If you feel pain, weakness, or numbness in your wrist and hand, it may be caused by carpal tunnel syndrome. This condition occurs when your median nerve, which provides sensation to your fingers (all except your pinkie), becomes compressed due to pressure from leaning too much or for too long on the Read More
How Your Doctor Diagnoses Diabetes
Some diseases, like diabetes, can be silent killers – displaying easy-to-miss symptoms that are mistaken for other ailments or ignored altogether. In its early stages, it shows no signs at all; so, it’s easy to understand how many people live their lives undiagnosed with the disease… yet have Read More
The Different Types of Physicals
There are a surprising number of routine physicals throughout your lifetime that may be required for work, school, or simply as a matter of protecting your heath. For instance, some careers require a physical exam. Others are necessitated by schools, which may require proof of vaccination, Read More
Why are Physicals Required in Schools?
Have you ever wondered why schools require physicals before students are allowed to attend? The main reason for physical exams is that students can easily carry a communicable disease, without even knowing they have it. It is also a way to make sure that children are protected from common Read More