Thankfully most of us can get outdoors for some fresh air and exercise now. Many can even venture out to parks too. Since we've been missing out on exercise and fresh air lately, going for a walk in the park is the perfect medicine. As a matter of fact, the COVID-19 Pandemic has been [...]
Learn how to Treat Shin Splints So They Don't Derail Your Run If you are a runner then there is a very high probability that you've experienced shin splints. We get it, they are no walk in the park... literally. That annoying pain that is concentrated in the front of your leg along the tibia [...]
Epidural steroid injections are used to treat pain. They work directly, delivering steroids into the spine. A saline solution can also be used to flush out inflammatory mediators. However, these can be an additional source of pain.
We've been getting this question quite often lately, "How Can I Avoid Back Pain While Working From Home?"
A herniated disc is very common in people aged 35-55 . In fact, one of the most common causes of sciatica is a herniated disc. This comes as a shock to most people. However, there are things you can do to prevent sciatica from a herniated disc. What is Sciatica? Sciatica is a combination [...]
It is due to our deep commitment to our patients that we have made the decision to keep the offices open for the foreseeable future.
What are Tight Hamstrings? Let's first take a dive into what are tight hamstrings. The hamstring consists of a group of muscles, these muscles run up the back and to your thigh. Typically, when you participate in sports, such as soccer, tennis, dancing and running this can cause tightness in your hamstrings. It's important to [...]
Dr. Alan MacGill, New Member of Board of Directors for the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
We would like to start by congratulating, Dr. Alan MacGill, on his achievement and contributions at the Annual Scientific Conference. At the conference, he was installed as a new member of the Board of Directors for the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons.
When pain occurs there are two different types, acute pain and chronic pain. It's important to know the difference.
A tendon is a fibrous band of tissue. They connect muscles to bones. There are several names used for an inflamed, injured, or damaged tendon. These include tendonitis, tendinopathy, tendinosis, tenosynovitis, paratenonitis, and a tendon rupture. Despite similar symptoms, they are different. Understanding the conditions can help prevent problems. This will allow for proper treatment. [...]