Are you experiencing shoulder pain at night or difficulty reaching objects overhead or behind your back? If so, you could be suffering from a torn rotator cuff of the shoulder. A torn rotator cuff weakens the shoulder, limiting daily activities.
The eye is a delicate and complex part of the body that is comprised of thousands of parts, which convert light into images to the brain. Details, color, distance and size are many different factors the eye has to manipulate and deliver to the brain.
Medication is an important, and sometimes a life-saving component of managing and treating health conditions. However, for those with drug allergies, some medications can cause pain, discomfort and even life-threatening symptoms. Although rare, it is important to understand drug allergies and what treatment options are available.
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a rare neuromuscular disease. SMA has generally been believed to affect as many as 10,000 to 25,000 children and adults in the United States, and therefore it is one of the most common rare diseases.
Between 400,000 and 3.1 million adults have Sjören’s syndrome and the disease can affect anyone at any age. Symptoms can vary in type and intensity but many patients can live fairly normal lives with symptom control assistance.
Colon polyps are growths on the inner lining of the colon and are very common. Many individuals may go their entire life with no symptoms or side effects of colon polyps. The danger is that polyps can become cancerous, leading to significant procedures causing a drastic change in lifestyle or death.
Ambulatory surgery is often referred as “outpatient” surgery or day surgery. Procedures under this category do not require hospitalization defined by overnight hospital stay. Many procedures are conducted in an ambulatory environment. With so many advances in technology and equipment, many procedures can be performed quickly, safely and are minimally invasive.
PCOS, although common, is frequently misdiagnosed or worse, undiagnosed and untreated as patients often suffer in silence. This guide will help patients better understand what PCOS is and how to become an active partner in the successful treatment of this condition.