Ernest Smith

Have Mild Symptoms Of COVID-19? Questions You May Have About Ventilators

12 May 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you have mild symptoms of COVID-19, you may be wondering what your next steps are. The CDC says that you should rest, wear a mask, stay quarantined, and stay hydrated. The CDC also says you should visit your healthcare provider promptly if your symptoms worsen and to get medical attention immediately if you have trouble breathing. Even if you have mild symptoms, you may be wondering if you need a ventilator or not. Read More …

3 Immunizations You Should Have Before Traveling To Mexico

8 May 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Different countries have different diseases that are prevalent. This is an important thing to keep in mind if you travel, especially to a country like Mexico where getting healthcare may be more difficult if you do become ill. Many of the vaccinations that are recommended before visiting Mexico — such as measles, hepatitis, and polio — are vaccines that already routinely given in the U.S. and that you've probably already had. Read More …

SLAP Tears In Softball Pitchers: What Causes Them, And How Can They Be Treated?

7 May 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Softball may have an unfair reputation as baseball's slower and less dangerous cousin, but this high-intensity sport can still inflict some pretty serious injuries on the people who play it. Softball pitchers can be particularly vulnerable to injuries, and the violent, repetitive motion of pitching and catching balls can deal some particularly serious damage to the shoulders. Many softball pitchers at both an amateur and professional level suffer from persistent and often excruciating shoulder pain, which can be intensely debilitating for any player. Read More …

How Probiotics Help Boost The Immune System Of Those Transitioning To A Healthier Diet

4 May 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

The immune system is one part of the body that many people don't think of when they choose their diet. Unfortunately, this lack of attention to the food that they eat could open them up to many diseases by compromising their immune system. Therefore, those trying to switch to a healthier lifestyle may want to consider immune system probiotics to help their health. Poor Diet May Compromise a Person's Immune System Read More …

Benefits Of Physical Therapy After Total Hip Replacement

19 March 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you recently had a total hip replacement procedure because of joint damage, then your surgeon probably recommended that you enroll in an orthopedic physical therapy program. Patients who forego physical therapy after hip and other orthopedic surgeries do not "bounce back" as quickly as those who do participate in programs. Here are some physical therapy benefits that you will enjoy following your total hip replacement. Enhanced Circulation Orthopedic physical therapy helps enhance circulation after hip replacement surgery. Read More …