2 Tips To Make Using Crutches At Home After Your ACL Knee Surgery Easier

30 April 2019
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If you are about to undergo ACL surgery to repair a torn ligament in your knee, you may have already been told that you will need to use crutches for a few weeks while you are recovering. Especially if you have never had to use crutches before, you may wonder how you can make your life easier while trying to get around your house. Besides cleaning up the pathways in your house so that you do not trip, use the following tips to help make your time on crutches a little easier at home. Read More 

What To Expect When Recovering From Shoulder Replacement Surgery

4 October 2018
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Living with shoulder pain can be very uncomfortable or even quite painful. A bad shoulder can also reduce your range of motion and prevent you from being able to complete day to day tasks. If your shoulder joint is very unstable, an orthopedic surgery may suggest shoulder replacement surgery to correct the problem. Shoulder replacement surgery has a good success rate, but there is a recovery period after the procedure. If an orthopedic surgeon has suggested shoulder replacement surgery, continue reading to learn more about the recovery process. Read More 

Why Having Your Baby Wear Shoes Is Unnecessary When They Are Learning To Walk

5 August 2016
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If you have a baby, you most likely enjoy dressing them up to impress others. If your child is of the age where they start learning to walk, you may have considered looking for your baby's first pair of shoes. You are probably concerned about how your shoe choice will impact your youngster's first steps and the growth of their feet. Here are some of the reasons why holding off on that new pair of shoes and keeping your baby barefoot when they are learning to walk instead, is best. Read More 

Tips For Helping Your Elderly Parent Recover From Their Knee Replacement Surgery

19 January 2016
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When your parent needs one or both of their knees surgically replaced, you may find yourself in an unfamiliar position. If you were not already assisting and caring for them regularly, the recovery process from knee replacement surgery will likely move you into that position. Before you panic and worry about what to expect from their recovery process, get to know some of the ways that you will be able to help them through it successfully. Read More 

Don’t Let Muscle Spasms Ruin Your Workout

5 August 2015
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What do you do when you get part way into your exercise routine and your calf muscles begin to tighten up? It can build up slowly or come on suddenly. At some point, you have to stop and massage those muscles to get them to stop the spasms. Here is why your muscles do this to you and how to deal with it so they don't interrupt your day. Healthy Muscle Behavior Read More