July 28, 2017

Is my golf game hurting my back?

As the popularity of playing golf increases, so does the incidence of low back pain related injuries. These injuries are generally the result of muscle strain and joint inflammation from weakness and imbalance that occur by engaging muscles that not […]
December 9, 2016

Oh, my aching knees Part II

Do your knees ache? Well you may be suffering from the effects of early osteoarthritis (OA). Osteoarthritis really effects everyone and is caused by the normal, execessive wear and tear on the knee joints. This is very different from other […]
November 4, 2016

Winter is coming…..

Winter is coming….. Holidays, cold weather and big cozy sweaters. All “excuses” as to why we tend to put on the extra pounds and let our exercise programs go by the wayside. Small changes now can help prevent the “snowball […]
October 28, 2016

Why see a physiatrist?

As a medical doctor specializing in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and pain, a physiatrist will look at the whole person, not just the site of injury. It is impossible for a person to injure their ankle […]
June 7, 2016

What is Traumeel?

Traumeel injections are a highly sought after natural, homeopathic treatment for conditions that cause pain and inflammation. The body’s immune system begins it’s respnse to injury with inflammation. The swelling and warmth is caused by an increased blood flow to […]
April 19, 2016

Heal your pain, don’t just “treat” it

Your body has an incredible ability to heal itself. If we are cut or injured, our bodies stimulates a local inflammatory response that brings healing cells to the area that stops the bleeding and lays down new tissue to repair […]
April 11, 2016

ITB Syndrome; Can this be causing my knee pain?

ITB syndrome is one of the most common causes of lateral knee pain. (Pain on the outside of the knee). The ITB, or iliotibial band originates at the hip and extends down the outside of the leg to insert at […]
March 18, 2016

Oh, My aching feet!

Do you have pain in the heel and arch of your foot? Could be you are suffering from plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a ligament that extends between your heel bone and your toes. It’s function is to support […]
February 26, 2016

Oh, my aching knees…

So, you have already had knee surgery or do not want to, but still are suffering from achy knees. Your knee pain may be coming from chronic instability leading to on going degenerative changes in the joint. So what can […]