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.
13 February 2015
When your child tells you that they want to play sports, you may be apprehensive about the prospect. After all, many children who participate in sports sustain injuries at one point or another. However, when your child tells you that volleyball is their sport of choice, you breathe a little internal sigh of relief. You think to yourself that volleyball isn't a contact sport and will therefore be safer for your child to participate in.
9 February 2015
If you are thinking about getting a rhinoplasty, then you may be wondering how much time you need to take off from work. Most patients are not sure what recovery is like and do not know what to expect. Here are six things that may affect your recovery time. Must Wear a Cast The first week is essential to how fast you will heal after surgery. You have to wear a cast on your nose for at least seven days.
5 February 2015
If your child has been referred to a speech-language pathologist, then you may understandably be feeling a bit nervous when it comes to that first appointment. You may be wondering what to expect so that you can best prepare yourself and your child for the appointment. Generally, your child's first appointment with a speech therapist is simply meant to help give the pathologist an idea of where your child is at so the proper treatment plan can be customized for him or her.
30 January 2015
Vision therapy is a unique, professionally supervised form of optometric exercises. Each vision therapy program is specially tailored to fit the patient's individual needs, but the principles remain the same: to train your eyes, brain, and body to work together efficiently. If you or your child has had eye problems, you'll know how much of a pain—emotionally and physically—finding a solution can be. Unlike glasses, which correct eye problems superficially, vision therapy works to redefine the way your eyes process vision.
28 January 2015
When you are pregnant, you can experience a myriad of symptoms that are surprising and frustrating for you to deal with. Among these are frequent and extremely painful headaches. Because you want to do this whole pregnancy thing right, you tend to avoid taking any over-the-counter medications if you can help it. This includes pain medications that could help treat and rid you of your headaches. Luckily, there are ways that you can handle your pregnancy headaches using methods that do not include the use of over-the-counter pain medications.