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7 Tips to Reduce & Alleviate Joint Pain & Osteoarthritis

by Kayla Bachand, MSN, AGNP-C Most people will experience joint pain and inflammation at some point in their lives. Joint pain and osteoarthritis, which occurs when the cartilage between bones deteriorates causing less cushion in the joint, can significantly impact a person’s daily life. Both can make it increasingly hard to walk, bend or find …

 

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5 Tips for Managing Constipation in Older Adults

by Kayla Bachand, MSN, AGNP-C Constipation, the inability to pass your body’s waste through a bowel movement, is a common occurrence for many adults. There are two types of constipation: occasional and chronic. Occasional constipation means having less than three bowel movements a week, while chronic constipation is described as frequent, persistent difficulty passing bowel …

 

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Passion for Patients & Holistic Care Leads Nurse Practitioner to House Calls

Nurse practitioners (NPs) are a valuable part of any clinical team but can especially shine in their roll with House Calls. They are qualified to diagnose and treat complex health conditions through graduate and/or doctorate level degrees and hours of family medicine and clinical training. House Calls nurse practitioners care for our patients wherever they …

 

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House Calls Nurse Practitioner Brings Health Care to Patients’ Front Door

Nurse practitioners play an integral role in the House Call team. They bring high-quality, in-home primary care services to chronically ill individuals who have difficulty leaving their homes. With the support of a House Calls nurse practitioner, those who struggle with serious illness can remain in their homes while receiving exceptional care right to their …