Can An Allograft Help Restore Movement And Ease Pain For Your Badly-Healed Ankle?

If you broke your ankle a number of years ago and are still dealing with chronic pain, stiffness, and reduction in your range of motion, you may be wondering whether there's anything you can do to ease these symptoms going forward short of taking prescription painkillers or simply avoiding putting weight on your injured ankle. Unlike knees and other "hinge"-shaped joints, the complexity of the ankle joint often makes it a poor candidate for replacement surgery. Read More 

Is a Career in Assisted Living Right for You?

If you've long wanted a career in the nursing field but aren't sure you'd fit in well in a hospital environment and are reluctant to work at a nursing home, you may want to consider a job in an assisted-living community. These communities cater to seniors who desire to remain independent but may need a bit of help with daily tasks, like dressing, bathing, or taking medicine. With more and more Baby Boomers hitting their Social Security years (and predicted to be the longest-living generation yet), the number of assisted-living jobs available is likely to increase exponentially in the near future. Read More 

Laser Hair Removal Questions And Answers

As a woman, you may feel uncomfortable about hair growth on areas of your face, such as your chin and upper lip. However, there are ways to permanently remove unwanted hair. Laser hair removal is a safe way to remove and discourage hair growth. Here are a few questions and answers about this procedure: Does it hurt? When hair is removed using a laser you may feel a sharp twinge, but extreme pain does not usually accompany the procedure. Read More 

3 Things You Need To Know About Inverse Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a serious skin disorder that affects about 7.5 million people in the United States. Plaque psoriasis—characterized by reddish plaques on the skin—is the most common type of this condition, but it's not the only type. In fact, there are many lesser-known types of psoriasis, including inverse psoriasis. Between 3% and 7% of people with psoriasis develop inverse psoriasis. Here are three things you need to know about this condition. Read More 

Two Effective Ways To Manage Your Pain Without Popping Pills

Prescription drugs are powerful and potentially addictive, which is probably why one in five Americans report misusing their medications at least once during their lives. Unfortunately, it you have a condition that causes chronic pain, such as arthritis or a back injury, you might wonder what you can do to cope with your symptoms. Here are two effective ways to manage your pain naturally, without popping any pills. 1: Take Time to Relax Read More