August 1, 2012 RSS feed / Medical Info

Rheumatologist says ultrasound is a fast, non-invasive way to diagnosis joint pain

There are more than 100 types of arthritis causing pain and swelling for many people, especially as they age. The key to effective treatment for sufferers is an accurate diagnosis. Board certified rheumatologist Janak R. More...

Knee replacement surgery can be avoided

A study done in a large military medical center in Texas indicates that physical therapy consisting of manual therapy and stretching and strengthening exercise regimen may help people with osteoarthritis of the knee avoid joint replacement surgery.&n More...

Low back pain and spinal manipulation: How does it work?

For many years, chiropractic has been at the forefront of treating low back pain (LBP) with both greater patient satisfaction and less lost time at work when compared to other nonsurgical treatment approaches. More...

Physicians explain connection between use of CPAP machine and lower heart disease risk

A ccording to a recent article published by WebMD, a study has found that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy, an effective treatment for sleep apnea, can also improve risk factors for heart attack, stroke and diabetes.  More...

Program about chronic health conditions offered

CentraState Healthcare System is now offering the free program,“Take Control of Your Health:A Chronic Disease Self-Management Course,” to help people manage chronic conditions, feel better, gain control, and do the things they want to do. More...