Why Preventative Screens are Necessary

Why Preventative Screens are Necessary

“Why Preventative Screens are Necessary” By Charlann Staab, CNP, AGACNP-BC Even if you feel perfectly healthy, there are disorders such as hypertension, early cardiac disease and diabetes that could be causing damage to your organs before overwhelming...
SSMI CASE: Distal Bicep Tendon Rupture

SSMI CASE: Distal Bicep Tendon Rupture

This is uncommon, only 3-5 people per 100,000 each year, however has been seen more often in the clinic recently. It is usually caused by a sudden injury when the elbow is forced straight against resistance, i.e. walking your dog while he/she is pulling and then...
Achilles tendinopathy

Achilles tendinopathy

A 36 yo man had a 3 month duration of left ankle pain. He had pain at the left heel extending into the left calf following his 2 mile walking routine. He went to a physician and and was diagnosed with Achilles tendinopathy and prescribed rest for 2 weeks with NSAIDs....
SSMI CASE: Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

SSMI CASE: Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

56-year-old man with history of running 4 days a week presents to the clinic with 3-month history of b/l knee pain. The pain is described as an ache around the patella and is exacerbated by stairs, squatting, and running. He has crepitus in his knees on flexion after...
Managing Arthritis

Managing Arthritis

● Osteoarthritis is one of the most common ailments affecting 10% of men and 13% of women over the age of 60 in the U.S. 1 It is an extremely common source of morbidity often leading to disability and reduced quality of life. It can also be extremely challenging to...