Recovering After Neurosurgery

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Advancements in medical treatments and surgery make possible many new life-changing treatments. If you are recovering from neurosurgery, you should be aware of some of the symptoms and changes you might experience as you recover. Physical therapy, pain management, and emotional support are all parts of helping you recover quickly and well. Physical Symptoms After

National Diabetes Awareness Month

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Almost 30 million Americans are impacted by either type one or type two diabetes.  Over ¼ of these people are undiagnosed. November is diabetes awareness month, and we want to help you learn more about and understand both types of diabetes and how it can be treated or prevented. What is the difference between Type

Tips for a Safe Halloween

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Halloween is full of fun for kids every year. Getting dressed up in costumes, going to Halloween parties, and getting a bag full of your favorite candy is always exciting. Part of what makes for a great Halloween night is making sure that everyone has fun while also staying safe. We’ve compiled a few tips

Ladies, Don’t Be Spooked by Your Annual Visit

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October gives us plenty of fun, spooky things to get excited about like scary movies or Halloween parties and candy. But one thing women often find themselves spooked by, and not excited for, is their annual visit to an OB-GYN. Women may find themselves putting this appointment off because of feelings of uncertainty or apprehension.

What You Should Know About Physical Rehabilitation

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Physical rehabilitation is recommended by doctors for a number of reasons. Rehabilitation can allow your body to regain or strengthen everyday abilities that may have been affected by an illness or injury. Rehab can be extremely beneficial, but many people do not know how all the ways it can be helpful, so we’ve compiled some

Flu Shot Season

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The fall season ushers in the start of school, the first glimpses of the holidays around the corner, and a not-as-welcome guest – flu season. There is never a good time to get the flu, but with all the busyness that fall brings, there isn’t much time for being sick. Because of this, you should

Knowing When You Should Get a Colonoscopy

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Colonoscopies are recommended to people mostly because of age. Doctors commonly recommend colonoscopies for anyone over the age of 50. However, there are also some other factors that should be considered to help you determine whether you need a colonoscopy. What is a Colonoscopy? A colonoscopy is a type of exam that can help determine

National Pediculosis Month

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Pediculosis, also known as a head lice infestation, is one of the nuisances that kids and families sometimes experience with going back to school. Head lice is spread extremely quickly from head to head in classrooms, in movie theaters, on playgrounds, and anywhere else where people are in close contact. September is head lice prevention

Arthritis: Causes, Signs, and Diagnosis

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Arthritis affects over 50 million adults and 300,000 children in the U.S., and that number is expected to keep growing. It is therefore becoming more and more important that people know the signs to watch for if they think they may have arthritis so that they can receive the right treatment. Causes Arthritis is the

Family Health and Fitness Day

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Saturday, September 28th is Family Health and Fitness Day. This special day is dedicated to encouraging families to be active and healthy. Many cities and organizations host family focused activities designed to educate and inspire families and allow them to participate in fun activities together. What It Is Family Health and Fitness day is recognized