinence

Posted on Mar 06, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Who doesn’t enjoy a dip in the pool? Unfortunately, many may feel embarrassed due to incontinence. The problem faced by those worried about their incontinence and forced to wear diapers is the fact that today’s diapers are so effective at absorbing moisture. Who knew that a product working too well would be a detriment? Whether you’re an adult or a young child, you do have options to enjoy.

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