Making Decisions About Home Care

Tips To Avoid Heel Pain When Hiking

As an active hiker, heel pain can be a major red flag that something is majorly amiss with your main mode of transportation. The cause is often plantar fasciitis – the inflammation of the tissues that connect your heel to your toes. Untreated, it can make it nearly impossible to walk. The following tips can […]

3 Reasons To Get Dental Implants

Are your natural teeth in bad shape? If so, you might be considering some options for replacement. While dentures are a common choice, one option you might want to think about, if you haven’t already, is dental implants. Dental implants can provide many benefits that are not available through other replacement options like dentures. Here […]

The Telehealth Approach To Rehabbing The Knee Has Arrived

The telegraph led to the telephone. Further advancements in technology led to the television. Now, the world has arrived at “telehealth,” an innovative new concept designed to support in-home physical rehabilitation therapy. Telehealth rehabilitation programs are not commonplace yet, but the future could very well be one in which telehealth programs become a normal component […]

Tips For Varying Your Strength Training Routine

If your current strength training routine feels like watching paint dry or you believe you could gain more benefits from adding variety, it is time to be creative in your approach. Fortunately there are seemingly infinite ways to vary your strength training routine and keep workouts interesting. Go Slow Super slow strength training is a […]

Is a Receiver-In-Canal Hearing Aid Right for You?

If a recent hearing test revealed that you need a hearing aid for minor hearing loss, you might be a bit overwhelmed with all of your options. One of the commonly recommended styles of hearing aids for individuals with mild hearing loss is called a receiver-in-canal or RIC hearing aid. Here’s a closer look at […]

All About Wheat Allergy

What Exactly is Wheat Allergy? Any type of food allergy is caused by an abnormal reaction to a typically harmless food substance. In the majority of cases, these reactions are triggered by proteins which that body has misinterpreted as a threat. With wheat allergy, the reaction is triggered by four main forms of protein:  Globulins  Albumins   Glutenins   […]

Own A Business? 4 Things You Need To Know About Your Employee Health Coverage

Whether you own a large business or a small mom-and-pop shop, you might not be exempt from new healthcare laws. Healthcare reform was designed to ensure that more people have access to affordable healthcare options. Unfortunately, part of the responsibility for that coverage fell on the shoulders of business owners. To make sure you’re in […]