Accidents Happen: A Guide to Children's Emergencies

Three Reasons Why You Should Join A Group Exercise Class Right Now

Exercise is important for everyone to get, but it's something many people don't engage in often enough. It's not always easy to develop an exercise habit, but doing something like joining a group exercise class can make a huge difference. If you've been curious about group exercise but haven't tried to join a class just yet, here's why now is the best time to change that. Housebound Most people, to one extent or another, are primarily housebound at this point when they're not at work or doing chores. Read More 

What Steps Are Being Taken At Doctor’s Offices To Prevent The Spread Of COVID-19?

As most everyone knows, COVID-19 is a highly contagious virus. Depending on age and pre-existing conditions, it can also be life threatening. However, there are things that can be done to decrease the chances of this illness being spread between people. These are some steps that are being taken at doctor's offices to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Appointment Changes Some medical offices have set up a system in which the patient calls or texts the doctor's office from their vehicle to let the receptionist know they have arrived. Read More 

Turf Toe In College Wrestlers: How Podiatric Sports Medicine Can Get You Back On The Mat

It's no secret that collegiate wrestling can be tough on your body, and the lower extremities of a wrestler's body, such as the feet, ankles and lower legs, are particularly vulnerable to damage during training and matches. One particularly common injury suffered by college wrestlers is commonly referred to as 'turf toe', and while this injury is often overlooked, it can put a severe dent in any college wrestler's budding career if not treated promptly. Read More 

Do You Use A CPAP Machine? Why It’s So Important To Keep It Clean

For people living with respiratory problems, a continuous positive airflow pressure (CPAP) machine can be a lifesaver. It's hard for some individuals to get a good night's sleep because they are constantly waking up due to an obstructed air passage. It's a very serious condition and one that needs to be carefully watched and treated in order to prevent even more harmful results. If you use a CPAP machine on a regular basis and want to ensure that you're being as safe and cautious as possible, see why it's so vital for you to keep your machine clean. Read More 

How Weight Loss Programs Minimize Sleep Apena And Fatigue To Help You Enjoy Your Children

Raising young and energy-filled children can be a joy if you're able to keep up with them. However, fatigue caused by sleep apnea can rob you of the energy to enjoy your children and may make your life more difficult. As a result, you may need to consider weight loss programs as a way of managing your sleep apnea. Weight-Caused Sleep Apnea May Trigger Fatigue As people age, they often have a hard time controlling excessive weight gain. Read More 

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Accidents Happen: A Guide to Children's Emergencies

One of the things I learned when I had children was that accidents can happen at any time. Unfortunately, my children's pediatrician was not always available when those accidents did happen. I had to learn what was considered an emergency and what could wait until the doctor's office was open. Knowing the difference and what to do in non-emergency situations can be confusing. That is why I created this blog. I wanted to provide other parents with a guide that helps them to understand when it is time to head for urgent care or the hospital and when injuries could be treated at home.