How To Treat Retrocalcaneal Bursitis

How To Treat Retrocalcaneal Bursitis

Retrocalcaneal bursitis is medical speak for heel swelling or heel inflammation. Considering our heels are often the first part of our body that strikes the ground with each...

How to Fine-Tune  Your Metabolism

How to Fine-Tune Your Metabolism

Danielle Payton’s metabolism was a mystery for most of her adult life. When she was 18, she weighed 75 kilos, which made little sense to the five-foot-four-inch high school...

How does poor mental, physical health affect critical care nurses?

How does poor mental, physical health affect critical care nurses?

The Ohio State University College of Nursing A new study by The Ohio State University College of Nursing found that critical care nurses nationwide reported alarmingly high...

The Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options For Ankle Ulcers

The Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options For Ankle Ulcers

Ulcers are open sores or lesions on your body that are slow to heal. They occur as the result of skin tissue breakdown, and they are usually accompanied by pain and discomfort....

Why are people developing diabetes after having COVID-19?

Why are people developing diabetes after having COVID-19?

For some people, surviving COVID-19 may lead to lasting medical concerns, including newly diagnosed diabetes. This is a chronic disease that happens when your blood glucose,...

New Research Uncovers A New Way Exercise Strengthen Bones And Immunity

New Research Uncovers A New Way Exercise Strengthen Bones And Immunity

The director of the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute, Dr. Sean Morrison, told KERA’s Sam Baker it all begins with a niche in the bone marrow. If you think about...

5 things you should know about spider veins

5 things you should know about spider veins

If you have small, reddish-blue squiggly lines around your nose or on your legs, you probably have spider veins. Spider veins are small end branches of your veins that are...

5 Reasons Your Ankles Swell

5 Reasons Your Ankles Swell

Our ankles can swell for a number of different reasons. Some of these reasons are cause for concern, while others should only be monitored to ensure they don’t get worse. Today,...

Is there benefit to physical therapy before surgery?

Is there benefit to physical therapy before surgery?

Pre-surgery physical therapy, also known as prehabilitation, is the introduction of physical therapy before an upcoming surgery or procedure. It’s quite common in the orthopedic...

Anxiety: The good bad and the ugly

Anxiety: The good bad and the ugly

Anxiety is not necessarily a bad thing, in fact, a little anxiety helps kids get their homework done on time, helps adults get to work on time, and remember to pay their cell...

How to Deal with Cold Weather Joint Pain - Fitbit Blog

How to Deal with Cold Weather Joint Pain - Fitbit Blog

If you love getting sweaty outdoors from spring through fall but lose your passion once sweater weather is in full force, you’re not alone. It can be challenging to find the...

 Common Foot and Ankle Problems

Common Foot and Ankle Problems

Foot and ankle problems can keep you from getting around easily by causing pain, irritation, or discomfort. While some foot issues have mild symptoms and are mostly cosmetic,...