A catastrophic injury has long-term consequences that affect the victim’s ability to work and live life normally. Some people who suffer catastrophic injuries may need round-the-clock nursing care. While most people are able to live independently, many need permanent care, support and supervision. To learn more about catastrophic injuries and potential care options, please visit…Details
There are a lot of different ways to control cancer pain. For example, you can remove the source of the pain through radiation, chemotherapy or surgery. If those methods cannot be done pain medication is usually prescribed to control pain.
The doctor will perform medical tests such as blood tests, x-rays and physical exams. The doctor will also ask how a patient feels to determine if there are any other tests that need to be done. It is difficult to tell if chemotherapy is working based upon the side effects, because side effects have nothing…Details
When dealing with cancer, it is best to start treatment shortly after being diagnosed. For most cancers it is okay to wait a few weeks before starting treatment. Waiting gives the individual time to talk about the treatment options available and decide what is best for them. For more information on cancer treatments, please visit…Details
There are 4 stages of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Symptoms that occur in the early stage of ALS cause muscles to become weak and soft, stiff and tight or they may also start to cramp and twitch. These symptoms may be limited to one singular body region or mild symptoms might affect more than one…Details
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a disease that affects motor nerves, and pain is felt by sensory nerves. The disease does not cause an individual to experience pain, however the effects ALS has on the body does cause pain. For example, joint pain can develop when limbs become weak. When a person’s limbs grow weak,…Details
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a motor neuron disease identified by Jean-Martin Charcot, a French neurologist, in 1869. ALS is a disease which causes nerve cells in the spinal cord and brain to slowly die. These nerve cells control the muscles that allow you to move the parts of your body. The first person to…Details
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