Pediatric Rehab for Your Child can Hasten Healing Time After Surgery…Dr. Dennis Lenselink Bloomington, MN

Pediatric RehabTypical orthopedic surgeries are performed to correct issues with bones, ligaments, tendons and joints. Rehabilitation with a physical therapist is usually needed right after surgery to help your child heal. Rehabilitation can last up to several weeks or months depending on the severity. The surgeon or doctor caring for your child will help direct the therapy. Continue reading “Pediatric Rehab for Your Child can Hasten Healing Time After Surgery…Dr. Dennis Lenselink Bloomington, MN”

An Adrenal Stress Test Can Help Your Mood & Stress Levels…Dr. Dennis Lenselink Bloomington, MN

Stress TestThe konisburg test, or the adrenal stress test, is a test that involves checking the adrenal gland and its functions. The job of the adrenals are responsible for the secretion of the body’s major stress hormones, coritsol, and DHEA. The test also measures level of secretory IgA which is important  for immune function. AdvaCare Clinics, located in Bloomington, MN , offers the adrenal stress tests for all patients.  The adrenal stress test gives you the ability to focus in and balance your stress hormone levels. Continue reading “An Adrenal Stress Test Can Help Your Mood & Stress Levels…Dr. Dennis Lenselink Bloomington, MN”

Combination Therapy can Help With Your Dislocated Hip

Hip DislocationA hip dislocation happens when the head of the thighbone (femur) slips out of its socket in the hip bone (pelvis). About 90% of patients, the thighbone is pushed out of its socket in a backwards direction. This keeps the hip in a fixed position, bent and twisted in toward the middle of the body. The thighbone may also slip out of its socket in a forward direction. If this happens, the hip will be bent only slightly, and the leg will twist out and away from the middle of the body. Continue reading “Combination Therapy can Help With Your Dislocated Hip”

How an Ammonia Test Can Help You Regulate Your Body…Dr. Dennis Lenselink Bloomington, MN

Ammonia TestAn ammonia test is something that measures the amount of ammonia within the blood. A lot of ammonia located in the body is created when protein is broken down by bacteria in the intestines. From there, the liver typically changes ammonia into urea which is then eliminated via urine. When the liver is having troubles, or does not have the ability to convert ammonia into urea, ammonia levels in the blood goes up. This can happen because of cirrhosis or severe cases of hepatitis and may leave you feeling sluggish and tired. AdvaCare Clinics, located in Bloomington, MN , offers ammonia tests for all patients. The test will help determine the steps you need to take to prevent liver and pancreatic diseases and dysfunction. Continue reading “How an Ammonia Test Can Help You Regulate Your Body…Dr. Dennis Lenselink Bloomington, MN”

AdvaCare’s Laser Therapy can Help with Your Acne Breakouts

Acne is a skin condition that happens when your hair follicles get blocked or plugged with oil and dead skin cells. Acne mostly shows up on your face, neck, chest, back and shoulders. Acne can cause embarrassment and be extremely annoying, it may even make you want to hid your face. Acne injuries heal slowly, and when one begins to resolve, others seem to pop up. Continue reading “AdvaCare’s Laser Therapy can Help with Your Acne Breakouts”

Hip pain: How Chiropractic Care & Physical Therapy can Help

Hip PainThe hip joint was created to cope with repeated motion and a decent amount of wear and tear. This ball-and-socket joint is the body’s largest and it fits together in a way that allows for fluid movement. Whenever you use the hip, such as going for a run or riding a bike, a cushion of cartilage aids in the prevention of friction as the hip bone moves in its socket. Continue reading “Hip pain: How Chiropractic Care & Physical Therapy can Help”