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.
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
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.
One of the things that people look the least forward to as they age is losing their complete brain function. Although it may not happen all at once, cognitive abilities do decline as you age. According to WebMD, somewhere between 10 and 20 percent of U.S. adults have mild cognitive impairment, which is early memory loss and can eventually lead to Alzheimer's disease. To help keep this from happening or to simply give your memory a push in the right direction, consider adding these brain-boosting foods to your food regimen:
Being a dedicated runner is a catch-22—you want to use your feet, yet doing so excessively can damage them. Fortunately, there are ways to heal and strengthen your ankle when they are sore if you follow these tips.
Types of Injuries
Fractures: When you put too much stress on your feet and your bones can't absorb any more shocks, they can crack. Tendinitis: Running for too long and in one direction can lead to tendons inflaming.