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Considering that about 70% of all home accidents in the U.S. occur in the bathroom, it’s pretty surprising that interior decorators aren’t doing all they can to make residential bathrooms as safe as possible. In light of so many in-home accidents, more homeowners have begun realizing that there is an easy and preventative solution — and that’s the walk in bathtub and shower.
If you’ve realized that your own home could be a bit safer, but you aren’t totally sold on the idea of installing one of these tubs, take a look at the following reasons why more people have begun installing these features…
If you are experiencing a lot of back pain, and nothing you try seems to be helping, it may be time to try a massage or chiropractor visit. While massage is the more commonly thought-of solution for such pains, the root may be deeper than just your muscles. A misalignment can cause a great deal of pain, and even aggravate the muscles in the area, making the problem and the pain even worse.
But exactly what does a chiropractor do? Chiropractors use hands-on spinal manipulation and other alternative treatments, the theory being that proper alignment of the body’s musculoskeletal structure, particularly the spine, will enable the body to heal itself without surgery or (more…)
No one likes to feel under the weather, and with the holidays, comes cold and flu season , among other holiday and winter activity related injuries. As urgent care services continue to evolve and play a stronger, more defining role in the American healthcare industry, it can be difficult to determine when it is best to visit your local urgent care center, as opposed to a hospital emergency room or your primary care physician.
Keep in mind that urgent medical care is designed to evaluate and treat acutely occurring medical conditions and illnesses that aren’t severe enough to warrant a trip to (more…)
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The onset of winter can bring unpleasant challenges for anyone. This is particularly true for those that use a wheelchair. Anything that depends on consistent contact with the ground is going to suffer as snow and ice start to fall and form. The wheels of a wheelchair are no different. In addition, because of the […]
Are you overweight? Obese? The World Health Organization defines being overweight as an individual with a BMI that is greater than 25. If your BMI is greater than 30, you are obese. But if you fall into one of these categories, you are not alone. The majority of all adults in the U.S. are trying […]
When a victim needs prompt medical care, a nearby responsible party can and should look up nearby medical care facilities to take them to. This may mean conducting an online search such as “where is urgent care near me,” or something more specific such as “urgent care centers within 10 miles” or “pediatric urgent care […]