Senior Care - How to Provide Elderly Independence

  • Debunking The Most Common Myths About Scoliosis

    30 December 2015

    Scoliosis is a spinal condition where there is an abnormal curvature to the spine. The severity of scoliosis curvature can vary greatly; for some, the condition is readily apparent to the naked eye, whereas less severe cases may require X-rays to diagnose. Either way, there are a lot of myths and misunderstandings floating around when it comes to scoliosis. By understanding the truth behind these myths, it's possible to gain a better informed understanding of this spinal condition.

  • A Walk-In Tub Can Help With Mobility Issues You Have

    15 December 2015

    If you have a more difficult time getting around these days, then you should try to make your home as comfortable for you as possible. This can mean making changes to some of the areas known for being harder to navigate, such as your bathroom. Installing a walk-in bathtub is a great way for you to make it easier, safer and more comfortable for you to take your baths. If you have questions about what a walk-in tub this article will help to answer some of them.

  • How To Spot Different Types Of Skin Cancer

    30 November 2015

    Every year there are more new cases of skin cancer than there are of lung, breast, prostate, and colon cancer combined. In fact, it's estimated that one in five Americans will develop some kind of skin cancer over the course of their lifetime. Fortunately, radiation, chemotherapy, and skin cancer surgery are safe and effective options for those who develop skin cancer. However, it's important to have skin cancer treated as soon as possible so that it doesn't spread deeper into your skin or into other areas of your body.

  • Basal Skin Carcinoma: Getting Diagnosed & Treated By An Oncologist

    11 November 2015

    Does your skin have open sores on it that do not seem to heal as fast as they should? It is possible that you have basal cell carcinoma, which is skin cancer and should be promptly treated by an oncologist. In this article, discover the information you need about basal skin carcinoma and how much you might pay to get it treated. What is Basal Skin Carcinoma? The open sores that you have on your skin might be basal skin carcinomas, because they don't heal like normal sores.

  • The Benefits Of Acupressure

    27 October 2015

    The ancient art of acupuncture has found a high degree of acceptance in Western culture over the last few decades. If you like the concept but do not care for needles, you can try pressure acupuncture or acupressure as an alternative. An experienced acupressure massage therapist can help relieve your stress, muscle pain, and medical conditions by applying the correct pressure on your acupoints during a relaxing massage session.  Acupressure

  • Gynecologists Treat Men Too

    13 October 2015

    Although gynecology generally is a specialty in medicine that targets treating female patients, gynecologists, such as those at Desert Rose OBGYN PC, can also treat men. This area of medicine, which initially focused on female reproductive health, has widened its scope to treat multiple other health issues and includes the care of men with certain medical problems. Chronic Pelvic Pain Pelvic pain isn't always understood in men and is frequently misdiagnosed. But like in women, it is sometimes difficult for doctors to determine the cause of the pain.

  • 5 Things To Expect When You Start Acupuncture Therapy

    24 September 2015

    If you are about to try acupuncture for the first time there are some things that you should be aware of before your visit. Being prepared before you go for your therapy will make the visit go more smoothly. Here are some things that you should be aware of when you decide to try acupuncture for the first time. Expect To Answer Personal Questions In order to determine how best to treat you, your acupuncturist may ask you questions about your bowel movements and about your menstrual cycle if you are a woman.