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How Physical Therapy Can Restore Function And Improve Mobility One Step At A Time

When you are in pain, you begin to use compensatory strategies to walk that decrease your pain temporarily. This adaptive strategy ends up causing you more problems over the long term because you begin limping or walking in ways that use your muscles, joints, and ligaments incorrectly. A physical therapist will be able to assess your gait mechanics and identify areas where you have strained your muscles. Through manual therapy, stretching, exercises, and education, your physical therapist will help you recover function you have lost by dealing with the cause of your pain. Read More 

The Ins And Outs Of Cauliflower Ears, And How They Can Be Surgically Restored

If you're interested in combat sports such as boxing or wrestling, or heavy contact sports such as football or rugby, you've probably seen your fair share of cauliflower ears in your time, and may even have one yourself. However, anybody who has suffered some kind of blunt trauma to the ear, for instance during a car crash or an accident at work, can develop a cauliflower ear, and the resulting distortion of the affected ear can be a big knock to your self-confidence. Read More 

CPAP Cleaning Wipes Make It Easy To Keep Your Mask Clean

When you have sleep apnea, it's important to follow your doctor's orders for wearing your CPAP device when you sleep or nap. Otherwise, you might have health complications or be exhausted all the time from poor sleep. Wearing your CPAP mask becomes routine in time, and another routine you should develop is cleaning the mask and tubing. CPAP cleaning wipes make it convenient to keep your mask clean. Here's how you can use the wipes on your mask and how they're helpful. Read More 

How A Stroke Recovery Treatment Center Can Help Your Spouse After A Stroke

It's a frightening medical emergency when your spouse has a stroke. Immediately after the stroke, you're filled with worry over the consequences since a stroke can affect the body in so many different ways. However, it's often possible to recover from a stroke and regain lost body functions through stroke rehabilitation. Your spouse will probably start on rehab in the hospital once their condition is stabilized, but you may eventually need to find a stroke recovery treatment center for longer-term rehab. Read More 

Tips For Quality Health Care

Taking care of your health should be your number-one priority for a number of reasons. Without good health, you won't be able to ward off diseases, think clearly, or maintain a healthy body weight. There are a number of things that you can do in order to maintain this healthy balance, but you will need to find professionals that can help you while also sticking to some sound decisions. To this end, follow these tips and get the help that you need. Read More