According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, strokes are a leading cause of long-term disability. After a stroke, your loved one may struggle with mobility, cognitive and emotional challenges that make it impossible for them to live on their own. While it is hard to watch your loved one struggle, there are some simple ways to ease your loved one's transition to assisted living so they have the best chances for a strong recovery.
If you are currently doing physical therapy—whether the therapist comes to your home or if you go to a dedicated office—then you might have been given "homework" assignments by your physical therapist. These may include a few simple exercises for you to do on your own in between appointments. It can be easy to skip these exercises, but it's important to do them if you want to get the best experience from physical therapy.
Many people know that chiropractic care can help relieve pain and discomfort. However, pain relief isn't the only thing chiropractic care can achieve. There are several ways in which a chiropractor can help improve your everyday life.
So how can chiropractic care benefit your health? Here are four surprising ways:
1. Less Digestive Issues
A lot of people chalk digestive issues up to bad bacteria in the gut. While bad bacteria can certainly cause some tummy troubles, it isn't that only thing that can cause an upset stomach.
If you're looking for an assisted living facility and think all you can hope for is a room and a decent cafeteria, think again. Assisted living facilities have become aware of their residents' desire to remain as active as possible, and they're modifying their programs and offerings to suit those desires. While you may still find the occasional card-game night, you'll also find full schedules of activities and the resources to do more.
Gum disease is painful and it can make your gums look unsightly. However, even if you decide to go to the dentist to take care of this problem there are still a few things you can do at home to help to curb the condition. Here are some very effective strategies for fighting gum disease.
Oil pulling pulls toxins out of the mouth and it is very easy to do.