About Me
Regaining my balance

After having a bad fall getting out of the shower, I've been really struggling to feel confident on my feet and regain my balance. I have been doing some physical therapy and getting some followup support from my medical team to help me regain my confidence. I want to be able to live as an independent person and not always be worrying about slipping and hurting myself again. This blog has some tips from other people who have recovered from serious injuries and falls, and regained their confidence in their balance. I hope it will help other people in their journey to regain their balance.

3 Natural Ways to Treat Your Baby’s Positional Plagiocephaly Without Headgear

25 January 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If your doctor has informed you that your baby has positional plagiocephaly, you may be wondering what to do about it. The condition is caused by excess pressure on the skull due to the baby's daily positioning during sleep and play. While the condition isn't serious and almost always corrects itself with time, there are things you can do to speed up the process. Here are 3 natural ways to correct your baby's plagiocephaly without putting them in headgear, helmets, and bands at a young age. Read More …

Hip Pain: Causes and Solutions

20 January 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Are you guilty of ignoring your recurring hip pain? It can be tempting to do—to do your best to ignore the pain and hope that it goes away, rather than acknowledging that the matter might be more serious. In many instances it might simply be a localised injury that will in fact go away as the area heals itself. But ongoing hip pain, or hip pain that recurs with an alarming regularity needs to be investigated. Read More …

A Guide to Surgical Treatments for Severe Varicose Veins

20 January 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Many people suffer from varicose veins. These gnarled, swollen blood vessels are found most often in the legs. Whilst they can sometimes lead to more serious conditions, such as skin ulcers and blood clots, in most cases, they merely cause some minor aches and pains. However, because large varicose veins can be somewhat unsightly, many people choose to have them removed. Whilst small varicose veins can usually be treated with minor procedures like sclerotherapy, larger ones often need to be removed using surgical methods. Read More …

Best Ways to Save on Medical Bills

3 January 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Are your medical bills skyrocketing? Do you feel like you're spending too much on medical care? Good health is an essential asset to everyone, so it is important to know how to manage medical bills and stay within budget. Sometimes, you may find yourself paying for medical expenses that are not in your budget. There are times when doctors recommend some specific medical tests which are really expensive. People experiencing financial difficulties may find it difficult to pay for such tests from their pockets. Read More …

Practical Advice On Caring For A Loved One With Dementia

29 December 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Dementia and associated conditions are on the rise. As healthcare improves and people are living longer, more and more cases of dementia are being diagnosed. When a loved one is diagnosed with a form of dementia,  it can be devastating for all involved. Many families want to care for them at home for as long as possible, and while admirable, this is not altogether as simple as it sounds. Carers can be put under immense strain, and the daily practicalities of caring for loved one with dementia can be overwhelming. Read More …