Dealing With Urine Leakage All Day? Know Your Options

If you have had severe problems with bladder leakage and incontinence, and you can't seem to control your pee throughout the day, it's time to see an urologist. If you have tried wearing pads or underwear to catch the urine and you don't want to live your life wearing protection, help from a specialist or even a surgeon may be necessary. There are a lot of different ways you can try to treat the problem, and the urology expert may want to start with something as simple as therapy. Read More 

4 Things Your Poop Is Telling You about Your Health

In some cases, your body can tell you there is something wrong before you start feeling really sick. One thing that can tell you a lot about your health is your bowel movements. Below are four things that indicate your poop may be trying to tell you something. Constipation If you have been feeling constipated lately and this is something that is not normal for you, you should first look to see if you have made any changes to your diet. Read More 

Recovering From Knee Surgery - Slow And Steady Is The Key

You're scheduled to have arthroscopic surgery to repair torn cartilage in your knee. The orthopedic surgeon will do this procedure in their office or outpatient clinic. You'll leave shortly after the surgery to begin your recovery at home. It's then up to you to have a successful recovery. Here is how to begin preparing yourself for the next few weeks of recovery from the knee surgery. The First Week at Home Read More 

Answers To Two Common Arthritis Questions

Arthritis can be among the more common orthopedic conditions that patients may develop over the course of their lives. Sadly, there are many people that have limited knowledge or experience with arthritis. If you are one of these individuals, you may benefit from having the following couple of arthritis questions answered. How Can You Know If You Are Developing Arthritis? Unfortunately, it can be fairly difficult for patients to recognize that they are developing arthritis until it reaches the advanced stages. Read More 

Tips For That First Flight With Your Oxygen Concentrator

 One of the most unique challenges about flying is taking things like health care equipment through security and onto the plane. If you're on a portable oxygen concentrator, for example, you'll probably have to have a formal letter from your doctor before you'll be allowed to bring it on the flight. Some airlines have their own form, but most will accept a letter written on your doctor's letterhead. Before you head out to the airport, it's important that you know what's required. Read More