Applying Therapeutic Ultrasound At Home

The therapeutic use of ultrasound to treat soft tissue injury and pain is now extending beyond the doctor's office, chiropractor's office, and physical therapy clinic. Clinicians often recommend ultrasound therapy as a treatment for sports injuries, upper back pain, rotator cuff pain, and arthritic knee pain. But if scheduling ultrasound therapy is inconvenient, evolving technologies in portable home ultrasound units and devices you can wear allow you to apply ultrasound treatment at home. Read More 

Don’t Let Yourself Hear “I’ve Fallen And I Can’t Get Up” From Your Elderly Parent: Tips To Keep Them Safe

Approximately one-third of the elderly that are over 65 years old fall each year, and by the time they reach 80, this number increases to one-half. These numbers are likely much higher than this, however, as many people may not report their fall to a doctor or hospital. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to prevent your elderly parent from falling in their home. Follow the tips below, and you won't have to worry about getting that dreaded phone call. Read More 

Testing for Food Allergies and How to Manage Them

You notice that you develop a mild headache soon after you eat. Sometimes it's accompanied by an upset stomach. These can be signs of a food allergy. A visit to an allergy physician will narrow down the problem foods so you can avoid them and find substitutes. Here is what you need to know about food allergies and how to stop those annoying headaches. A Small Group of Foods Cause People Big Problems Read More 

Contact Lenses For Keratoconus Patients

The term keratoconus refers to an eye condition that occurs when the cornea is thinner than normal, and starts to bulge outward in a cone shape. As the cornea changes, it can deflect light as it enters the eye into the retina, and results in distorted vision. If you are dealing with keratoconus, you may have been told that you're not a good candidate for contact lenses. Thanks to new developments in contacts, there are now some options that should work for you. Read More 

How To Manage And Treat Your Acne

Acne is something that plagues both teenagers and some adults alike, in fact, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, roughly 40 to 50 million Americans have acne at any one time. The answer isn't running and hiding in your home, the answer is proper management and treatment of your acne to help prevent it from returning. See below for helpful tips on how to manage and treat your acne. Read More