5 June 2020
If you have recently had an injury or illness and require physical therapy, then you should know that there are a few different types of professionals that you can see. And, the type of professional will depend on the injury that you have sustained. Keep reading to learn about a few of the more common types of professionals. Orthopedic The term orthopedic refers to the muscles and joints in the body that allow for movement.
1 June 2020
If you were diagnosed with breast cancer, then your oncologist will determine the best breast cancer treatment services based upon the stage and type of your tumor. Treatment options for breast cancer may include surgical intervention, radiation therapy, hormonal treatment, and chemotherapy. While chemotherapy can help reduce your risk for recurrence, it can cause significant adverse reactions. Here are some things that may help ease the adverse reactions from chemotherapy.
29 May 2020
Your first obstetric appointment is an important milestone in your pregnancy. By this point, you are generally quite confident you are pregnant. However, you may not know much about pregnancy or what is to come. Knowing what to expect at this first ob appointment will help you feel more comfortable. Here's a look at what will happen. Pregnancy Test You've probably taken a home pregnancy test or two, and that's why you're at this appointment in the first place.
27 May 2020
Wounds such as scrapes that occur after falling off of your bike, scooter or skateboard can be painful. These wounds may not seem severe enough to take yourself or your child to the emergency room, but they may need to be looked at by a physician, which is why urgent care can be helpful. You can go into the urgent care clinic to have the wound looked at and treated as needed.
26 May 2020
If you go to your doctor, and they recommend a sleep study, you might be surprised and confused by the recommendation. However, there are numerous complaints and symptoms that you might not realize would be cause to have a sleep study and to see a sleep medicine doctor. Things like daytime fatigue, excessive sleepiness, tossing and turning at night, or snoring are all potentially signs you need a sleep study. Before you worry about your upcoming sleep study, get to know what you can expect from the process and from the sleep medicine specialist who will read the test results.
21 May 2020
Hearing aids are a necessary tool for people with excessive hearing loss and may help them stay focused and capable of listening. However, these people may not clean their hearing aids often enough, which can result in damage that may require a regular replacement. Therefore, it is essential to get these hearing aids cleaned and maintained regularly to avoid expensive repairs. Dirty Hearing Aids May Lose Some Lifespan A good high-quality hearing aid is one that lasts for years without the need to get replaced.
15 May 2020
Most adults will need to have their wisdom teeth removed. There's simply not enough room in the mouth for these teeth, so they end up getting impacted, pushing other teeth out of place, and causing pain. If you're lucky, your wisdom teeth will erupt at least partially so that your dentist can pull them with only a local anesthetic. Unfortunately, some people's wisdom teeth do not erupt at all and need to be removed surgically.