Joint replacements of the hip or knee can be a life-changing decision for people who suffer with chronic pain or face physical limitations due to arthritis. Before you finalize your decision, you will need to consider what, if any, changes you can make to help reduce your risk of joint replacement failures. Make Lifestyle Modifications Weight is less of a factor in the decision to have a joint replacement because more surgeons are comfortable performing the operation on patients with extra weight.
Food is much more than just a source of energy—it's the foundation of a healthy lifestyle. By choosing the right foods, you give your body the tools it needs to stay in top shape. With that in mind, there are quite a few foods that help your heart perform at its best. Here are three powerful foods your heart with love. 1. Dark Chocolate If you thought all heart-healthy foods were boring, you'll be happy to know that dark chocolate—in all its tantalizing glory—provides many benefits for your heart.
Many people are advised to go to physical therapy after surgery or an injury. This is one of the best ways to get your body back and to once again have full use of your faculties. However, just going to physical therapy each week won't be enough to get the exact results you want. You will have to put in the work and know how to get the most out of your therapy.
I am one of those people who hates going to the doctor. In the past, I have relied on everything from cranberry juice to apple cider vinegar to fix my ails. As I get older though, I find that I need to rely more on traditional medicine than I did in the past. What I found out from my doctor is that I did not have to give up the holistic medicines I used. I could combine them. This blog is designed to help others focus on how to combing holistic treatments with traditional medicine in a safe and fun way.