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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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It is an unfortunate fact that many Americans today abuse prescription drugs or opioids, but the good news is that recovery from an addiction is always possible. A drug addict may be encouraged to visit methadone detox centers, heroin treatment centers, or other clinics to get medical help, and this can go a long way […]
In a time when more and more Americans are lobbying for the recreational use of marijuana in an increasing number of states, there are groups of people across the country who are concerned about a problem that has been haunting the nation for years: opioid drugs. With lives both ruined and lost parents and loved […]
Physical therapy is the unifying factor between today’s working Americans. No matter the job, hours, or particular health problems, it’s something everyone has dealt with at some point. Your rehab tools are the key ingredient standing between a patient and a healthier life. These can be as simple as a measuring stick to determine the […]