Getting back into the groove of your normal life is one of your top priorities after hernia surgery—but first thing’s first: you need to rest. While often considered a more routine procedure, hernia surgery is still surgery—so go easy on yourself. Hernia Surgery Recovery If you experience any of the following during your hernia surgery… Continue Reading »

If you have bunions, then you are probably all too familiar with the pain and embarrassment you may feel when it comes to your feet. Bunion removal surgery may have even been something you’ve considered. And with summertime sandal season approaching, you may be looking for some solutions. Fortunately, shoe designers are becoming increasingly aware… Continue Reading »

According to the Center for Disease Control, the Human Papilloma virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States, and it affects more than 20 million people each year. In fact, it is so common that at least 50% of the population who are sexually active experience it at some point…. Continue Reading »

There’s a saying that “health is the real wealth” and another that denotes “your happiness is a reflection of your health.” In today’s ever changing medical climate, bold hold true now more than ever. Here’s why healthy volunteers are vital for clinical studies. Taking care of one’s health is of supreme importance—both in life and,… Continue Reading »

When it comes to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), the key word to focus on is “benign.” In other words, it’s non-cancerous. So that’s very good news if you’re suspicious, or you’ve been told, you may suffer from BPH. Additionally, BPH does not cause cancer nor will it affect your ability to have children. Simply put,… Continue Reading »

The holidays are full of sparkle, glittering lights, and cocktail parties, which often mean donning a pair of high heels. But if you suffer from bunions, pumps and platforms can be your worst enemy. Maybe it’s time to skip being a fashion icon this year and save your feet from the “ho, ho, horrors” of… Continue Reading »

Pain from wisdom teeth can come and go. You may possibly feel discomfort one day and then the next you may not. So, while it may seem easy to just ignore the pain you may be experiencing from your wisdom teeth, don’t. It could be a sign that something is wrong. While it is true… Continue Reading »

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) is muscle pain or stiffness that occurs approximately 24 hours after an intense, exercise-induced physical activity. Some medical and exercise professionals also refer to it as “muscle fever.” Some of the symptoms of DOMS include: Dull aching pain Tenderness Stiffness Inflammation Pain disappears approx. 7-10 days later Contrary to the… Continue Reading »

There’s both good news and bad news when it comes to relieving pain caused by bunions. The good news is that if your bunions aren’t too advanced, you may be able to alleviate some pain with the following methods. The bad news is that if none of these methods work, surgery may be your only… Continue Reading »

When your dentist tells you that it’s time to have your wisdom teeth removed, don’t panic! Wisdom teeth extraction is a pretty common procedure that many people go through every day. Still, it’s hard to know what to expect. Some people go through the whole event with no problems, while others experience difficulty and pain…. Continue Reading »