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Best Netflix Shows To Watch While Your Broken Bone Heals

 

Best Netflix shows to watch

So you broke a bone. We know that having a broken bone can be a painful experience, but the ordeal, and then the hospital visit is only half of the inconvenience of breaking a bone.. Most doctors will tell you to relax, and just to take it easy while your broken bone heals. Depending on how severe the break and which bone is broken, bed rest times can range anywhere from 3 weeks to 3 months. You’re probably already bored thinking of the amount of time you’ll spend just chilling in your house. Fortunately, there are plenty of bed rest activities available to kill the time, including having a HUGE Netflix marathon. Here are some popular Netflix shows to add to your favorites list and binge watch while your bone heals.

  1. Bones

Pun aside, this show is top-rated in the crime category. Dr. Temperance “Bones” Brennan, a forensic anthropologist, is asked to partner with law enforcement and use her forensic skills to help solve crimes. Watch Dr. Brennan read bones while you heal your own!

  1. Shameless  

The story of this super dysfunctional family will make you feel better about your broken bones. The Gallagher family is a massive family of 8, and each family member has their own set of problems to deal. This addicting drama will have you glad you’re stuck resting in your bed.

  1. The Office

Being at home and watching a TV show about work doesn’t sound too appealing. But this show is anything but serious. It’s filmed in a mockumentary style where the cameramen follow the employees of Dunder-Mifflin, a regional paper company set in Scranton Pennsylvania. The show highlights the employees antics, especially the regional manager Michael Scott as he attempts to “manage” them. After the first episode, you’ll be so caught up in the conflict between characters and their interesting personalities that soon you’ll find yourself healed up and returning to your own office.

  1. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

There’s no better escape from the world than well, literally escaping it. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey does just that. Famous astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson shows you stunning images and footage as he teaches you about the universe and its’ parts. . This series will make your bedroom the center of the universe and have you wishing you could stay home to witness all the mystical facts about outer space.

        5. The Walking Dead

This action series takes place in a zombie apocalypse. Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma, finding the world overrun by “crawlers.” He joins up with other survivors, and they must fight both the living and the dead to stay alive. Let’s just say you’ll be seeing a lot more broken bones in this show than in your own bedroom.

Overall, having a bone fracture doesn’t have to be a completely miserable experience, especially when you can binge-watch your favorite Netflix series. With shows this good, you’ll find yourself healed up in no time, but wishing you had more of it to cram in just a few more episodes.

Track the progress of your broken bone at Open MRI of Pueblo, where we use open MRI technology to take images of your broken bone. Make an appointment with us today!

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Are We Able To Predict Anorexia?

 

According to NDSU, 70 million people suffer with anorexia. This isn’t something that can be swept under the rug any longer. Can we predict anorexia? This seems to be a question that we always ask ourselves, but now it turns out the size and shape of our brains may do exactly that.

The School of Medicine at the University of Colorado explored this, using MRIs on 19 adolescent females who had been diagnosed with anorexia nervosa, compared to 22 adolescent girls who had not.

 

The brain scans showed the females with anorexia “had larger left orbitofrontal, right insular, and bilateral temporal cortex gray matter.” The orbitofrontal cortex tells the person when they’re full that it’s time to stop eating.

The insular is activated as we taste food; it’s related to the pleasantness of eating. Specifically, the right insular determines how we see our body, which may be why anorexia patients truly believe they’re overweight when, in reality, they’re underweight.

“While eating disorders are often triggered by the environment, there are most likely biological mechanisms that have to come together for an individual to develop an eating disorder such as anorexia nervosa,” says Professor Guido Frank of the University of Colorado.

Anorexia Nervosa is a serious condition that should not be taken lightly, especially with this new knowledge that there’s a biological basis to the disease, which could open the door for more treatments and therapies.

Currently, the National Association for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) lists anorexia as the third most common illness among adolescents, with about 0.5-3.7% of all women experiencing it at one point or another. At the Open MRI of Pueblo, we believe that each and every one of our patients deserves to live a healthy life. If you’re struggling with anorexia, please reach out for help.

Click here for the full article from Medical News Today.