Suffering From Back Spasms? How To Treat The Issue


If you are suffering from back spasms, your symptoms can range from annoying twitching to painful muscle guarding (muscles that have stiffened). While stretching out the affected area may relieve minor spasms, you should seek further help if you are in pain or the issue isn't getting better. Here are some questions you may have about back spasms What causes back spasms? Muscle spasms are often caused by electrolyte imbalances or dehydration—these types of spasms are often seen in calves and eyelids.

7 November 2018

3 Things That You Shouldn't Wear To Your First Pregnancy Abdominal Ultrasound


If you are getting ready for your very first pregnancy abdominal ultrasound, you are probably pretty excited about seeing your little one for the first time. The last thing that might be on your mind is what you are going to be wearing  to the appointment, but wearing the right clothing can make the whole event a lot more comfortable. These are a few things that you will not want to wear to your first pregnancy ultrasound.

7 July 2016

4 Ways That Your OBGYN Will Recommend Pain Reduction After A Vaginal Delivery


It is no secret that the process of giving birth is painful, but it is also quite painful even after you have given birth. Your vaginal area will be quite sore, and will need time to heal. Thankfully, there are certain things your OBGYN will recommend for you to do to help live with the pain of post-delivery until it subsides. This article will discuss 4 things your OBGYN will recommend to help you, if you had a vaginal delivery.

14 July 2015

Menopause Symptoms: Why You May Need Hormone Replacement Therapy


Have you been feeling a lot more moody than you usually are? Your mood swings may be the result of you going through menopause, but seeking treatment from a specialist may reduce the symptoms. Below, discover why treatment through hormone replacement therapy is ideal for menopause symptoms. Why is Hormone Replacement Therapy Ideal for Menopause Symptoms? Feeling moody on a regular basis can interfere with your social life and make you feel depressed.

4 May 2015

Four Indicators That Marriage Counseling Can Be A Success


If you are wondering if marriage counseling is a workable solution for your relationship, here are some indicators that counseling just might work. If there are real problems in your relationship, but both parties are present and will to go to counseling, a couple might gain from the experience. Here are four indicators that marriage counseling can be worthwhile and actually work: 1. If Both Partners are Willing to do the Work

5 February 2015

Three Easy Updates Arthritis Sufferers Should Make To Their Apartments


Let's face it: Your dream of getting older doesn't involve living in a nursing home. No, you want to remain independent for as long as possible, even if you suffer from ailments like diabetes and arthritis. Independent senior apartments, such as The Courtyards at River Park, are often part of a larger community that offers increased care and assisted living if you ever need it and are increasingly a good choice for relatively healthy seniors.

22 January 2015

Recovering From The Suicide Of A Loved One


The grief process after a loved one has committed suicide is very complicated and can make you feel alienated from other people. You should know that what you are experiencing is not uncommon, and there is support available to help you carry on. Read on to get a better idea of what you or your loved ones are feeling and see how reaching out can help you heal. Understanding Trauma and Complicated Grief

16 January 2015

Can Chiropractic Care Help Fibromyalgia Sufferers?


Fibromyalgia is a misunderstood condition, leaving many people suffering without real, pain-relieving treatment. For a treatment to be successful, it must not only relieve symptoms, it must also help to alleviate the source of symptoms. Due to the complexity of symptoms with fibromyalgia, researchers and medical professionals are left baffled at its cause, thus making the choices for traditional treatments hard to make. However, for many fibromyalgia sufferers, alternative care provided by a chiropractor helps to relieve pain and tenderness.

15 January 2015

3 Characteristics Of A Good Physical Therapist


Finding a good physical therapist is an essential part of your healing process. If you have recently had surgery, or been in an accident, you should be starting a physical therapy program under the direction of your doctor. It might seem daunting to find a physical therapist that meets your needs. To help you with that decision, here are 3 signs of a good physical therapist. 1. Pushes You, But Doesn't Hurt You

8 January 2015