SSMI Case: Intersection Syndrome

SSMI Case: Intersection Syndrome

Wrist pain is a very common problem, comprising up to 20% of ambulatory care musculoskeletal complaints, with a multitude of varying presentations. Intersection syndrome is a form of tenosynovitis (inflammation of the synovial sheath surrounding a tendon) that occurs...
Valley Fever in a Competitive Swimmer

Valley Fever in a Competitive Swimmer

A 65-year-old male was seen in our office this week for episode of cough, fatigue and fevers since last week. He was doing laps last week at the city pool during our a very windy afternoon. Within the next 24 to 48 hours he developed symptoms as above. Chest x-ray...
Plant Based Diets

Plant Based Diets

Giving up red meat and meat in general is a growing trend in today’s society. With the growing numbers of people who eat less meat as well as those becoming vegan or vegetarian, it is important to study the health benefits of plant based diets. It is also important to...
SSMI Case: Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome

SSMI Case: Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome

53 yo male who is active in playing pickle ball and practicing yoga with no significant past medical history presents with R upper leg pain that is a 5/10 and e year.  The pain is exacerbated with movement. He recently had back pain that was successfully treated...