Winding Double Staircases And Lift Chairs: How To Make This Work

When you live in a mansion but need help getting up the several flights of stairs that make up your double winding staircases, lift chairs may be the answer. The installation of lift chairs is less expensive, less messy and less obnoxious than installing an elevator. Plus, you will never get stuck in a lift chair and not be able to get to the first floor. Given the design and escalation of your staircases in the grand foyer of your home, you may be wondering just how a lift chair would work. [Read More]

3 Tips To Help You Get Through An MRI If You Are Uncomfortable In Small Spaces

There are various different reasons why a doctor might order a patient to get an MRI. Magnetic resonance imaging can be a great tool that health professionals can use to get to the bottom of a potential problem quickly. If you have been asked to get an MRI, it's not something you want to delay. That said, it's understandable if you are uncomfortable about the idea. Some people get claustrophobic in confined spaces and the idea of being put into an MRI machine might have you feeling queasy. [Read More]

What To Expect After Laser Cataract Surgery

Are you or is someone you know a sufferer of cataracts? Have you or they already decided that to have surgery in order to remove the cataracts? Cataract surgery can be a huge milestone in the lives of many people. Where your vision was obscured, now it will be clear and free of issues. But before you actually go in for the surgery, it can be helpful to prepare for what will happen immediately following the surgery. [Read More]

Why Should You See A General Practitioner After Having A Broken Bone Splinted At The ER?

When you realized that you'd broken a bone, you probably rushed off to your local emergency room to have it looked at, x-rayed, and splinted. Once the splint is on, you might look forward to a few weeks of recuperation without having second thoughts at all. However, it is vital that you realize that not all splints are done properly. In fact, one study shows that splints were put on incorrectly over 90% of the time when done at the ER. [Read More]