Friday, April 19, 2024

Tag: Skin Care

PROBLEMS PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED ATHLETES FACE

The number of physically impaired athletes, who includes wheelchair athletes, amputees, and athletes with cerebral palsy, visual impaired and intellectually impaired athletes has substantially...

An Oregon Tale

RECENTLY MY OLDEST son, Noah, graduated from the University of Oregon. He wore the traditional cap with tassel as a concession to his mother’s...

Here’s what works to prevent bedsores

Q: My father developed some serious bedsores while he was in the hospital after surgery. Why do bedsores occur, and can they be prevented? A:...

SKIN CARE

Take Routine Care of Your Skin The third way to prevent skin sores, the most serious problem in SCI, is to keep your skin healthy....

Pressure Ulcer (Bed Sore) Care

Review the pressure ulcer care instructions with your healthcare professional on a regular basis. Be sure that you have directions for: ·wound cleansing ·skin care ·wound dressings ·turning...

How does spinal cord injury affect the skin?

Spinal cord injury reduces or eliminates skin sensation in dermatomes below the injury site. Because people cannot feel or move, they may sit or...

Skin: It’s too Much Pressure!

You’ve probably heard enough about skin to last a lifetime. It’s THE thing that health care professionals hammer on the most. And with good...

Smoking

You already know that a spinal cord injury causes an Impairment of the muscles involved in breathing ­ the higher the injury, the greater...

Range Of Motion

The body, under normal circumstances, is constantly moving. This movement, often times an unconscious act, will keep the joints loose and prevents pressure sores...

About Skin Care

The Technical Part of Skin The skin on our bodies is made up of two layers. The top layer is called the epidermis and...