A Middle-Aged Woman's Guide To Zumba Safety

Zumba is a high-energy dance workout that's inspired more than 12 million people in the U.S. to get moving and get healthy, but it has also resulted in a lot of aches and injuries. Some hospitals report an increasing number of patients with Zumba-related injuries. If you're a middle-aged woman who is planning on taking Zumba for the first time, what can you do to avoid joining their ranks? 1.) Zumba with your own age group. [Read More]

What Are The Four Levels Of Hospice Care?

Hospice care is provided for those who are suffering from a terminal illness. Hospice care also offers support to the family members of the patient as they are dealing with the terminal illness of their loved one. These are the four levels of care that are provided by hospice. In Home Care  Hospice provides in home care to those patients who have symptoms that are controlled. This includes providing care for chronic pain, bleeding, nausea and vomiting and respiratory problems. [Read More]

Tips For Back Pain Relief For The Frequent Flier

You may dread getting on an airplane because the small seats and long flight aggravate your back pain. If you prepare yourself before the flight and take the right actions during the trip, you'll reach your destination comfortably. Here are some tips for getting to that business appointment without that nagging back pain. Before The Flight You may want to visit a chiropractor or a masseuse before your flight, since he or she can loosen up sore muscles and put the spine back into proper alignment. [Read More]

2 Tips For Getting Your Child Comfortable With Wearing Their Scoliosis Brace To School

The spine naturally has a subtle curve; however' scoliosis causes extreme curvature in the spine. This can lead to a number of medical issues if it is not caught and slowed early on. Scoliosis is commonly diagnosed in children while they are still growing. If your child has scoliosis and is still growing, then the curve can progress further. Therefore, doctor's will often recommend a scoliosis brace for your child. Bracing works when it is worn throughout the entire day. [Read More]