Covid 19 and Cortisone

Several of our patients tell us that they get cortisone shots to treat their painful shoulder, hip, or back. But most people don’t know that cortisone shots don’t treat the cause of their pain.  ‘ What!? My pain went away for months when I got a shot...

Our Covid-19 policies and protections

We daily read and put into practice updates on best practices for keeping visitors to our office safe during the pandemic.  Our current Covid-19 protections include: Scheduling as much as possible one patient into the office at a time. Occasionally, someone will...

Improve Home Working Comfort

I have gotten a request for information on how to improve home working comfort. To work efficiently from home, good ergonomics is a must. But what are the best ways to set up your home working station? Here are some ideas: If you are using a laptop at a table or desk:...

Is your lipstick slowly killing you?

Lead poisoning can cause many health problems. That is why when buying or selling your house, it is wise to have it checked for lead.  I heard a couple times recently about lead in lipsticks. WT_? So I did a little searching. It seems the information is true....

Is It Allergy or The Flu?

With the spring allergy season starting to affect some of my patients, I am getting questions on how to tell whether they have an allergy or the Corona virus. Here are four ways to tell: 1. An allergy will not cause swollen lymph glands. A virus will cause swollen...

Stress Reducing Tips

When you are under stress your body reacts by tightening muscles, reducing your ability to digest your food, increasing blood pressure and heart rate as part of its stress response. This can lead to headaches, body pains, digestive upsets, and heart problems. The...