Medical Marijuana As A Treatment Option For Childhood Seizures

14 May 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Most individuals know that medical marijuana contains an ingredient known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, better known as THC. THC is effective at alleviating pain and improving the patient's appetite. However, medical marijuana has another ingredient known as cannabidiol (CBD). CBD makes it possible to use medical marijuana to treat other ailments, including childhood seizures. Many patients who begin regularly using CBD experience a dramatic decrease in the number of seizures that they suffer from. Read More 

The 411 On Anterior Ankle Impingement

2 April 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

From walking and running to standing and sitting, your ankles play a vital role in your well-being and ability to complete simple tasks throughout your daily life. Unfortunately, the ankle also experiences a great deal of stress, which increases the risk of discomfort and immobility. Anterior ankle impingement is a common condition that causes pain and stiffness in one or both ankles. Also known as footballer's ankle or athlete's ankle, the condition is most common in athletes who place extra stress on the ankle cartilage. Read More 

3 Effective Ways To Manage Chronic Pain

17 March 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Pain serves a vital function in that it warns you of serious problems within your body. Unfortunately, chronic pain can have a negative effect on your life and make it challenging to complete day-to-day tasks. If you find that your pain is interfering with your ability to lead a normal life, pain management is a must. Finding effective ways to alleviate your pain can help you begin to enjoy life once again. Read More 

3 Ways To Keep Your Child Happily Off Their Feet After Ankle Surgery

24 January 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

After ankle surgery, your child will probably be ordered by their podiatrist to stay off their feet while they heal. In addition to making sure that they get to their physical therapy sessions and don't get too behind at school, you'll have the task of keeping them in the house and resting a majority of the time throughout the recovery process. Here's what you can do to make the process more enjoyable for your child: Read More 

Suffering With Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder? A Few Treatments That May Help

7 December 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD) is a very real, physical disorder that is nothing to be embarrassed about. It is just one disorder in a group that is labeled "chronic pelvic pain." Approximately 30 million women in the United States suffer from at least one disorder from the group. If you find that your body is suddenly, with no explanation, exhibiting signs of sexual arousal, you may have this problem. If the arousal is such that it is painful, it is time to consider your treatment options. Read More