As the summer ends, it’s time to get your little ones ready for the sports they enjoy playing in the fall season. Sports such as football, soccer, and volleyball are exciting, fast-paced activities that do come with their fair share of tumbles and falls.
Did you know over a million joint replacement surgeries are performed in the US every year? It is one of the most successful and cost-effective interventions in Medicine. As people continue to live longer and more active lives, the number of joint replacements performed every year is expected to grow rapidly reaching 4 million by the year 2030. It is generally recommended as the last option when joint pain and immobility cannot be effectively managed by any other treatments.
A prehabilitation program involves an assessment of the condition, exercise therapy, and education to help meet the functional, social, and psychological needs of each patient. It improves strength prior to the surgery and may help reduce the time required for postsurgical recovery.
The summer season is the ideal time for outdoor games and activities. But when you are having fun in the Texas sun, heat exhaustion is something you must watch out for.
Did you know that most men die 5 years earlier than their wives; and most single men die at an earlier age than their married counterparts? The reasons men have a lower life expectancy when compared to women are partly biological and partly related to men’s approach to health.
According to the results of a large-scale research study, people who do not exercise have a 500% increased risk of death as compared to those who exercised regularly. Being unfit or having poor results on a treadmill stress test is worse for your health than having diabetes, hypertension, or smoking!
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the US. Every year, more than 5 million people are diagnosed with it. About 10% of skin cancers are melanomas, which are the most virulent form of the disease spreading quickly to other parts of the body.