Options for Back Pain

Jan 23, 2015
Options for Back Pain

 

It is the most obvious fact that anyone struggling with a back pain for any course of time thinks that spine surgery is the one and only treatment option. But in fact, there are many different types of non-surgical treatments too that can help in reducing majority of the back problems. These non-surgical treatments are also referred as non-surgical or conservative therapies.


It’s a Beautiful Day!

Jan 22, 2015
It’s a Beautiful Day!

Did you hear that sound? It is the sound of change. I am not talking about the seasons that are denoted by a change in weather and temperature. But something has changed in our culture and more importantly our mindset.


Caregiver Services

Jan 21, 2015
Caregiver Services

Before placing a family member with a disability in an assisted living facility, it must be determined what level of care they need as well as what types of care are offered by the facility you are considering. A simple checklist will help you to answer both questions and narrow down the possible options until you find the one that suits your loved ones’ needs and desires.


Why are we celebrating?

Jan 19, 2015
Why are we celebrating?

On the day we remember Dr. King, the man who was instrumental in writing the Civil Rights Act, which was signed in 1964 to benefit all Americans, there is still one group of citizens who still wait. These are the 57 million Americans with disabilities who are still waiting to have laws passed over 40 years ago to address issues such as basic fitness, recreation, and sport participation.


6 strategies for anxiety and depression

Jan 14, 2015
6 strategies for anxiety and depression

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 10 U.S. adults report depression on some level, some more severe than others. Anxiety is a very common mental condition that affects 40 million adults in the U.S. Of the people with depression, approximately 50 percent also deal with an anxiety disorder. With that being said, it’s important to know ways to cope with one or both of them.


Tired of being tired?

Jan 13, 2015
Tired of being tired?

January is thyroid awareness month. Thyroid conditions are an issue that most people don’t realize they have; or in my case been dealing with the condition for 22 years. Fatigue is usually the first noticeable symptom and then a laundry list of others follows.


ADHD in Children and It’s Awareness

Jan 12, 2015
ADHD in Children and It's Awareness

ADHD is a disorder of the brain in which a person is unable to control behavior due to difficulty in processing neural stimuli and accompanied by an extremely high level of motor activity. Through various Magnetic Imaging Resonance medics have suggested that the brains of children with ADHD are not the same with those of children without ADHD. It affects children and adolescents and may persist into adulthood for some. The children generally have problems in


3 ways to stay healthy as the seasons change

Jan 09, 2015
3 ways to stay healthy as the seasons change

A lot of people, with or without disabilities, face difficulties in staying healthy when the seasons change especially during the holiday seasons and the new year. This is probably because the holiday season is meant to bring people together as they share great meals. It is possible to stay healthy as the seasons change even if there are a lot of tempting foods around you.


3 Tips for Staying Fit and Healthy When You Have Arthritis

Jan 08, 2015
3 Tips for Staying Fit and Healthy When You Have Arthritis

Staying fit and healthy can be a major accomplishment on its own. However, adding arthritis into the mix can make it seem like an impossible feat to accomplish. Fortunately, with the right exercise, natural herbs and incorporation of a healthy eating plan into your everyday regimen, you can enjoy a healthy, active and fit lifestyle.


To Celebrate or Not To Celebrate!

Jan 07, 2015
To Celebrate or Not To Celebrate!

There are many times on social media that I will see friends of mine post that “today was the day I had my accident” or “today I celebrate my 10th year as being a person with a disability.”   Now, I am all for celebrating! I just wonder if people are celebrating for the right reasons. Is the day of your accident a time to celebrate?