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.

Eye Therapy Exercises To Enhance Your Baseball Performance

24 November 2014
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

While many professional athletes use eye training exercises to improve their performance, vision therapy isn't limited to them. Whatever stage of baseball you are in – just off the tee, playing club sports, or hoping to get into an amateur league – you can strengthen your eyesight and improve your own abilities. Vision training exercises will help you focus better on moving objects while at bat. They will also help you pitch more accurately and judge distance more easily, as well. Read More …

Non-Surgical Ways To Treat Hammertoes

24 November 2014
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

Hammertoe occurs when a toe (typically one or more of the middle three) deforms into an inverted "V" faintly resembling the shape of a hammer. The condition affects up to 20 percent of people in America (mostly women) and typically results in chronic pain and reduced mobility if left untreated. While surgery can correct the deformities, it's not without its risks. Before you go under the knife, here are a few non-surgical things you can do to treat hammertoes. Read More …

3 Goals Of Palliative Care

17 October 2014
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

Nothing is more overwhelming than being diagnosed with a serious medical condition. In addition to worrying about how you will conduct your normal daily activities and care for your family, you might also stress about enduring treatments, handling depression, and how you will look during your recovery. Fortunately, most hospitals have palliative care programs which can give you a hand while you cope with your illness. Here are three goals of palliative care, and how it might be able to help you. 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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