Road to Recovery: How Your Occupational Therapist Can Prepare You for Driving After a Stroke

Posted on: 18 May 2016

Stroke patients are normally told that they should not drive for at least one month after suffering a stroke. Depending on the severity of the stroke, this waiting period can be much longer, in which time stroke survivors can understandably become increasingly nervous and even terrified at the prospect of driving again. Thankfully, the very same occupational therapist who aids and assesses your mobility at home can also assess the same of your physical and neurological ability to drive again.
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How to Fix the Poor Communication in Your Marriage

Posted on: 27 April 2016

Marriage is no easy thing. You have to work at it every day, and, truthfully, what might work for one couple might not work for another. But just because you fall on hard times, this doesn't mean that you don't have a relationship worth salvaging. In many instances, the thing can cause a marriage to break down is a lack of communication, or poor communication. After all, if you can't let each other know how you feel, how can you ever really work to resolve each other's problems or be on the same page?
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When Your Trusty Old Eyeglasses Aren't So Trusty Anymore

Posted on: 15 April 2016

It's not unusual for people to wear their same pair of eyeglasses for as long as possible; they may want to avoid the expense of new frames and lenses, or may not think they need new glasses no matter the age of their old prescription. If you've been wearing the same eyeglasses for some time and aren't sure if it's time to see the optometrist, note a few signs that it's time to consider going in for an evaluation for new prescription glasses.
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3 Herbal Solutions for Sciatic Nerve Pain

Posted on: 15 April 2016

Sciatica is the name for the pain that you get in the sciatic nerveā€”a nerve that runs from the lower back down through each leg. It is commonly caused when a spinal nerve root in the lower back gets compressed after a disc degenerates. Sciatica often involves lower back pain that radiates down through the leg to the foot. Before embarking on natural treatments, you should seek medical advice to determine the severity and decide whether any surgical treatment is necessary.
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