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DVT and Me…

render of a Deep Vein Thrombosis blood clot

What is DVT and how does it develop? To be healthy and live and active life, we have to have balanced circulation.  DVT is the formation of a thrombus or clot formed of red blood cells and this is when circulation fails in the body.  The development of a thrombus can block a vessel or […]

The Importance of Moving After Surgery

woman using a walker after surgery

Why is it important to move after surgery? Won’t it be painful? If you have ever had surgery and had to stay in the hospital afterward, you’ve probably noted that the surgeon and staff frequently encourage patients to get up out of bed and walk as soon as they are able. Yes, it may be […]