Making Decisions About Home Care

  • 3 Embarrassing Habits That Your Doctor Needs To Know About

    28 December 2015

    Although you probably know that your doctor has your best interests at heart, you still might not want to tell him or her all of the nitty and gritty things that are going on in your life. However, even some rather embarrassing habits should be shared with your doctor if you want him or her to be able to give you the best care. Knowing all of the main factors that can affect your health can make it easier for your doctor to provide you with top-of-the-line care, and providing certain information can help doctors at clinics like Hightstown Medical Associates figure out certain problems more than you think.

  • Ways To Prevent Aggravating Your Lower Back Pain

    10 December 2015

    Lower back pain can be agonizingly painful, robbing you of the ability to carry out your daily chores or even enjoy fun activities such as bowling or riding a bicycle. If you suffer from chronic back pain, there are several steps you can take to prevent aggregating your pain while standing or carrying and reaching for objects. Read on for tips on how to do just that so you can hopefully manage your condition better.

  • Protect Your Ears With the Right Earplugs

    24 November 2015

    If you have to live or work in a location that inevitably exposes you to loud noises, you will need to either get earplugs or some other form of protection. But not all earplugs will properly fit your ears and not all earplugs are designed specifically to protect you from loud sounds. Therefore, you will need to choose the right kind of earplugs. The Ratings Earplugs come with ratings that explain how well they will block sound.

  • 3 Kid-Friendly Features Pediatric Iv Poles Must Have

    9 November 2015

    If you work in a medical setting that caters to children, you already know that keeping them comfortable and happy during their treatment is one of the biggest challenges of the job. Part of keeping pediatric patients comfortable is associated with how effectively you stock the facility with kid-friendly equipment. The standard IV pole is the perfect example of a piece of mundane equipment that can be transformed into a highly-functional and kid-friendly item.

  • Suffer From Psoriasis? Try These Makeup Tips

    22 October 2015

    Psoriasis can leave you feeling very self-conscious about the way that you look. Seeking treatment from your dermatologist can help you work toward minimizing your symptoms, but you might be looking for a fix that can help you right now. Wearing makeup can help you feel more confident about the way that you look when you're dealing with psoriasis. Try these tips to improve your self-confidence and to fight back against this skin condition.

  • Three Myths About Bee Stings: Busted

    9 October 2015

    Most people get stung by a bee at least once in their life. For many, the experience is just a little uncomfortable. For others, getting stung leads to a dangerous allergic reaction and lands them in the emergency room. Whether you have a known insect allergy or not, it is important to know a bit about bee stings so that if you or a friend get stung, you can react properly.

  • Why You Should Use Your Hearing Aids In The Workplace

    22 September 2015

    If you have been balking at wearing hearing aids in your workplace, then you have been doing a great disservice to yourself, employer and colleagues. Maybe you have been avoiding them because of the associated stigma and prejudice; for example, some people think that they make one look old. However, you need to use them because hearing aids bring multiple benefits to the workplace. Here are four examples of such benefits:

  • About Hiring A Home Care Nurse For Easier Stroke Recovery

    8 September 2015

    Are you aware that neglecting to move around on a regular basis after partial leg paralysis from a stroke can make the condition worse? It is a good idea to hire a nurse that can visit your home and help you move around, as well as with other daily tasks. Below, discover how helpful a home care nurse can be for your stroke complications as you recover. How is a Home Care Nurse Helpful When Recovering from a Stroke?

  • The Steps Of Hip Replacement Surgery

    20 August 2015

    As you become older, there is a chance that you could develop hip arthritis. Hip arthritis can develop into a severe condition that can cause severe pain when moving the hips. At this point in time, your doctor may suggest hip replacement surgery to be done by an orthopedic surgeon. Although the sound of surgery sounds complicated and scary, it only requires a few simple steps that orthopedic surgeons know exactly how to complete.

  • Recovering From Total Hip Replacement Surgery

    7 August 2015

    You've had a painful hip condition for years and are getting ready to have a total hip replacement. This is a common procedure and will reduce your pain and allow you to walk comfortably. One key to a successful hip replacement is the therapy you receive when you get home. Here is what you can expect after your surgery to make sure you'll get a long, pain-free life out of your new hip joint.