Regaining my balance

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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.

4 Types of Footwear to Avoid When You Have an Ingrown Toenail

23 January 2017
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The pain from an ingrown toenail can be intense. Wearing certain types of shoes can make it even worse, leaving you struggling to walk. Here are four types of footwear to avoid while you wait for an appointment with an ingrown toenail service. 1. Pointed Toe Shoes Shoes with pointed ends crowd your toes together, putting pressure on your ingrown toenail. This can cause intense pain and inflammation as the nail presses further into the skin. 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 …

Eyebrow Tattoos: What You Need To Know About This Cosmetic Procedure

9 January 2017
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When it comes to permanent makeup, one procedure that is garnering widespread popularity is eyebrow tattooing. As the name suggests, the tattoo artist will shave off your natural eyebrows and replace them with permanent ink in an attractive shape to suit your overall appearance. In addition to this, the eyebrow tattoos are designed to last a significant amount of time, thus ensuring that you never have to worry about your eyebrows as part of your beauty regime. Read More …

7 Tips to Prevent Your Dentures from Slipping

5 January 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Many people who wear dentures notice that their dentures occasionally slip out of place, especially when they are eating tough, chewy foods. This can be embarrassing and can lead to some people feeling uncomfortable about eating in public. The following methods can all help to keep dentures in place, allowing you to enjoy your favourite foods without feeling self-conscious. 1. Spread Chewing Forces Across Your Mouth If you chew on only one side of your mouth, the uneven distribution of forces can cause the dentures to tilt and slip out of place. Read More …