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Me vs. Fibromyalgia: Part 15 - The Ultimate Guide to Online Support

Puja Rios | Posted 02.10.2017 | Healthy Living
Puja Rios

Who's to say Valentine's Day is only about champagne, chocolate and roses? Don't get me wrong, I will gladly cheers to you with a glass of Moët, but ...

Growth Plate Injuries

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 02.03.2017 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

The growth plates produce longitudinal growth of the bone. Growth Plate Anatomy Growth plates are divided into layers or zones. The reserve zone is...

Cat Scratch Disease

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 02.02.2017 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Cat scratch disease is an infection transmitted by cat scratches and bites. The lesion is usually small and less than 1 cm in length. It is normally a...

Nonunion Fractures

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 02.01.2017 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

In a fracture nonunion, the healing process of the fracture stops. Failure of fixation of a fracture usually indicates a nonunion (Figure 1). Non...

Osteomyelitis

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 01.27.2017 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Chronic osteomyelitis is an infection in the bone, which can be an incurable problem (Figure 1). What happens when the bone gets infection (osteo...

Rotator Cuff Tear and Injury

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 01.26.2017 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Rotator cuff tears are a common source of shoulder pain. A tear of the rotator cuff may involve a single tendon or multiple cuff tendons (Figure 1). ...

Sciatica

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 01.11.2017 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Sciatica is a condition in which the sciatic nerve or any of its roots or branches is compressed, resulting in pain in the lower back and buttock. The...

Hip Pointer

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 01.05.2017 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Hip pointer injury is a painful injury to the pelvic bone of the hip (Figure 1). A hip pointer results from either a contusion to the iliac crest (Fig...

Frostbite

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 12.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

With the cold months here people need to be made aware of injuries that may occur during these months. Exposure to a temperature below freezing usuall...

Knee Plica

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 12.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

A painful knee plica is rare and it is a diagnosis of exclusion. The majority of knee plica is medial (Figure 1). What is a knee plica? It is an ...

Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 12.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

The patient will come to the doctor with a complaint of the ankle frequently "giving way" and the feeling of the ankle being unstable with pain (Figur...

Turf Toe

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 12.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Turf toe is a hyperextension dorsiflexion injury of the big toe's first MTP joint (Figure 1). This injury tears the insertion of the plantar plate fro...

Stingray Injuries

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 12.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Dr. Nabil Ebraheim would like to thank his employee Cherie Martzke, for her contribution to this article. Most stingrays have one or more barbed s...

Morton's Neuroma

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 11.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Morton's neuroma is a benign, painful condition usually affecting middle-aged women who walk in narrow shoes (Figure 1). The pain is felt in the front...

Miracles and Why We're Reluctant to Own Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

A miracle suggests divine intervention in human affairs. Many of us tend to think that believing in miracles is unscientific. But it is science that h...

If You Love Someone With Autism, Don't Vote For Trump

Hannah Brown | Posted 11.07.2016 | Parents
Hannah Brown

Don't give an ignorant bully the power to make decisions about our children and their futures.

Shoulder Dislocations

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

The shoulder joint is the most commonly dislocated joint in the body (Figure 1). The shoulder can be dislocated anteriorly (in front) or posteriorly (...

6 Benefits To Going Outside In The Fall And Winter

Constance Scharff, Phd | Posted 09.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Constance Scharff, Phd

Even though it's getting colder, there's no reason to become a couch potato. Over the years a rich body of scientific research into the benefits of be...

Man Who Was Paralyzed Receives Experimental Treatment, Can Now Use Hands

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 09.27.2016 | Good News

A man who was paralyzed from the neck down can now operate his wheelchair and hug his family. Kristopher Boesen, who became paralyzed after a car cras...

6 Reasons Carfentanil Is About To Turn Our World Upside Down

Deni Carise | Posted 10.01.2016 | Politics
Deni Carise

It’s not like any of us really thought the drug epidemic would get better overnight. It’s just that we thought we might be seeing the depths of th...

Common Causes of Shoulder Pain

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 09.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Common Causes of Shoulder Pain Shoulder pain is most commonly associated with injuries to the muscles, tendons and ligaments within the shoulder. Howe...

What We Can Learn From Luck

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: Considering the subject of luck can help us appreciate the moment and increase our compassion toward people who are less fortunate.

The Many Faces Of PTSD

Kelley Calkins | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Kelley Calkins

Most days, I still don't think that I look much like someone with PTSD. This is an odd thought whenever I interrogate it: I look like myself, my self has PTSD -- ipso facto, if A=B, B=C, then A=C -- I look like someone with PTSD. But it's still hard for me to see.

As Opioid Addiction Burns Through Society, We Must Fight Fire With Fire

Robert S. Bobrow, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics
Robert S. Bobrow, M.D.

As addiction to opioids, principally heroin and oxycodone, continue to ravage our country in a crescendo of drug-related crimes and overdose deaths, t...

Why So Many Women With ADHD Never Get The Help They Need

The Establishment | Posted 05.09.2016 | Women
The Establishment

I know firsthand how important it is for those with ADHD to get support for their condition. Diagnoses are of course not always helpful for everyone, but my own diagnosis gave me the power to see that there was nothing inevitable about the way I felt.