Understanding The Basics Of Rotator Cuff Surgery

A torn rotator cuff can be significantly painful, and it can limit your range of motion in your arm and shoulder until it is repaired. While some small tears may heal on their own without intervention, a complete, large tear is likely to require more extensive intervention. In fact, you may find that you need to visit an orthopedic surgeon to do a surgical repair of the damage. This repair involves stitching the tear to fix it. Read More 

Massage Therapy May Help Your Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a painful foot condition you can get due to a sports injury or wearing the wrong kind of shoes that don't support your feet. The plantar fascia is a band of tissue on the bottom of your foot. It connects your heel with your toes and it forms the arch of your foot. Stress on the tissue causes tiny tears that lead to pain and inflammation. It may take weeks for your foot to heal. Read More 

3 Treatments Offered At A Wellness Center

Wellness centers are wonderful places to go if you would like to improve either your mental health, physical health, or both. They provide a variety of services for their clients and do in-depth examinations and testing to create the best treatment solutions for their patients. This article will discuss 3 treatments offered at a wellness center.  Hormone Therapy For Women  If you are a woman feeling sick, having trouble losing weight, feeling emotionally unbalanced, etc. Read More 

Shoulder Replacement? What Happens If You Don’T Take Antibiotics Before Going To The Dentist

According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, a person with a total joint replacement should take antibiotics before going to the dentist for any invasive procedures. This is because this puts you at risk of developing hematogenous infections where your prosthetic is located. Below is what can happen to you if you fail to take your antibiotics, as well as the treatment you will receive. Failed to Take Antibiotics Read More 

HIV And Digital Stimulation: Is There A Risk?

Are you romantically involved with an HIV-positive partner? Are you well-aware of the risks of sexual intercourse, but not so clear on whether or not digital stimulation could expose you to the virus? If so, read on to find out. A Small But Real Risk HIV travels from person to person only through blood, semen, rectal and vaginal fluids, and breast milk. It does not travel through the air, and it cannot be passed from one person to the other by saliva, sweat, or teardrops. Read More