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  • General Anesthesia for Your Child: What to Expect

    15 December 2020

    Pediatric surgery often requires children to be completely relaxed to achieve a successful procedure. General anesthesia allows your child to sleep through the surgery. When your child awakens, they will have no memory of the event. You can ease your worries—and your child's—by learning about the anesthesia process. Follow these instructions for preparing for surgery to help ensure a positive outcome. Eating and Drinking Before Surgery People under anesthesia should not eat or drink after a certain time the day before surgery.

  • Six Things to Know to Prepare for Your Vestibular Therapy

    25 September 2020

    The better informed you are about what vestibular therapy is and how it works, the more likely it is that this type of therapy will be successful. The following are six things to know to get ready for your vestibular therapy appointment and maximize the effectiveness of this treatment method.  1. Vestibular therapy can provide treatment for conditions like dizziness, balance problems, vertigo, and chronic headaches. Vestibular therapy can be recommended as the best treatment option for a wide variety of conditions.

  • Tips For Recovering From Your Hemorrhoidectomy

    9 June 2020

    If you suffer from painful hemorrhoids that have not responded to more conservative treatments, then surgery may be the best option. A hemorrhoidectomy can alleviate pain in the long-term. However, the recovery period does come with some discomfort, pain, and inconvenience. Here are some tips to help you navigate this recovery period so you can finally be pain-free. 1. Eat a soft, high-fiber diet. Sticking to soft foods will help keep your stool soft, which will reduce pain during your recovery period.

  • Exercise Through The Pain: It Does Help!

    20 March 2020

    Suffering from chronic pain is bad enough, and if your doctor recommends exercising through the pain, it may seem impossible. The best way to exercise through pain is to find something you enjoy and an exercise that is not too strenuous. Do as much as you can each time, and you'll be surprised at what you can do and how well it can help your pain. How Exercise Helps Chronic pain is often due to an over-sensitive central nervous system.