When your child is diagnosed with a disability like cerebral palsy, it can be a hard thing for parents to hear. While it can be a life-changing diagnosis for the entire family, parents need to know there are many different devices and types of equipment that can help ensure a high quality of life for their child. Here are three common types of durable medical equipment that are often prescribed for kids with cerebral palsy.
When you love to be around people and you want to help take care of others, a CNA training class can give you this opportunity. The training will teach you how to properly care for people, how to transfer those who are less mobile without injuring yourself, how to take vital signs, and how to feed a person who is no longer able to meet their own basic needs. It's a rewarding job, and one that requires a caring attitude.
For men turning 40, there are a number of changes that occur that can have an impact on their health. Without proper care and attention to your health, you could be at an increased risk of developing health problems, such as heart disease. If you are nearing your 40s or already there, here is what you need to know. What Happens to Your Body at 40? Your fortieth birthday can mark a turning point in your overall health.
If you've recently been diagnosed with diabetes, you may be concerned about developing chronic nerve pain or other damage to your feet, especially after learning of the high rate of toe, foot, and even leg amputations among the diabetic population. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to reduce your risk of diabetic neuropathy and other problems with your feet. Read on to learn more about preventing nerve pain and permanent damage to your feet after a diagnosis of Type I or II diabetes.
Pollen is notorious for causing allergic reactions, but allergy isn't the only danger associated with exposure to allergens. Things like pollen, dust, and mold spores can also worsen an existing hearing impairment. Here are two ways in which this can happen. Obstruction of the Ear Canal Conductive hearing loss occurs when something obstructs the path followed by sound waves from the outer ear canal to the eardrum or middle ear.
I was badly injured a year ago, and it took a long time to get back to my normal level of ability. One of the things that helped more than anything was the time that I spent in physical therapy. I didn’t always love going to physical therapy – in fact, sometimes, I really didn’t enjoy it at all. But ultimately, the therapists and other patients I worked with helped inspire me to get better, and the exercises facilitated my healing process. I started this blog to talk about all of the things I learned about physical therapy and healing during my recovery time. I hope my blog reaches other accident victims. I want to offer encouragement, hope, and information for people who are in the same boat that I was in.