Breathing is life’s most basic, essential function. “For most of us, it happens naturally without a second thought but in the U.S., for millions of people with asthma – of whom 8.4 percent are children under the age of 18 – breathing is not something they can ever take for granted,” said William L. Trager, MD, Sheboygan Pediatric Associates.
Regardless of whether you’re a seasoned athlete, weekend warrior, young or old, shoulder joint problems do not discriminate; it can happen to anyone for a variety of reasons. In fact, shoulders are the most commonly injured joints in the body because they are the only joints that sit on a moveable platform, the shoulder blade
More than half of all people who use inhalers don’t use them properly.
Rather than letting asthma control your life, you can learn ways to control your asthma!
Whether you are scheduled for shoulder surgery or any other type of surgery it is important to take a close look at your house; identify the potential hazards and obstacles and take care of them before your surgery to ensure a more conducive environment for your post-surgery needs. Here are a few things Lakeshore Orthopaedics recommends you check before your surgery.
According to the National Kidney Foundation, 1 in 3 Americans is at risk for developing chronic kidney disease. Kidney disease is the 9th leading cause of death in the U.S. and is growing in prevalence.