How occupational therapy helps manage chronic pain
With the help of occupational therapy, people with chronic pain can learn to manage the physical and psychological effects and lead active and productive lives.
Five ways hearing aids improve intimacy
Relationships are tough enough without the added strain of hearing loss.
What Every Parent Should Know About College Binge Drinking
Learn more about What Every Parent Should Know About College Binge Drinking at Capital Regional Medical Center Binge drinking is one of the most serious problems...
Neck Lift Surgery—How to Achieve Optimal Results
One of the most common mistakes of inexperienced plastic surgeons performing facial rejuvenation surgery is ignoring or paying too little attention to the neck area. For a more balanced, youthful look it is a sacrosanct rule to create a neck that appears more toned and “smoother.” Oftentimes, neck lift surgery uses hidden incisions that run around the ears—which could be extended into the nape if there is some severe jowling and excess skin in the neck area—to hide scars Celebrity Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Karan Dhir says a good result from neck lift, or any form of facial rejuvenation procedure, is not just about achieving a “tighter” appearance. A more important goal, he adds, is to reshape and rejuvenate the neck area in a way that it looks natural, with no telltale…
What You Should Know About Sleep Apnea
At Pacific Sleep Program in Portland, OR, our physicians know that a good night's sleep is key to productivity and comfort. That's why Dr. Jennifer Kim, Dr. Radhika Breaden and Dr. Gregory Clark as well as our affiliated clinicians Debra White NP and Dori Macdonald PA strive to help their pa
Discover the Right Way to Clean the Ears and Dissolve Wax
Blockage of the outer ear canal due to an accumulation of ear wax is one of the most typical causes of short-term hearing loss. If you’re relatively certain that ear wax is the cause of your temporary hearing loss, you most likely want to clean your ears. Even so, you must clean them safely and …
Tips for Common Dental Emergencies
Like all emergencies, dental emergencies appear out of nowhere and demand immediate attention. Knowing what to do when an emergency arises is key to having
Top Doctors 2018: Family Medicine
Part of our 18th annual list of the region's best physicians
Columbia medical faculty: What do we do about Dr. Oz?
Oz is a good doctor, but his unscientific distortions mislead the public.
Foot & Ankle Surgeon, Dr. Lai offers advice on Ankle Sprains
Ted C. Lai, DPM Shore Orthopaedic University Associates Advice on Ankle Sprains While in 80 percent of ankle sprains the ligament heals with a brace, rest, ice, compression and elevation, in 20 pe…