Making Decisions About Home Care

  • Your Son Has Lost Bladder Control After a Big Football Hit: Is Spinal Compression to Blame?

    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.

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

    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

  • How To Treat Blount's Disease In Children

    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.

  • The Amazing Benefits Of Cryotherapy For Chronic Pain

    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.

  • How A Chiropractor Can Make You A Better Runner

    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.

  • Managing Asthma While You're Pregnant: Five Tips That Will Make It Easier On You And Your Baby

    15 August 2016

    Shortness of breath is a common complaint during pregnancy—but if you already suffer from asthma, the difficulty you have managing exacerbated symptoms can be scary and stressful. For around 6% of women, it can even lead to hospitalization. Here are some tips that you can try to manage breathing problems during pregnancy. 1.) Stand up straight. Your growing belly can cause you to slouch when standing or lean forward when you are sitting.

  • Exposing Dental Implant Myths And Misconceptions

    1 August 2016

    Having had the luck of losing one of your teeth can be a frightening experience due to the implications that it can have for your appearance. Not surprisingly, there are any people that will want to have the missing tooth replaced as quickly as possible. However, making informed choices about replacing missing teeth can be difficult if you do not have a sufficient knowledge about the available replacement options. Having the following myths about dental implants refuted will help you to be informed about addressing this issue.