If you find yourself dealing with numbness, tingling, or burning in your hands and wrists whenever you spend too much time working your fingers (or lifting heavy objects), you may wonder what you can do to minimize the impact these carpal tunnel symptoms have on your daily life. Because carpal tunnel is an issue with your nerves, not your bones, an orthopedic surgeon may not be the answer; at the same time, you might be reluctant to commit to taking daily painkillers for the rest of your life in order to function without carpal tunnel pain.
6 September 2016
If you are in your forties and are starting to feel the effects of time and do not have as much energy or charisma as you once did in the past, don't settle for an unfulfilling life and accept the fact that you are growing old. Instead, utilize the following tips to help you regain your youthful appearance and feel better than you have in years. Seek Hormone Therapy Treatments
23 August 2016
The ophthalmologist tells you that you have cataracts. Uh-oh. Before you panic, or even stress, know that in most cases cataracts are treatable. Learning more about this common condition, understanding the facts and knowing what isn't true can help you to feel more comfortable with your upcoming eye care. Okay, so you might already know that a cataract is a cloudy area in the eye that can interfere with your vision.
5 August 2016
If you're suffering from chronic lower back pain, take a look at your feet. Your flat feet, also called feet with fallen arches, may be contributing to or even causing the back pain. Here is the connection between your feet and your back pain and how your pain can be treated. Keeping Your Lower Body Aligned The arch in your foot serves two purposes. It provides a shock-absorbing type of support each time you take a step.
26 July 2016
Your hearing is one of the most vital senses that you have. It allows you to listen to the sweet sounds of your loved ones, as well as enjoy the tones of the type of music that you enjoy. Because healthy hearing contributes so much to your quality of life, it's important to protect it. Approximately one in three people who are between the ages of 65 and 74 have some degree of hearing loss.
14 July 2016
More seniors are opting to stay put and age in place. That means they're forgoing assisted living facilities and retiring to their own homes. If you've decided to age in place, there are some steps you can take to make your home a safe place in which to age gracefully. One of the most important changes you can make involves the bathroom. You're going to need a safe place to bathe yourself.
6 July 2016
Patients that wake up in recovery after having a tumor removed from their brain may face several challenges during the weeks of recovery. You may have to deal with a loss of mobility in certain parts of your body. Mobility issues and more can be dealt with with the help of a professional physical therapist. You may also have trouble with your speech. Some people experience problems with their memory or critical thinking skills.
1 July 2016
Sugar gliders can suffer from dental disease, just like people can. Here are three things sugar glider owners need to know about dental disease. Why do sugar gliders get dental disease? Despite their rodent-like appearance, sugar gliders are actually marsupials, not rodents, and they don't have constantly-growing teeth. This means that their oral health requires more maintenance than the mice, rats or guinea pigs you might be used to. While rodent teeth grow too quickly for cavities to develop, sugar gliders do not have this advantage.
28 June 2016
Sore throats are a common complaint among the young and old alike. While you may think you become less susceptible to certain infections as you age, the three infections listed below are just as common in adults and may be the cause of your sore throat. 1. Common Cold If it started with a nagging tickle and lasted only a few days, the likeliest cause of your sore throat is the common cold.
27 June 2016
If you suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome, your chiropractor may have suggested using active release technique to treat it. If you are wondering how this targeted massage could help, consider the three benefits below. Releases Pressure On The Nerves Active release technique helps release the pressure on your hands' nerves, helping to relieve any pain and numbing sensations you may experience during a flare-up. The massage technique works by targeting specific muscles that are in direct contact with the nerve.
27 June 2016