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Which Exercises Can Help Prevent Osteoporotic Fractures?

When you have osteoporosis, your risk of developing fractures increases significantly due to the weakening of your bones. In addition to participating in occupational therapy to learn new ways of moving to reduce the risk of falls that may cause these breakages, it's important to strengthen the bones to make them better able to sustain impacts. Although medication is a common way to do this, here are a couple of exercises you can participate in that can also be beneficial. Read More 

What To Do When A Loved One Has A Seizure

  People with epilepsy experience seizures. If you see your child or loved one go through a seizure, it can be extraordinarily traumatic for the person having the seizure and everyone else. If you know someone with epilepsy, it's important to know how to help the person in the best way possible. Many times, the seizure ends before you have any time to react. However, when you do find yourself in a position to help, here's what to do. Read More 

Two Reasons Why You Should See The Dermatologist

When you think about bodily organs, you likely picture your kidneys, liver or heart. However, your skin is actually the largest organ that you have. It serves as a barrier that protects the internal portions of your body, as well as allows you to know when it's hot or cold. Because your skin is so important, it's critical that you take good care of it. Dermatology is about more than merely removing acne; it's also about making sure that this most valuable organ is healthy. Read More 

Understanding And Treating Meniscus Tears

Age, constant movement, and an injury can all cause pain and stiffness in the knee. However, this pain and stiffness cannot be compared to the discomfort of a torn meniscus. An estimated 61 out of 100,000 people will experience a torn meniscus at one point, making it the most common injury of the knee. Even though it is so common, most people do not really understand this injury. Using this guide, you will become more familiar with causes, signs, and treatment options for a meniscus tear. Read More 

Suspect That You’Ve Dislocated A Body Part? Be Sure To Visit A Physical Therapist

Whether you're exercising, working hard, or perhaps just moving around the house or in your community, it's possible to believe that you've dislocated a body part. A serious dislocation will leave little doubt, but there are times that a joint can pop out and then pop back in immediately afterward, leaving you to suspect that you've sustained this type of injury. While your first instinct might be to shrug it off, especially if it's not causing you any pain, you should plan instead to see a physical therapist as soon as possible. Read More