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Analog Vs Digital Hearing Aids: What You Ought To Know

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in Blog, Health & Medical | 0 comments

So you need a hearing aid. With the market being flooded with options and more technical jargon than you can believe, how do you decide? Hearing aids come in two different flavors–analog and digital. Both have their unique pros and cons. So if you’re in the market for hearing aids and can’t decide which type to get, here’s what you ought to know about the difference between analog and digital aids. Analog The original type of hearing aid, analog aids work by making the sound wave bigger (and thus louder), which enables...

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Can Orthotics Correct Your Short Leg?

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 in Blog, Health & Medical | 0 comments

If you believe one of your legs is slightly longer than the other, it could actually be that you twist your pelvis when you walk. This incorrect step can create a whole slew of problems for you physically, aside from a subtle limp. Here are some ways that orthotics can help you correct your step. Serious Discomfort Caused By Leg Length Discrepancies: When you step incorrectly, it puts a strain on your entire body. The “longer leg” has to overcompensate for the “shorter leg” with every step you take, and the results...

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Moms Need A Break During The Summer Too!

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014 in Blog, Health & Medical | 0 comments

Summer is the time for the kids to unwind from school and the drudgery of a daily schedule. It is also the time for moms to wind up. The normal schedule is out the door and moms are now responsible for entertaining the children. After dealing with demanding children all day, it is important to take time to breathe and unwind. By recharging your battery, you will have the stamina to deal with the demands of being a parent. The most important thing is to follow your interests. Following are several ideas that can help motivate you to take a...

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The Use Of Modern Homeopathic Medicines

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in Blog, Health & Medical | 0 comments

Homeopathy is an alternative to traditional medicine, one that targets a person’s symptoms rather than an actual disease. If you are concerned about your state of health even after taking modern medicines, you might consider this overview of homeopathy and how it can help you recover from what ails you. Getting the Body to Heal Itself Homeopathic doctors stress that homeopathy is aimed at getting the body to heal itself with supplemental help. That is perhaps why more homeopathic treatments deal specifically with helping the body to...

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Prevention And Treatment Of Achilles Tendonitis

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in Blog, Health & Medical | 0 comments

Achilles tendonitis is a common sports injury that can be treated through various methods including chiropractic care. The injury is most common for runners and maturing athletes who have decreased the amount of time they stay active during the week. After an assessment, chiropractors experienced in sports medicine can help create a treatment plan for you. What Is Achilles Tendonitis? Achilles tendonitis references the overuse of the tendon that is found in the back of your lower leg. When it is injured, you can experience pain after engaging...

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How To Prepare Your Child For Getting A Hearing Aid

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in Blog, Health & Medical | 0 comments

When a child experiences hearing loss, it’s important to address the issue right away for the best possible chances of successful treatment. Many parents draw a blank when it comes to explaining hearing aids to children, though. Here’s how you can best prepare for your child for getting a hearing aid. Keep Your Attitude Positive While your initial emotions may be all over the place when you are first told that your child needs a hearing aid, it’s important to be positive when discussing the situation with your child. Because...

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4 Easy Ways To Make Your 3D Ultrasound Memorable

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in Blog, Health & Medical | 0 comments

Getting a 3D ultrasound is a special experience that allows you to see your baby in real 3D images. These ultrasounds are offered at many medical practices for an additional fee outside of your routine prenatal care, but they can be well worth the money when you use these 4 easy ways to make the experience memorable: 1. Take pictures of the event. Documenting this special time with a photograph will make it that much more memorable so you don’t get too caught up in all that is happening with you and your changing body. Ask someone who...

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Three Health Benefits Of Acupuncture

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in Blog, Health & Medical | 0 comments

Acupuncture is a physiotherapy procedure that involves the stimulation of strategic points along the skin utilizing various methods, such as pressure, application of heat, or penetration with extremely thin needles. Typically, acupuncture is utilized as a treatment for chronic pain. While pain is likely the most common reason why patients go through rounds of acupuncture, it isn’t the only reason. Besides relieving pain, here are three more health benefits of acupuncture.  Boosts Effectiveness of Medication  According to...

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Mind Your Feet: Running Injuries To Avoid

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in Blog, Health & Medical | 0 comments

There is no doubt that running is a strenuous activity. In fact, many runners find themselves injured in spite of years of experience on the track. Feeling any pain on the feet, ankles or calves can influence your life at work, in the gym or while relaxing at home. For this reason, it is imperative that you have these issues diagnosed as soon as possible. A podiatrist, or foot doctor, can help you determine the cause of the problem. Plantar Fascitis More commonly described as pain that starts at the foot’s arch, plantar fascitis is...

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The Runner’s Guide To Outpacing Shinsplints

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in Blog, Health & Medical | 0 comments

In any given year, 70% of runners will experience a running-related injury. Although these injuries range from sore knees to strained muscles, the most common running injury is medial tibial stress syndrome, more commonly known as shin splints.  How do you know if you have shin splints? As the name implies, shin splints are associated with shooting pains in your shins. The easiest way to tell if you have shin splints is to palpate tender areas on your shins where the pain feels intense. The most telling sign of shin splints is...

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