Lighten the Load And Get Moving: Reduce Your Child's Back Pain with These Tips
8 June 2015
If your child has back pain, the last thing thing you want is for the pain become so excessive that he or she needs an operation from an orthopedic surgeon. Luckily, you can avoid this scenario by taking steps to reduce your child's back pain. Check out these back-friendly tips:
1. Choose a quality backpack
The backpack your child uses impacts how their homework sits on their back. Ideally, according to most orthopedic surgeons and back pain experts, you want a backpack with padded shoulder straps and possibly a belt around the waist that can transfer the weight to the legs of the backpack.
Skin Cancer: How to Treat Early-Stage Melanoma
26 May 2015
If you went to your dermatologist due to an odd-looking spot on your face, they probably ran a biopsy to determine if it was skin cancer. If you got the diagnosis of melanoma, you know it is the most aggressive form of skin cancer. There are different stages of melanoma, based on where the tumors are located. Ealry-stage melanoma is usually localized and considered non-invasive. Here are the treatment options for each type of tumors.
3 Ways That A Cosmetic Dermatologist Can Help With Your Acne
7 May 2015
If you have acne, you probably know what it's like to feel self-conscious about your appearance. Although acne is one of the most common skin conditions out there, it can still be uncomfortable and embarrassing to deal with. There is no reason to stop with over-the-counter and at-home acne treatments, however. A cosmetic dermatologist can help you with your acne in several ways, such as by offering these three treatment options.
3 Important Questions To Ask Your Child's Speech Language Pathologist
23 April 2015
If your child has been diagnosed with a speech problem, hearing problem, or both, then there's a good chance that he or she will need to see a speech language pathologist (SLP). An SLP is a licensed professional who can help develop and implement a customized plan to improve your child's speech and overall communication. Typically, children will attend regular sessions with an SLP in his or her office, or at your child's school.