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There are several treatment and relief options out there for those suffering with chronic pain. Here in the West, the common treatment methods are painkillers (drugs) and physical therapy. While these are effective ways of treating bodily pain, they aren’t the only ones.
What is Acupuncture?
It’s likely you’ve heard of acupuncture before, maybe on television or depicted in a movie. But what is it, exactly? Where did it come from? And what is it used for?
You might have guessed by now that acupuncture deals with treating pain and discomfort in one’s body. Acupuncture originated in China about 3,000 years ago, it’s estimated. It is a technique of (more…)
Every year in the United States 1.5 million seniors reside in nursing homes, according to the CDC. There are many different types of assisted living services, so it is important to take these into consideration when searching for the right facility for your loved one. For example,typically, the terminally ill, disabled, and elderly are placed into nursing homes because they provide 24 hour healthcare. Other options include assisted living and senior independent living.
A nursing home is a long term care facility that provides residents with assistance and high level of medical care. On average, a resident of a nursing home is admitted for about 835 days. Most of those admitted to nursing homes have complex medical conditions that need skilled nursi (more…)
If you’re looking for low-cost, urgent medical care, a walk-in health clinic may be the best choice for you. If you have a problem that is not serious enough for the emergency room, a walk-in clinic offers full medical services and testing. For all kinds of diagnostics, like diabetes or fast std testing, there is most likely an urgent care facility near you.
At a walk in clinic, you generally don’t need to make an appointment to see a doctor. And you won’t spend hours waiting as would for emergency care. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that each year 129.8 million people go the emergency room. Of these, many could have gone ins (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 […]