Tips For Patients About To Start Physical Therapy Treatments

After major surgery or a serious injury, undergoing physical therapy can be an instrumental part of the recovery process. When individuals are referred to physical therapy for the first time, they may not always know what they should expect from these sessions or the steps they should be taking to prepare to start this treatment. Dress In Loose Athletic Clothing The type of clothing that you wear to your physical therapy sessions can be a surprisingly important factor. Read More 

3 Reasons To Visit A Gastroenterologist When You’re Having Stomach Issues

Have you been dealing with vomiting or constant heartburn? Maybe you've been experiencing hard-to-control bowel movement urges? Rather than tolerating these types of stomach issues, you may want to consider calling a gastroenterologist and making an appointment. More than likely, it will be covered by your health insurance — even if you have Medicare part B. Here are three reasons why you should consider a visit to the stomach doctor. Read More 

3 Things To Expect During A Trip To The ER

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one in five Americans go to the Emergency Room (ER) once a year. Of the 131 million ER visits, about two-thirds of them are by adults between the ages of 18 and 64. If you have never had to go to the ER, you should consider yourself fortunate. If you ever do have to go, it helps to know what happens once you get there. Read More 

Guidelines To Help You Pick The Best Cremation Urn For Your Loved One

If your loved one chooses cremation over a traditional burial, you will be tasked with picking out the container in which their remains will be held in for the long-term. Cremation urns are well-designed containers that are built for the purpose, but one look at the millions of choices and you may feel overwhelmed about picking the best urn for your loved one. There are a handful of guidelines to follow to help you make the best choice. Read More 

3 Emergency Signs Of Anticoagulant-Related Internal Bleeding

If your physician has prescribed an anticoagulant medication to lower your risk for heart attack, stroke, or blood clots, then you will need to undergo periodic blood tests. This is to help ensure that your medication is not excessively decreasing platelet aggregation. When this happens, you may be at a heightened risk for dangerous bleeding. While periodic blood testing can help your doctor monitor the clotting ability of your blood, anticoagulant-related internal bleeding may still occur. Read More