Using Multiple Approaches For Lower Back Pain Relief

If you are suffering from persistent lower back pain, you need to be working with a pain clinic. The pain management doctors there will help you to put together a plan that includes various ways to give you pain relief. They know that medication is only one of the keys to controlling pain. They will suggest a number of other techniques to help you manage your lower back pain. Here are just some of the tools that you may have in your comprehensive pain management plan. Read More 

The Role Physical Therapy Can Play In Your Lupus Treatment

About 1.5 million people in this country have lupus – an autoimmune condition in which the body creates antibodies that attack its own cells. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a form of the disease where inflammation can affect your skin, kidneys, heart, lungs, nervous system, and joints. The organs involved vary by person, as the disease can affect multiple organ systems and tissues of the body. Management of the disease depends on your symptoms and what organs are involved; however, exercise and physical therapy can play key roles in your treatment program. Read More 

Treatment Options for Your Otosclerosis: What You Should Know

When you have been struggling with your hearing for as long as you can remember, you may have also wondered if there would ever come a time that you would understand why you have hearing loss and difficulties. Finally receiving a diagnosis of otosclerosis, a middle and inner ear condition in which the tiny bones inside of your ear that should be mobile are fixed (stuck in place), can be simultaneously a relief and a source of frustration. Read More 

Can Oxygen Therapy Help Stem The Progression Of Your Pulmonary Disorder?

If you've recently been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or another condition that often leaves you feeling weak from lack of oxygen to your blood, you may be wondering what you can do to help get back to a more active lifestyle. Fortunately, advances in medical technology mean that you can carry a constant supply of oxygen with you without toting around a heavy or inconvenient oxygen tank. Read More 

Making Your Prosthetic Work For You

Artificial limbs can be quite daunting, especially when you first receive yours. It doesn't necessarily feel like a part of you yet, and because it is so foreign, you can wind up starting to resent it in ways that you might not have been prepared for. Here are a few ways to ensure that this doesn't happen to you. Make sure it is fitted correctly This is something that is essential to having your prosthesis feel like a part of you. Read More