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At a Loss

At a Loss

As we age, many of us joke about “going senile” if we start forgetting or repeating things, but dementia is not a normal part of aging. Dementia is an umbrella term that is used to describe the symptoms that people with brain disorders or damage may have with memory, thinking, and language. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia, ... Read More »

LISTEN UP – PROTECT YOUR HEARING ON INDEPENDENCE DAY!

PROTECT YOUR HEARING ON INDEPENDENCE DAY

Ten million Americans have suffered hearing damage due to noise. Many think the irreversible hearing loss caused from noise only occurs with exposure over time, such as with factory or farm machinery. However, nothing could be further from the truth. A noise-induced hearing loss can also occur from one sudden blast of sound….even from a single firecracker. According to the American ... Read More »

Kids & Technology: Parental Controls for Kids’ Electronics

Parental Controls for Kids’ Electronics

By Dana Hall McCain iMOM.com Think it’s impossible to keep an eye on your kids’ use of the internet and smartphones? Not so! Today’s parental control software options make it simple and allow you to give your children levels of freedom based upon their maturity and trustworthiness. Here are some options—both high and low-tech—you might consider: 1. Mobicip. This web-based ... Read More »

Symptoms of Vein Disease

Symptoms of Vein Disease

Presented by West Tennessee Vein Center The following information on vein disease has been excerpted and reprinted from the patient brochure, Varicose Veins: More than Just a Cosmetic Issue with the express permission of the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. Varicose Veins: More than Just a Cosmetic Issue Varicose veins are a very common problem, generally appearing as twisting, ... Read More »

What is a Foot or Ankle Sprain or Fracture?

By Raines Foot Clinic – The feet and ankles work together to provide support and mobility to the body. A foot or ankle sprain is a soft tissue injury. Most often, a sprain occurs when an injury pulls, stretches, or tears the ligaments that connect bone to bone. A fracture is actually a break in the bone. Causes Injuries are ... Read More »

The Predator: Early Dementia

The Predator: Early Dementia

By Nicole D. Harrison, AYC Caregiving Inc. Our range of health differs from one person to the next. Each of us seeks a measure of good health in our lifetime. Many find that as we age, things begin to change and become far different than we would have imagined. Take a brief look at one of the predators of our Seniors ... Read More »

COMMON FOOT AND ANKLE PROBLEMS

COMMON FOOT AND ANKLE PROBLEMS

By Leslie Barrack, MPT, CSCS – Hermitage Clinical Director, STAR Physical Therapy, Hermitage, TN Injuries to the foot and ankle are among the most frequently occurring musculoskeletal injuries.  At one time or another, everyone has had a minor toe, foot or ankle injury that caused pain and maybe even swelling. In children, most of these injuries occur during sports activities, playing ... Read More »

From Darkness to Sight chronicles the remarkable life journey of Dr. Ming Wang, a world-renowned laser eye surgeon and philanthropist.

From Darkness to Sight chronicles the remarkable life journey of Dr. Ming Wang

As a teenager, Ming fought valiantly to escape one of history’s darkest eras—China’s Cultural Revolution—during which millions of innocent youth were deported to remote areas to face a life sentence of poverty and hard labor. Through his own tenacity and his parents’ tireless efforts to provide a chance of freedom for their son, Ming eventually made his way to America with ... Read More »

Alternative Treatments Help Improve Quality of Life

Alternative Treatments Help Improve Quality of Life

By Phoebe Brown – Staff Writer     When people are diagnosed with chronic diseases, the challenge of living life fully, navigating the healthcare industry and finding the right treatment options can pose issues. For people with lung diseases, treatment options which address the disease itself are scarce and don’t usually go beyond traditional medications, supplemental oxygen or a lung transplant. ... Read More »

Keep Life Interesting For Your Loved One in Assisted Living

Keep Life Interesting For Your Loved One in Assisted Living

When aging loved ones move into assisted living facilities, life changes for them. It also changes for those who are concerned about their health and happiness. You can still be an involved person in your loved one’s activities, by engaging on a number of levels. Visits Arrange your schedule to make regular visits to see your loved one at the facility. ... Read More »

