2021

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.

Hammertoe Treatments: What You Can Expect From Your Orthopedist

13 September 2021
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

One of the most common conditions that many orthopedic surgeons work on is referred to as hammertoe. A hammertoe condition can be painful because it makes you more susceptible to calluses and corns. Hammertoe forms when a muscle in one of your toes becomes weaker and creates pressure on the joint in that toe. You'll notice an unusual bend in your toe in this case. The good news is that there are steps that you can take to treat hammertoe with the support of your orthopedist. Read More …

Helping Your Child Avoid Cavities

13 August 2021
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Caring for your teeth on a routine basis is necessary to keep them looking their best. Children tend to be susceptible to cavities, leading to the possibility of dental issues. Taking action from a young age is necessary to build positive dental habits and avoid problems. Here are some steps to use to keep your child's teeth cavity-free. Keep On Top Of Sugar Intake Sugar is one of the main foods that lead to tooth decay if it is eaten regularly. Read More …

3 Things To Know About Facial Botox

13 July 2021
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you're getting older and are increasingly concerned about your appearance, there are many anti-aging products on the market that can help. If you're especially concerned about your face, you may want to consider facial Botox. To help you better understand this particular anti-aging treatment, here are three things to know about facial Botox. 1. Know Which Kinds of Lines and Wrinkles Facial Botox Treats You may already know that facial Botox is usually used to reduce lines and wrinkles in the face. Read More …

Psychologist Vs Psychiatrist

7 May 2021
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Although the titles psychologist and psychiatrist sound similar, and their jobs do overlap often, there are differences between the two professions. This article will give you a breakdown of the difference between psychologists and psychiatrists.  Psychologist  Education After undergraduate school, psychologists go to grad school for either a doctor of philosophy degree (PhD) or a doctor of psychology degree (PsyD). This schooling takes four to six years. They study the history of psychological disorders, mental health, how to conduct psychological research, and how to diagnose and treat mental illnesses. Read More …

What You Need To Know About Echocardiography

7 May 2021
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

What is echocardiography and why do doctors order this type of imaging test? Take a look at the top reasons doctors prescribe an echocardiogram, what you can expect from the test, and how it can help your medical provider to diagnose some types of cardiac conditions. Echocardiograms Aren't Invasive Instead of a surgical procedure, this type of test uses high-frequency sound waves to create an image of the heart. You won't need anesthesia and you won't feel any pain during this type of ultrasound. 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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