A prehabilitation program involves an assessment of the condition, exercise therapy, and education to help meet the functional, social, and psychological needs of each patient. It improves strength prior to the surgery and may help reduce the time required for postsurgical recovery.
The summer season is the ideal time for outdoor games and activities. But when you are having fun in the Texas sun, heat exhaustion is something you must watch out for.
Did you know that most men die 5 years earlier than their wives; and most single men die at an earlier age than their married counterparts? The reasons men have a lower life expectancy when compared to women are partly biological and partly related to men’s approach to health.
According to the results of a large-scale research study, people who do not exercise have a 500% increased risk of death as compared to those who exercised regularly. Being unfit or having poor results on a treadmill stress test is worse for your health than having diabetes, hypertension, or smoking!
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the US. Every year, more than 5 million people are diagnosed with it. About 10% of skin cancers are melanomas, which are the most virulent form of the disease spreading quickly to other parts of the body.
Chronic pain is any type of pain that lasts longer than 3-6 months. It is a serious problem that affects about 50 million Americans today. Reliance on opioids to solve this problem has led to the worst drug crisis in history with the number of opioid-related deaths more than quadrupling between the years between 1999 and 2017.
Golf is a sport that people of all age groups and skill levels can play, and as with any sport, injuries are a part of the game. The complex and dynamic nature of the golf swing accounts for most injuries linked to golf. Recreational golfers get injured mostly due to improper technique, while professional golfers are often plagued with overuse injuries.