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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.

Key Times When Same-Day COVID Testing Is Helpful

15 April 2022
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

In the early stages, testing options for COVID-19 were limited and required you to wait several days to get your test results. While these tests were considered to be highly accurate, they also needlessly extended quarantine periods for those who tested negative but were forced to wait in quarantine until they got those results. With same-day COVID tests, you are able to get rapid results, knowing in minutes whether or not you've tested positive for COVID-19. Read More …

3 Reasons To Clean Your Eyelids With An Eyelid Cleanser

17 March 2022
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Your eyelids play an important role in keeping your eyes healthy. Eyelids and eyelashes stop foreign bodies like dirt and pollen from reaching your eyes. And every time you blink, which happens about 15-20 times a minute, your eyelids secrete essential oils that keep your eyes moist and protect them from infection. Healthy and clean eyelids can help to protect your eyes from dirt and bacteria, which can damage your eyes and cause infections. Read More …

Reasons To Consider Reconstructive Surgery

16 February 2022
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Thanks to modern medicine, doctors can now help patients lose weight, look young, and correct their body defects through surgery. Reconstructive surgery allows patients to enhance their looks and have healthy bodies. It is a specialized branch of surgery that is effective and popular. There are other aesthetic applications of plastic surgery, such as rehabilitation from accidents and disease recovery. Reconstructive surgeons conduct various safe operations for both cosmetic and medical reasons, and it is essential to consult with a surgeon whenever necessary. Read More …

Benefits Of PRP Injections

14 January 2022
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Soft tissue injuries such as tendonitis or torn ligaments may cause pain and affect the functionality of your body. Hence, getting the proper treatment is essential to alleviate the pain and restore your normal body function. Various therapies such as physical therapy and pain medication are available. However, consider PRP (Platelet-rich plasma) injections. The procedure entails separating platelets or thrombocytes from a patient's blood using a centrifuge. The platelets control blood clotting and growth healing functions. Read More …

Claustrophobic? Questions to Ask When Booking an MRI Scan to Help Ease Claustrophobia

9 December 2021
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

An MRI scan can be used to diagnose a variety of issues. If you are experiencing headaches, shoulder pain, back pain, or leg issues, a doctor may order an MRI to look in your body and see what is causing your pain and problems. While MRIs can be quite useful, those who suffer from claustrophobia may struggle to make it through the scan, as the machines can feel like you are in a tight and enclosed space. 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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