Osteoarthritis can be a disabling disease, which causes pain, inflammation, limited mobility, and a diminished range of motion of a joint. While an invasive procedure may be in your future, your orthopaedic surgeon may recommend non-invasive, conservative treatments to treat your arthritis, saving surgery as a last resort. Surgery, however, may be the only permanent solution to your pain and swelling. Here are some non-invasive treatments for osteoarthritis, and why your surgeon may recommend them:
27 June 2019
How many days of school did your kids miss this year? Unfortunately, many kids miss a lot of school because they get sick, or to go to doctor and dentist appointments. Here, you'll find a few tips that'll help to prepare your family for the next school year. With some changes and planning, you may be able to reduce the number of days your kids miss from school. Use Summer's Freedom
22 May 2019
Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, is commonly called an enlarged prostate. The prostate continues to grow throughout a man's life, so this is a common condition in older men. It doesn't cause prostate cancer, but it can occur along with cancer. The symptoms you might have can be mild or severe, but even if they're mild, you should discuss them with your doctor. BPH causes symptoms in two main ways. Since the prostate grows larger, it presses against the urinary tract and causes an obstruction that interferes with normal urine flow.
22 April 2019
If you develop an infected tooth, you might experience a throbbing toothache, swollen gums, sensitivity when eating hot or cold foods and beverages, and in some cases, chills, fever, and body aches. While these are some of the most common symptoms of dental infections, you may experience those associated with your cranial nerves. Here are some cranial nerve problems that may be associated with a severely infected tooth, or dental abscess, and why you may need to see a brain specialist:
6 March 2019
Gum disease, also called gingivitis, involves the inflammation of your gums, and in the more severe and advanced cases, it also involves your gums pulling away from your teeth and pockets of bacteria developing in the area around the bottom of your teeth. If you think that you have gingivitis, you should see your dentist as soon as possible and do what you can to start treating it. There are a number of things that you can do to help treat your gum disease.
15 January 2019