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Understanding Your Child's Achilles Tendon Surgery Recovery

Kids on the autism spectrum often struggle with an Achilles tendon that doesn't grow properly. This is usually caused by walking on the toes, because walking that way prevents the child's heel from touching the floor. A shortened Achilles tendon can actually hinder your child's overall mobility in the future. If your child has to undergo surgery to stretch the tendon, you'll have to follow it up with physical therapy. Here's a look at what you can expect from that therapy process.

In Your Face! Treating Your Skin Right

If you don't treat your skin right, then it can lead to you looking aged before your time and leave you dealing with certain conditions, such as acne, skin blotches and even skin cancer. The way you take care of your skin will depend a lot on the type of skin you have, but there are also other procedures to put into your regimen, no matter what type of skin you have.

How Physical Therapists Treat Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

Some physical therapists are specially trained to treat benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)—a condition that causes dizziness when you change position or move your head. The cause of BPPV, which is the most common cause of vertigo, is a dysfunction in the vestibular system in the inner ear. Although the condition can range from mild to severely debilitating, in some cases, the condition is effectively treated in a single physical therapy session.

What To Expect During And After Your Laser Hair Removal Appointment

Does the prospect of never having to shave again sound appealing? Then you may want to consider laser hair removal. It may sound a bit strange to have lasers targeted at your skin, but really this procedure is quite simple. After a few sessions, your hair will be greatly diminished if not gone completely – so you can throw away your razors and hair removal products once and for all. Here's a closer look at what to expect during and after your laser hair removal session.

Signs Of A Sinus Infection

Sinusitis, or a sinus infection as it is commonly known, occurs when the cavities inside of your nose become deeply swollen and inflamed. However, this doesn't tell you much, as many people do not even notice this is the case, at first. However, there are some definitive signs of a sinus infection. Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn just a few of these signs of a sinus infection.

The Four Causes Of Skin Conditions And How Your Dermatologist Discerns Which One Caused Your Skin Issues

Human skin acts as a barrier against everything that could cause your internal body parts to become sick or diseased. So what happens when your skin itself appears to have a problem? A dermatologist looks at your skin issue and determines if it has occurred because of one of the following causes. Then he or she will treat it in a way that combats the root of your skin condition.

Helping Your Child Through The Flu

If you think your child may have the flu, you want to give them a chance to get over it on their own as long as there are no other underlying issues that increase their chances of them experiencing complications. The information below will help you get your child through the flu in the most comfortable and healthiest way possible. Controlling their fever It's normal for your child to have a fever when they have the flu.

Ear Health And Hearing Aids: How Your Ear Hygiene Habits Makes A Difference In Hearing Aid Effectiveness

Hearing aids are very effective at helping you hear better and clarify sounds and voices around you. However, if you begin to hear muffled sounds and voices, you may want to take a closer look at your own ear hygiene habits. (This is more likely the cause than any psychological problem, and easier to address.) The following highlights some common ear hygiene problems that effect your hearing aids' clarity. Excess Hair in the Auditory Canal

Make A Quick Recovery After Getting A Ceramic Dental Crown With 3 Easy Tips

Getting a dental crown may be necessary due to a tooth having a large chip or due to being unhappy with the size or shape of a tooth. If your dentist has recommended that you get a dental crown and you are opting for a ceramic crown for its natural appearance, you may be uncertain about what comes next. Unlike major dental surgeries, you can expect to feel back to normal in just a week's time, but you still need to take it easy for the first few days after the procedure.

3 Tips For Treating And Managing Benign Brain Tumors

Brain tumors, especially benign tumors, may be found on imaging tests when other neurological problems are suspected. If you have recently been diagnosed with a brain tumor, there are some considerations to help you determine the best course of action and ensure your neurologist is fully informed about your symptoms. Involve Those Closest To You When possible, a close friend or family member is an important part of determining the right treatment plan.