Located in Temple, Texas, Senior Care of Marlandwood East, has served the local community and its surrounding area years with experienced skilled nursing ser...
How Drug and Alcohol Addiction Develops
Most people view drug addicts as irresponsible people who don’t care about themselves or other people, and others don’t even understand them at all. They think that if someone wanted to stop using drugs, then he or she can just stop. However, the decision and will to stop using the drugs is not enough to eradicate addictions. …
What is the Gaylord Gauntlet?
The Gaylord Gauntlet 5k & Obstacle Run is held the last Sat. in June on the 500 acre campus of Gaylord Hospital in Wallingford, CT. Proceeds from this great ...
Tips on choosing a nursing home
Selecting a nursing home is an important decision.
How to Prevent Sports Injuries and What to Expect if You Get Hurt Anyway
Sports injuries are a risk for people of all ages and all activity levels. Whether you’re a serious athlete, just getting back into exercise, or simply going through the motions of everyday life, you can get hurt. Here are a few tips to help prevent injury
5 Tips for Talking With Your Parents About Assisted Living
Introducing the discussion on assisted living to your parents is a difficult task that requires planning. It’s natural for them to be defensive about the suggestion,
How Specialty Certification Influences Professional Practice : Journal of Nursing Administration
Certified Nurses Day (March 19) honors nurses worldwide who contribute to better patient outcomes through board certification in their specialty. In this month’s Magnet® Perspectives column, Sharon Vanairsdale, MS, APRN, ACNS-BC, NP-C, CEN, program director for Emory University Hospital’s Serious...
How new-age medicine is helping MLB pitchers improve recovery time
BRADENTON, Fla. — By now, the time line for recovery from Tommy John surgery is familiar even to the casual baseball fan. It takes at least a year, usually more. It takes tedious, monotonous work on the part of the player. Alternatives exist, but until now their use among established major leaguers has been limited — if tried at all. This season could provide a referendum on two of them. One surgical procedure could cut the recovery time in half. Another treatment could help a player avoid surgery altogether. “I think it can definitely help the game,” right-hander Seth Maness, who had a modified elbow ligament surgery in August, said by phone from spring training in Arizona. “But the circumstances have to be right.” Maness had a surgery on his right elbow known…
To Improve Chronic Pain, Get More Sleep (Coffee Helps Too)
Research from Boston Children's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) shows that chronic sleep loss increases pain sensitivity.
Advice from Physical Therapists
In order to help you have a smooth and speedy recovery, we are sharing four post-surgery recovery tips that we know will help your body heal.
What A Career; What A Profession!!
Throughout the month of April, we recognize our occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants as a part of Occupational Therapy Month. What