Woman holding neck with both hands looking in pain

Neuroplasty

Chronic back pain can affect day-to-day functioning during work or to just being able to sleep, let alone enjoying daily activities. Conservative treatment for back injuries and pain can include medications, exercise, physical therapy, massage, etc. However, when this type of pain management fails to achieve progress and improvement, more ...

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Considerations When Buying a Stairlift

A stairlift, also commonly referred to as a chair lift, is a quiet comfortable piece of equipment used to assist with stair mobility.  It allows the user to sit on a chair that slides up and down a track with a button or remote, giving a person access to the ...

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Acquired Brain Injury and Music Therapy

An acquired brain injury is a traumatic or non-traumatic brain injury that occurs after birth, is not hereditary, congenital or degenerative.  A traumatic brain injury occurs as a result of an open or non-open injury caused by an external force, for example, from a fall, motor vehicle collision, sports injury, ...

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June is PTSD Awareness Month

The month of June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) awareness month.  Although this disorder used to be called “shell shock,” as it often affects war veterans, PTSD can affect anyone who has experienced a traumatic event that involved a real or perceived threat of injury or death.  It happens due ...

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What is a Life Care Plan?

The American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners (AANLCP) defines a life care plan as a plan that outlines an individual’s needs throughout the healthcare continuum, in multiple settings, and throughout life expectancy. A Life Care Plan must be flexible, with provisions for periodic re-evaluations and updates.  Source: American Association ...

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Motorcycle Accidents and Life Care Planning

Motorcyclists are more vulnerable than occupants of cars; therefore, they are more likely to sustain serious injuries if involved in a crash. Roads are designed for heavier vehicles and road barriers and guardrails are made for deflecting the energy of a car.

For a motorcycle the upright posts found along ...

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