Posts Tagged ‘Neurology’

Adult Scoliosis: Understanding the Facts

What is Adult Scoliosis? Adult scoliosis usually affects adults who have been diagnosed with scoliosis as an adolescent. These adolescent patients are commonly diagnosed with Idiopathic Adolescent Scoliosis (IAP). Though many adults with scoliosis have been affected by scoliosis since their childhood, there are some cases where adults can develop scoliosis later in life.  …

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When Is A Headache Normal?

Headaches are very common. Almost everyone has a headache occasionally and 1 in 20 adults have a headache nearly every day. Migraines affect 1 in 7 adults across the world. Let’s take a closer look at when a headache is normal, types of headaches, and when to worry about your headache. When a Headache is…

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Drug-Free Alternatives for Treatment of Pain

In the United States today, more than 33 million Americans ages 12 and older have misused prescription opiate drugs. In 2016 alone, there were more than 63,600 overdose deaths… that’s an average of 115 opioid overdose deaths per day. If nothing is done, A forecast by STAT predicts that as many as 650,000 people will…

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National Caregivers Month

November is a month filled with thanks. We thank our Veteran’s for their service on Veteran’s Day, we celebrate gratefulness all month long through social media-driven initiatives like #30daysofthanks and of course, Thanksgiving itself. There is one more group that is recognized during the month of November that we believe deserve all the thanks possible……

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Is is a Migraine? How to Know.

If you have ever suffered from the intense throbbing, extreme sensitivity to light and sound and other debilitating symptoms that a migraine headache can bring, you probably would like to know what can cause such a severe headache and how to prevent them or lessen the painful effects.

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How Social Media is Helping Doctors and Patients

Social media… Everyone seems to be doing it yet some industries seem more suited to the benefits of social media than others. Although at times we tend to think of the medical industry only when we need care, it is perfectly suited for social media, connecting health care professionals with their patients in a new way…

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Living Well with Parkinson's Disease

Retired NBA Power Forward Brian Grant built a successful career in major league basketball with five teams; the Sacramento Kings, Portland Trail Blazers, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers and the Phoenix Suns. Drafted in the first round, as the eighth overall pick, he was a stellar athlete who was incredibly respected by his teammates and…

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Epilepsy: What You Need to Know

Affecting 2.2 million people in the United States today, epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological problem; only migraines, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease rank higher. When talking globally, that number rises to 65 million people who suffer from epilepsy. With such a prevalent occurrence of the condition, it is likely that you know someone who…

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Kids and Concussions

Kids love their sports for many reasons… The skills, both social and physical, learned through team and individual sports are great character builders and allow for camaraderie and a healthy outlet of energy and competitive nature. As kids get more and more skilled in their respective sports, the games get faster and the hits get…

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