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BOATING ACCIDENTS (WHAT TO DO?)

BOATING ACCIDENTS

By David E. High, Attorney-At-Law Accidents involving boats or personal watercraft including waverunners and jet skis are common during the summer months. Unfortunately, some people consume alcohol and attempt to operate a boat or personal watercraft resulting in serious injuries to others. If you are injured in an accident on the water, you should promptly notify the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency ... Read More »

HEEL PAIN

HEEL PAIN

By Raines Foot Clinic – The heel bone is the largest of the 26 bones in the human foot, which also has 33 joints and a network of more than 100 tendons, muscles, and ligaments. Like all bones, it is subject to outside influences that can affect its ability to keep us on our feet. Heel pain, sometimes disabling, can ... Read More »

Being a Trail Angel Really Can Work Like Magic

Being a Trail Angel Really Can Work Like Magic

By Johnny Molloy Appalachian Trail thru-hikers are passing through our region this time of year. And we want to give ‘em a good ol’ Tennessee welcome. To thru-hikers, we are known as “Trail Angels.”  All that is required to be a trail angel is to position yourself somewhere on the Appalachian Trail, usually near a trail junction, road crossing, campground, ... Read More »

Healing after Upper Limb Loss with Occupational Therapy

Healing after Upper Limb Loss with Occupational Therapy

By Human Technology, Inc. Prosthetics and Orthotics Group Losing an arm due to an accident or a medical condition is a difficult situation. Advanced medical technology and prosthetics offer many opportunities for an amputee to live a productive and balanced life-style while still participating in all the activities they enjoy. Complete Prosthetic Rehabilitation Occupational therapy is a critical component of upper ... Read More »

Can Yoga Help Those Undergoing Chemotherapy?

Can Yoga Help Those Undergoing Chemotherapy?

Cancer patients who practice yoga as therapy during their treatment often refer to their yoga practice as a life-saver. No matter how sick from treatments and no matter how little energy, many find the one thing that would bring relief was yoga practices. As the interest in more holistic approaches to healing is growing, yoga for cancer patients and cancer ... Read More »

Tips for Buying Sports Eye Protectors

Tips for Buying Sports Eye Protectors

Presented by Smothers Eye Clinic Eyeguards designed for use in racquet sports are now commonly used for basketball and soccer and in combination with helmets in football, hockey and baseball. The eyeguards you choose should fit securely and comfortably and allow the use of a helmet if necessary. Expect to spend between $20 and $40 for a pair of regular eyeguards ... Read More »

Achieving Smile Power!

By Dr. Randall LeDuke, DDS Last month’s article dealt with the power of the human smile and the interpersonal benefits of enhancing our smile through Cosmetic Dentistry. This month, we will discuss how we go about creating beautiful smiles at Smiles by LeDuke! Usually when a patient comes to us for help with their smile, they have in mind specific ... Read More »

Relating to a child with Asperger’s Syndrome

April is National Autism Awareness Month. Autism, or Asperger’s Syndrome, is on the increase. Here’s some advice on how to recognize and relate to someone with the condition. Individuals who have been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome are unique in that they usually demonstrate average or above-average intelligence, but they often have problems interacting with others. They tend to have difficulty relating ... Read More »

Beginner’s Meditation – What You Need to Know to Get Started

Beginner’s Meditation - What You Need to Know to Get Started

By Dana Jean Costantino The idea of starting a daily meditation practice often sends many into a state of, “Oh I can’t do that, my mind is far too busy.” However, that is even more reason to get started. See, the thing is, meditation is not about perfection, but about finding moments in each day where you can come back to ... Read More »

How to Avoid Tooth Damage This Easter

How to Avoid Tooth Damage This Easter

Easter is a fun holiday filled with sweet treats, snacks and desserts. Unfortunately, all that sugar isn’t much fun for your teeth, and you could risk damage to your oral health. You might chip a tooth on solid sweets, suffer from tooth decay as a result of too much sugar, or fall out of your usual oral hygiene routine and ... Read More »

