23 November 2016
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 this type of hearing aid and its benefits and drawbacks. What is an RIC hearing aid?
3 November 2016
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 Giladins When the body encounters one or more of these proteins, the immune system produces substances known as immunoglobulin E anitobodies (IgEs).
20 October 2016
After a recent football game, your son has been complaining that he is having trouble controlling his bladder. Did he suffer from a big hit, especially one near his back or one that may have put a lot of pressure on his spinal cord? There's a chance that he may be suffering from spinal compression that causes a rare bladder disorder. Spinal Compression Is Common in Football Although helmets and shoulder pads are designed to take much of the shock from big hits in football, there's still a chance that your son's spine may be injured after a big hit.
16 September 2016
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 compliance with the current healthcare laws, here are four things you need to know. You Need to Consider the Number of Employees
16 September 2016
If your child was diagnosed with Blount's disease, then you should be concerned. Blount's disease is a growth problem that causes the bones of your lower leg to curve outward. It usually affects both legs in children, but only one leg in teens. For a child with this disease, the curve is only going to get worse without treatment. It is important to get early diagnosed by an orthopaedic doctor. Read on to find out how to treat Blount's disease.
30 August 2016
Chronic pain is an invisible illness that more than 100 million Americans suffer from. Many are put on narcotic pain medication for their entire life and left to suffer. Many become dependent on pain medication and so used to it that it doesn't even help anymore. Alternative pain therapies are needed to help chronic pain patients break through the pain and function in their daily lives. Cryotherapy can help patients live a better life by attacking some of the pain sources.
25 August 2016
Running is excellent for the body, and taking up running as an extracurricular activity is a great form of exercise. However, the more you run, the more you are placed at risk of suffering an injury. One way to reduce your risk of an injury is to take a trip to a chiropractor. Chiropractors are often seen as professionals who simply treat the back. In reality, the treatments that chiropractors provide can benefit the entire body.