What To Know About Getting A COVID-19 Test

The entire world has to deal with the COVID-19 virus for the foreseeable future. Everyone bears responsibility in eliminating the spread. Getting a COVID-19 test is one of the most reliable ways to do your part. From there, you can self-isolate and take other steps. Keep reading to learn more about getting a COVID-19 test, and what comes next.  Understand the symptoms and exposure risks The main time to get tested is when you've come in contact with someone who tested positive, or if you are experiencing COVID symptoms. Read More 

What To Expect When Attending A Telemedicine Consultation For Hormone Imbalances

Are you ready to tackle your hormone imbalances? You can do so from the comfort of your own home rather than having to schedule a series of appointments in a doctor's office. Here is what you can expect when working with a telemedicine consultant to get a handle on your hormones: An Initial Assessment The first thing you can expect to do after scheduling a hormone imbalance consultation is meet virtually with your service provider to conduct an initial assessment. Read More 

Protect Yourself: 4 Signs It’s Time For Colorectal Cancer Screening

If you don't give your medical screenings much consideration, it's time to start. Medical screening tools such as mammograms, prostate exams, and colorectal screenings are particularly important to your health. Unfortunately, colorectal screenings are often put off or overlooked altogether. If you're not sure that you need a colorectal screening, read the information provided below. If any of the circumstances described below relate to you, it's time to schedule a colorectal cancer screening. Read More 

Beyond Medication: Other Treatments Rheumatologists May Recommend

If you struggle with a rheumatic disease like rheumatoid arthritis or lupus, it is a good idea to see a rheumatologist. These specialists are incredibly knowledgeable about the latest medications and treatments to ease the symptoms of your disease and to keep it from progressing. But rheumatologists do more than just prescribe medications. Here are some other treatments they may recommend, depending on your symptoms and diagnosis. Physical Therapy Physical therapy is often thought of as being for injury rehabilitation or post-surgery rehab. Read More 

The Proactive Approach: Helping Your Physical Therapist Help You

Recovering from an injury or illness is never an easy process, but your physical therapist can be a critical guide and ally along the way. Although PTs have the skills and experience necessary to help you restore some or all of your lost function, they don't need to go it alone. By taking a proactive approach, you can help your therapist develop a plan that fits your specific needs. Of course, knowing how to help your therapist is easier said than done, especially if you've never gone through physical therapy before. Read More