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Difference between Abduction and Adduction

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 25-Apr-2023 13:46:26


Abduction and adduction are two fundamental terms used to describe the movements of body parts. These terms are often used in anatomy, kinesiology, and physical therapy to describe the movements of the limbs, fingers, toes, and other body parts. Abduction refers to the movement of a limb or body part away from the midline of the body, while adduction refers to the movement of a limb or body part towards the midline of the body. In this essay, we will explore the differences between abduction and adduction and how they relate to the body's movements and functions. What is Abduction? ... Read More

Difference Between a Service Dog and a Therapy Dog

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 25-Apr-2023 13:44:15


Dogs have long been known for their loyalty and affection towards humans. They have an innate ability to understand and provide comfort to those in need. In recent years, the use of dogs in various therapeutic settings has gained significant popularity. Two types of dogs commonly used for therapeutic purposes are service dogs and therapy dogs. While both are trained to assist humans, there are significant differences in their roles and training. What is a Service Dog? A service dog is an assistance dog specially trained to support people suffering from health challenges such as diabetes, visually impairments or blind ... Read More

Difference Between 5 Dextrose Saline and Dextrose Saline

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 25-Apr-2023 13:42:59


Dextrose saline and 5% dextrose saline are both types of intravenous solutions that are commonly used in clinical settings for various purposes, including fluid and electrolyte replacement, maintenance, and resuscitation. While these two solutions may seem similar, they have significant differences in their composition, indications, and contraindications, which may affect their use in specific patient populations. What is 5 Dextrose Saline? 5 dextrose is 5 percent dextrose which is a mixture of dextrose and water. 5 dextrose is an intravenous sugar solution that is composed of 5 gms of dextrorotatory form of glucose dissolved in 100 ml of H2O. Since ... Read More

Talkspace vs. BetterHelp: Which Online Therapy Is Better?

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 11-Apr-2023 12:31:38


Talkspace and BetterHelp are undoubtedly known names to those familiar with the rapidly growing telehealth industry. They are two of the biggest and most popular online counseling platforms available. Users of Talkspace and BetterHelp can attend therapy sessions with licensed mental health doctors via video, text, or audio chat from the convenience of their homes. We have compared Talkspace and BetterHelp on several parameters to understand which online therapy is better. Insurance Cigna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, GatorCare, and other well-known insurance providers are just a few companies that Talkspace accepts. Several companies, employee assistance programs (EAPs), and ... Read More

6 Potential Health Benefits of Red Light Therapy

Manish Panchal
Updated on 20-Mar-2023 15:33:57


What is Red Light Therapy? Red low-level light is used in red light treatment, a sort of therapy, to treat ailments like mood disorders, skin problems, and joint discomfort. It is sometimes referred to as biostimulation, photobiomodulation, and low-level light therapy (LLLT). A set amount of time is spent exposing the skin to red light as part of the therapy. The energy source for cells, adenosine triphosphate (ATP), is stimulated by the light as it passes through the skin and is absorbed by the cells. Many advantages may result from this, including accelerated tissue repair, less inflammation, and improved circulation. ... Read More

A Guide to Using the Nicotine Patch

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 10-Mar-2023 17:45:44


Whether you're a smoker hoping to quit or just curious about the nicotine patch, it's important to understand both the benefits and risks before trying it. The nicotine patch is a popular way for smokers to reduce their cravings for cigarettes. It works by slowly releasing nicotine into your bloodstream throughout the day instead of all at once, as with smoking. So if you've been considering using the patch to help quit smoking, this guide will tell you everything you need to know. We'll discuss how it works, its effectiveness, potential side effects, how to use it properly, and more. ... Read More

8 Things You Can Start Doing Now to Look Younger

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 03-Mar-2023 16:55:46


One of the most telling indicators of a woman's apparent age is the condition of the skin around her neck, hands, and arms. The consequences of aging on your skin are just as significant to consider as they are on your face. There's no way to escape becoming older. But because aging is something you can't prevent, you may put off the inevitable as long as possible. You can't just blame getting older on your genes and the sun anymore. Read on for eight suggestions on how to maintain a youthful appearance. Stay Away from Direct Solar ExposureThe sun isn't ... Read More

Difference between Hot Tub and Jacuzzi

Md. Sajid
Updated on 02-Mar-2023 16:34:07


The hot tub and jacuzzi are used for relaxation, recreation, and hydrotherapy. These two fall under the category of spas. Jacuzzi is a manufacturer of hot tubs. A hot tub can also help with muscle aches and pains. Jacuzzi refers to specific hot tubs that are equipped with water jets for relaxation and recreation. Hot tubs refer to a pool of hot water or any tub that is used for relaxation and doesn't have any water jets. Materials such as wood, concrete, and acrylic wood are used for making the jacuzzis and hot tubs. Hot tubs and jacuzzis contain different ... Read More

Tips for Cutting Your Toenails

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 02-Mar-2023 18:06:30


Some instances of ingrown toenails may be treated successfully at home. Yet, they may still cause problems that need medical treatment. There is a high risk of complications from diabetes and other circulatory problems. What are Ingrown Toenails? Ingrown toenails occur when the sides or corners of the nail grow into the skin around the nail. You will most likely have an ingrown toenail on your big toe. Why do People have Ingrown Toenails? Both men and women have ingrown toenails at some point. Adolescents and those with sweaty feet are at an increased risk of developing ingrown toenails. ... Read More

8 Essential skin Care Tips for People With Rosacea

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 02-Mar-2023 17:58:14


Redness, flushing, and broken blood vessels are all symptoms of rosacea, a chronic skin disorder that primarily affects the face. It might also lead to acne-like pimples or tiny, red lumps packed with pus. Dryness, irritation, and redness of the eyes are possible side effects. What triggers rosacea is unclear; however, environmental and genetic influences are likely contributors. Sunlight, mental stress, high temperatures, spicy meals, and alcohol are known to aggravate rosacea. Rosacea treatment options vary by patient and disease severity. Lifestyle adjustments, in addition to topical creams, oral drugs, and laser or light treatment, may be helpful. To ... Read More