Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is a common and uncomfortable condition that can sometimes be difficult to treat. GERD occurs when stomach acid begins to travel into the esophagus and causes irritation and inflammation. This is usually combatted through a treatment plan that aims to decrease the amount of stomach acid being produced. Unfortunately, this method… Read more »
Monthly Archives: May 2013
Do you ever experience numbness or tingling in your arms or hands? This may be due to a condition called Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, or TOS. It is not a name that you hear frequently but it can be quite a common condition.
With a lot of focus being on “low fat” this, and “sugar free” that we are seeing and increase in substitutes for the traditionally not-so-healthy ones. It seems a little too good to be true that there is now a just-as-tasty substitute for an unhealthy product. You know how it goes- if it is too… Read more »
When most people consider an event that leads to trauma, they think of a physical accident. When most people consider a loss, it is the loss of a loved one. However, with trauma and loss there are no hard, definitive boundaries. Losses can invoke symptoms of trauma and the significance of a loss is different for… Read more »
The knee is a part of our anatomy that is easy to take for granted until the problems start to arise. As a structure that has to bear the weight of the rest of the body, they are under constant strain.