Men's health

A Whole-Body Approach to Pain Management

Believe the Patient, Treat the Cause (Not the Symptom), Re-Educate the Muscles   Diagnosis is a large part of the practice of physiatry, and a good history and physical exam are crucial to the diagnosis. Brian Kahan, D.O., a physiatrist and medical director of The Kahan Center for Pain Management, relates this example: A gentleman complaining of right-sided pain was found on MRI to have a herniated disc. After surgical

How to Prevent Low Back Pain

A Practical Plan for Preventing Low Back Pain Zack McCormick, MD Clinicians and researchers have scratched their heads for decades in search of reliably effective treatments for low back pain. Unlike antibiotics for strep throat, inhalers for asthma, or statin drugs for high cholesterol, we still haven’t come up with a consistently successful solution for low back pain. But what about preventing this problem in the first place? If we

Keeping your joints healthy

Who wants a joint replacement for arthritis? For one, count me out as long as there are other options for dealing with my symptoms. I was head of a joint replacement program at a major medical center for the last 15 years of my orthopedic surgical life, and performed over twenty thousand hip and knee replacements over my 38-year surgical career. Yet, every orthopedic surgeon has an ethical and professional

Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy: A Glimpse into the Cutting Edge World of Pain Management

Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy: A Glimpse into the Cutting Edge World of Pain Management Akash Bajaj MD. MPH, and Sheena Udeshi, NP-BC, or Remedy Pain Solutions, Inc. [IMAGE OF ACTIVE PEOPLE] Are you or a loved one living with the pain of osteoarthritis, plantar fasciitis, ACL injury, or even a sprained ankle? A revolutionary treatment, known as platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP), is a safe and nonsurgical method of relieving the pain