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Anatomy, Surgery

Brain Anatomy and Function

The central nervous system (CNS) includes the brain and the spinal cord. The CNS is protected by bones and the meninges (the dura mater, arachnoid and … [Read More...]

Spinal Cord Anatomy

Here is more information about your nerves, spine and back:Anatomy Terms Lumbar Spine Anatomy (lower back) Spinal Cord Anatomy Spinal … [Read More...]

A to Z

Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Joint Disease)

Osteoarthritis is a chronic, degenerative disorder and defined as the gradual deterioration (degeneration) of the cartilage in a joint. This … [Read More...]

What is Gestational Diabetes?

Regular diabetes is caused by either: (1) the pancreas not producing enough insulin (Type 1 diabetes) (2) the body not responding to the insulin … [Read More...]

Healthy Living

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...]

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...]

Nutrition

Metabolism Test for Basal and Resting Metabolic Rate

After weeks of frustration trying to lose weight I decided to get a metabolic assessment at my club. The goal of the test is to find two points in my … [Read More...]

Overweight, Obesity, and Weight Loss

Overweight, Obesity, and Weight LossHow many women in the United States are overweight or obese? How do I know if I’m overweight or … [Read More...]