If you have recently found out that you are expecting a baby, you are probably daydreaming of the beautiful little person who will someday be cooing in your arms. Unfortunately, there is a lot that still needs to happen before that can come to pass. Sometimes, it seems that pregnancy is a constant back and forth between imagining how beautiful your lives will be together and nightmares of what could happen.
8 May 2019
If your doctor has considered having you take an MRI, you may have heard or read that the MRI machines themselves can be noisy. This is true! MRI machines do make noise while the scan is being run. However, it's nothing that you should worry about, even if you have sensitive ears or are prone to headaches or another condition from loud noises. Here's why you don't have to worry.
8 May 2019
No parent wants to see their child struggle, especially when it comes to an important skill like speaking. However, if you child suffers from a speech delay or a speech impediment, one of the most important things you can do to help is get them in speech therapy as soon as it's evident there may be an issue. If you have concerns, contact your child's pediatrician. They can refer you to a speech therapist who can do an extensive evaluation.
16 March 2019
There are few things more painful than watching someone you love suffer from the effects of dementia. Dementia, a progressive neurological disease, can cause problems with more than just memory loss. It can also impair visual perception, reasoning, judgment, and even a person's language. It can be heartbreaking to watch a previously healthy and self-reliant adult suffer the consequences of these symptoms. Fortunately, there are treatments like geriatric short-term occupational therapy that can provide some improvement in the quality of life to patients with dementia.
7 February 2019