Why Does Weather Affect Joint Pain?
Joint pain and weather: while the link has sometimes been dismissed as an old wives tale, medical experts are now taking a closer look at the correlation. To date, the results of studies on the subject have been mixed, and further research is needed before a scientific consensus can be reached. But the prevalence of […]
How to Recognize the Symptoms of (and Seek Treatment for) a Hip Labral Tear
Hip labral tears occur when the acetabular labrum — the cartilage surrounding the socket of the hip joint — is frayed or ruptured. They can stem from a number of causes, but they’re most often a product of hip impingement: a pinching of the labrum caused by friction between the head of the femur and the socket […]
Radiofrequency Ablation: A Solution To Stubborn Back Pain
A majority of Americans suffer from back pain and many find it hard to achieve long lasting relief. Conservative treatments, such as physical therapy or anti-inflammatory medications is often not enough to relieve pain and spasms for more than half of patients that suffer from chronic spine conditions. Fortunately for those with arthritis, nerve compression, […]
The Link Between Vitamin D And Chronic Pain
Many Americans don’t get enough Vitamin D from their diets and this is especially troublesome for those who suffer for chronic pain conditions. We get most of our Vitamin D from fish, and sometimes dairy products like milk and cheese. Those that suffer from inflammatory conditions that cause frequent pain and other chronic pain disorders, […]
Allyson A. Shrikhande, MD, comments on the CDC’s new opioid prescription guidelines
Allyson A. Shrikhande, MD, on Fox 5 NY, commenting on recent CDC opioid prescription guidelines in March 2016.