Accidents Happen: A Guide to Children's Emergencies

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 

Tips For Using Medical Cannabis

"Health is wealth" is an adage that a number of people are becoming to recognize the importance of. No matter what sort of lifestyle you live or goals you have, you'll need to be able to manage your energy and wellness. Medical cannabis happens to be one of the best substances that you can use to get the most out of your health and well-being. This can be a big step for someone who has never used marijuana for medical or recreational uses. Read More 

Physical Therapy Can Help Reduce Pain And Restore Movement To Your Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a medical condition that can last for several months and cause shoulder pain and loss of range of motion. The condition comes on gradually, so you may not seek help until you've put up with the pain for months and now can barely raise your arm. Physical therapy is an important part of treating frozen shoulder. Here's a look at why movement is important and some treatments a physical therapist may provide. 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.