Three Reasons To Consider Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

When you are considering bariatric surgery, there are several options that can help you reach your weight and health goals. Vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG) is one of the more popular options, and there are several reasons it is frequently recommended by surgeons. Less Invasive When compared to a gastric bypass or duodenal switch, VSG is far less invasive and more straightforward approach. Since VSG only decreases the capacity of your stomach, the surgery is less time-consuming than other approaches and is more likely to be performed laparoscopically.

Understanding Whiplash

Accidents are an unfortunate part of life. Even though they are common, most people do not understand what to do after they are involved in one. You may feel fine physically and emotionally, but receiving medical attention is still important because many injuries may not show signs until later. Whiplash is one of these injuries that may now show immediate signs. In many cases, whiplash may not show signs for hours or even days after an accident.

What To Expect After An Early Surgical Abortion

If you have elected to terminate a pregnancy with an early surgical abortion, you may have a lot of emotions regarding your decision. One of these emotions may be apprehension, especially when it comes to what you can expect as you recover at home after the procedure. Every woman is different, but in general, this is what you can expect in the days and weeks after an early surgical abortion.

What Every Parent Of Young Football Players Needs To Know About Neck Injuries & Prevention

It's become well known that football players are at risk of concussion, even in very young children who are just starting to play. What's not as commonly known is the risk of cervical spine injuries. In fact, it's estimated that cervical spine injuries occur in 10% to 15% of football players. While most of these are subaxial cervical spine injuries, 8% of them are upper cervical spine injuries, one-third of which resulted in quadriplegia.