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.
2 June 2015
Horseback riding is one of the most dangerous recreational activities for both children and adults. Each and every year, tens of thousands of equestrians are hospitalized in horse-related accidents. Most of these accidents are head injuries, which also account for about 60% of horse-related accidental deaths. With these risks in mind, should you prohibit your child from taking riding lessons? Absolutely not! Horseback riding is a rewarding activity that can teach your child responsibility, empathy, and goal-setting.
18 May 2015
If you've been diagnosed with cancer, the mental stress of undergoing a variety of treatments can sometimes feel nearly as exhausting as the physical challenges. For many people, the uncertainty that comes with cancer treatments can lead to confusion and worry. Keeping your mental health in its best possible condition remains a vital part of promoting your physical recovery as well. Below, you'll find a guide to some things you should expect while undergoing cancer clinical trials.
1 May 2015
Cancer treatments can be a difficult ordeal, even though it may save your life. However, you'll need to be sure that you are able to get past it in a way that decreases the amount of suffering and discomfort that you go through. When this is that you are looking for, there are a few good tips that you'll be able to employ. Take advantage of this information and use it for your benefit.
17 April 2015
If you are thinking about having a nose job done, one thing that you might be worried about is the recovery stage. Luckily, recovering from rhinoplasty isn't as tough as you probably think, and following these five tips should help you get back into good shape in no time. 1. Wear Your Protective Splint When you first get out of surgery, you should have a splint on your nose. Do not tamper with your bandaging, attempt to clean the surgical site, or replace your splint.
2 April 2015
They say home is where the heart is, which is why you should always feel comfortable and safe when you're at home. Unfortunately, as you age, mobility throughout your home might become a problem. Not only is it more difficult to move from upstairs to downstairs, but your risk for injury and falls is much greater. Fortunately, there's a solution to your home mobility problems. A stair lift is a great way to be able to live in your home without being hindered by limited mobility, and there are multiple types of stair lifts on the market that can meet all your needs.