Shoulder surgery should be a last resort. Here are some things to consider and what types of surgeries may be warranted.
The causes of rotator cuff injuries and two things you need to do to have your shoulder pain evaluated. Check the mechanics and get your rotator cuff imaged with Diagnostic Ultrasound.
Diagnostic ultrasound is a sensitive screening tool to assess for soft tissue damage, but it can also detect fractures. This case is of a young man after a fall with elbow pain, swelling and loss of motion.
How doctors diagnose and manage asthma symptoms in patients. This article expresses the physical response that leads to an asthma attack as well as some triggers to avoid.
Changes to our routine or even being currently stuck in a bad routine can create poor health choices. The three pillars of health are our food choices, physical activity and sleep. Doing these three things well will improve our health and therefore so many areas of our life. Our emotional well being and how we manage stress will improve with an improvement in any of these areas. Pick one area to focus on. Here are some tips to help.
Jerod Langness, Master Trainer, gives us a series of exercises that we can work on at home. These videos are a compliment from different sources that he feels share the quality of each exercise. These exercises span different forms of exercise or philosophies and incorporate the whole body.
Throat pain or tension in the front of the neck can come from restricted joint motion of the neck, jaw or TMJ issues, and tension to the muscles of the neck and jaw. You may have a sore throat or a sensation in the back of the throat called globus. The important finding is that your doctor is unable to find a reason for your throat pain.
Sinus pressure or pain can indicate a sinus infection OR it may be referred pain coming from the neck. You may have symptoms of sinus pain but when imaging is done the sinuses are clear. Imaging to clear your sinuses, MRI, medical CT, or the much lower radiation cone beam CT can show us your sinuses. If they are clear and you have facial or sinus pressure and pain then it is coming from another source. One that can be treated.
There is science behind mindfulness or meditation. Using Harvard Gazette as his inspiration Dr. Jonathan Brown (Jono) shares what meditation is and how it can improve medical conditions as well as reduce stress and anxiety.
Safety considerations when taking Turmeric Curcumin. This supplement is considered safe in lower doses but there are a few things to be aware of when taking this supplement. Here are some tips and resources to help. There are certain conditions that should use caution with Turmeric Curcumin. A history of kidney stones, gallbladder disease, iron deficiencies, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Diabetics should be aware that Curcumin can reduce blood sugars.