How To Relieve Back Pain At Home

Back pain is a common complaint. In fact, it is one of the top factors in missed work and doctor’s appointments. Here’s how to get some relief when back pain gives you the blues.   Common causes of back pain   Sitting A big driver of back pain is improper sitting. Poor posture causes undue […]

Dealing with incontinence denial

Coming to terms with incontinence is sometimes a process. If despite all the evidence, your loved one seems to keep his head in the sand, its time to take action. These tips can help. Be direct Talking about incontinence can be embarrassing, so choose your words carefully. Remind your loved one that incontinence is a […]

7 back pain stretches for immediate back pain relief

  Soothe your sore back with these easy stretch moves. Knee to chest stretch Lie on your back with feet flat on the floor. Bring both hands to your right knee and pull it gently toward your chest. Hold without straining or pulling, then release. Replace leg and repeat on the left. Cat Pose Use […]

When you’re dad’s caregiver

Communication is vital for a strong caregiving relationship. When you take on the role of dad’s caregiver, these tips can help ease some common challenges. Listen Being reliant on care may have a significant impact on your dad’s sense of self. Listen carefully to what he says with words, behavior and body language. Check in […]

Suffering in silence

Urinary incontinence is a common problem among men across age groups. Despite this, many men find it difficult to discuss. Misconceptions about lost virility and shame leave men suffering in silence. Incontinence is a medical condition. Receiving a diagnosis of incontinence does not diminish your manhood or vitality. Finding the courage to face the problem […]

Male vs. Female Urinary Incontinence

Male vs. Female Urinary Incontinence What You Need to Know Urinary incontinence affects millions of people including both men and women. For both male and female urinary systems, the organs include kidneys, the bladder, ureters, and the urethra. Around 18 million women in the United States deal with urinary incontinence compared to 3.4 million men. Besides age, constipation, […]