health--medical

Deciding between Going to Urgent Care and the Emergency Room

No matter what else you may believe should take precedence in your life, there's nothing more important for you to manage than your health. When an emergency occurs and you suddenly find yourself in need of time sensitive care, it's important that you have a clear understanding of your options for seeking care that will be both quick and thorough. Below, you'll find a guide that should help you decide between seeking out assistance at the emergency room or an urgent care center. Read More 

Staying Stable And Protecting Your Investment - Tips For Walking Cane Care

When you reach the point in your life where you need assistance with your stability, it's important to invest in a quality walking cane. Once you've selected the right size, material, and grip for your needs, you need to do all that you can to make sure your cane stays in its best shape for as long as possible. Below, you'll find a guide to some tips for maintaining your walking cane. Read More 

Understanding Alzheimer’s: When To Seek Supportive Care

Having a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer's, even in the early stages, can be overwhelming. It's important to understand that this type of condition progresses, and over time, your loved one is going to need more care and support. In fact, there may come a point where you need to hire an in-home caregiver. Knowing the early signs of progression can help you to identify when you should looking for supportive care. Read More 

How Yoga And Occupational Therapy Work Together To Facilitate Recovery

Some occupational therapists have recommended that patients use yoga as part of their rehabilitation process. Yoga cultivates both strength and awareness, which are both key abilities to develop after a health crisis such as a stroke. Yoga can especially be helpful for children recovering from a health disaster. Retraining the Neurological System The cat or crow position can be useful for patients who struggle to use one side of their body. Read More 

The Way You Wear Your Shoes Might Be Contributing To Running Injuries

As a runner, you're probably well aware of the importance of choosing the right shoes for your foot type and running stride. However, it's not just the shoes that you wear that contribute to your risk of running injuries—it's also the way you wear them. Here's a look at three common mistakes that runners make when it comes to their shoes, and how you can avoid them. Lacing the shoes too tightly across the top of the foot. Read More