If a loved one has recently become wheelchair-bound, you need to look for ways to begin making your home wheelchair-accessible. There is nothing more frustrating for those in a wheelchair than battling stairs, narrow doorways, and high counters and cabinets. Your loved one wants to be as independent as possible, and doing what you can to make your home accessible will help achieve that goal. Here are some great ways to make your home wheelchair-ready.
One of the most common diagnoses at a chiropractor's office is bad posture. Bad posture can lead to an array of problems; however, these problems aren't limited to back pain. One of the more obscure consequences of bad posture is difficulty breathing – but what causes this and how can chiropractic treatment help? What Causes Bad Posture? From a musculoskeletal point of view, there are two main underlying causes of bad posture:
When someone in your home has allergies, it can be a bit of a complex dance to identify and remove the sources. Sometimes, the source is easily identified simply because it is a common allergen--pets and mold fall into this category. But what about the lesser-known allergens that aren't as common? You may be surprised to learn that these common substances and items could be responsible for allergic reactions, but it's true.
A massage is a great way to relax after a stressful week, and it won't surprise you to learn a massage can help alleviate back pain, neck pain, and even headaches. What may surprise you is the health benefits of massage can actually go much deeper than just relaxing sore muscles and relieving tensions. Massage can also be used to help you achieve a healthier weight, control serious health conditions, and promote healing from certain injuries.
Obesity is a becoming a nationwide epidemic. Over one-third of all American adults are considered to be obese, and the annual medical cost of obesity has reached $147 billion in 2008. Those who are obese generally have limited mobility, as their tendons and ligaments succumb to their weight. Having several mobility aids around the house can really help provide the support that is needed to battle obesity, and get around the home in a safe manner.
Ever since I was a young girl, I have had bad asthma and allergies. I had to stay in the hospital several times when I was in elementary school just to help get my asthma under control and it seemed like I was trying medication after medication with little success. I don't remember all of my childhood health details, since I was so young, but my mother has "filled in the blanks" for me. Thanks to modern medicine and a natural remedy, my health conditions are currently under control and have been for a few years now. I am very grateful for my good health, and I want to "pay it back" to others by creating a blog where I will post my health tips. I hope I can help you learn how to achieve good health!