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2014

Learning To Hear: How To Handle Life With Hearing Aids

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Getting hearing aids can help you regain some of your independence and confidence. You’ll be able to keep up with conversations without awkwardly pretending that you hear what is being said, and you’ll get to experience new sounds that are music to your ears. You may find, however, that there are some things that make adjusting to life with hearing aids more difficult. Here are a few ways to cope with these hearing challenges. Read More»

Planning For A Successful Home Recovery From Your Total Hip Replacement

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You’ll soon be checking into the general orthopedics floor of the hospital to have your arthritic hip replaced. This procedure will help you to walk pain-free again. But the surgery is just the first step of the entire process. Your recovery at home must be successful to get the full benefit from your new hip. Here are some of the ways to have the best experience recovering at home. 1. Manage your pain closely. Read More»

3 Things You Need To Know About Posterior Tibial Tendonitis

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Your posterior tibial tendon starts deep in your calf, runs down the back of your leg and along the side of your ankle and ends in the arch of your foot. Its role is to help you bend your foot and ankle, but like any other tendon, it can become inflamed or irritated due to sports, which leads to tendonitis. Here are three things you need to know about posterior tibial tendonitis. Read More»

Learn What To Do If You Think Your Child May Suffer From ADHD

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Children always seem to have more energy than adults, but there are times when it may seem like your child has an excessive amount of energy in comparison to some of the other children you may know. When this happens, your child may be suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD. A child suffering from ADHD will have uncontrollable fits of hyperactivity, they may have difficulty focusing on tasks for more than a few minutes at a time, and they may not take the time to rationalize things before making a decision. Read More»

What Are Computer-Guided Dental Implants?

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Dental implants are a great way to provide a permanent replacement for missing teeth. The traditional way to get implants is by cutting through the gums and implanting a metal post in a hole drilled into the jawbone. It then takes several months to heal, after which a crown is put on top of the post. With new technology, the process is less invasive and goes much more quickly. Here is more information about the new computer-guided dental implant procedure. Read More»