Anatomy, Surgery

Hip Pain Symptoms and Treatment

Hip Pain Causes There are many reasons that people of all ages may experience hip pain. If you’ve been experiencing hip pain you may wonder just … [Read More...]

Kidney Anatomy and Function

Renal System AnatomyThis image shows the kidneys, ureters, and bladder. The adrenal glands (part of the endocrine system) sit on top of the … [Read More...]

A to Z

Common extensor tendon; high-grade tear

February 20, 2012, I injured my common extensor tendon playing squash. After 2 cortisone shots, and 3 weeks of physical therapy, my surgeon … [Read More...]

Back Pain Causes and Treatments

The most common medical problem in the world is back pain. Back pain can be dull, constant, sharp, or sudden. It can occur suddenly—as a result of a … [Read More...]

Healthy Living

101 Activities You Can Do When the TV is OFF!

Did you know that kids spend about 4-6 hours everyday sitting in front of a screen? Considering kids get home from school about 3 o'clock and go to … [Read More...]

Healthy Living

Ahh, the stress-free life. We all want it. But it takes a little work and planning so our health doesn't add stress to our everyday living. Preventive … [Read More...]



A full mouth is a quiet mouth was my mom’s nutrition philosophy in a nutshell. To be fair, she didn’t have a big budget, the Internet, or Rachel Ray’s … [Read More...]

How to Use Metabolic Rates to Lose Weight

From my post on metabolism testing I know my resting metabolic rate is 1127 calories. My lifestyle calories burned (based on a light lifestyle) is 451 … [Read More...]