Creating An Accommodating Environment For The Hearing Impaired In The Workplace

Hearing loss has a big effect on an employee's productivity. According to some estimates, every person with moderate to severe hearing loss costs the national economy approximately $300,000. As an employer, you have the means of mitigating this loss. The best way to do this is to make the environment accommodative to employees with hearing disabilities. There are several ways of achieving this, and below are four examples. Accommodate the Hearing Impaired  Read More 

Don’t Let Your Workday Contribute To Back Pain

When you're suffering from back pain, making the effort to call a chiropractor's office and arrange a consultation is the first step in your recovery. After diagnosing the nature of your issue, the chiropractor will provide an adjustment and give you a treatment plan that incorporates future adjustments until your pain is gone. Although the chiropractor will take the lead in your recovery, you can play an active role as well. Read More 

Medically Assisted Weight Loss Can Be An Effective Tool For Woman With PCOS

For some people, losing weight is nearly an effortless process. Cut a few calories, incorporate exercise and just like that – they've reached their goal weight.  However, for women who suffer from medical conditions like Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), weight loss is nothing short of an uphill battle that seems impossible to win. What Is PCOS? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is an endocrine disorder that affects as many as 5 million women within the United States. Read More 

What The Sun Is Really Doing To Your Skin

The sun feels good on your skin and gives you a healthy dose of vitamin D. But too much exposure to the sun can turn into an unhealthy situation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that nearly 60 thousand people each year contract skin cancer. Learn how to get the health benefits from your time in the sun without putting yourself at risk. What You Can't See Does Hurt You Read More 

What To Expect From A Laminectomy For Your Lower Back Pain

You've been through physical therapy, muscle relaxers and pain medications but still have those sharp pains in your lower back and leg. Your doctor is now recommending surgery on your spine to relieve your pain. A laminectomy removes some of the bone in your spine that is causing nerve irritation and pain. While this is a common procedure done by an orthopedics doctor, it is still considered major surgery. Here is what you can expect as you prepare for, undergo and recover from a laminectomy procedure. Read More