No one wants to develop osteoporosis, but it often seems like people don't want to do anything about it, either. Low activity levels and relatively poor diets still seem to be a regular part of many people's lives. A common misperception is that getting enough calcium -- or what you think is enough calcium -- will be enough to stave off development of the disease. However, everyone's body is different, and for best results, you need a range of strategies.
4 October 2017
Physical therapy tends to focus on getting your body back on track. Figuring out your motor skills and relearning how to move comfortably is already a large task. Though you may be focused on physical rejuvenation, it is important to take care of your mental health when you are trying to get your body back in order. If you are in physical therapy several times a week but you are not sure where to start when it comes to taking control of your mental health, here are a few steps to take.
14 September 2017
Do you feel like you are not healthy enough? You may not get enough exercise or eat the right foods that would provide plenty of vitamins to you. If you always feel tired and lack energy, you may have decided it is a good time to start focusing more on improving your overall health. It is not as hard as it seems to become healthier. In fact, there are a few steps you can follow to start making improvements right away.
5 September 2017
Trying to soothe back pain is totally possible, but it might not feel that way if you wake up every morning feeling worse because your bed seems to be fighting your efforts to get better. Setting up your bed properly and figuring out if there is anything you're doing during sleep are both keys to helping your back get better. Take a look at these tips and see which ones you can take care of immediately:
16 August 2017
Chronic lower back pain is something that many people live with. Surgery is not always an option, and even when it is available, it is not always successful. If you are someone with persistent lower back pain, you are likely taking pain medication. But there are alternatives that can provide relief. Some of it may complement your medication, but it may also reduce your dependence on pain medication. The following are three alternatives to consider.
29 July 2017
Whenever are dealing with a surgery that requires you to use ostomy products during your recovery, it is important to purchase the highest quality supplies. Because eliminating waste is a matter of health, well-being, and comfort, you can't misstep when it comes to purchasing these supplies and using them the best that you can. To this end, think about the following tips and use them in order to buy and use these ostomy supplies the best that you can.
17 July 2017
Getting as healthy as you can possibly get requires you to eat a healthy diet and to get plenty of exercise. Many people have very busy, hectic lives that can make it difficult for them to get the exercise that they need on a regular basis. If you are not able to go to the gym regularly, you need to take the time to find out how to fit exercise into your life with ease.
24 June 2017
If you have a lot of knee pain due to arthritis, this can be hard to deal with. Even if you are on medication, you can still feel pain at times. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to help relieve some of your pain to help you feel much better, two of which are listed below. Get a Hot Tub If you have the room, you should consider getting a hot tub.
28 February 2017
Not all dental trauma is obvious. A seemingly perfectly healthy tooth can cause problems, the source of which may be difficult to detect. Case in point, one condition called cracked tooth syndrome can cause symptoms associated with tooth damage but doesn't readily lend itself to being diagnosed. Here's more information about this problem and what can be done to treat it. Tiny Cracks, Big Problems Cracked tooth syndrome is just as it sounds.
22 February 2017
One of the most important resources at your disposal when you have undergone any type of pelvic surgery is a physical therapist, mostly because of the many ways in which he or she can help you heal and recover after the surgery. Listed below are three ways that a physical therapist can help you after your pelvic surgery. Help You Safely Regain Strength One of the biggest ways in which a physical therapist can help you after your pelvic surgery is by allowing you to regain your strength safely.
30 January 2017