What Happens During Special Surgery Rehab?

If your doctor has told you that you'll enter a hospital for special surgery rehab after your procedure, you may have questions about what will happen there. What will rehabilitation look like?  You might have a lot on your plate, and that means you need to understand what you'll be doing during rehab. These are some of the activities you may participate in. You'll Build Strength With Exercises A physical therapist will work with you to build strength in the area of your surgery. Read More 

3 Situations When Abortion By Medication Might Not Be An Option

Deciding when to become a parent is a personal decision that shouldn't be made lightly. For some people, termination of pregnancy is the best option if they feel they're not ready to become a parent. Abortion by medication is usually the preferred method as it's less invasive and has a quicker recovery time. However, there are some situations when abortion by medication might not be an option. Read on to learn more. Read More 

Do You Have To Get Surgery For Varicose Veins?

If you've noticed varicose veins, you may wonder whether surgery is the only way to get rid of them. While some people opt for surgery, it's not always necessary. In many cases, varicose veins can be treated with conservative measures such as compression stockings and lifestyle changes. If you've been diagnosed with varicose veins, surgery might be a good idea. In other situations, it's unnecessary. Here's when surgery might be the best option. Read More 

Seeing The Doctor And The Pandemic: Rescheduling Missed Appointments

It is always important to stay on top of your health. During the pandemic, many people were forced to miss important doctor's appointments. If you have not rescheduled those appointments yet, now is a good time to call your doctor and make arrangements to be seen. You may have some concerns about going to the doctor's office amidst the current health crisis. Here are some things you need to know. Read More 

Conditions That May Require Supplemental Oxygen

Your body needs oxygen to function and live, something that oxygen therapy relies on. Supplemental oxygen helps deliver that much-needed oxygen to your body when you can't get enough on your own. And although many people associate oxygen therapy with things like respiratory arrest, there are other reasons why you may need to use it.  Here are two conditions that may require the use of supplemental oxygen.  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Read More