Benefits of Ultrasound Technology

Ultrasound technology is one of the safest imaging techniques. In this technique, high-frequency sound waves are used to generate a detailed internal image. Ultrasound rays do not pose any safety risks to the patient unlike other imaging procedures such as X-ray and MRI.  Here are some applications of ultrasound technology: Pregnancy- Ultrasound is the preferred imaging procedure to use in pregnancy because it poses no risk to the unborn foetus. Ultrasound technology is used in all stages of pregnancy. [Read More]

3 Ways to Make Hearing Aids Cool

Remember back then when glasses were considered geeky? Remember when your parents had to drag you to the dentist just because you didn't want to wear braces? Although you knew the important role these devices played, you simply did not want to use them because they were not considered cool. That has all changed over the last decade or so because glasses and braces have been made cool. If you have hearing problems and must wear hearing aids but don't want to use the boring types you see around, there are ways you can make the devices cool. [Read More]

Tips for Recovering from Your Knee Replacement Surgery

As an invasive surgery that has the power to transform your life, knee replacement has a long recovery period. As with many other types of operation, you can hasten your recovery by following your surgical team's advice. If you want to return to normal faster, here are some tips for a speedy recovery. Keep the Joint Straight While your replacement knee has a chance to settle in and heal, you need to keep the joint as straight as you can. [Read More]

Arthritis Treatment Options: Everything You Should Know

Are you experiencing joint pain? If so, then you may have arthritis. Arthritis is an inflammatory joint disorder that causes swelling, stiffness and pain in your joints. Most individuals who have arthritis are below 65 years of age. Therefore, visiting the doctor for diagnosis is essential when you experience symptoms such as stiffness and swelling in your joints. There are various treatments for arthritis, and this piece will explain them. [Read More]