Answering A Few Questions You May Have About Arthritis
24 May 2016
Arthritis can be a common problem for individuals to develop as they age. However, there are many people that may not have much experience when it comes to this condition, which can make it difficult for them to evaluate their treatment options. If you are suspecting that you are developing arthritis, you may benefit from having a few commonly asked questions addressed.
What Causes Patients To Develop Arthritis?
Arthritis is a degenerative condition that is caused by damage to the cartilage between the joints.
Here's How To Watch TV When You Have Neck Pain
9 May 2016
Watching TV is a pleasant way to unwind during the evening, whether you're watching a comedy with your significant other or following your favorite professional sports team. If you have neck pain, however, you have to be extremely careful about how you position yourself to avoid worsening the pain. Making your neck sorer in the evening can be majorly problematic; if you're in discomfort, you'll have trouble sleeping and could find yourself tossing and turning — which will only further exacerbate the pain.
Routine Diabetic Foot Care By A Podiatrist Prevents Ulcer Formation That Can Lead To Amputation Of Your Foot
25 April 2016
Who would think that a simple scratch or a cut on your foot can cause you to lose a toe or have your foot amputated in the long run? Well, if you are a diabetic, this can happen to you. When you have diabetic neuropathy, which is nerve injury, an untended wound can become infected. You're not aware of the infection because neuropathy destroys nerve sensation in your feet. Uncontrolled blood sugar and poor blood flow resulting from a lack of oxygen also fuels the infection.
Memory Care Facilities: A Better Choice Than Family Caregiving For Alzheimer's Patients
7 April 2016
If your parent or other older loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, you might have always planned on providing him or her with care yourself. After all, doing so can be more affordable than opting for a nursing home, and you might feel better about providing care yourself rather than trusting your loved one with strangers.
Although some stories like these end up being success stories, the truth is that memory care facilities are often a better choice for Alzheimer's patients than family caregiving.