October’s designation as National Physical Therapy Month serves as the perfect time to raise awareness about using physical therapy in place of opioids as a method of treating chronic pain conditions. The American Physical Therapy Association states that a physical therapist is a licensed health care professional who are able to assist patients with pain
Some drug prices should be lower for patients following recent changes to physician-administered and Part B medications. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced in August that Medicare Advantage (MA) plans will have the ability to use step therapy for these prescriptions in a manner that serves to reduce costs and improves care
If you feel your joints aching in the spring, it may be because your seasonal allergies are flaring up throughout your entire body – not just in the respiratory system. Pollen from trees begins the allergy cycle in the early spring, followed by grass pollination in late spring and ragweed in late summer.
Registering to become an organ donor during April is a great way to celebrate National Donate Life Month. Across the U.S., more than 120,000 people are waiting for an organ transplant. Nearly 3,000 of those people are in Ohio, according to Donate Life Ohio.
National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) highlights the importance of protecting children from preventable diseases through vaccination. Superior Med joins hundreds of communities and organizations across the nation in bringing awareness to the critical role vaccination plays in protecting children from deadly disease.
National Nutrition Month is when health officials celebrate the importance of smart choices on food and physical activity. This March, the theme is “Go Further With Food,” which reminds us that our food choices can help us achieve more — whether we’re preparing for a day at work or a sporting event.
Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cancer death in the United States, but it doesn’t need to be. It’s 90% preventable and extremely treatable when detected early through screening. Colorectal cancer often starts in the colon or rectum as a growth known as a polyp, which can turn into cancer.
As we enter the heart of flu season, it’s important to know the best ways to protect yourself from the illness. One of the best lines of defense is to get the flu shot annually. This vaccine can prevent serious complications from the illness and protect your whole family from becoming sick.
If you have young children, one of your highlights this Christmas season will likely be watching your children open up gifts. While you may have done your research to find the perfect gift for you kid, others may not have and unknowingly bought a toy for your child that is meant for a different age