An in depth discussion of common sports medicine orthopedic injuries.
Platelet Rich Plasma , or PRP has been received quite a bit of attention in the medical and public literature recently. This is one of the techniques we now have at our disposal to treat various tendon, ligament, muscle, and possibly arthritic disorders.In prior years PRP was investigated for the treatment of tendon related disorders such as tennis ... Read More
Social Media and Healthcare ... Empowering patients around the world. Are you next? Social media has the potential to revolutionize how patients interact with the health care system. From providers, to pharmaceutical manufacturers and device makers. Patients are engaged in online discussion pertaining to their diseases... they are learning and they are sharing their experiences. ... Read More
Decision making in health care is very complex. Do you make a decision based on recommendations from your surgeon? Based on what you read online? Are the decisions based on your values? Below I have given you a starting point to begin your process. An interesting tool available to you is from the National Business Group ... Read More
Vitamins and certain *Neutraceuticals* definitely have a role in maintaining our health and well being. I will attempt to post useful information for my readers as I find it. Vitamin DVitamin D ... A video of Michael Holick, renowned researcher. Vitamin D .. The FactsA well written, long discussion about Vitamin D and its potential benefitis NPR Article about ... Read More
Quantified Self - Mhealth - Mobile Health - Gentle Nudges - It's a given... we all want to be *healthier*... we want to eat better, sleep better, and exercise, etc. Researchers at MIT have found that social networks can influence health behavior. By sharing your progress with your social circles, it is proven that you have ... Read More
Many people have meniscus tears, some do not even know it. Most patients can get by without meniscus surgery. Occasionally you will have persistent pain that interferes with your quality of life and you choose to have an arthroscopy, which is the most common means of performing meniscus surgery. While the success rate of menisucs ... Read More