October is Physical Therapy Month
Posted by Chelsea Shaffer on 10/11/2018 to Articles
There are thousands of situations in which physical therapy is needed nationwide, from pre-existing conditions, progressive conditions, and accidents, physical therapists are a blessing in disguise. Physical therapy is one of those regular occurrences in recovery that’s underrated and overlooked. It’s a vital part to recovery and unfortunately, not everyone can receive it.
Three Gifts for the Male Hero in your life: Father's Day edition
Food Poisoning Can Last a Lifetime
Allopathy or Homeopathy
Anosmia: A Taste and Smell Disorder
Living with Congestive Heart Failure
There are more than 200,000 cases of congestive heart failure per year. The majority of those affected range in age, beginning at age 40 and up.
This is a usually a chronic condition in which the heart does not properly pump the blood as is required for a healthy heart.
Essential Tremor Awareness
About 10 million Americans have a condition known as essential tremor, according to the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF).
Art thrives in the disability community
Painting and other arts are popular among people with disabilities. Find out more about what binds the worlds of disability and art.
Self Improvement is for Seniors Too: Self Improvement Month
September is designated as Self-Improvement Month. It is the perfect time to reflect on necessary changes and set new goals.
Eyes Have It: National Eye Exam Month
Sears Optical established August as National Eye Exam Month in 1989. Ophthalmologists promote eye health and safety, and in particular the importance of routine eye exams, during this month.
Lighting Up the Sky: Fireworks Safety Month
Eye See You: Cataract Awareness Month
Avoid bad luck on Friday the 13th
There's no need to fear slips and falls this Friday the 13th, so long as you have our non-slip socks on stand-by.
Mississippi Technology Awareness Conference
Is the Garden Off-Limits for Arthritic Persons?
Not With Arthritic Gardening Aids
There are a host of adapted aids to help arthritic persons around the house. Many are familiar — from special kitchen aids like lipped plates to grooming and bathing aids such as elevated toilet seats and hand grips for the bathtub.
Fun and Games with Arthritic Aids?
Ask the Arthritis Supplies Expert
Arthritis Putting Damper on Couple's Social Life
"My husband suffers from arthritis so badly that almost everything he does causes him pain and discomfort. You can imagine what this has done to our social life! We hardly go out anymore. The thing of it is, I think he really does want to go out. It's just the arthritis that's holding him back."
Living With Arthritis
Products and ideas to help make living with Arthritis a little easier…
Living with arthritis can present a wide array of challenges. Some of these challenges may be temporary, following surgery or during periods of flare-ups. Some of these challenges may be life long. Arthritis can create problems with mobility, range of motion, fine motor skills, and cause pain and fatigue that may affect the performance of daily tasks. While surgery, physical therapy and pain management may help some people with some of these issues, for the most part there is no way to remove the cause of the difficulty. Therefore, it is important for the person with arthritis to find solutions to some of these basic problems, and fortunately there are many products available that can help.
Five Things You May Know Not Know About Arthritic Aids
1. Arthritic Aids Are Not Just About Wheelchairs
In fact, arthritis is not just about discomfort associated with mobility. Persons with arthritis often have trouble with some daily tasks that seem commonplace: cooking and eating meals; bathing; grooming; and getting dressed. Arthritic aids not only ease the pain, but they allow persons with arthritis to join in with everyday activities enjoyed by other people who are not suffering from arthritis.
Keep up the good work with our perennial gardening tools
Playing cards and card holders could make Father's Day fun
Partitioned plates enjoy deserved popularity
President’s Day recalls need for daily independence
Arthritis gloves give quick, easy relief compared to other methods
Head to school with tablet holder, adaptive pens, scissors