The DO’s and DON’Ts for Fabulous Feet

Compliments of Raine’s Foot Clinic – Whether you like to get a pedicure in the nail salon or at home, follow these easy Dos and Don’ts to keep your feet looking and feeling their best. DOs If you have diabetes or poor circulation in your feet, consult a podiatrist so he or she can recommend a customized pedicure that both ... Read More »

ACID REFLUX, BARRETT’S ESOPHAGUS AND ESOPHAGEAL CANCER

ACID REFLUX, BARRETT’S ESOPHAGUS AND ESOPHAGEAL CANCER

By Kofi W. Nuako, MD, Laura W Russell, CFNP and Amy Myers, CFNP The esophagus is a tube that carries food and liquid from the mouth to the stomach. Acid reflux is when acid that is normally in the stomach comes up into the esophagus. Many people do not feel this reflux. Acid Reflux Symptoms Symptoms of acid reflux are burning ... Read More »

Deciphering the Cholesterol Code

Deciphering the Cholesterol Code

By Jennifer McWilliams, ACNP Cholesterol can be good and bad. Triglycerides are important, but why? When it comes to your heart health, it’s important to know the role of each major player on cholesterol tests. Heart disease—the leading cause of death among men and women in the United States—is responsible for approximately 500,000 deaths annually. High cholesterol is one of the ... Read More »

Cancer & Fatigue – How Park Terrace Assisted Living Can Help!

Cancer & Fatigue

What can be done to help those who are fighting the ultimate battle? Cancer and the treatments used to help us survive, such as chemotherapy, radiation, and biologic therapy, can cause extreme fatigue. Many patients describe this as feeling tired, weak, heavy, slow, or as having no energy. Fatigue related to cancer is different from fatigue that healthy people feel. ... Read More »

Hearing aids have come full circle

Opn Hearing

Finally, there’s a hearing device that lets you hear the way you should: all the way around. Until now, traditional hearing aids haven’t been able to process sound fast enough to help you hear all the way around you. So they would focus just on the speech directly in front of you, and suppress everything else. This would help you ... Read More »

The Very Greatest: The Final Fight of Muhammed Ali and the Future of Stem Cell Therapy for COPD

The Very Greatest

There isn’t much debate when it comes to the legacy of Muhammed Ali. He was, as he often claimed, “the greatest” boxer of his era, winning his first Olympic Gold medal at the age of 18. And, he was a rebel too. As a civil rights vanguard, he blatantly refused the draft leading to his arrest and the stripping of ... Read More »

Smoking and Your Heart

Smoking and Your Heart

Presented by Cardiovascular Clinic of West Tennessee Smoking is associated with thicker heart walls and reduction in the heart’s pumping ability, two factors associated with increased risk of heart failure, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging. The study, conducted in participants of average age 75.7 and no obvious signs of cardiovascular disease, also found ... Read More »

Knee Pain & What You Need to Know Right Now

Knee Pain & What You Need to Know Right Now

 Ideally, the only concern you should have about your knees is whether to bare them or cover up with a longer skirt. But if you wince while climbing stairs or feel a dull aching pain in your knees after a few hours of gardening, you may have bigger problems than fashionable skirt lengths. The good news is that there’s a ... Read More »

Do You Qualify for Disability?

By Jennifer L. Foster, RN, Attorney-at-Law One of the most trying times that a person will face is a disabling health crisis. Sadly, some of these conditions will make holding down a job impossible. Financial concerns and the disruption of health insurance benefits are often at the forefront of a person’s mind when that individual can no longer work. Social Security ... Read More »

The Silence of Jesus

The Silence of Jesus

By Jodi Thomas Lately I’ve been camping out in the Passion of Christ.  Using those words, Passion of Christ, make it sound so neat ately I’ve been camping out in the Passion of Christ.  Using those words, Passion of Christ, make it sound so neat and tidy.  But have you ever really spent time, I mean extended time, meditating on all that ... Read More »

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