Busting common myths about obesity and weight loss surgery
What can I do about Sagging Breasts? Tips from a Breast Surgeon, Dr. Ennis
Learn what you can do about sagging breasts with the help of a board certified plastic surgeon, including a breast lift or breast lift with augmentation.
What is Osteopathic Medicine?
Osteopathic Medicine is founded in the belief that the body is more than just the sum of its parts.
Running 101: How To Select The Best Pair Of Running Shoes
Whether you’re an Olympic athlete or a periodic pavement pounder, happy feet can make all the difference.
Hip Labral Tears: What They Are and When to See An Orthopedic Surgeon Like Dr. Matsuda
What is a hip labral tear A healthy hip is supported by a ring of cartilage, called a labrum, which acts a seal designed to keep the ball at the top of the thighbone securely in place in the hip socket. When the labrum suffers damage due to physical injury or structural abnormalities it can tear resulting in a hip labral tear. Hip labral tears can happen to anyone from accidents such as a fall or injury that leads to dislocation of the hip, but are far more common in athletes who are required to perform a lot of repetitive motions, especially in the form of cutting. Those who play football, basketball and soccer are most at risk but tears have also been known to occur in ice hockey, baseball, wrestling and gymnastics.…
11 Tips for a Blissful Night’s Sleep
Do you ever have trouble sleeping? Trouble falling asleep…and staying asleep? Do you feel tired in the mornings, finding yourself struggling your way through the day with cups of coffee, wond…
New stroke guidelines mean a longer window for life-saving treatment
Published May 2, 2018 Patients could get treated 24 hours later With a stroke , every minute counts. The sooner you act, the better the chance of survival, and the easier it is to prevent long-term disability. But new guidelines expand the window of treatment after the onset of symptoms from six to 24 hours “The new expanded treatment window for strokes could mean the difference between a person becoming disabled for the rest of their life and making a full recovery,” said Clemens Schirmer, M.D., a neurosurgeon at Geisinger. “While it’s still imperative to treat a stroke as soon as possible, and not everyone is a good candidate for this wider treatment window, it could be a life-saving change for some people who suffer strokes.” There are two types of strokes: ischemic…
The Top 8 Respiratory Illnesses and Diseases
Respiratory illnesses are a common problem in the United States. Learn about the most common types and the leading cause of respiratory diseases.
5 Reasons Why Men Should Start Practicing Mindfulness
"There is an evolution afoot," says Elisha Goldstein.
10 Things your Massage Therapist Wants you to Know.
Being an RMT (Registered Massage Therapist), you see all kinds of people, conditions and concerns. From routine, to severe, to weird, to even funny. In my practice, I’ve started to see some common r...