If you experience watering eyes, light sensitivity, eye redness, or feeling like something is stuck in the eye, you may have a scratched cornea, commonly called corneal abrasion. Corneal abrasion can occur from broken contact lenses, a poke in the eye, or fluids. The cornea is the transparent part of the eye that focuses light to help you see clearly. Mild cases of corneal abrasion can be treated at home by following these tips.
25 April 2017
Few things are as important as selecting the right primary care physician. This is the individual that you are essentially placing in charge of helping you maintain your health. Because the decision is so weighty, it's vital that you know what to look for when you're making your selection Use this information to learn more about two tips that can help you choose the right primary care physician. Always Aim For An In-Network Physician
23 February 2017
In order to get the respiratory health that you need, you'll want to follow some strict steps and add a few practices to your life. These practices should include finding a respiratory care medical professional, take control of your diet and maintain a lifestyle that is conducive to respiratory health. These three guidelines are explained below, so apply them and find the help of a respiratory care professional who can help you out.
26 January 2017
If you have an elderly loved one who suffers from the aches and pains of osteoarthritis, then you may find yourself wishing that their health problems could just "go away." It can be tough knowing that a loved one is having health issues that you can't do anything to ease, but realize that you can help them in some ways, including helping them maintain their personal care independence. As the aches and pains that come with age worsen, even simple personal care tasks can become difficult, which can lead to a feeling of helplessness or low self-esteem.
11 January 2017
If your doctor has determine that you need to keep a Foley catheter inserted for a period of time while you're home, that may come as a surprise to you. Most people don't have experience with catheters, and you may wonder what you need to know to avoid infection and handle the situation until your doctor says it can be removed. Heed the suggestions below to make the experience a useful and comfortable one.
31 December 2016
If you suffer from arthritis, your doctor will recommend a number of treatments to alleviate symptoms. One possible recommendation is physical therapy. Since arthritis is considered a progressive disease, you might not see the benefit of going to therapy, but it is worth it. If you have been referred to physical therapy services, here is what you need to know. Why Physical Therapy? Physical therapy services does not have the ability to reverse the damage that has been done to your joints by arthritis, but it can still be useful in managing your symptoms.
21 December 2016
Stubbing your toe can be pretty painful, but thankfully, it does not usually lead to a serious injury. The resulting bruises, strained tendons, and little cuts are all things you can typically deal with at home. Follow these steps to care for your stubbed toe. Note: If you are a diabetic or have a circulation disorder, a stubbed toe can be a more serious injury because your body may not heal effectively.
7 December 2016