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  • Pain Management Options For Those Who Struggle With Opiate Addiction

    If you have had problems with opiates in the past, then you may be unsure of how to safely manage chronic pain, such as the pain associated with arthritis or Crohn's disease. Many people would take opiates for these conditions, but you can't. Thankfully, there are some safer, non-addictive pain management strategies that you can employ as someone who struggles with opiate addiction. A good way to explore these tactics and see which one will work best for you is to visit a pain management center for treatment. [Read More]

  • Three Reasons You Might Need Facial Reconstructive Surgery

    Reconstructive surgery is a way to restore the natural appearance of your face or body. By undergoing facial reconstructive surgery, you are on your way to restoring confidence! While surgery is never an easy thing to go through, the benefits far outweigh the negative side as you decide what is best for you. There is a difference between cosmetic surgery and reconstructive surgery, and talking with your doctor will help you find out which is necessary in your particular situation. [Read More]

  • Does Your Spouse Need Specialized Care? How To Ease The Transition To A Memory Care Center

    If your spouse suffers from dementia, you may need to change the level of care they receive. This is especially true if you're no longer able to care for your spouse at home. A memory care center may be the best place for them. Memory care centers are staffed with trained professionals who know how to give your spouse the care they need. If it's time to move your spouse into a memory care center, the tips provided here will help to ensure a spouse transition. [Read More]

  • How ADHD Evaluations Help Children Diagnosed With General Behavior Disorders

    The problems associated with ADHD can impact a child long into adulthood unless they get treatment and manage it properly. Unfortunately, some may struggle to get this care because ADHD can be so unexpected and hard to diagnose in many children. As a result, it is important for parents to consider an evaluation if they believe that their child has been improperly diagnosed with a more general behavioral disorder. ADHD Can Be Poorly Diagnosed [Read More]

  • Ways Post-Concussion Neuro Optometry Rehabilitation Helps Athletes

    Head injuries are unfortunately common in many sports and can cause concussions that may be dangerous if they are allowed to worsen. This problem can make it hard for a person to remember critical details about their life and make trigger other issues that can be hard to manage. As a result, it is important to get high-quality post-concussion neuro optometry rehabilitation. Concussions Can Be Impactful A concussion occurs when the head is jostled and the brain impacts with the skull. [Read More]

  • Dealing With Back Pain? How the Mckenzie Method Can Help

    It can be hard to pin down the cause of back pain, as prolonged sitting, working out, or even sleeping in an awkward position can affect your spine. Even if you don't have an underlying disease, you can still suffer from back pain. If you have back pain and can't find relief, one way you may want to improve your symptoms is with physical therapy—specifically with the McKenzie Method. The Mckenzie method is very effective at treating patients with nonspecific spinal pain. [Read More]

  • Your Guide to Medical Cannabis

    Many states allow medical grade cannabis to be used to treat certain chronic conditions that have not responded well to more conventional treatment. Doctors do not have to agree to prescribe or recommend medical cannabis, but there's a growing interest in the drug and its efficacy at controlling or resolving certain symptoms, such as nausea, joint pain, and seizures. What is Medical Cannabis? Medical cannabis uses some of the naturally occurring chemicals found in cannabis plants. [Read More]

  • Recover From Cataract Surgery Faster With These Tips

    Most patients find cataract surgery surprisingly simple. Typically, there is no pain involved in the surgery itself, and after the procedure, most people only experience minor itching and irritation. But this does not mean your eye doesn't need time to recover. You still need time for the incisions to heal, and for the new lens to fix itself to your eye tissues. This can take multiple weeks, depending on how well your body heals. [Read More]

  • Undergoing IV Drip Treatment After Your Marathon

    Running a marathon or any other long race is pretty hard on your body. Once the race is over, you need to focus on recovery. Resting, taking in plenty of fluids, and eating foods that are rich in carbohydrates and protein will help your body repair itself after this challenging endeavor. But there is one more thing to consider doing as you recover: undergoing IV drip therapy. Here is a closer look at what this treatment entails and why it's such a good choice for post-race recovery. [Read More]

  • The Secrets to Success with Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opiate addiction is a dark, dark hole to fall into. One day, however, you may realize you're ready to crawl out of that hole and seek treatment. How do you ensure that treatment is effective? Well, there are a few tips you can follow. 1. Start with an inpatient treatment program. In most cases, it is better to enroll in an inpatient program than an outpatient program when you're first starting your recovery journey. [Read More]