Care For Your Disabled Adult Child At Home By Meeting Your Needs, Too

Posted on: 30 October 2015

Recently, the Hooper family from New Zealand made international headlines with their decision to seek surgical and hormonal treatment for their severely disabled child. This treatment is preventing her from growing any larger and going through puberty, and has been done in an effort to make it easier for the Hoopers to continue caring for her as she grows into adulthood. If you are the parent of a severely disabled child, you have undoubtedly considered how you will cope in the future, once your child is an adult. [Read More]

3 Spinal Fusion Advances To Improve Outcomes

Posted on: 19 October 2015

There are many conditions that may require spinal fusion as a method of last resort to alleviate pain and prevent nerve injury. Although the idea of spinal surgery can be intimidating, there have been several advances in techniques to improve surgical outcomes and post-operative healing. Improved Internal Fixation Internal fixation is the term given to the devices, such as plates and screws, used to provide stability to your spine after surgery. [Read More]

How Diabetes Affects Your Teeth And Your Ability To Get Dental Implants

Posted on: 8 October 2015

One of the main challenges of living with diabetes is finding ways to control your blood sugar. This is often done by taking insulin, but it can also be accomplished through healthy lifestyle choices. Failing to control your blood sugar levels can lead to a variety of different health issues, including problems with your teeth. This can lead to cavities forming on your teeth, gum disease, and tooth loss. If you have had a hard time with maintaining healthy teeth, you should know that dental implants are an effective form of tooth replacement, even for people with diabetes. [Read More]

What Natural Treatments Can Help Manage Your IBS Symptoms?

Posted on: 24 September 2015

If you've recently been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), you may be relieved to finally put a name to the periodic constipation, diarrhea, and other unpleasant digestive symptoms that have been plaguing you for some time. However, even with medication to help manage the underlying ailment, you may desire additional relief from your recurring symptoms without turning to even more drugs. Read on to learn more about several alternatives to help manage your condition in a natural way. [Read More]