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


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


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


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