3 Tips For Taking A Child To The Emergency Room

Going to the emergency room is scary for anyone, but it's especially frightening for children. They may not understand what's going on. They're also likely in pain or incredibly ill, which can make them extremely irritable and upset. Although you can't cure their medical issue, you can make the trip easier on everyone. A couple minutes of planning can go a long way towards calming their nerves and speeding the process. [Read More]

Toddler Vision Problems: What Every Parent Must Look For

If your child doesn't seem like they are at the same level as other toddlers mentally or physically and they always seem distracted or uninterested, the problem could be their vision. About 10 percent of preschool aged children suffer from vision problems, and you won't know if that's the problem if you don't take your child in to get their vision tested. You will want to see an optometrist to see if your child needs glasses, especially if you notice your child experiencing some of the following things. [Read More]

Causes, Symptoms And Treatment Of Ingrown Toenails

An ingrown toenail is a foot condition that occurs when a toenail curves around and grows backwards into the skin that borders the nail bed. While ingrown toenails can often be resolved with home remedies, infected toenails can cause significant pain and severe complications, so it is always best for sufferers to consult with a podiatrist if their symptoms persist. Read on to learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments of ingrown toenails and when the condition requires medical treatment. [Read More]

Sports Medicine For Female Athletes: What You Need To Know

For a long period of time, the focus of sports medicine, both in training and in execution, was focused primarily on the male athlete. Techniques, treatments, and standards were developed to treat men rather than women. This gender disparity was based largely on the fact that female athletes were once few and far between. However, in recent years, the unique sports medicine needs of women athletes have finally started to be recognized. [Read More]