When a child is born with one or more craniofacial anomalies, a team of medical professionals works together to diagnose, treat, and provide follow-up care and therapy. Plastic surgeons play a key role in treating these conditions by surgically correcting structural problems to improve functionality and cosmetic irregularities. Some of the craniofacial anomalies that may require plastic surgery include cleft palate, cleft lip, craniosynostis, hemifacial microsomia, and microtia. Cleft palate and cleft lip occur when the tissues that form the oral palate and lips do not fuse together during fetal development, resulting in a fissure in the oral cavity or an external fissure between lips and nose.
11 December 2019
Pain when swallowing food or the sensation the food is caught in your esophagus for a short time is common, but it is uncommon when the problem is an ongoing issue. There are several underlying causes of dysphagia, some of which can be fixed by simply changing the way you eat. Poor Eating Habits You should never eat lying down and you should maintain good posture while eating. If you have any back or other musculoskeletal issues that make sitting up difficult, you may want to have a chair with a high back to give you support.
10 October 2019
Men and women who are in the prison system are often faced with unique physical and psychological challenges. Because of this, it is essential that correctional healthcare consulting services be offered at the first sign of illness or emotional distress. Here are some effective ways the correctional healthcare system can address the healthcare needs of those who are incarcerated. Psychological Counseling People in correctional facilities often face severe mental health problems.
9 September 2019
Professional dancers put their bodies through some incredible strain that may be very painful if you suffer an injury like a groin pull. While not serious when properly treated with sports rehabilitation, poor care methods may cause you to complicate the issue in a variety of ways. Groin Pulls May Become Worse Without Care As a dancer, you're going to put your body through some uniquely challenging situations, including lifting your legs very high.
30 June 2019
One of the most exciting new treatments when it comes to addressing hair loss is platelet-rich plasma (PRP) hair restoration. Patients trying to find a solution to their hair loss issues should definitely learn a bit about this procedure to decide if it's right for their needs. The following are six things you should know about PRP hair restoration: The platelet-rich plasma hair restoration procedure involves stimulating hair follicles through plasma growth factors.
27 May 2019
Today, urgent care facilities can be found throughout the nation. There are many reasons for this; however, you need to know how this type of clinic will benefit you and your family. The following are a few things you should know to understand this. They are not the same as an emergency room Although there are many services that this type of treatment facility can do, there are also limitations. Any type of medical emergency that may result in a hospital admission is a condition that should be addressed by an emergency room.
7 May 2019
People without health insurance are still people in need of healthcare services. Most of these people have either recently lost their employer-sponsored coverage, or they cannot afford the government plans meant to cover families "affordably." If you fall under these categories of the uninsured, take heart. There are health and dental clinics out there that will provide services to you for out-of-pocket fees and on a sliding scale. You can also get care through medical and dental payment plans and, with certain providers, medical and dental credit cards.
13 March 2019
If you're looking to make positive changes in your life, you may be considering investing in nutrition counseling. This is a great way to get help from a qualified professional so that you can make better changes to your everyday eating. It can be hard to know where to start without professional guidance—but luckily, professional nutrition counseling is a thing! Here are some of the top reasons as to why you should consider investing in nutrition counseling.
21 January 2019