Here’s what you need to know about the new lung cancer screening guidelines Do you currently smoke or are you a former smoker? If so, you may benefit from an annual lung cancer screening. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer and according to the CDC, lung cancer is the third most common…Details
Is your back killing you? You’re not alone. More than 85 percent of Americans will experience back pain at some point in their lives. In fact, it’s one of the most common reasons why people visit their doctor and the leading cause of global disability.
If you experience chronic, unrelenting back or neck pain, you’re not alone. Back pain that won’t go away despite conservative, non-operative treatments, is the most common type of chronic pain. Only one out of 10 people in the U.S. with chronic pain end up needing spine surgery, and the spine surgeons associated with Mather’s Back…Details
As you age the lining of your digestive tract can start to weaken in some spots. This is a common occurrence that can lead pockets or little sacs to form and bulge outward through the wall of the colon. One of these pockets is called a diverticulum and more than one is known as diverticula,…Details
Heart failure – it sounds scary, and it certainly is a serious condition, but having heart failure does not mean your life is over. What does a diagnosis of congestive heart failure (CHF) mean and how do you move on with your life?
Patients with chronic low back pain can suffer for many years, trying different therapies to relieve their pain. In the past, patients were often diagnosed with discogenic pain or spinal joint pain (originating from the disc or spine joints) – and treated with a course of care that focused on the joint or disc. However,…Details
Cancer treatments are necessary and lifesaving, but just like with any procedure or even medications, there is always some risk for complications or side effects.
The pandemic continues to wreak havoc on everyone’s lives. Some of us may have gained the “quarantine 15,” some extra, unwanted pounds likely from the stress of self-isolation, lack of exercise and the desire for comfort foods. But have you heard of “pandemic posture?”
Nearly everyone will have some type of swelling that affects a part of their body at some point in their life. Swelling can be cause by many things, whether it be injury or illness. When it comes to swelling in your legs,
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection, with more than 200 different types of HPV. Most people who contract HPV show no symptoms of infection. The majority of genital HPV infections are harmless and go away on their own; however, some types of HPV can cause genital warts or certain types of…Details