Health is a Way of Life
We live in a goal-oriented society. Most of us imagine a healthier version of ourselves and make plans to achieve it, with mixed success and satisfaction. Instead, let's look at health as a process, informed by knowledge, which we practice a little bit every day.
Manual Therapy Techniques: How They Work and Why They're Prescribed
For many individuals, pain can be debilitating and deteriorate their quality of life. Doctors and physical therapists increasingly use or prescribe manual therapy techniques to treat both acute and chronic pain. Different manual physical therapies are implemented for individual patients and their specific conditions, and these methods could help you or your loved ones reduce or avoid certain medications, surgery, or other treatments.
Common Menopause Treatments to Ease Uncomfortable Symptoms
Just as puberty, pregnancy, and childbirth affect all women differently, they also experience menopause in different ways. Some women seem to breeze through menopause while others have a very difficult time with their symptoms. They may try alternative types of menopause treatments to find relief, but just as women experience menopause differently, the effectiveness of treatments varies as well. Here's what you should know about common menopause symptoms and the best treatment options.
The Best Exercises for Kids: 7 Fun and Creative Ways to Get Moving
Finding the best exercises for kids means finding activities that get them moving without feeling like a chore. Exercise should be fun and something they look forward to so they grow up thinking of fitness as enjoyable. Sure, you could line them up and make them do calisthenics every morning, but would you have enjoyed that? There are plenty of ways to move around that are fun, and play is an important part of a child's development -- it's good for grownups as well!
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Artificial Intelligence in Health Care and 5 Emerging Uses
Artificial intelligence has the ability to revolutionize health care, and the transformation is already beginning. New applications are emerging every day, and patients and providers can reap the benefits of artificial intelligence. It can help improve patient outcomes, reduce health care costs, and even aid in clinical decision-making.
What Are Fibroids? Exploring a Common Women's Health Issue
If you or a loved one were recently diagnosed with fibroids, you may have found yourself wondering, "What are fibroids?" If so, this article is for you. Here you'll find answers to that and other basic questions, provided by Mona Orady, MD, FACOG, gynecologist and minimally invasive and robotic surgeon at Dignity Health Medical Group - St. Francis/St. Mary's, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation.