It is always a great comfort to families to have access to a trusted primary care physician -- someone who can answer questions in a relatable way and who understands the needs of your loved ones. That individual is generally backed up by a variety of other individuals, and this multidisciplinary team is able to pool together their knowledge to create a better care plan over time. See how these caregivers work together to provide an exceptional quality of care.
Arthritis is a common ailment where inflammation of the joints causes pain and stiffness in the body. It usually affects the hands, knees, back, neck, or other joint areas. Arthritis can worsen with natural wear and tear of the body and usually gets worse with age.
There are tens of millions of operations performed in the U.S. in any given year, but the most important ones are those performed on our loved ones. Over 100,000 of these surgeries result in infections due to improper care of the wound after the surgery was completed.
There are many reasons that you might need physical therapy to help you regain mobility, improve balance and smooth your gait while walking. Your doctor may recommend this type of exercise if you've recently been injured or had an illness that affected your ability to walk or move around with or without an adaptive device.