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Flat Feet: What Causes Them And How Can Physical Therapy Help?

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Flat feet are a common problem in which the arches of your feet begin to fall, causing your instep to come in contact with the ground while you're standing. Arches are commonly used in building bridges because they naturally distribute weight over the entire bridge, and the arch in your foot serves the same purpose— it distributes the weight of your body over your entire foot. When your arches fall and your weight is distributed unevenly across your foot, it can eventually lead to chronic foot pain or overuse injuries.

20 July 2019

Five Things Patients Might Want To Know About Real Ear Measurements

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Patients undergoing the real ear measurement process as part of an audiologist's treatments might be curious about what the process is and what it entails.  The following are five things patients might want to know about real ear measurements before they undergo the process: A real ear measurement is a measure of sound pressure levels. Some patients make the mistake of assuming that real ear measurements involve the physical size of the ear itself.

29 May 2019

Reasons to Go to a Health Care Clinic Instead of an Emergency Room

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Accidents and illnesses happen, and it's typically when you least expect it. When you or your children get hurt or suddenly develop a fever, the first thought for many people is to go to their local emergency room. While some health care situations do warrant a trip to the emergency room, many do not. Health care clinics also provide quality health care, and they can often handle accidents and illnesses that would prevent you from having to sit in the waiting room of the emergency room for hours, especially if the reason you are at the emergency room isn't life-threatening.

10 May 2019

What You Can Do About That Heel Pain

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Pain in the heel can be a pain in the butt. If you have heel pain it can make your entire day difficult, from when your feet first hit the floor, all the way to when you're at rest at the end of the day. All of this heel pain can disrupt your day and cause more problems for you. If you have heel pain there are things you can do.

18 March 2019

Foot Health For Newly Diagnosed Diabetics: 3 Important Tips

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Being diagnosed with diabetes is a life-changing event for a growing number of people. In fact, according to recent statistics, 1.4 million people receive this news from their doctors each year in the United States. While changes in diet and medication are common treatments, a diabetes diagnosis also requires patients to make other changes in their lives. One of these changes is learning about the connection between diabetes and foot health.

7 February 2019

General Healthcare Steps To Follow

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Being proactive with your health is important for avoiding some potentially serious medical ailments and emergencies. Unfortunately, individuals will often do the bare minimum for meeting their healthcare needs, and this is particularly true when it concerns a few aspects of healthcare. Appreciate The Need For A Customized First-Aid Kit Accidents and injuries are an unavoidable part of life, but individuals will often take no steps to prepare for these situations.

3 January 2019

Why Your Medical Practice Should Consider Investing In Smart IV Pumps

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If you run a medical practice where the utilization of IVs is standard practice for patients, then you'll need to invest in the right pumps. There are many to choose from, but smart IV pumps in particular are ideal. They come with so many advantages.  Auto-Programming  Manual IV pumps are probably the more affordable option, but setting them up on a patient-to-patient basis can be quite time-consuming. In times of emergencies, you don't have seconds to spare with your IV setup.

3 December 2018

Key Points When Choosing A Rehab Center For Your Knee Injury

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If you are in a situation where you have injured your knee and need to go to a rehab facility, then it is important that you do a thorough analysis of all the positives and drawbacks of the different rehab places you are looking into. The first thing you will want to do is localize your search for a short-term rehabilitation treatment facility. You don't want to focus on all rehab places in general because some of these places are not suited to your needs.

10 October 2018

3 Things You Need To Know About Hemorrhoid Banding

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If you have a small lump around your anus or experience a small amount of red bleeding when using the restroom, you may be suffering from a hemorrhoid. Other hemorrhoid symptoms include pain or itching in the anal region. There are multiple treatment options for hemorrhoids, including hemorrhoid banding. Hemorrhoid banding involves constricting the hemorrhoids with rubber bands so that they fall off. The band restricts blood flow to the hemorrhoid.

12 September 2018

3 Reasons To Consider Working With An Online Dermatologist For Acne-Related Problems

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Having acne can negatively impact your life in many ways, from your personal life to your professional career. If you're tired of this stressful cycle, you can work with an online dermatologist. Seeing this skin care professional comes with many benefits.  Remote Access When you have acne, you probably don't enjoy going out in public as you're self-conscious about your physical appearance. Having this lowered self-esteem, seeing a dermatologist in person often proves difficult.

3 July 2018