3 Tips For The Best Possible Post-Stroke Recovery

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Although strokes can be life-threatening, they more often result in significant, long-term physical and cognitive disabilities. Access to various rehabilitative resources will give patients the best possible chance at regaining any lost functions and improving their quality of life. Request A Neuropsychological Evaluation You, or someone entrusted with your care, should request an evaluation by a clinical neuropsychologist. Since this specialty may not be widely available, you may need to travel to another locality or find avenues for a remote consultation.

20 July 2017

What To Expect At Your First Chiropractic Appointment

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Chiropractic care can help relieve symptoms of various conditions, including neck and back pain. It involves performing physical manipulation techniques to adjust your spine to correct alignment problems that may be contributing to your symptoms. If you are scheduled to see a chiropractor for the first time, it's best to do some research to prepare for your appointment and know what to expect. To get your started, here's what you can typically expect when seeing a chiropractor for the first time.

28 June 2017

Why You Shouldn't Let Your Teen's Strep Throat Go Untreated

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When you're raising teenagers, you can feel like they're always complaining of some ache or mysterious symptom as they grow and experience rapid body changes. While it's true that your teen will recover from most sore throats without any specific care, a case of strep throat can turn into a much more serious threat without a round of antibiotics. Find out how to tell if testing is needed and what can happen to untreated strep throat.

23 March 2017

Eye Issues You Shouldn't Ignore During Pregnancy

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Pregnancy can be one of the most blissful times of life, but it can also be a time of strange symptoms for some women. From morning sickness to emotional extremes, it is not without complications for many women. Vision problems are among the lesser-known things that can happen during pregnancy, but they should not be ignored. Here are some eye issues that may occur during a pregnancy. Dry Eye Syndrome

23 February 2017

3 Reasons To See A Physical Therapist

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Physical therapy has so many benefits. There are a good deal of people who would really benefit from physical therapy, but don't understand the many advantages and reasons to see a physical therapist. Here are some of the main reasons to go see a physical therapist. 1. Recent Surgery If you have recently had surgery, especially on a joint or on a major body party, you will require a good deal of healing before you are ready to get back to your normal routine.

25 January 2017

Make Your Body Work For You: 3 Easy Side Gigs For The Cash Strapped College Student

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If you're in college and your part time job is not giving you enough extra money, then you should consider a side gig that you can do sporadically for extra cash. One great way to make some extra money is to find a job that lets you do something physical (yet not too stressful) so that you don't have to spend extra hours outside of class learning some new skill (such as a new database program or custom point of sale system).

10 January 2017

Three Questions To Answer When Deciding On A Tummy Tuck

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If you have extra fat and skin in your abdominal area after pregnancy or weight loss, you may be considering having a tummy tuck. This surgical procedure removes the extra tissue, resulting in a tighter, more toned midsection. While many patients are happy with their outcomes, a tummy tuck, like any surgery, is not for everyone. Here are three questions to ask yourself when deciding whether to undergo this procedure.

21 December 2016