If you're about to take the flu shot for the first time, you may have some concerns. If you're one of those people who don't like vaccines but have decided to forge ahead with the flu shot because you have heard of its benefits, you may be wondering what you can do to make the experience more comfortable. Fortunately, there are a few things that you can do to make things go a little more smoothly.
28 February 2023
Orthopedic physical therapy (also referred to as ortho PT) is one type of physical therapy that is centered around the functional use of the orthopedic system. The orthopedic system is made up of everything from your bones and joints to your muscles and ligaments. This type of therapy is typically reserved for specific situations and can differ from typical physical therapy in several ways. Take a look at a few of the most common questions prospective patients tend to have about ortho PT.
20 January 2023
Winter weather can take a toll on the overall condition of your eyes. Many people fail to realize the need for additional eye protection during the winter months. In order to appreciate the importance of winter eye care, you must become familiar with the many ways in which winter weather can affect your eyes. 1. Dry Heat If you live in a cold climate, you probably turn up the thermostat on your heater when outdoor temperatures dip.
12 December 2022
In some cases, such as with knee pain, stem cells can be removed from the body and injected in order to reduce pain. While this will not completely eliminate pain, the injection of stem cells into the body can alleviate pain to some extent and is something you should discuss with your doctor. Why Stem Cells Are Used Stem cells are removed from your bone marrow and are used to repair your knee cartilage.
10 November 2022
If you've been diagnosed with cancer, now's the time to get a second opinion. If you're worried that a second opinion will slow down your treatment, that's not the case. In fact, you can start treatment while you're waiting for your second opinion. If you're not sure you need a second opinion, read the list provided below. Here are four important reasons to get a second opinion for your cancer diagnosis.
5 October 2022
Have you been promised a wonder drug for erectile dysfunction (ED)? It's not uncommon to see bold claims online for a drug that can cure ED. Most people also routinely buy over-the-counter 'boosters' that have not gone through a proper vetting process. Self-medication is the process of treating health problems or symptoms with drugs or alcohol that have not been prescribed by a doctor. It is a dangerous practice that can lead to addiction and other health problems.
31 August 2022
When you visit your family doctor for your regular checkup, they'll go through a lengthy list of steps to assess your overall health. One thing that your doctor will often do is assess your skin to ensure that everything looks healthy. A skin assessment doesn't take long and isn't uncomfortable at all. The doctor will often ask you various health-related questions as they carefully scan your skin and note anything relevant.
28 June 2022