Making Decisions About Home Care

  • 3 Things Parents Should Expect From A Speech Therapist

    9 July 2015

    If you are concerned about your child's speech and language skills, you might consider making an appointment with a speech therapist (also known as a speech pathologist). It is a speech therapist's job to work with your child to evaluate and improve communication disorders and/or swallowing disorders. It can be confusing to try to set up an appointment and find the right therapist for your child, especially if this is your first time dealing with a speech therapist.

  • 5 Reasons You Should Get A Mammogram

    26 June 2015

    Many women put off their health needs because they think it's not necessary. It's important to stay on top of all health needs in order to live a better life and catch any serious problems before it's too late. A routine mammogram is something that women need to consider. Take a look at the information below to better understand the reasons as to why a mammogram is necessary.  A Lump Doesn't Need to Be Felt to Show Cancer 

  • 3 Tips To Prevent Damage To Your Eyeglass Frames

    12 June 2015

    Although you might have heard a lot of advice about properly cleaning your lenses and otherwise taking care of the lenses on your eyeglasses, you might not have heard much about how to take care of your frames. However, holding or using them improperly can cause your frames to bend and otherwise become damaged. Luckily, if you follow these care tips for your eyeglass frames, you can help keep them looking great for a long time to come.

  • Using Physical Therapy To Conquer Delays In Motor Skills

    29 May 2015

    Physical therapy utilizes various techniques to help patients increase their comfortable range of movement. Techniques that are used include strengthening exercises, stretches, temperature treatments, and electrical stimulation. Though physical therapy is commonly used for adults, it is a fantastic option for children suffering from a gross motor delay. Though causes of childhood motor delays greatly vary, many kids benefit from physical therapy treatment methods. Personality Some children have a more reserved personality that discourages them from trying to learn new skills.

  • Three Common Lifestyle Habits That Cause Neck Pain

    14 May 2015

    It is usually easy to pinpoint the cause of your neck pain. Perhaps you overreached during a sporting event. Maybe you were recently in an auto accident and suffered some whiplash. It could even be that you slept oddly one night. Sometimes, however, it isn't that easy to identify the cause of your pain. Sporadic neck pain isn't anything to worry about. However, if you are suffering from neck pain on a constant basis, you may have an underlying causeā€”or your lifestyle may to blame.

  • Prosthetics Fact Sheet | FAQ's For The Recent Leg Amputee Patient

    28 April 2015

    Amputation is a customary medical treatment when a patient's leg cannot be saved. Amputation can be due to a variety of ailments, including poor circulation to the leg, traumatic injuries, birth defects, and certain diseases, such as cancer or diabetes that leave the leg without function. If you have had a leg amputated, it can be a difficult situation emotionally and physically. Thankfully, artificial limbs have undertaken great developments to make them work better now than what they ever have before.

  • Use These 3 Tips To Successfully Breastfeed When You Return To Work

    14 April 2015

    If you're a breastfeeding mother who is about to return to work for the first time since your baby's birth, you may be unsure whether you can keep giving your milk to your baby. Luckily, you can pump your milk at work and bring it home later. Doing this can be a challenge, but if you use the tips that follow, you'll be able to keep providing milk for your baby while working away from home.