After having a cesarean birth, recovery is essential. A physical therapist trained in surgery recovery can help you heal.
Men's Top 5 Health Concerns
Men die at higher rates than women for all of the top 10 causes of death. Why don't men take better care of their health?
Restaurant customer expresses gratitude with a $2,000 tip
A regular customer at a Washington, D.C. restaurant ate an order of gumbo and fried chicken — then left a $2,000 tip.
What to do about an inguinal hernia
An inguinal hernia refers to a weakness in the muscle or tissue wall within the groin area (lower abdomen and upper thigh). Since the hernia is an actual hole, soft tissue from inside the abdominal cavity will protrude to the outside, resulting in a bulge. Symptoms of an inguinal hernia are often mild, and include a sharp pain or dull pressure and a sensation that something is sliding or popping in and out of the body. The soft tissue that protrudes through the hernia is usually the small or large intestine. If the intestine protruding through becomes trapped (incarcerated), it may result in increased pain. If blood is not able to get to the trapped portion of intestine, gangrene may develop, requiring emergency surgery. Patients with an incarcerated inguinal hernia will find the…
10 Questions to ask Your Orthopedic Surgeon
When you need orthopedic surgery, it is important to see a qualified surgeon who has plenty of experience doing exactly the type of surgery you need to have performed. While this will give you the best opportunity to achieve your best possible post-surgery goals, it is also very important to be informed and comfortable about …
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Dance Rehab & Conditioning: How Physical Therapy Can Help
Dance-specific rehab and conditioning is an essential part of any dancer’s self-care and physical maintenance. Learn how physical therapy can help.
Texting neck: How hunching over your smartphone stresses your spine
That phone you can’t live without can be a pain in the neck, literally. Bending your head to text or browse puts lots of extra stress on your cervical spine, but there are ways to be a smarter user of your smart device.Dr. Ken Hansraj, a spinal and orthopedic surgeon in Poughkeepsie, New York, set out to measure the impact that the typical texting posture —head tilted forward, shoulders droop
What are these lines under my eyes and how can they be solved? (Photos)
Hello, I am 38 years old. i went to the best plastic Surgeons to treat the lines under my eyes. I had fillers, and I still have two brown lines in the area...
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