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If you suffer from quadriceps tendinitis, it is important to exercise caution when performing exercises to avoid further irritation of the tendons. Here are some tendon-strengthening exercises that are typically helpful in quadriceps tendinitis rehabilitation. Before performing these exercises, be sure to consult with a physical therapist or medica...read more
Thoracentesis is a procedure in which a needle is inserted into the pleural space between the lungs and the chest wall to remove excess fluid from the pleural space so that you can breathe more easily. Thoracentesis is a procedure in which a needle is inserted into the pleural space between the lungs and the chest wall. This procedure is done to re...read more
Compression stockings are a valuable aid in the treatment of various medical conditions, such as varicose veins and edema. However, wearing these stockings can be a challenge, especially if you have trouble putting them on. Fortunately, there are helpful ways to make this process easier. In this article, we will share some helpful tips on how to ea...read more
A total artificial heart (TAH) is a pump that is surgically installed to provide circulation and replace heart ventricles that are diseased or damaged. The ventricles pump blood from the heart to the lungs and other parts of the body. Machines outside the body control the implanted pumps and help blood flow to and from the heart. A doctor may recom...read more
A tracheostomy is a surgically created hole that goes through the front of your neck into your windpipe or windpipe and uses a breathing tube placed through the hole to help you breathe. A tracheostomy is a surgically created hole that goes through the front of your neck into your windpipe or windpipe. A breathing hose, called a tracheal tube, is p...read more
Also known as TAVR, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a procedure to treat aortic stenosis, a type of heart valve disease. TAVR replaces a defective aortic valve with an aortic valve made from animal tissue. The TAVR procedure does not require open heart surgery. The aortic valve is one ...read more