Does massage therapy help chemo-induced neuropathy?

Posted Posted in Home Care, Home Health

Unless you have had cancer, you know someone who has, or you work in oncology, there is little information out there regarding chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN).  Short-and long-term toxicity of platinum compounds and toxins (chemicals in chemotherapy) include the “recipe” for the development of CIPN, for which there are limited options for symptomatic relief. Although […]

What Are the Benefits of Senior Home Care?

Posted Posted in Elder Care

In-home care is a stellar resource for both seniors and their family members. Senior home care provides professional service to older adults with individualized assistance. It allows seniors to stay in their own homes as they age instead of moving to a long-term care facility. Here are the top benefits.       1. It […]

Are Massage Chairs Good For Scoliosis?

Posted Posted in Home Health

Scoliosis is the sideways curvature of the spine that occurs during growth just before puberty or at birth and more. In adults, scoliosis is considered more of a deformity and it’s difficult to remedy the situation. The types of scoliosis include being born with it (congenital), in a young child (early-onset), older child or teenager […]

What Is Home Health Care And The Types Of Services They Provide?

Posted Posted in Home Care

At its fundamental level, “home health care” means what it sounds like – medical care provided in a patient’s home. Home health care can include broad care given by skilled medical professionals, including nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. Home health care may also include skilled, non-medical care, like medical social services […]

Carpal Tunnel Massage Machine

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a disorder that affects the hands, arms and wrists. It is caused by pressure on the median nerve, that is the nerve that passes through the carpal tunnel in the wrist to the hand. The pressure causes carpal tunnel syndrome’s typical symptoms, including numbness and tingling in the hand and fingers. […]