So, your wife or girlfriend is pregnant and you cannot be more excited, but you also cannot be more nervous. This is completely normal and to be expected for a soon-to-be father. You might feel like you need parenting classes or help. Here are a few steps to walk you through how to be the most supportive you can be through the birthing process: The Basics For centuries, the birthing process was left strictly to the women. [Read More]
What To Expect In Total Hip Replacement Recovery
If your physician recommends a total hip replacement, you may be worried about what your future holds. What should you expect from recovery? Although the entire rehabilitation process can take up to a year, the first few weeks are critical to your successful hip replacement. What to Expect in Immediate Recovery For a total hip surgery, you can expect to stay in the hospital 2-4 days. If you are making repairs to a previous hip replacement, your hospital stay may be longer. [Read More]
Does Dad Have a Need for Speed? How to Keep Older Drivers Safe on the Road
Since taking away an older driver's keys is not something that anyone looks forward to, it's important that people understand how to keep older drivers safe on the road until you really have to put your foot down. Here's more information about what you can do and why. Make sure older drivers see an eye doctor annually. Eyes naturally lose their acuity as people age, so annual check-ups are extremely important to ensure that drivers can see everything on the road clearly. [Read More]
What Could Be Causing That Constant Ache In Your Neck?
Neck pain can be miserable and interfere with your daily activities. There are three common causes, but through rest, lifestyle changes, and medical treatment, you may find significant relief. Neck Strain Neck strain is the most common cause of neck pain, but with proper care, it may resolve over time. You need to examine whether you are holding your neck in awkward positions during daily activities such as hunching over while working on the computer or as you are driving. [Read More]