10 Tips to Parenting by Sadhguru

10 Tips to Parenting by Sadhguru

Parenting involves a certain amount of discretion. There is no one standard rule for all children. Different children may need different levels of attention, expressions of love, and toughness. Suppose I was standing in a coconut garden and you asked me, “How much water per plant?” I would say, “At least 50 liters per plant.” When you go home, if you ... Read More »

Tips for Staying Cool During a Summer Run

1. Try Running Early in the Morning It’s the coolest, most serene part of the day, and there’s nothing like a morning run to boost your mood all day long. 2. Drink Like Crazy Even if you don’t feel thirsty, drink at least 8 oz. of fluid each hour, and more if you’re outside or tend to perspire a lot. ... Read More »

Women with Chronic Pelvic Pain

Women with Chronic Pelvic Pain

Are you suffering from “Undiagnosed Groin, Abdominal and Pelvic” (UGAP) pain? By Pramod Wasudev, M.D. It is estimated that in the USA alone, literally millions of patients are reported as having chronic groin, abdominal and pelvic pain. Nearly 15 million women have chronic pelvic pain (CPP) and in this subset 46% have dyspareunia (painful intercourse). The annual medical cost of diagnosis ... Read More »

Implants to the Rescue!

Implants to the Rescue

By Dr. Randall LeDuke, DDS The goal of the profession of Dentistry is to help our patients preserve their natural teeth in good health and function throughout their lifetime.  Unfortunately, people do lose teeth through disease and trauma.  About 20% of the American adult population is completely toothless and these denture patients demand and deserve the best denture appliances we ... Read More »

Helping Seniors Stay in the Comfort of Their Home

Helping Seniors Stay in the Comfort of Their Home

By Josh Smithson, Executive Director Seniors Plus More, Inc. is an in-home care agency that provides non-medical services to the Middle Tennessee area. Executive Director, Josh Smithson, has been servicing clients in the area for over ten years. We specialize in patients who are leaving rehabilitation facilities and patients with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. Quality Service at Affordable Rates We are ... Read More »

Keep Your Kids Safe in the Water This Summer

Keep Your Kids Safe in the Water This Summer

By Pediatric Associates of Franklin Summer is pool season, and most kids are looking forward to a few months splashing, swimming, and having fun. But before you let anyone in the pool, lake, or ocean, everyone needs a refresher course on water safety. Provide Swimming Supervision Although your child may be a strong swimmer, never let a kid of any ... Read More »

Getting into the Swing… Golf and Lower Back Pain

Golf and Lower Back Pain

By Chris Taleghani, M.D., M.B.A. – Golf injuries to the back are the most common problems in both the professional and amateur player. It’s poor technique and the repetition of similar movements and swings that usually leads to an injury. Most golf related back injuries, specifically center and lower back, result from excessive stress placed on the spine, usually when ... Read More »

SculpSure

SculpSure

We Are Excited To Be The First To Offer SculpSure In The Middle Tennessee Area Charles F. Fatseas, M.D., Plastic Surgeon and owner of Rejuvenation Health and Wellness in Franklin, TN is the first in Middle Tennessee to offer this FDA approved, NON-INVASIVE fat melting laser that is being considered “a game changer” in fat reduction technology. SculpSure is the world’s ... Read More »

Murphy’s Orthopedic and Foot Care, part of Human Technology, Inc. Prosthetics and Orthotics, Expands Services

Murphy’s Orthopedic and Foot Care

The late Charlie Murphy was the founder of Murphy’s Orthopedics and Foot Care. Many years ago, he was a shoe cobbler specializing in repairing shoes with a larger vision for his future. One day, he noticed a man walking with a leg length discrepancy and knew immediately he could improve his gait with a lift in his shoe. This one man ... Read More »

Celebrating Truth, Goodness, and Beauty

Celebrating Truth, Goodness, and Beauty

By Dustin Williams – Secondary Principal of Providence Academy Since coming to Providence Academy, I am often asked a very simple yet important question: what exactly is classical and Christian education?  While I could go on and on with definitions and information, I want to share three very important words in regards to classical Christian education:  truth, goodness, and beauty… and ... Read More »

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