As an athlete, one of the last things I expected was to develop arthritis. However, I did. To me, arthritis meant I had to slow down, get a cane, and keep my legs elevated at all times. My doctor helped me to understand that I could continue living my life with some simple modifications to my daily routine. I did not have to give up sports. I created this blog to help other athletes who have been newly diagnosed with arthritis. With proper nutrition and the right lifestyle changes, you do not have to give up the sports you love.

7 Assisted Living Boredom Busters for Seniors

17 February 2017
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Assisted living housing often provides more than nursing care and housekeeping. If you or your loved one resides at an assisted living facility, there may be ample opportunity for social interaction and fun activities. Becoming involved in daily activities is a good way to combat feelings of loneliness and boredom that some experience as they enter their senior years. Begin by asking a coordinator at the assisted living facility about interactive daily activities. Read More …

Palliative Home Care: 5 Supplies & Equipment Ideal For Visiting Family Members

12 April 2016
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Instead of spending weeks or months in a hospital, palliative care provides a way for patients to get support through a serious illness in their own home. Doctors, nurses, and other health professionals visit on a daily basis to provide medical help, pain relief, and general care for a patient. Along with the medical staff, it's important for family members and friends to visit with the patient. When setting up a home for palliative care, there are numerous pieces of equipment to buy or rent to help with all of the medical needs. Read More …

3 Qualities to Look for When Choosing an In-Home Healthcare Worker for an Alzheimer’s Patient

11 February 2016
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Looking after an Alzheimer's patient isn't easy, and it takes a certain kind of person to offer high quality in-home healthcare. Therefore, when searching for an in-home health aide for your loved one, make sure you choose a candidate with the following qualities: Patience Alzheimer's is an extremely difficult condition to live with, and it's very likely that your loved one will become angry and upset from time to time, particularly when they have trouble remembering simple things. Read More …

Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Side Effects When Using Steroids

29 December 2015
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Anabolic steroids can help speed recovery so you can fit in more workouts. They can assist you in increasing lean body mass, improving muscle definition, and boosting your endurance. However, some athletes steer clear of steroids because they fear side effects like acne, mood changes, and loss of sex drive. If you'd like to get the benefits of steroids with a lower risk of these side effects, follow these tips: Read More …

Hammertoe: The Only Reason You Need To Opt For Flats Over Heels

7 December 2015
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Do you frequently wear high-heeled shoes? Do your toes spend most of their days scrunched into the tip of narrow toe-boxes, and do your feet ache at night because they've been lugging your body around with little (if any) support offered by the arches of your shoes? If so, this brief article on hammertoe should have you tossing your heels in favor of flats in no time. What Is Hammertoe? Read More …

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Tips for Athletes With Arthritis

As an athlete, one of the last things I expected was to develop arthritis. However, I did. To me, arthritis meant I had to slow down, get a cane, and keep my legs elevated at all times. My doctor helped me to understand that I could continue living my life with some simple modifications to my daily routine. I did not have to give up sports. I created this blog to help other athletes who have been newly diagnosed with arthritis. With proper nutrition and the right lifestyle changes, you do not have to give up the sports you love.

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