Does Your Child Need Therapy?

Today, teenagers face more struggles than their parents may have imagined. The added battles often force teenagers into situations in which they are uncomfortable or may feel like they don't have control. Even more alarming, teenagers don't always know how to process these feelings. As a parent, it's your duty to recognize the signs that might indicate your child is overwhelmed. Declined Academic Performance By the time a child reaches their teenage years, parents often have a fairly good gauge of their academic performance. Read More 

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