My name is Melinda Johnson and I suffered with foot pain for many years. I went to see a podiatrist and after an examination, I was told that I had heel spur syndrome. I followed the recommendations of my doctor by doing at home treatments along with physical therapy. I was amazed at how much these treatments helped my foot pain. Living with pain can have a big impact on your life and that's why I started this blog. My foot pain kept me from doing many things that I enjoy and I want to help others who are going through the same situation. As you browse through my blog, you'll learn about home treatments, medical procedures and new advancements in medicine that can help reduce pain. It is my hope that by writing this blog, you can live pain free too.
19 February 2016
Bringing up the subject of assisted living with a loved one can be a touchy subject. But if you've become the primary caretaker for a parent or other older relative, you owe it to yourself to at least look at your options. Today, there are assisted living options that do not require your loved one to move in permanently to a new residence. An adult day care center could be just what you and your loved one need to make sure they get taken care of without causing you too much extra stress.
10 February 2016
If you have recently visited your gynecology clinic and your doctor diagnosed you with polycystic ovary syndrome, you may want to have many of your other hormone levels checked. While genetics and obesity can both be causes for polycystic ovary syndrome, so can hormonal imbalances. Here are some more reasons why you may want to check your other hormone levels when you get this diagnosis. Imbalances with FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone)
2 February 2016
If you have been considering going to physical therapy, but you were not sure if it would be worth it to you, then you might want to make sure that you are taking the time to review the following benefits. This way, you will know whether or not you should be setting up an appointment for yourself. Balance Improvement By attending physical therapy appointments, you should find that you have increased balance.
30 December 2015
When you find yourself in a position, no matter what age you are, where your hearing becomes an issue, you may find yourself hesitant to consider turning to hearing aids to help restore your hearing. This may be because you worry about your age, how hearing aids work, or whether or not your hearing aids will be noticeable to other people. However, before you come up with a reason not to get fitted for and start wearing hearing aids, get to know some of the many reasons that you should definitely consider getting hearing aids and how they can serve you and your needs.
15 December 2015
For many people, maintaining excellent health is at the top of their list of priorities. They may exercise each day, and watch what they eat in hopes of keeping themselves as fit and healthy as possible. However, the eye, one of the most important parts of the entire body, is often overlooked. With diseases such as macular degeneration affecting more than 10 million Americans, it's vital that you do everything in your power to keep your eyes as healthy as possible.