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4 Things That Physical Therapy Will Help You Do

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The human body is an amazing thing, but it can suffer from illness and injury. After an injury or surgery, you may need help to get back on your feet. Physical therapy can help you rehabilitate your muscles and joints. Here are four key things that physical therapy can help you do: 1. Push your limits without hurting yourself. Exercising with an injury can be difficult. Pain is your body's way of letting you know that something is wrong.

24 November 2020

Become More Educated On Cataracts

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Cataracts happen as part of the aging process. They commonly occur in people who are around sixty years of age. When someone has cataracts, it can affect both the way their eyes look and the way they function. You can learn more about cataracts and how cataract surgery can help by reading more here:  How cataracts affect your vision If you have cataracts, then the signs can start out slowly. Then, as time goes on, the symptoms can get worse and worse until you can get to the point where your cataracts can lead to blindness.

27 October 2020

When Should You Seek A Second Opinion For Belly Pain?

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Even though physicians are well-educated and are completely capable of making a good diagnosis, they are also often making an educated guess about what is wrong. When you have a symptom as common as belly pain, you may get a range of diagnoses depending on your interactions with the physician, the physician's medical background, and more. Sometimes, it may be a good idea to seek a second opinion for belly pain.

23 September 2020

About Work Injury Prevention Programs

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Injury lawsuits are one of the reasons why many business owners lose out on money that could have been saved or used to expand their company. Although accidents can sometimes not be prevented, it is possible to prevent them by exercising more caution depending on the job that is being performed. For example, if an employee is trying to impress a supervisor by performing tasks in a non-stop manner, it can actually be a health risk.

21 August 2020

Can CAR T-Cell Therapy Help With Your Cancer?

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One of the more modern techniques that can help you fight cancer is chimeric antigen receptor, or CAR, T-cell therapy. This relatively new treatment has shown to be effective with certain types of cancer and research is continuing to expand its use. Here is more about CAR T-cell therapy, how it works, its approved uses, and its side effects. What is CAR T-cell Therapy? CAR T-cell therapy uses your own T-cells to attack and destroy the cancer cells in your body.

13 December 2019

How To Care For Your Feet With Inflammatory Arthritis

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Inflammatory arthritis can dramatically affect the feet. Additionally, many people with the condition find one of the first body parts they neglect is their feet, due to pain and physical limitations. There are ways you can minimize foot problems and make it easier to care for your feet. Rely On Comfy Shoes One challenge many people with inflammatory arthritis face is finding comfortable shoes, especially when they cannot exclusively rely on sneakers.

12 October 2019

4 Tips For Treating Chronic Pain

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Living in discomfort and pain is never ideal. It's vital to take time to do what you can to face this challenge in your life. Fortunately, many tips can help make your life less uncomfortable and an easier one to live even if you suffer from this condition. Professional help is always the best option, but knowing tips that can allow you to feel better when in pain are also helpful.

20 September 2019

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