Why Buy Lenses From Your Optometrist?

When you go in to see your optometrist for your eye exam, you may find that you are now in need of prescription lenses to correct some vision problems which may have come up since your last exam. Or, your prescription may have changed since your last visit, meaning you need a new prescription of lenses. When it comes to ordering your new prescription glasses, you should consider ordering through your optometrist, rather than doing so online. Read More 

Tips For People Living With Chronic Neck Pain

With today's busy lives, many people are living with chronic neck and shoulder pain. If you are one of the unfortunate many who lives with neck pain, then you will be pleased to know that there are many things you can do to help lessen your pain. Below are some tips to help you get started: Tip: Use Ice Packs Instead of Heating Pads on Sore Neck Muscles While your heating pad feels nice on your sore muscles at the end of a busy workday, the heat will actually make your pain worse the following day. Read More 

3 Tips For Helping You Adjust For To Using Crutches

Using crutches can be a real adjustment. If you have to use crutches while your leg heals from an injury, here are three tips that will help you get used to wearing and using crutches. #1 Take A Break If you are new to using crutches, do not overdo it. Your upper body, arms and other leg are going to get sore supporting the rest of your body. You don't want to go so hard that you are so sore you can hardly move the next day. Read More 

Three Tips for Minimizing Soreness after a Lymph Node Massage

A lymph node massage is great for decreasing tissue swelling and speeding up the work of all the various lymph nodes in your body. But since some of your lymph nodes are located near sensitive areas like your neck, soreness in the hours and days after a lymph node massage is fairly common. Immediately after you get a lymph node massage, follow these three tips to minimize both immediate and future soreness. Read More 

5 Things You Need To Know About Retinal Artery Occlusion

Retinal artery occlusion is the medical term for a blood clot that forms in the arteries that supply your retina with blood. The retina is a structure in the back of your eye that is responsible for sight, and if its blood flow is cut off, you will lose your vision. Here's what you need to know about this scary condition.  What causes it? Retinal artery occlusion has many possible causes, just like blood clots in other parts of your body. Read More