Posts Tagged 'disability'

Skin Health: Prevention And Treatment Of Skin Disruption

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Time and environment can really produce many harmful effects on the skin. Taking good and consistent care of the skin can slow down these effects; however, good skin care requires an incredible amount of efforts and patience.

Posted by Lisa Fletcher Jul 06, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments

Keeping Children With Disabilities Safe During Sport and Other Activities

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Keeping children safe and secure during sporting activities can sometimes be a difficult task – especially if the children in question have disabilities. This is due, in part, to a lack of adequate information concerning the risks involved with certain activities. But before we go into more specific advice (every child is different) on this issue, there are, firstly, general steps that all parents and carers should take to ensure the safety of their child.

Posted by Henry Croft Jul 01, 2016 Posted in Disability 1 Comment

Few Things You Need to Know About Incontinence Pads

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Incontinence pads are largely used by people who have bladder control issues. They help them to move about freely without facing any embarrassing situations. These pads can also be used at night to prevent the mattress from getting wet or dirty. This helps in maintaining hygiene. Thus one does not need to worry about spoiling one’s clothes, bed sheet and mattress. Apart from incontinence pads, one can also use bed pads for your loved one with bladder control problem. This will prevent the furniture from getting spoiled and there is no hassle of wearing adult diapers.

Posted by Mike Warner Jun 24, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment

Authenticity, Muhammad Ali and the Power of Sport

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The word authenticity is being thrown around a bit casually these days, a trending “buzz word” in the urban vernacular. We hear people make statements such as, “I am just being me” when they choose to act certain ways or express their opinions.
Posted by Eli Wolff Jun 13, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

6 Superior Service Dogs: Brief History & Health Issues

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In the distant past, service dogs were primarily seen assisting those with sight problems, our police and military personnel, but nowadays you will see them practically everywhere. For more than 43 million people who are disabled in the United States, it’s estimated there are almost 400,000 service dogs assisting this differently abled population.

Posted by Mark Kirkpatrick Jun 03, 2016 Posted in Disability 1 Comment

Osteoporosis and Exercise

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Osteoporosis is defined as having porous bones.  It is a progressive lose of bone that has an increased risk for bone fractures to those individuals diagnosed.  Often times we think this diagnosis comes with a decrease in activity for the safety of our health.  However, more and more studies are coming available that show the need to move with Osteoporosis in a safe way.   

Posted by Windy Wills May 23, 2016 Posted in Disability 2 Comments

The Importance of Social Support Following Injury

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On November 11, 2015, I sat on a medical exam table waiting for the orthopedic surgeon to return with the results of an MRI.  In the span of two months, I went from walking between two and three miles a day to barely being able to walk across a room.  The cause of this decline was not clear.  The speed of the decline and my lack of physical ability was alarming. 

Posted by Kerry Apr 25, 2016 Posted in Disability 4 Comments

Working In America

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Do you have a job? I am sure that many of us do. I am sure there are many of us that love to work at their jobs. Conversely there are many Americans that do not like to work. Being a person with a disability, I have to work. Yet, many with disabilities do not get this opportunity.

Posted by Bob Lujano Apr 22, 2016 Posted in Disability No Comments

Aquatic Exercise for Edema

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You hate to start a blog with the words “consult your physician” but in the case of edema it becomes a necessary part of health and wellness.

Posted by Windy Wills Apr 18, 2016 Posted in Disability 2 Comments

It’s that time of year to Celebrate and Remember

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What is that sound that I hear? Oh yes, it is the sound of a bat cracking while it hits a ball. It is the popping of a ball into a glove and oh yes, the smell of free cut green grass. You know that I am talking about baseball.

Posted by Bob Lujano Apr 15, 2016 Posted in Disability 1 Comment