Four Tips For Patients Undergoing Knee Replacement Surgery

Posted on: 20 March 2020

Arthritis attacks the connective tissue that cushions and supports your joints. Once your cartilage has been worn away, your body will not be able to regrow it. Without sufficient cartilage, your bones may grind together when you bend your joints, which can cause severe pain in addition to the pain caused by inflammation. If you have suffered bone or joint damage due to arthritis, your doctor may present knee replacement surgery as a treatment option. [Read More]

3 Manual Therapy Treatments That Can Benefit You

Posted on: 19 November 2019

Physical therapy can be very helpful for people who have lost strength or mobility due to injury or surgery. Exercise and stretches are two components of physical therapy that can have great benefits. However, manual therapy services can also be of use. Manual therapy services describe the portions of your physical therapy when your practitioner assists you in a more hands-on fashion. Here are three manual therapy treatments that might be able to benefit you: [Read More]

Urgent Care Clinics And Your Skin's Health

Posted on: 6 November 2019

Here's a (sadly) little known fact: November is National Healthy Skin Month! Every November, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) attempts to raise awareness of skin health and skin conditions. Even though everyone wears theirs around all day, every day, it can be easy to neglect skin issues until they become severe. Unfortunately, part of the problem may be the unusually long wait times that are typical for dermatologist appointments. With waits sometimes exceeding a month, scheduling an appointment can be difficult for conditions that may not seem pressing. [Read More]

What Is A Pap Smear And Why Do I Need One?

Posted on: 26 September 2019

If you have an appointment with your OB/GYN doctor sometime soon, you may want to brace yourself for the words "you need a pap smear." Whether you have or have not had a pap smear, you may be a little unsure as to what exactly they are.  A pap smear is a routine test that is performed regularly in order to test women for cervical cancer. Pap smears are recommended every 3 years for women who are sexually active and over the age of 21. [Read More]