It is an unfortunate fact of life that many people will develop medical conditions that make it very difficult to care for themselves. Whether it is from an accident or chronic disease, losing the ability to care for oneself can cause secondary health complications and it can drastically lower a person's quality of life. Luckily, home health care services can offset some of these problems, but there are a couple of common myths that you may have heard about these services.
If you have thigh pain that sets in when you run and eases up when you rest, it may be tempting to push through the pain. But just because it isn't constant, doesn't mean it's not serious. This pain could be indicative of a femoral stress fracture.
What is a femoral stress fracture?
The thigh bone, also known as the femur, runs from the pelvis down to the knee. When you run, muscles surrounding the femur absorb much of the shock, but these muscles also pull on the bone.
Many children are potty trained around the time they are 3 years old. Some are earlier and some are later. Usually by the time the child is toilet trained they do not have too many accidents. However, there is a small group of children who have continual accidents during the day; this is called diurnal enuresis. Here are some things you need to know about daytime wetting.
Is Daytime Wetting and Nighttime Wetting Caused By The Same Thing?
You have been walking around for years with missing teeth thinking that there are no viable options for you. Every new social interaction is filled with self-doubt and worry that your smile is being judged and under scrutiny, and you may have resolved yourself to the fact that this is how it will always be. However, thanks to major advances in cosmetic dentistry over the years, this does not have to be the case.
Parents who have given birth to infants with congenital heart problems often feel at a loss. They know they will get the referrals they need from their children's doctor to see a pediatric specialist, but most parents are unaware of what a pediatric heart surgeon does or can do. The following illustrates the special care these doctors give their smallest patients.
Training and Education
Pediatric heart surgeons often operate on children and infants, some of which have hearts no bigger than a tangerine when they are born.