Monthly Archives November 2013

Managing Hypertension: The Stress-Free Way to Check Your Blood Pressure

managing hypertensionIt’s not necessary to visit your doctor’s office if you want to monitor blood pressure. Part of managing hypertension at home is to learn the correct, stress-free way to check blood pressure. Here’s how.

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Restoring Your Body Imgage: the Breast Prosthesis and Mastectomy Bra

Breast Prosthesis and Mastectomy BraThe body image changes that come with breast cancer recovery are difficult for most women to face. Fortunately, there’s a non-surgical option for restoring your body image known as a breast prosthesis and mastectomy bra. Restoring your body image is the first step toward emotional recovery post-mastectomy.

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Osteoarthritis: When Your Doctor Prescribes a Knee Brace

OsteoarthritisIf you’ve been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, your doctor may prescribe a knee brace for stability, along with other treatments like medicine and visits to a physical therapist. Knee braces can reduce osteoarthritis symptoms, and many patients report improved knee function while wearing the brace. The brace can lessen pain you might experience while going up stairs, walking or performing other daily activities. Knee braces may enable you to walk further and for a longer time than you could without the brace. 

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The Care and Hygiene of Your Wheelchair Cushion

It’s likely that you spend a good part of your morning dressing and grooming yourself. Appearance is important for maintaining your self confidence. How much attention do you give to the cleanliness of your wheelchair? Spending just a few minutes wiping down your chair with a damp cloth can do wonders for your appearance. Even the wheelchair cushion needs attention if you want to make a good impression wherever you go.

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