Soothing a Fever
Before your dentist starts work on a root canal treatment, he or she will normally attach a thin sheet of rubber (a rubber dam) around the tooth. While the dam generally feels strange in your mouth, the sensation is not painful, and your dentist will always reassure you that the dam makes the treatment process easier. Find out why rubber dams make it easier to carry out a root canal treatment, and learn why dentists always recommend these devices to their patients. Read More»
There are some vision problems that can be improved without invasive eye surgery. Conditions such as double vision and crossed eyes may be alleviated with non-surgical treatment such as vision therapy. If you or your children suffer from any of these issues, consider talking to an eye care professional about participating in a vision therapy regimen. The following guide provides a primer on the technique and how it can help improve eye health and overall quality of life. Read More»
Fifty percent of Americans who love regularly lacing up their running shoes for a run outdoors on the pavement will suffer from an injury each and every year. The injuries are not a result of training too hard, but rather a result of the way that people run. Depending on a runner’s gait, he or she may have a stride that reaches way too far out or his or her legs may be landing on the pavement at an awkward angle, and causing strain on the tendons and muscles. Read More»
Now that summer is almost here, it’s a good time to take stock of your family’s safety and apply as many preventative measures as possible to ensure that everyone enjoys the season while remaining safe and healthy. Following are five reasons why people seek urgent care during the summer months.
Family reunions, picnics, community potlucks, and backyard barbecues are prime breeding grounds for the types of bacteria that cause food-borne illnesses. Read More»
If you have hidradenitis suppurativa, you’re probably very familiar with the lumpy abscesses that can develop during a flare. Often unsightly, the affected areas can become severely inflamed and even infected. In advanced cases, lesions may need to be removed by a surgeon to prevent it from spreading. This can make the condition seem overwhelming—so if you’ve been here yourself, you’re not alone. While there’s no cure for hidradenitis suppurativa, topical ointments like steroid creams and certain medications can sometimes offer relief. Read More»