Dispelling Four Common Myths About Pregnancy Massage
As any pregnant woman can tell you, a foot massage during pregnancy feels absolutely wonderful. Carrying around all that extra weight puts extra strain on the feet, so it’s nicee to give those feet a little pampering every once in awhile, but why limit the pampering to a just a pregnancy foot massage, when a full-body massage would feel even more wonderful?
Women tend to be a little hesitant about getting a massage during pregnancy, because they are afraid they will harm themselves or the baby. But there are a lot of accommodations that can be made to keep the pregnant patient and her baby healthy and safe. We’ll dispel some common pregnancy massage myths for you below.
- Pregnant Women Can’t Lay Face Down - While it is indeed unsafe for a pregnant woman to lay face down on Continue Reading
The Beauty And Science Behind Botox Treatments
Americans are living longer, healthier lives than generations past. As a result, more and more Americans are turning to cosmetic treatments in order to slow, if not prevent, the signs of aging.
Botox has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. “Botox relaxes your facial appearance to restore a smoother, more youthful appearance. It only takes a small amount of Botox, and combined with topical anesthetics, Botox can be completely painless,” according to Dr. Janis Campbell, Dermatologist at Laser Rejuvenation Clinic and Spa of Calgary.
Botox is a purified toxin of the bacteria that causes botulism, a rare paralytic illness. However, patients receiving Botox treatments are at no risk of contracting this disorder
Three Common Myths About Senior Assisted Living
Senior assisted living communities can be a great opportunity for seniors, as they are able to downsize into a more manageable space and avoid the hassles of living on one’s own, while still maintaining their independence. However, there are some commonly believed myths about assisted living that can make some seniors hesitate when deciding whether or not a move to an assisted living home is right for them.
- Community living means losing independence. Most assisted living centers provide your choice of spacious apartments with different floor plans and separate entrances. You are free to furnish your apartment with your own furniture and personal items. The doors to your apartme Continue Reading
Got Acne? Consider High Frequency Skin Care
Acne affects 40-50 million Americans, and nearly 85% of people suffer from acne during their lifetimes. By the time they reach their mid-teens, over 40% of teenagers have acne or acne scarring.
If you’re one of the many acne sufferers that’s tried countless acne treatments with no success, it may be time to look into high frequency acne treatments.
High frequency treatment is used often in facial and scalp therapy. It’s non-invasive, safe, and gentle and many people find the sensation created by the current pleasant and comforting.
High frequency skin care passes high-frequency currents (or Tesla currents) through electrodes filled with neon or argon gas to cr Continue Reading
Urgent Medical Care Centers Continue To Gain Popularity
Urgent medical care facilities and urgent care clinics have become one of the fastest growing segments in the American healthcare system as demand for quality, affordable, and convenient healthcare continues to increase. In fact, urgent medical care facilities account for a whopping $14 billion in revenue annually in the United States. There are currently an estimated 8,000 urgent care facilities across the United States, with more continuing to open.
Perhaps one of the leading factors in the rise of urgent care centers is the fact that they o Continue Reading
How an Urgent Care Center Can Help You and Your Family
An estimated 20,000 doctors in the United States practice urgent care medicine, a form of medical care that focuses on providing immediate treatment for non-life-threatening ailments and injuries. These local doctors practice at medical walk in clinics that are spreading across the United States: called urgent care centers, these walk in clinics offer a variety of services and a number of benefits to their patients. Could urgent care be the right choice for treating your next medical problem? Read on to find out.
Urgent care clinics are designed to treat injuries and illnesses that are not serious enough to warrant a trip to an emergency room but still require quick attention, therefore making it inadvisable to wait for the next available doctor’s appointment. Because of this, urgent care f Continue Reading
Two Ways to Help Your Child Avoid Obesity
One of the most common problems that is plaguing Americans is obesity. Americans are notorious the world over for our weight problems, huge portions, and penchant for cheap and unhealthy foods. One of the most alarming things about this trend is how early in an American’s life this issue starts. More than 15% of children between the ages of six and 11 in the United States fall into the category of being obese, and nine out of 10 obese children become obese adults.
Intervening early with good pediatric care is important for children’s health. Finding a pediatrician who will get to know your child’s health well is an important step in making sure that your child will stay healthy and not grow up to be obese. You should first compile a list of pediatricians in your area. Continue Reading
How an Urgent Care Clinic Can Help You and Your Community
Over the course of the last few years, you have likely noticed a certain type of business opening up in various places around your community. Some are free standing buildings, while others are found in medical plazas or retail centers, but all can be identified by their signs, which read “urgent care medicine”. You likely know people who have used their services: mothers on your child’s sports team report visiting for family fevers and broken bones, perhaps, or your neighbor reports stopping by for a physical. But in spite of this, you’ve held off on utilizing this business yourself. After all, what is an urgent c Continue Reading
How Can Urgent Care Help You
An estimated 20,000 doctors in the United States currently practice urgent care medicine at the thousands of urgent care centers around the country. These medical walk in clinics provide a number of services, with an estimated 89% of urgent care facilities covering basic workplace injuries, such as back pain, sprains, and other musculoskeletal issues, in addition to other non-critical illnesses and medical conditions. Because of this, urgent care is becoming increasingly common in the United States. Can their services help you? Read on to find out.
An estimated 50% of American urgent care clinics are owned by physicians. Additionally, an estimated 53% of these facilities have been in operation for more than 5 years. This means that your local urgent care clinic can give you access to medical profess Continue Reading
Find a Quality Alcohol Detox Center Near You
Are you, a family member, or friend, suffering from a dependency on alcohol that negatively affects relationships and one’s overall quality of life? If so, checking into alcohol detox centers or AA rehab centers may be the best idea moving forward.