Daily Archives April 16, 2019

3 Ways Medical Professionals Treat Scoliosis

Unfortunately, life often means dealing with a wide range of medical issues. Therefore, you might be dealing with one of many types of spinal problems. One of the more common types of spinal problems is scoliosis. This condition causes the spine to curve, varying in severity. Research shows that scoliosis is a condition that affects about 2-3% of people throughout the United States. It’s understandable to learn about various types of scoliosis treatments. Here are three types of scoliosis correction procedures.

  • Doctor Observation

    It’s important to note that not all types of scoliosis require treatment. This often occurs to those with a curve of the spine that’s under 10 degrees. If you’re dealing with this small of a curve, it’s unlikely that your condition will worsen. However, it’s wise to schedule a visit with your doctor. In turn, this allows someone to take note of and watch over your condition.
  • Surgical Procedures to Correc
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Life With Pulmonary Hypertension: Helping Your Patients Travel With IV Pumps

Nearly 45% of all Americans (or 133 million people, to be exact) suffer from at least one chronic disease. These conditions, disorders, and illnesses can only be managed, never cured; as a result, many people who receive routine care and treatments for their chronic disease end up sacrificing the joys of a normal, healthy life. Pulmonary hypertension, which causes the blood vessels in the lungs to narrow and forces the heart to work harder to circulate oxygen, is one such condition.

Whether you’re a doctor, a nurse, or a different form of caregiver, watching your patients suffer at the hands of their illness can be agonizing...

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