Visual Imagery: A Natural Way To Reduce Chronic Pain
19 November 2015
Chronic pain is something that affects 100 million Americans, but pain is not something that affects everyone the same. If you struggle with chronic pain, the way it affects you has a lot to do with how your brain processes and handles the pain in your body. You can turn to a variety of different treatment options for managing the pain, but some options are less common than others. Visual imagery is one of these options you could try.
Care For Your Disabled Adult Child At Home By Meeting Your Needs, Too
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.
3 Spinal Fusion Advances To Improve Outcomes
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.
How Diabetes Affects Your Teeth And Your Ability To Get Dental Implants
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.