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Month: December 2017

Physical Therapy Treatments Use Exercise, Manual Therapy and Patient Education to Treat Chronic Pain

December 28, 2017

Physical therapy treatment is a non-invasive, non-surgical alternative for the management and relief of chronic pain. Injuries resulting from accidents or sports can have lasting results, especially in problem areas like the knee, hip, back, neck and shoulders. There are many benefits of physical therapy, which is why medical practitioners as well as patients prefer […]

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Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room

December 27, 2017

Every day, no matter how hard we try, people get hurt. Whether it’s something as minor as falling off the swing set, to getting into a major car crash, accidents happen all the time. Injuries that occur from accidents typically require immediate attention, and sometimes, it can be hard to decide, should I go to […]

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Burnout Explained and 10 Ways to Avoid It

December 27, 2017

Physicians are subject to burnout. According to a few statistics, a recent study reported that 45.8% of physicians are considered to be experiencing at least one symptom of burnout. There is currently a 35.2% overall burnout rate among U.S. physicians. And physicians aged 35 and under have a burnout rate of 44%. Students are also […]

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Leg Fractures The Facts

December 27, 2017

Dealing with a leg fracture is not a fun ordeal and for some people, it may be their worst nightmare. Now, do not be worried if you have never thought about dealing with a leg fracture before reading this article. This type of injury is most common amongst athletes or people who work on construction […]

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Five Ways to Reduce Allergy Suffering

December 27, 2017

Allergies are at best an annoyance, and, at worst, destructive to our happiness and health. Here are five things you can do to enjoy a bit better health and minimize the effects of allergies on your life: Engage Some Reinforcements Probiotics and other natural bacteria may help the immune system deal with allergies and adjust […]

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Are You in Need of CPAP Replacement Parts? We Have You Covered

December 27, 2017

If you are somebody who experiences sleep apnea and its sometimes debilitating effects, your CPAP machine and you have probably grown close. There are many types of CPAP masks available today, offering you benefits when have been diagnosed with sleep apnea or are in the throes of a diagnosis. Sleep apnea is a disorder that […]

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Urgent Care From 1970s to Now

December 26, 2017

Broken bones. Lacerations. Influenza. Bronchitis. Strep throat. High blood pressure. High cholesterol. Diabetes. Sugar issues. Wounds. Gouges. Headaches. Migraines. Unnatural bowel movements. Vomiting. Ankle sprains. Dizziness. These are some of the conditions that can be treated at a new type of health facility: the urgent care center. The urgent care center movement initially started in […]

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Hope for Cancer Patients in Proton Radiation Therapy

December 21, 2017

Getting a cancer diagnosis can be life changing and terrifying. It can be hard to know what to do, what to believe, what course of treatment to take. When weighing treatment options, a patient should consider proton radiation therapy. Proton radiation therapy works by targeting a very specific point of tissue. This makes it a […]

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Back to the Basics: Understanding a Joint Replacement Procedure

December 19, 2017

Joint replacement may sound scary, but it is a commonly practiced procedure to improve the quality of life for people who are in immense pain. In order to perform daily activities without pain, sometimes a person’s joint needs to be replaced. Since joint replacement is a complex procedure, let’s break it down into a few […]

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Understanding Excessive Sweating Also Known as Hyperhidrosis

December 18, 2017

Hyperhidrosis is also known as excessive sweating. This issue is more common than most folks think, with over 7 million Americans who are affected by the problem. Unlike most people who have at a minimum two and up to four million sweat glands, these folks have problems getting their body to cool down. This affects […]

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