Preparing to Come Home

Home is where the heart is, so they say. It is also the place where the majority of traumatic recovery takes place. According to WebMD, “More of your health care takes place in your home than anywhere else. Having the right tools, medicines, supplies, and information on hand will improve the quality of your self-care.”…

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5 “Healthy” Foods…That Aren’t!

  Registered Dieticians are an important part of any health care plan. They generally work very closely with physicians for long a short term recovery. Very often, these health professionals are responsible for creating specific menus for specialized diseases including diabetes, obesity, strokes, and compulsive overeating. With more Americans becoming overweight, the push for healthier…

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3 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help You

One of the oldest forms of recovery, Physical Therapy, or PT, is a treatment option for those in need of rehabilitation from illness or physical injury. The goal of PT is to reintroduce everyday tasks intoa patient’s routine or to make daily tasks such as stair climbing, getting out of bad, and bathroomvisits a little…

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Is Your Pet Making You Sick?

According to the Humane Society, there are more than 171 million dogs and cats owned as pets in the United States. That number equates to approximately one dog or cat for every other American and many households have more than one type of animal. Birds, ferrets, and fish also make great pets. Studies have also…

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