How Do You Know If Your Foot Is Broken?

The top of your foot is hurting and you don't know why. You don't want to rush to the doctor's office if it's nothing that a little ice won't fix. You don't want to ignore it, either, if you should be making that doctor's appointment. How do you tell? Learn more about the signs that may mean that you've broken your foot. Your Foot Pain Came On Slowly The human foot has 26 bones in it, and a whole lot of cartilage, tendons, muscles, and nerves connect all of those bones together, so trying to figure out why part of that bundle is hurting isn't easy. Read More 

Choosing The Right Rehab For Stroke Survivors

Survivors of strokes face a scary, uncertain future.  Up to 50% of victims have moderate-to-severe impairment afterward.  So, choosing the best rehabilitation fit in your particular situation can make a real impact on retaking control of your life after a stroke. Rehab Options After initial treatment, the next big decision that stroke patients and their doctors must make is where to seek rehabilitative treatment.  There are situations where this choice is made easy. Read More 

Important Points To Remember When Writing A Eulogy

Writing the eulogy for a loved one can be a difficult and stressful time for many. Following a period of mourning, you are being asked to relive all of your favorite memories with the deceased and summarize them in a short speech, which can be overwhelming for some. However, it doesn't have to be stressful if you approach it in the right way: Treat It As a Gift Being asked to condense all of your memories into three or four minutes can be stressful. Read More 

Torticollis - A Real Pain In The Neck

Torticollis is the medical term used to describe a strain in the neck. This usually occurs when the neck is twisted sharply to one side, or held in an awkward position for any length of time. Typically, torticollis is 'acute', meaning the pain has occurred due instantaneously rather than developing over a longer period of time.  What Are The Symptoms? As torticollis is an acute injury, it is common for people to go to sleep pain-free and wake up the next morning with a stiff and/or painful neck. Read More 

3 Medical Tasks Young Adults Should Complete Before Going Back To School

Before returning to school for a new school year, it can be a good idea to have certain medical exams and tests completed. These exams ensure that you are healthy and ready to take on a new school year. This article will talk about 3 different medical tasks that you should have completed before you return to school.  Have Your Eyes Checked Before you return to school, it is a good idea to have your eyes checked. Read More