Most everyone has heard of the Five Second Rule, which says that a food is safe to eat after it's been dropped on the floor as long as you pick it up within 5 seconds. However, is this really true? What you are about to find out may shock you.
These six hacks will show you how to navigate the entire office visit, including scheduling your visit, discussing your medical issue, and interacting with office staff. Quality medical care is achievable with these tips; take the control into your own hands!
As social media becomes one of the biggest industries of our era, we tend to blindly indulge in all it has to offer. The psychological impact is emerging as a serious public health issue.
Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical technique. It is used for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. One alternative to arthroscopy is open surgery. This article details the indications for the use of arthroscopy as well as a description of what the procedure entails.
A visit to the "Bone Doctor" (or Orthopedic Surgeon) can seem somewhat overwhelming and daunting. This tutorial will provide you with some tips to get ready for the appointment and some things to expect at the visit. This easy to read guide is a must read for those nervous about the visit.
Chronic lower back and neck pain can be quite debilitating, impacting your ability to perform daily activities and work duties. Facet injections are a good option for pain that is unresponsive to therapy.
If you are trying to lose weight fast, this is the diet for you. In the first week, most can expect to lose 10 lbs and then can consistently lose 2-5 lbs per week after that.
One of my absolute favorite desserts is creme brulee. I am not a chef and am not culinary trained, but I have done a lot of research on this topic. This is a quick and easy way to make creme brulee.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a fairly common condition that affects the nerves in our wrists/hands. This condition can develop from many different causes. This article addresses treatment and causes.
Chronic neuropathic pain can be severely disabling in most cases. There are multiple causes of chronic neuropathic pain. This article discusses common causes for neuropathic pain and treatment options available.
Lateral epicondylitis, also referred to as Tennis Elbow, is a common cause of elbow pain. There are many options for non-operative treatment for this condition.
Are you struggling to find a good topical cream to help with your pain? This article provides a comprehensive review of several of the most common options.
Redefining the gender roles in the 21st century; a visual perspective showing challenges
A reasonable alternative to spinal surgery for disc disease is epidural injections. These injections are administered in an attempt to delay the need for surgery.
An important environmental issue is waste, which includes products of human consumption. This article provides a unique perspective on the magnitude of this problem.
Although topical medications can be considered as an alternative to oral analgesics, there is a lack of proven clinical efficacy associated with many of these agents. This article provides specific information about the different classes of medications that are used topically, including risks,...
The Worker's Compensation Industry is not favorable to the injured worker and over the last decade has become more restrictive on healthcare providers and their treatment recommendations for injured workers. The primary way to prevent injury is with ergonomic updates to your workstation, some...
Recognizing the signs that a family member is abusing drugs or has an addiction problem is important. Several signs exist that are common in people with addiction/alcoholism. Are you considering an intervention? Here are some ideas and suggestions to help you through the process.