How Can Chiropractic Care Help With Low Moods?


Do you often feel sad or a bit melancholy for seemingly no reason at all? If you're having severe depressive thoughts or thoughts of suicide, it's important to seek professional treatment with a psychiatrist. But if your symptoms are more minor—just a consistent, low mood that you can't seem to shake—you may wish to address the issue more holistically. Chiropractors concentrate on treating the whole body and mind as one unit.

23 September 2016

The 101 On Knee Replacement Recovery


From a sports-related injury to severe osteoarthritis, there are numerous causes of knee pain. While medication may relieve the pain, you may require knee replacement surgery to treat the cause of your pain. Although this is a minimally invasive procedure, knee replacement surgery offers dramatic relief in 9 out of 10 patients. Of course, proper wound care and recovery steps are essential after surgery. Using this guide, you will understand the best recovery techniques to use in the hospital and at home after your knee replacement surgery.

4 February 2016

How To Speed Up Recovery From Painful Plantar Fasciitis


If it feels like you have pebbles in your shoes when you walk, you could have plantar fasciitis. Your plantar fascia connects your heel to your toes. It runs along the bottom of your foot, so when it is inflamed and tender, walking is painful. It often feels like you're walking on sharp rocks. You can have plantar fasciitis in one foot or both of them at once. This condition often takes a long time to heal, and that makes it difficult to go about your daily activities.

11 September 2015

Flat Feet, Bad Posture And Back Pain Are All Related


That little arch in a person's foot does more than you think. It helps to keep your body in its natural alignment, from head to toe. Here is how that arch benefits people, and why your flat feet may be a source of constant back pain. The Natural Arch Your calf muscles connect to the bones in your feet through a large tendon. That tendon and a number of ligaments in your foot form the bones into a cup shape.

30 July 2015

Why Do Your Flat Feet Give You So Much Trouble?


Your flat feet can make buying shoes difficult. They can make long work days painful. They can cause your ankles to suddenly give way. Who knew that missing a little arch in your foot could cause so much trouble? Here is why your feet give you so many problems and how you can find some relief. Blame Your Anatomy A large tendon that runs from a calf muscle to bones in your feet causes those bones to form a cup shape at the bottom of the foot.

20 May 2015

Misery Loves Company: How To Cleanse Your Energy Field


Ever been around someone that's in a bad mood and over time that bad mood spreads to you? Or maybe you've had a bad emotional experience and you just can't seem to shake the feeling, even long after it's over? If so, you may need to take some time to cleanse your spiritual energy. This guide will explain how your energy can become contaminated, and will show you three ways to cleanse your energy.

2 February 2015

What Couples Therapy Can Do For Your Relationship


Being in a relationship is always a challenge, as it can be very difficult to combine two people and two lives. Many times, this meshing doesn't go as well as it should, and couples begin having issues that can sometimes lead to the end of the relationship. Couples therapy is a type of relationship therapy intended for any kind of couple – not just for marrieds. However, for those new to the idea of relationship therapy, here is what couples therapy can do.

21 January 2015

3 Ways To Keep Your Loved One Independent While Living In A Nursing Home


If you have a loved one who is being supported by assisted living, you may feel that you have no way to help them live comfortably. Gaining independence even while meals are prepared, all housekeeping is taken care of, and even personal hygiene is given attendance is crucial to helping your elderly or disabled family member continue to live a happy and productive life. Learn 3 things you can do to help your loved one have plenty of independence while living in a nursing home.

21 January 2015

Laser Eye Surgery Questions Answered


There are many different vision problems that can result in your inability to see the world around you. Sadly, throughout much of history, there was little that could be done for patients who were experiencing these problems. Yet, the emergence of laser eye surgery has revolutionized the way that doctors can treat vision problems. Due to the newness of this treatment, it is not unusual for patients to have a couple of questions when they are evaluating their options.

13 January 2015

When Is It Time To Move To Assisted Living?


Choosing to leave your home and move into an assisted living facility is most likely one of the hardest decisions a senior citizen can make. It is hard to admit that you need help with things that you previously could do with ease, without even taking into account the emotional toll of leaving a home that you love. But sometimes, moving into assisted living simply cannot be avoided. The important thing is recognizing when a person's health or mental capacity has gotten to that point, and recognizing signs that it may be time to make a move to assisted living.

9 January 2015