Varicose veins are a common condition in which veins, primarily in the legs and feet, become enlarged and gnarled. Pressure on the lower body from walking and standing are generally the cause for this condition. Some affected may also experience a milder variation of this condition, known as “spider veins.”
April is recognized as a time to celebrate the profession of Occupational Therapy (OT). “Occupation” was defined as “a person’s attention and energy directed toward a specific goal,” by French Physician Philippe Pinel and English Quaker William Tuke.
The month of April marks National Autism Awareness month, which is the annual campaign to educate the public about autism.
Autism is a complex mental condition characterized by communication and interaction difficulties. It can be present from birth or form during early childhood (typically within the first three years).
This Sunday, we will spring our clocks forward in recognition of Daylight Savings Time. As we do so, it is important to consider how this small change can affect our sleep patterns.
February marks American Heart Month and the annual campaign to focus on heart health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. In fact, a staggering 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease alone.
Balancing life is never easy–we all have our ups and downs! Our moods, bodies and feelings are changing all the time. Help stabilize your overall health by learning to control the ups and downs of your blood sugar: prevent diabetes from bringing you down and if you have already been diagnosed with diabetes, keep up with the latest ways to help control it.
For millions of Americans, nurse practitioners are quickly becoming the health partner of choice. Nurse practitioners bring a comprehensive and unique perspective to health care, with background in both diagnosing and treating health conditions. Read the following FAQ to learn why Americans make over 916 million visits to these providers each year.
The American Social Health Association (ASHA) and the National Cervical Cancer Coalition have named January Cervical Health Awareness Month. This awareness month encourages women across the country to get screened for cervical cancer and receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine if they’re eligible.
Is getting a primary care doctor on YOUR goal list for 2016? Call us at (888) 452-5762 to check this off your list today.
Are you or someone you know struggling with keeping up with medications? We are now offering a new “Med-Check” visit to help update your medication list and keep you as healthy as possible.
Do you think you need a therapist? Check out this informative handout detailing what a therapist is and how they can help you. Our therapy team is accepting new patients in Indiana, PA.
Before the month comes to a close, it is important to recognize November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death and the second most common cancer among men and women in the United States.