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Terapia de ondas de choque extracorpóreas (ESWT)

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT)

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) reduces cell death. Apoptosis is the medical term for the body’s natural rate of cell death. It can also be thought of as “cell turnover.” Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) brings cell turnover levels to normal in several disease states. If you experience the often excruciating pain of Plantar Fasciitis you want […]

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MyOwn Skin

MyOwn Skin™ is an autologous( meaning your own) skin grafting office procedure using  a small donor piece of the patient’s own skin and a few tubes of the patient’s blood from which we grow a large partial thickness skin graft in the lab in about 7 days. This is then transplanted onto a burn or […]

Best Running Socks

Best Running Socks

Cushioning is a key part of what shoes do during a workout, and good athletic socks can help. Especially if you’re a runner, the best running socks have a thicker, shock absorbing bottom. While you’ll probably want to wear lighter socks during competition, thicker varieties provide much more shock absorption. When combined with proper footwear […]

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Nike Shoes and Favorites

By sacrificing comfort for looks, or choosing a pair of shoes that are wrong for our particular feet, we inevitable cause our feet to suffer. If you’ve ever put on a fabulous heel or stylish loafer and couldn’t wait to take them off when getting home, then you know just how excruciating it can be […]

Best Running Shoes

Best Running Shoes

Best Running Shoes Most of the time, athletic shoes can be categorized two ways: neutral sneakers and stability sneakers. Best Running Shoes for Stability sneakers most often contain a midsole and heel that is cushioned. This helps to control foot motion and prevent overpronation, the tendency to roll the foot inward too much. This decreases  […]

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Hives Urticaria

Hives are welts (raised, itchy, red areas) that present on the skin. They begin as a reaction to certain medications, foods, and/or bug bites/stings. Seek immediate help and call 911 if the hives begin to spread to large areas or they begin to alter your breathing. While they can be dangerous, hives usually go away […]

Pyoderma Gangrenosum

What is pyoderma gangrenosum? Not a type of gangrene, pyoderma gangrenosum is a rare type of skin ulceration that is treatable. This disease is not contagious, so no need to be concerned about transferral. What causes pyoderma gangrenosum? It is not known exactly what causes pyoderma gangrenosum, but in many cases, it occurs following a […]

Walking to Lose Weight

Walking to Lose Weight Dressing for Walking The type of clothing you select for walking to lose weight will reflect both your personal preference as well as where you are walking. Will you be walking indoors on a track or at the mall? Will you we walking outdoors on a trail or road? If you […]

Best Walking Shoes for Women

Best Walking Shoes for Women The expression walking a mile in someone else’s shoes may be a good way for you to get to understand someone else’s situation, but if the advice is taken literally, it could lead to a serious injury! When it comes to proper footwear for walking, the best walking shoes for […]

Epsom Salt Bath Uses

Ever taken a hot Epsom salt bath? Epsom Salt Bath Uses You might want to consider it if you’re experiencing the joint pain of arthritis. Maybe you’re sore from working out and don’t want to take any more Motrin or Aleve than you already are. Or perhaps you’re stressed out and need some help relaxing. […]

Restless Leg Syndrome Causes & Treatment

Restless Leg Syndrome Treatment Symptoms of Restless Leg Syndrome Patients with Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) experience uncomfortable sensations in their legs, especially at night. Patient reports vary, and can include “itchy,” “creepy-crawly,” or “pins and needles” feelings. These symptoms are accompanied by a strong, nearly irresistible urge to move the legs. This understandably makes it […]

Kerydin

KERYDIN Toenail fungus is not only unsightly, but it can develop and cause major health risks if left untreated. Kerydin is an FDA approved topical treatment used to stop the growth of nail fungus. Kerydin (Tavaborole) is an oxaborole antifungal medication. It is specifically used for nail fungus due to Trichophyton mentagrophytes or Trichophyton rubrum. […]

Cryotherapy Pittsburgh for Neuroma & Plantar Fibroma

Cryosurgery for Neuromas Cryosurgery is no longer locally available. Device manufacturers have gone out of business and no longer support the device. Surgery can work wonders, but by nature it’s invasive. Whether cutting or scraping tissue away, or suturing it back together, surgery is literally carefully controlled damage. No matter how effective surgery might be, […]

Care of Casts and Splints

Care of Casts and Splints Cast Care Do’s and Don’ts Keep it dry Care of Casts and Splints – If you haven’t been told specifically that your cast is waterproof it’s essential to keep it dry. Also note that even if your cast is waterproof that isn’t a license to get it soaking wet. You […]

How to Use Crutches

How to Use Crutches Almost all of us have used crutches or another type of weight bearing aid such as a walker or cane at some point. These helpful devices aid in walking when a limb is too weak, painful, or unstable for normal walking to be possible. They also increase safety by preventing falls, […]

Heat or Ice for Injuries

Sore muscles? The heat vs. cold debate. Working out is one of the best things you can do for your body. But alongside bumps, sprains, and bruises, muscle soreness affects almost all of us. It’s the “common cold” of the workout world, and to some extent it’s something we just have to put up with. […]

A Guide to Runners Foot Care.

Taking care of your feet is essential to a healthy lifestyle, and in no sport is it more important than for runners. Whether you are training to run a marathon or just trying to stay fit, there are several ways you can keep your feet healthy for your next run.