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Our Blog is a collection of news and opinion articles mainly concerning healthcare industry.  It contains an interesting mix of articles from contributors in public health, journalism and others. This blog provides information about personal health, research projects, and health policy and health news from around the world.  We aim at featuring those interesting, critical and useful articles about healthcare products, health costs, and more, which should provide you with countless hours of entertainment and useful information as well.

Chest Binding 101: Everything You Need To Know

Binding is an essential process for trans guys. Of course, not every transmasculine person binds or wants to bind. And there are a lot of trans guys who want to bind, but can't - often due to health reasons. However, many trans guys say that above all else, their chests give them the most dysphoria. For some, having lumps where they feel they shouldn't is like wearing a costume that they can't take off. For others, it can make them not want to leave their houses or interact with other people at all.

Stationary VS Portable Massage Tables

Massage tables can be divided into two categories: stationary and portable. While both types share some features and characteristics, there are notable differences between the two. If you are thinking about purchasing a new massage table at some point in the near future, you should familiarize yourself with the pros and cons of each model in order to make the best purchasing decision possible. The Main Differences: Weight and .

How to Use an Arm Sling for a Fractured Shoulder

It is rare to sustain a broken shoulder blade without severe trauma; however, the clavicle and the proximal humerus are bones that are considered part of the shoulder, and these bones are more commonly fractured. Your doctor will want to immobilize the shoulder by placing your arm in a sling until the bones heal. If you have a fractured shoulder, follow your doctor's treatment recommendations.

Hot Packs Used in Physical Therapy

Why Hot Packs Are Useful? Hot packs are a type of physical modality often used in physical therapy clinics. They are applied to your injured body part by your physical therapist. Physical therapists wrap moist hot packs in several layers of towels and the hot packs are then applied directly on the exposed area that needs treatment. But why does your PT use heat, and are there risks to using hot packs during your PT treatments?