Stenosing tenosynovitis, also known as “trigger finger,” is a repetitive strain injury that is one of the most common injuries in the workplace. It is marked by one finger or thumb that is stuck in a bent position and pops or snaps when straightened. It is caused by an inflamed or irritated flexor tendon. AsRead More
Urinary Tract Infection
Urethritis is an injury or irritation of the urethra, the thin tube that carries urine out of the body from the bladder. This provides a clear understanding about the causes, prevention, symptoms and treatment of urethritis.
Advice: Ice or Heat for Injury?
As an orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, Dr. Bradley Dunlap, MD, is asked almost every day: “Should I use heat or...
Overflow Incontinence Overview
With overflow incontinence individuals do not feel the urge to urinate. The bladder never empties normally small amounts of urine are leaked on a nearly continuous basis. Overflow incontinence can be caused by weak bladder muscles or a blocked urethra. Overflow incontinence is prevalent in older men with an enlarged prostate and is rare in women.
What You Should Know about Breast MRI’s
When it comes to breast cancer, mammography is a proven source for early detection for most patients. Although, if the breast tissue is dense, it makes detection more difficult. Fortunately, a brea…
World Renowned Heart Surgeon Speaks Out On What Really Causes Heart Disease
We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong. So, here it is. I freely admit to being wrong. As a heart surgeon with 25 years experience, having performed over 5,000 open-heart surgeries, today is my day to …
How do the stars look so good? Valley plastic surgeon Daniel Shapiro tells us what it really takes
How do the stars look so good? Valley plastic surgeon Daniel Sha - azfamily.com 3TV | Phoenix Breaking News, Weather, Sport Member Center: This year's Academy Awards wrapped up last night and the stars looked stunning. But that isn't all genetics. Dr. Daniel Shapiro of Shapior Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Skin Klinic with his take on how the beautiful people turn back the clock.
Shoulder Arthritis: What It Is and How It’s Treated
Do you have shoulder pain that never seems to go away? Hampton Roads Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine treats shoulder arthritis. Call 873.1554
Open MRI: How A Woman Conquered MRI Claustrophobia
For those who suffer from claustrophobia, MRI’s can seem like a nightmare. Even the toughest football players can feel overwhelmed by MRI’s, and the anxiety can be crippling for some to the point where undergoing an MRI is impossible.