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Understanding Capsular Contracture And Breast Augmentation

If you are interested in breast augmentation, then you should speak with your plastic surgeon about the various risks associated with the operation. Risks that include bleeding, infection, respiratory distress, and side effects from anesthesia are all common with these types of surgical procedures. When it comes to implant surgery, you also need to worry about something called capsular contracture. This is an issue that you may not experience right away, but it can occur within two years of your initial surgery.   Read More...

Ways To Avoid Giving A Loved One With Dementia Too Many Choices

While you might be trying to get a loved one recently diagnosed with dementia into a care facility, he or she may relocate to your home in the interim. This change will be a big one for your entire family, especially if the dementia patient requires care around the clock. One way that you can make life easier for not only the patient but also for yourself is to avoid giving your loved one too many choices.   Read More...

Should You Store Your Baby's Cord Blood?

Whether you're about to become a first-time parent or are rounding out your family with the birth of your last child, you may find yourself marveling over the number of biological and technological innovations that have been developed over the last few years, from delayed cord clamping to cord blood banking. With these innovations often comes controversy; you may find it difficult to find an objective analysis of the benefits and potential drawbacks of each of your options to help you make the most well-informed decision.   Read More...

Three Sports-Related Injuries That May Be Helped By Physical Therapy

Whether you are a professional athlete or someone who enjoys participating in sports as a pastime, you may experience an injury to a muscle, tendon or joint at some time. Other than strains and sprains, pulled ligaments and inflamed tendons are fairly common injuries or those who engage in sports activities. Some of the more common locations for injuries occur to the shoulder, knee and back. Here are three sports-related injuries that may require treatment and a regimen of physical therapy through a place like Advanced Physical Therapy:   Read More...

Ways To Limit Your Risk Of Falling When You Have Osteoporosis

The weakening of your bones, which you experience when you develop osteoporosis, means that you must be extremely careful to avoid falling. A seemingly innocent fall that wouldn't affect most people can be devastating when you have osteoporosis, and a simple fall may result in you having to give up your home and move into a care facility. Although you can't always eliminate every risk of falling, you can take a number of steps to dramatically lower this risk.   Read More...