Healthy Aging

Understanding Stroke: Diagnosis and Treatment

Understanding Stroke: Diagnosis and Treatment

Your brain is the most important organ in your body—it regulates and coordinates functions that keep you alive and well. When it doesn’t get enough oxygen, you’re at risk of having a stroke. This is a potentially life-threatening disease that needs immediate medical attention.   Close to 800,000 people in the U.S. suffer a stroke […]

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Types of Upper Extremity Injuries & How to Treat Them

Types of Upper Extremity Injuries & How to Treat Them

Upper extremity injuries are some of the most commonly seen injuries in an emergency setting, especially as it pertains to those participating in competitive sport or athletic activities.  Many cases involving upper extremity injuries require emergency attention due to the need for immediate treatment to ensure the best possible recovery of a very important part […]

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What is the Cause of my Back Pain?

What is the Cause of my Back Pain?

Back pain is a prominent complaint among millions, accounting for the large majority of disability cases globally. The linkage between back pain and causation are several, with incidents ranging from collision, injury, poor posture, age, wear & tear, arthritis, and other medical conditions like shingles or spinal infection. Your occupation, health status, activity level, and […]

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