Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) aka Runner’s Knee

admin / December 4, 2017

For adults over the age of 30 little pains here and there often seem to just be part of not being a kid anymore. But in cases when pain inhibits walking, climbing stairs, or other activities it isn’t easy to write it off to age. Knee pain in some cases can be due to a lack of strength in supporting…

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» Medicare and Medicaid Tighten the Reins on Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Suppliers Healthy Findings

admin / December 4, 2017

If durable medical equipment (DME) is an unfamiliar term don’t feel lost. Most Americans do not need services from DME suppliers yet. But patients managing long term conditions such as diabetes, for example, are probably much more familiar with what DME means and the companies involved in providing such products and related services. Those health care customers will probably note…

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» Chronic Obstructive Pulminary Disease (COPD) Healthy Findings

admin / December 4, 2017

Chronic Obstructive Pulminary Disease (COPD) might be something you associate with long-term cigarette use; however, COPD does not only strike smokers. In truth anyone can suffer from COPD and so watching for its symptoms is important to anyone with respiratory problems. What is COPD? COPD is actually one or more of its three more specific forms, emphysema, chronic asthma, and…

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Medicare and Medicaid Tighten the Reins on Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Suppliers

admin / December 4, 2017

If durable medical equipment (DME) is an unfamiliar term don’t feel lost. Most Americans do not need services from DME suppliers yet. But patients managing long term conditions such as diabetes, for example, are probably much more familiar with what DME means and the companies involved in providing such products and related services. Those health care customers will probably note…

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» Childhood Asthma Healthy Findings

admin / December 4, 2017

Childhood asthma, though often manageable and not life-threatening, can sometimes be a very dangerous disease. Treatment may involve ongoing use of medication to avoid or cope with serious exacerbation of the disease. An ounce of prevention… Because children are often much more physically active than adults the risk of exacerbation may be increased in children. But treatment is only one…

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Childhood Asthma

admin / December 4, 2017

Childhood asthma, though often manageable and not life-threatening, can sometimes be a very dangerous disease. Treatment may involve ongoing use of medication to avoid or cope with serious exacerbation of the disease. An ounce of prevention… Because children are often much more physically active than adults the risk of exacerbation may be increased in children. But treatment is only one…

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Achilles Tendon Injuries – Surgery or No Surgery?

admin / December 4, 2017

Congenital defects or heavy athletic activities are just two roads to an Achilles tendon ruptures. But regardless of which of the many likely causes is to blame there are really only a couple of ways to deal with the damaged tendon. Once your physician has examined the tendon damage and has evaluated the extent of it chances are the options…

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Detecting Health Issues at a Dentist Visit

admin / December 4, 2017

It’s a common mistake that more people make than will admit to perhaps. Of course the mistake is not seeing our dentists regularly enough. But if this happens there’s more at risk sometimes than just the beauty of a smile. Many health professionals believe that regular visits to a dentist can help to prevent some health problems in the future…

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Unique Concerns for Pregnant Women with Pets or Livestock

admin / December 4, 2017

The bond between pet owners and their pets and even that of those who care for livestock and those animals is very real and emotionally compelling. But for a woman whose pregnancy has just become her first and greatest priority caring for pets or livestock takes on new dimensions of risk previously not present. It’s very important to discuss this…

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