April 1, 2009 RSS feed / Medical Info

Lower back pain sufferers have various treatment options

If you suffer from lower back pain you are not alone. Lower back pain will affect six out of 10 Americans at one point in their life. It is among the top 10 complaints of patients who present to their primary care physician. More...

It is important to know what the source of your pain is

Here are the facts:Why do pain symptoms reoccur? If you've ever played sports and had an injury,you quickly discover that pain often returns when that sport is played again and the conditions were similar that caused the injury initially. More...

Sports-related head injuries: know the facts

April is National Youth Sports Safety Month and a perfect time to address the danger of sports-related head injuries. More...

It is important to recognize auditory processing disorders in children

Professional Hearing & Speech Center specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children with auditory processing disorders (APD).An auditory processing disorder is a complex problem affecting approximately 5 percent of school-aged children.Ther More...

What every woman needs to know about cervical cancer

With just some simple education and an annual visit to the gynecologist, women can defend themselves better than ever before against what was once one of the most common causes of cancer death among women in the United States.And because of these More...

Drug combination shows positive response for Hodgkin's disease in young adults

New research published in the latest print edition of the Journal of Clinical Oncology (Vol. 27, No. 9) shows a treatment combination used in breast and lung cancers to be effective against Hodgkin's disease in preteens and young adults. More...

Headache sufferers are getting help from NASA-developed technology

The throbbing, pounding sensation of a splitting headache is an all-too-accepted condition for millions of people each day.Some suffer with headaches several times a month, others even more often.A headache can be a distraction that affects your jo More...

Understanding peripheral arterial disease and screenings

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a common but potentially limb threatening condition. It develops when arteries in the legs become clogged and restrict the natural flow of blood throughout lower extremities. More...

Regular foot care and exams for people with diabetes help offset complications

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States.Today, 24 million people have been diagnosed with the disease and 57 million more have been identified as"pre-diabetic." Left undiagnosed and untreated, the disease can lead to a m More...

There are management strategies for carpal tunnel syndrome

Many patients ask whether I treat conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).Once it is clear that we do indeed treat this common condition, the discussion turns to the topic of the different treatment strategies that exist. More...

Parents of autistic children face special dilemmas when it comes to dental care

Autistic children present special challenges to the dental community. They deserve the dental services and treatments that are offered to the typical child, but are frequently neglected and are at high risk for dental disease. More...

830Laser Therapy — a revolutionary new form of pain management

Cold laser therapy, also known as biostimulation or low level laser therapy, is being used for an increasing number of medical and rehabilitative purposes including pain management. More...