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Tips For The Cleanse In Preparation For A Colonoscopy

Many people worry about getting a colonoscopy. However, a colonoscopy is not painful, relatively un-invasive, and is a great diagnostic tool. One of the most important things to remember when going in for a colonoscopy is to listen to your doctor. Although this procedure is relatively harmless, there is one aspect of getting a colonoscopy that can be difficult. This aspect of a colonoscopy is the cleanse. The cleanse usually what brings discomfort to most people. Read More 

Spinal Manipulation: The Less Painful Option For Herniated Discs

You have back and neck pain, which you have experienced for some time now. When you went to see a doctor, he/she took an x-ray of your back and discovered that you have a couple of herniated discs. You have heard about this condition before, but what exactly does it mean? Can the doctor fix them, and will it require surgery similar to abdominal hernias? There is a way your doctor can fix this without surgery, and a chiropractor would recommend it. Read More 

Tips For Recovering From Dysarthria

Dysarthria is diagnosed by a professional in speech pathology. It may be the result of a trauma to the brain or an injury or disease that impacts the muscles around the mouth or neck. Whatever the cause may be, it's important to practice speech in order to rebuild the muscle or retrain the nervous system to make the muscles function correctly. You will most likely work with a speech pathologist professional to learn techniques specific to your issue, but there are also a few things you can do at home to help develop your speech as well as other muscle functions of the mouth. Read More 

Chiropractic Treatments That Can Help Manage Your Whiplash Injuries

If you have been involved in a car accident, chances are that you may have suffered from whiplash injury, especially if the car was hit from behind causing a sudden forward jerking of your head. Common symptoms that may indicate you have whiplash may include neck pain and stiffness, jaw pain, headaches and back pain and shoulder blades. The good news is that you can manage and relieve the symptoms of whiplash using simple and non-invasive chiropractic treatments. Read More 

How To Make 3 Daily Tasks Easier For Those With Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's disease can make bathing, grooming and toileting very difficult. This is because of the common symptoms, which include balance issues, tremors, slowed movement and stiff muscles. Fortunately, it is possible to make these daily tasks easier while still maintaining a certain level of your independence. Here are some helpful tips: Daily Task: Bathing Make sure your tub has a non-skid bath mat made out of rubber to help prevent slips while bathing. Read More