New surgeons starting up a new medical practice may have multiple competitors in their area that may make it harder for them to break into their field. However, there are many steps that surgeons can take to improve their presence in their field. For example, surgery center accreditation programs may help surgeons capture the attention of more potential patients and help them succeed at a higher level. Why Accreditation Programs Matter
26 January 2022
Perfect vision can make certain aspects of life easier, but it isn't the case for many people who are suffering from astigmatism and other eye conditions. Astigmatism is one of the easiest eye conditions to treat, as it often involves obtaining a prescription to wear eyeglasses. There is also the option of wearing contact lenses if eyeglasses are not desired, but you must be a good candidate. If you are tired of wearing eyeglasses but do not like the idea of inserting contact lenses, eye surgery might be a good option to consider for correcting your vision problems.
21 December 2021
When you are sick, you might not feel well enough to travel to your doctor's office. If you think you have a contagious disease, then you probably should stay home. However, staying home doesn't mean you can't see your doctor. You can schedule a virtual doctor's visit for many basic health problems. You may even be able to get your prescriptions refilled. Continue reading to learn more about how a virtual doctor's visit may be the best option when you can't come into the office.
18 November 2021
The practice of hiring locum tenens physicians is a rapidly growing industry due to the benefits it can provide smaller medical facilities or remote facilities without the resources to hire full-time specialists. This is especially true when it comes to finding skilled and experienced vascular neurologists that specialize in treating strokes. That's because, although there is a high demand for stroke specialists, between the years 2005 and 2013, only about 1,115 of all neurologists received the necessary vascular neurology certification from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
21 October 2021
Urinary incontinence is a medical condition that causes you to lose control of your bladder. Although it is not life-threatening, urinary incontinence can be quite embarrassing and interfere with your life. If you have recently been diagnosed with urinary incontinence, it is very important to get the facts straight about your condition. Here are some common misconceptions about urinary incontinence that you should not believe. Drink Fewer Liquids Will Cure Urinary Incontinence
23 August 2021
HIV is the human immunodeficiency virus that is transmitted through blood, semen, and vaginal fluids. HIV can spread to others, especially if you don't know that you have HIV already, which is why you not only need to protect yourself, but you need to do your part to protect others as well. There is no cure for HIV, but it can be treated to prevent it from progressing into AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency disorder).
23 August 2021
Photobiomodulation therapy is a treatment that involves sitting in front of a red light or low-level therapeutic laser. The wavelengths of the light or laser are just the right length to pass through your skin and into your body's tissues without causing harm. This therapy has been used to treat a wide range of conditions, like fibromyalgia and insomnia. However, you do not need to be objectively ill or have a concrete diagnosis in order to benefit from photobiomodulation therapy.
23 July 2021
Day spas have existed in the United States for a long time. These facilities provide a soothing environment that relaxes the body and mind. They take the form of saunas, pools, massage rooms, and steam rooms. To increase patient experience, doctors found it necessary to blend medical procedures with a relaxing spa experience. As a result, medical spas emerged, whereby you can receive a wide variety of medical procedures in a relaxing spa environment.
22 June 2021
For millions of Americans, losing weight is a top priority in their life but one that is so very difficult to maintain for long periods of time. Many people are good at dieting for a couple of months to a year, but after that, can easily relapse and put all the weight back on in no time flat. It seems almost impossible to have a sustainable, life-long transformation into a healthier body that you feel great in, but that is definitely not true.
17 May 2021
Spinal cord injuries often have severe consequences — the spine is the central route for the nerves that connect your brain to the rest of your body, and any damage to them can cause paralysis. If the spinal nerves are completely severed, the paralysis may be permanent. Severe spinal cord injuries can radically change the way that you live, and they can curtail your independence. After an injury, it's important to receive as much support as you can in order to better adjust to living with an injured spine.
23 April 2021