May is National Arthritis Month – a month-long focus intended to increase public attention of Arthritis and rheumatic diseases. Join the national awareness by educating your patients about Arthritis. This resource will provide information on the national scope of Arthritis, some of its most common forms, tips on prevention and disease management and how patients and others can get involved in raising awareness.
Repeated TBI Can Cause Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, a Degenerative and Irreversible Brain Disease Severe head injuries cause swelling of the brain. Unlike other areas of the body that can expand with swelling, the protective nature of the skull prevents the brain from expanding,
Endodontic root canal treatment is a relatively standard procedure that can be performed in a provider’s office with limited impact on your daily function. This treatment may provide relief from symptoms and prevent further and more severe damage to the tooth. However it is important to fully understand any procedure and to understand any and all options available to you.
Cardiac (or heart) catheterization is an outpatient procedure that is performed to identify problems with the heart and allow for procedures to open blocked arteries. It is a very common, minimally invasive surgery with minimal risk
Heel spurs can be painful, bothersome and persistent, causing problems in everyday life. Chronic pain can leave anyone seeking answers and support. While heel spurs can be located on the back of the heel or under the heel, it can be the inflammation that causes the most pain and discomfort.
Gout is a form of arthritis characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, redness and tenderness in joints, most often at the base of the big toe. Although more common in men, gout can affect anyone and women are more likely to develop gout after menopause. What causes gout? How is it diagnosed and treated?
Hypereosinophilic Syndrome (HES) is a rare immune disorder that occurs when an individual’s blood has very high numbers of eosinophils (a type of white blood cell associated with allergies and asthma).
The kidneys carry out critical functions for the body and it important to properly diagnosis and treat any conditions involving the kidneys, quickly. Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a rare but serious condition which is a leading cause of Nephrotic Syndrome.