What is BMI?

BMI stands for “Body Mass Index”. It is used to screen people into different weight categories such as underweight, healthy weight, overweight, and obesity. It is measured by a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters. BMI does not diagnose anything serious. If an individual is at risk, he/she will have to visit a healthcare … Read More

What are Range of Motion Tests?

Range of motion tests are for doctors to analyze how much motion you have in a particular area. They oftentimes expose injury or the lack thereof. It is important to test your range of motion to see if there are possible things to improve upon. Range of motion tests are not strenuous, and should be treated as an overall health … Read More

What are Kegels and Why are They Important?

Kegel exercises (pelvic floor exercises) are done to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles. Your pelvic floor muscles are the set of muscles you use to stop the flow of urine mid-stream when you are sitting on the toilet. Strengthening these muscles helps you prevent urine leakage, prevent accidentally passing gas or poop and can even improve your orgasm. Finding your … Read More

Urgent Care Vs. Telemedicine

Have you ever sat in the waiting room of an urgent care just feeling absolutely terrible? Now there is an easier to visit your healthcare provider and skip the uncomfortable waiting rooms! The downside to telemedicine is the fact the doctor will not be physically present to assess your symptoms. This can lead to a misdiagnosis and even a wrong … Read More

Understanding and Coping with Addiction

Help for Those Suffering with Addiction Addiction can strike anyone.  Struggles with addiction can manifest even more intensely during periods of depression or anxiety.  Some common warning signs of addiction:  irregular use of medications, lack of desire for normal activities and isolation from others. If you think that you or someone you know might be addicted to medications, talk to … Read More