Medical Interventions For Extreme Back Pain: What You Can Do When Nothing Else Works

When your back pain has exceeded your ability to withstand it, and you will sooner pass out rather than attempt to stand up and move about, you may want to consider more extreme measures. These measures are not for the faint of heart, because they will require assistance from others to get about or your personal resignation to the post-operative situation. However, they have a higher success rate at eliminating your extreme back pain than all of the other methods you have probably tried thus far. Read More 

What To Expect From Your Total Hip Surgery And Recovery At Home Afterwards

Your doctor has recommended a hip replacement to remove the arthritic-damaged hip joint and give you one on which you can walk without pain. The first part of this process is the surgery to replace the hip by the orthopedic surgeons. The second part is in your hands - a successful recovery at home. Here is what you can expect while you're in the hospital and after you get home. Read More 

What Are The Two Different Dental Implant Procedures?

Many people spend a lifetime hiding their smiles because they do not like the appearance of their teeth. Fortunately, many people have regained the confidence to share their smiles with the world by having dental implants installed. Dental implants are an excellent way to completely recreate your smile by replacing your unattractive or damaged teeth with artificial teeth that are permanently attached to the gums. These are two different procedures that are done to install dental implants. Read More 

When Feeling Bad Isn’t Just A Fluke: Family Doctor Recommendations For Treating Flu In Children

Because the flu is caused by a virus, it can be difficult to treat effectively. In fact, there is no real cure for the flu. Parents who have to watch their child mired in full blown flu misery may feel some pretty acute sympathy pains themselves. Fortunately, there is plenty your family medicine provider can do to help your child overcome the flu. Here are a few things your doctor, like one at Better Family Care Practice, may recommend to get your little one on the road to faster recovery. Read More 

Going From No Teeth To A Whole Mouthful: How To Eat With Your New Dental Implants

For people who have lost all their teeth, or those who have to get all their teeth removed, full mouth dental implants can be quite an abrupt change. If you lived without teeth for any length of time, you probably had to make some adjustments to your eating habits, and those changes may be fully ingrained now. You may have even gone months or years without eating anything more challenging than pudding or yogurt due to sensitive gums. Read More