Frozen Shoulder: How can Physical Therapy Help Loosen the Joint?
Are you dealing with a pain in your shoulder during the day and at night? Are you noticing stiffness and decreased motion in your shoulder, making it difficult to perform your daily tasks? There is a chance you may have Adhesive Capsulitis, also known as Frozen Shoulder. Adhesive capsulitis commonly affects women more than men and it usually occurs between the ages of 40-70 years old. There is no known cause why people develop frozen shoulder, but studies show that those with diabetes, stroke, or Parkinson’s may be at a higher risk. It also tends to develop in those that have had an injury to the shoulder, or during periods of immobilization. The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint. It is made up of three bones, the humerus, scapula (shoulder), and clavicle (collar bone)…
Hearing aids: How to choose the right one
Hearing aids — Find out how to choose the right hearing aid.
11 Tips for a Blissful Night’s Sleep
Do you ever have trouble sleeping? Trouble falling asleep…and staying asleep? Do you feel tired in the mornings, finding yourself struggling your way through the day with cups of coffee, wond…
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Why you shouldn't clean your ears with a cotton swab
Even if you have very waxy ears, don't attempt to clean them until you read this.
Communication: How Hearing Aids Improve Relationships
A slew of recent studies have found overwhelming evidence that hearing aids improve relationships. By allowing easy communication, hearing aids are removing stress, and preventing arguments and misunderstandings. One study by Hear the World, a foundation that supports those living with hearing loss, found that “70 percent of all respondents who have hearing aids confirm …
Travel Tips for Hearing Aid or Cochlear Implant Users
One major concern people have when they are about to take a flight with their new hearing aids or cochlear implant is “can I wear hearing aids on an airplane”? This question is often times not addressed with new users of hearing aids, and if you get to the airport and realize you haven’t asked, …
Researchers Discover Brain Reorganizes after Hearing Loss
Researchers exploring the ways in which our brains respond to hearing loss have found that the brain reorganizes, which may be related to a link between age-related hearing loss and dementia.
Q-tips are sending thousands of kids to the ER
Feel the need to clean your child's ears? Step away from that cotton swab.
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."