Obviously, ground ambulances are used all the time to transport patients to the hospital or to other medical facilities. They obviously have their uses and benefits, but air ambulances are considered by many to be superior. Even though it is not always possible to use an air ambulance for transport of a patient and even though air ambulances are typically more costly to operate, they are often considered better than ground ambulances for these primary reasons.
1 July 2019
Cervical disc replacement surgery might be recommended by your doctor when your neck pain persists for months even after you've had physical therapy and other treatments. Here's a look at why this surgery might be needed and what to expect when you have it done. Why A Cervical Disc Replacement Might Be Necessary A cervical disc is a cushion that separates two neck bones. The disc can become damaged due to arthritis, age, injury, or an unknown reason, but when damage occurs, you could have neck pain.
23 June 2019
If you have recently had a surgery or are suffering from a short-term illness and need help taking care of yourself, a short-term nursing care facility may be just the thing for you. A short-term nursing facility is just what it sounds like: a place for individuals to receive the help they need to recover from a short-term issue they are experiencing. If you are on the fence about whether or not you should go to a short-term care facility, here are a few reasons why you should as for a doctor's referral for one near you.
16 May 2019
Heel pain is one of the more frequent foot complaints because it can be caused by plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis, which are common foot conditions caused by playing sports, walking more than you're used to, or wearing the wrong type of shoes. However, heel pain has other causes too, so if you have heel pain that doesn't clear up quickly, then you should consider seeing a podiatrist. Here's what a podiatrist might do to help.
10 April 2019
Turning 30 can be difficult for many women. You may start to notice some worry wrinkles or gray hairs popping up, and it is just not comforting to know that you are as close to being 40 as you are from when you turned 20. It may feel as if time is moving so quickly that you just need to pause or turn back the clock. Luckily for you, there is such a thing as preventative Botox.
13 February 2019
If you have diabetes, then frequent blood sugar tests and insulin injections are a regular part of your life. Although you might be used to it by now, there's still nothing pleasant about having to give yourself injections with a needle. Fortunately, there are alternative options available. One great option is an IV infusion pump designed to release insulin into your system. Here are four reasons you should consider switching to an insulin pump:
8 January 2019