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  • Medical Expenses: How to Stay a Step Ahead

    Medical expenses can quickly hurt the finances of any household. Paying down expenses can be difficult especially when recovering from a serious injury. It is important to plan ahead and take steps in order to control costs. Several tips will help anyone to stay a step ahead of current or future medical expenses. Contribute To […]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury: What to Expect With the Unexpected

    A traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when the head suffers from a sharp jolt, hit, or penetrating injury to the head. Not just any blow to the head causes a TBI, however. Head injuries may lead to a TBI diagnosis only if the injury caused a disruption in the brain’s normal function. According to the […]

  • Secrets of Fibromyalgia: Newest Studies on This Elusive Disease

    Affecting from one to five percent of Americans, mostly women, fibromyalgia is a condition that is widely misunderstood by both physicians and patients. Far more than the widespread pain and magnified pain, fibromyalgia can cause significant health problems. Fibromyalgia interferes with the lymphatic system and contributes to lymphedema. The trigger point muscle contractions can make […]

  • Six Ways to Improve your Fitness During Retirement

    Old age doesn’t mean you need to stop doing the activities you love. However, you may need to make some changes as to how you go about your fitness routine. With these six tips, you can improve your fitness level even as you age. Don’t let the world slow you down! Stay Hydrated Drink plenty […]

  • Pet Perks: The Science Behind Animal Therapy

    Animals have been part of the fabric of human life for at least 15,000 years. Archaeological evidence indicates that the dog has been a herder and hunter along with humans since the Paleolithic era. The therapeutic value of this relationship cannot be overstated as research into animal assisted therapy indicates. Pet therapy is on the […]

  • What You Can Start Doing Now to Prevent Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis, a condition in which bones become prone to fracture due to weakening, occurs in both women and men. Post-menopausal women are perhaps at the highest risk of developing osteoporosis. Regardless of your gender or age, there are some things you can start doing now to prevent osteoporosis later in life.   Cut Out Cigarettes […]

  • The Mysteries Behind Alzheimer’s Disease

    Alzheimer’s disease affects between 2.6 and 5.2 residents in the United States. According to the Alzheimer’s Disease International advocacy group, the frequency is calculated to quadruple over the next 40 years. It ranks as the sixth leading cause of fatalities in the US. It is suspected that inherited family genes, medical history, and advancing age […]

  • What are the Long Term Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury?

    There are a number of long term effects that can result from a brain injury. Traumatic Brain Injury, or TBI, is classified as mild, moderate, or severe and may involve debilitating and permanent damage. Therapy and treatment are necessary to restore cognitive, physical, sensory, and emotional areas of function. Moderate to severe brain injuries may […]

  • Broken Bones: How to Heal at Home

    As one of the most frequent injuries that involve a hospital visit, broken bones may account for a large amount of downtime for healing and special care at home. After the application of a cast or soft splint is applied to a limb, or bed rest is recommended for a body part that cannot be […]

  • Reclaiming Your Range of Motion: Physical Therapy for Seniors

    Range of motion can naturally deteriorate as age progresses because of a loss of bone density and joint stiffness. Arthritis can also be a factor for losing range of motion. Fortunately, even if you have had trouble with flexibility for a while, it is never too late to reclaim your range of motion with physical […]