If you have not considered a visit to a chiropractor, make an appointment. Learn a little about how to prepare for the visit, and what to expect.

Three Key Characteristics of Smart IV Pumps Every New Technician Should Know

12 October 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you are considering going into a medical technician field, you will come in contact with smart IV pumps. As someone new to the industry, you may be wondering what you will be facing when dealing with these IV pumps. Here are three of the main characteristics of these pumps that you need to know before you even begin using them. By keeping these key characteristics in mind, you will have an advantage over others seeking the same technician training you are. Read More …

3 Tips For Managing Neck Pain And Stiffness In RA

14 September 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is often associated with damage in the smaller joints of the hands and feet, and to a lesser extent, the larger joints. One overlooked area that may be affected is the neck. If RA affects your cervical spine, there are ways you reduce pain, stiffness, and damage to this area. Have Imaging Tests It is important to have imaging tests done on your cervical spine. Generally, your doctor will order an x-ray to determine if there are obvious indicators that RA has caused damage. Read More …

3 Things To Look For When Choosing A New Family Doctor

21 July 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Having a quality family doctor to rely on can help make raising a family less stressful and more enjoyable as time goes on. But finding the right doctor to work with can be a bit overwhelming if you don't know what qualities and features to look for when deciding who to work with. Following are three important things that the family doctor you choose should offer: An Open Door Policy Read More …

3 Ways To Make Your CPAP Machine More Comfortable

27 May 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Sleep apnea is a condition that causes the patient to stop breathing multiple times over the course of the night. Even though the patient resumes breathing without assistance, sleep apnea can lead to undesirable effects, such as snoring and poor-quality sleep. One of the most commonly prescribed treatments for sleep apnea is the use of a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine. The CPAP machine blows a constant stream of air that prevents the throat from collapsing so that the patient remains breathing the entire night. Read More …

Is Your Child Interested in Pursuing Medicine? Set Up an Appointment with Your Family Doctor

27 April 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Your family doctor is someone on whom your whole family relies for medical treatment and advice, but if your child is thinking about pursuing medicine in college, the doctor can also be a valuable resource. While having your child ask the physician a few questions about this career path during a routine checkup can be OK, you should also see about contacting the doctor to see if he or she has time to talk more in depth with your child. Read More …

About Me
Back Pain: Easing the Symptoms

Only people who live with constant back pain will understand how my days tend to go. On days when the pain is slight, I can manage pretty well. When it flares up, there is no such thing as a comfortable position. Fortunately, I have found ways to help ease the pain and keep going. A friend recommended that I see a chiropractor. While skeptical, I did find that having an adjustment twice a week does help. I tend to rely less on pain medication than I did before, and there are days when I feel almost normal. If you have not considered a visit to a chiropractor, I suggest that you make an appointment. Let me tell you a little about how to prepare for the visit, and what to expect. You may find that those visits end up making your days much more pleasant.