Three Alternatives to Surgery for Back Pain Treatment
Lower back pain is one of the most common health complaints in America. In fact, there are more than 26 million people affected by lower back pain in the United States each year. To make matters worse, there are a number of side effects of lower back pain, some of which can be very severe. Common causes of lower back pain include injury, lifting heavy objects, and sitting or standing with poor posture. In extreme cases, surgery might be necessary, but there are a few different alternative treatment options for lower back pain.
You Won’t Believe These Three Facts About Plastic Surgery
As more people want to look and feel their most confident, the popularity of cosmetic surgery procedures like nose jobs, facelifts and other surgeries continues to grow. In 2011 alone, Americans underwent an astounding 14 million different cosmetic procedures and spent $10.1 billion to do so.
And while cosmetic surgery may be more popular than ever, you might not know as much about the facts and realities of this field as you think you do.
Here are three facts about cosmetic surgery that no doctor will tell you — and that you may have a hard time believing:
Cosmetic surgery’s popularity is fueled by women
Because women are more likely to expe Continue Reading
Accomplish Your New Year’s Resolutions with a Personal Fitness Trainer on Your Side
As the holiday season ends, the new year will be upon us all, and this is often the time when people begin making their New Year’s resolutions. If you’re like many people, you may have set goals for yourself related to your overall health and well-being. There’s is one way to meet those goals, especially if you’re looking to become more physically fit, and that’s training with a personal fitness instructor.
What is personal fitness training? Personal fitness training helps you develop a workout routine that’s just right for you. A personal trainer will give you persistent, nonjudgmental support on a regular basis, so you can accomplish your personal fitness goals. If you think this may be the right m Continue Reading
Should You Get Uterine Fibroid Surgery?
Of all the uterine fibroids treatment options available, surgery is the only one that offers a permanent solution. Many medications and noninvasive treatments will only — at best — shrink the fibroids and mitigate the symptoms. If you want to properly get rid of them, you need to consider uterine fibroid surgery.
To help you decide whether it’s worth going through with or not, here are some things worth mulling over.
When Is Uterine Fibroids Surgery a Reasonable Option?
The surgical treatment of uterine fibroids could be considered a good treatment option if you suffer from heavy bleeding and amenia, if the fibroids have misshapen fibroids, if they’re ca Continue Reading
Your Top 3 Questions About Nonsurgical Facelifts, Answered
A facelift can provide a dramatically younger look by removing excess skin to reduce wrinkles and highlight a strong bone structure. But facelifts are also expensive, costing many thousands of dollars, and invasive, requiring extensive recovery time post-procedure. On top of that, some people aren’t even good candidates for surgical procedures. Fortunately, there are an increasing number of nonsurgical options that restore the appearance of youth for both women and men. Here are answers to the questions you’re likely asking:
- What Is a Nonsurgical Facelift?
You may have heard the term “nonsurgical facelift” used as if it refers to a single procedure. But actually, this may refer to a number of nonsurgical procedures such as Continue Reading
The CCIC Has Your Kids Covered
The Colorado Children’s Immunization Coalition, (CCIC), has devised an interesting means for uninsured kids to get immunization shots. By holding it’s ongoing Shots for Tots and Teens Clinic at an Aurora fire station not long ago, they hope that the blare of fire engines and exciting (distracting) environment will make it easier to get kids past their phobias of being stuck with a needle.
Basically a free walk in clinic (some are low cost, it depends on personal finances) offered on weekends, the Shots for Tots and Teens program is a hit, especially for parents with multiple kids since they can get flu shots and other immunizations for the whole family in one fell swoop. The version of the program held at the fire station in Aurora was a collaborative effort between the CCIC, Tri-County Health Depar Continue Reading
How to Find the Right Urgent Care Center
If you or a loved one needed immediate medical attention, a shopping center likely wouldn’t be the first place you would think to visit. However, thanks to a new presence in the American healthcare industry, this location may soon be your first stop when you need treatment for a non-life-threatening medical problem: increasingly, retail centers and medical plazas are the site of urgent care clinics, which offer affordable, convenient care for a wide array of common conditions. But with so many of these facilities available in the average area, how do you find urgent care centers that will offer the best treatment for your medical problem? There are a number of factors a patient can use to help iden Continue Reading
A Massage is the Perfect Holiday Gift for the Expectant Mother in Your Life
If there is an expectant mother in your life there is one perfect give you can give her this holiday season: relaxation. Specifically, relaxation in the form of a massage. Everyone likes a nice, relaxing massage, and no one deserves one more than an expectant mother.
Mommies-to-be spend nine long months growing a new life inside them, and they have to deal with all of the unpleasantness that comes along with it. Morning sickness, nausea, heartburn, swollen feet, lower back pain, stretch marks, pregnancy brain, etc. Pregnancy takes quite a toll on the mind and the body, with little time for Mom to relax.
Not only that, but that baby is going to be arriving before you know it, and from there on out, Mommy’s time is no longer her own. There’s no more time for relaxing or pampering when you’re t Continue Reading
Looking for Fast, Anonymous STD Testing Kits? Visit an Urgent Care Center
After hours urgent care centers have become increasingly popular in the past decade. There are 110 million reported visits each year, and many Americans rely on these facilities for medical care in emergencies. If you find yourself in a critical situation, it’s important to know the risks and benefits of waiting to see your family doctor, going to the emergency room, or contacting a 24 hour urgent care center. If you are facing a critical medical emergency, here are a few things to think about before you decide where to seek treatment.
1. Is your medical condition time-sensitive?
There are often long lines and unpleasant wait times are the hospital emergency room, and when you finally see a doctor, you might not be happy with the results. You’ll be seeing a doctor y Continue Reading
Get Your Coaching Career Started!
Have you found a fitness plan that has changed your life? Are you so enthused about the transformation you’ve experienced that you want to tell the world? Helping others get into better shape with any fitness plan is rewarding and often, can help you maintain your own workout plan.
Be a Beachbody Coach
Becoming a Beachbody Coach is both a fitness endeavor as well as a home business opportunity. What’s more, you don’t actually need certification – the video tutorials that are the basis of the Beachbody program include all of the instruction – you’re just the delivery system. A $39.95 start up fee is Continue Reading