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3 Reasons To Purchase Custom Orthotics

Posted by on May 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Reasons To Purchase Custom Orthotics

One of the most useful resources at your disposal if you are suffering from a foot issue are custom orthotics, mostly because custom orthotics can provide you with many benefits that off-the-shelf inserts are incapable of matching. Listed below are just a few of the many reasons to consider purchasing custom orthotics. Specifically Made For Your Issues The single most important reason to consider custom orthotics is that they are specifically made just for your individual condition and issues. Sure, there are a number of less expensive and...

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Three Signs That You Should Visit A Hearing Specialist

Posted by on Mar 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Signs That You Should Visit A Hearing Specialist

When you experience a decline in your hearing, it’s often subtle and gradual enough that it can be difficult to catch. Even if you notice signs that you’re having trouble following conversations, for example, it’s easy to dismiss these scenarios by thinking that the person speaking was mumbling or the background noise was too loud. The reality, however, is that if you often find yourself making these excuses, there’s a likelihood that your hearing could stand to be checked by a specialist (such as one from The...

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Adjustment Tips for Your New Progressive No-Line Bifocal Lenses

Posted by on Feb 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Adjustment Tips for Your New Progressive No-Line Bifocal Lenses

If you are getting new prescription eyeglasses with progressive no-line bifocal lenses, then you are likely worried about adjusting to wearing them. While adjusting to any new eyeglass prescription is always a challenge, by following these tips you can help your eyes adjust more quickly and with less discomfort and frustration: Move Your Head Not Your Glasses Your new progressive lenses are designed so that you see things at a distance by looking straight forward through your glasses. By looking down through the bottom portion of the lenses,...

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Three Signs Your Child Needs An Eye Exam

Posted by on Dec 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Signs Your Child Needs An Eye Exam

During childhood, the muscles in the eyes grow and change, and vision problems can appear or disappear as your child’s eyesight alters according to the physiology of the eyes. This is why it’s recommended that you get regular eye exams for your child at a frequency depending on age and likelihood of vision problems. Sometimes, though, a vision problem will develop between visits, and catching it early means you’ll be able to schedule another visit as soon as it’s needed. This can save your young child frustration, eye...

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2 Things To Consider Before Getting Dental Implants

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2 Things To Consider Before Getting Dental Implants

Missing teeth can make it difficult to eat and talk for some people. Replacing them with dental implants is a permanent and reliable method for dealing with the situation. However, it is important to consider two different factors before you undergo this type of dental work. Bone Mass The first thing to consider is the mass of your jawbone. A traditional implant is comprised of two main parts, which are the metal post and the abutment. The post needs to go into the jawbone so that it can act as a root for the abutment, which is the false...

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How To Treat And Prevent Hearing Loss From Hazardous Noise On The Job

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Treat And Prevent Hearing Loss From Hazardous Noise On The Job

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that approximately 22 million American workers are exposed to loud noise levels at work. These noise levels are considered hazardous and can lead to hearing loss if a person is exposed on a long-term basis. If you work at a place that is overly noisy, you may want to take steps to protect your hearing. If you do not, you could end up with permanent hearing loss, which may cause you to need hearing aids. How Are The Ears Affected By Loud Noise? A person hears when sound waves enter...

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Three Tips For Safely Clipping Toenails That Have A Fungus Infection

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Tips For Safely Clipping Toenails That Have A Fungus Infection

The more often you wander outside without adequate foot protection, the more you’re at risk of getting a serious toenail fungal infection. While toenail fungal infections vary in the amount of pain and discoloration they cause, they all make it significantly more difficult for you to do routine things like clipping your toenails. To make sure that you don’t cause a lot of pain or exacerbate your fungal infection, remember these three tips when you’re clipping infected toenails. Make Sure You’re Not Using Clippers That...

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Three Signs Of Damage To Look For While Changing Out Your Hearing Aid’s Wax Filter

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Signs Of Damage To Look For While Changing Out Your Hearing Aid’s Wax Filter

To save as much money as you can, it’s important to deal with any emergent maintenance problems with your hearing aid as soon as possible. While it’s not always easy to notice a problem with your hearing aid’s internal electronic parts, some things can be noticed when you’re doing something as simple as changing out a wax filter. When you remove your hearing aid’s wax filter and put in a new one, look for these three signs that your hearing aid needs repair work. You Can’t Get The Old Filter Out Without...

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How a Physiotherapist Will Help with Total Knee Replacement Surgery

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How a Physiotherapist Will Help with Total Knee Replacement Surgery

Do you have bad arthritis in your knee? Have you suffered a severe injury to this part of your body? Has your doctor told you that a total knee replacement is the only way to ease your pain and improve your mobility? If so, aside from your surgeon and your doctor, there is another health professional that you will be interacting with a lot: a physiotherapist. Here’s a look at how your physiotherapist will be able to help you before and after your total knee replacement. Before the Surgery You might be thinking that you won’t need...

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Tell-Tale Signs Your Toddler Is Having Trouble Seeing

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tell-Tale Signs Your Toddler Is Having Trouble Seeing

People of all ages can suffer from vision problems, even those cute little toddlers; and while a toddler’s vision can certainly be corrected, treating his or her vision problems can be a bit more difficult than treating an adult’s. After all, it’s not like your 23 month old is going to tell you that the pictures in the books you are reading him are fuzzy or that the images on a beloved cartoon are distorted. So, how can you tell if your toddler is having difficulty seeing? Look for the following signs to help you determine...

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