A Common Cause of Back Pain That Is Often Overlooked Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction and the SI Fusion Procedure By Dr. Bryan Fox Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center Chronic lower back pain can have a huge impact on one’s daily activities, and it’s one of the most common reasons patients schedule an appointment. Despite the frequency and seriousness of the issue, a … [Read more...] about Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
Summer 2014 Issue
Comprehensive Neurosciences: exceptional neurovascular and neurosurgical care for all of Hampton Roads Unexplained weakness. Pain. Tremor. Numbness. Blurry vision. Headache. These can be among the most bothersome symptoms a patient can experience. They’re also among the symptoms that patients frequently ignore, believing they’ll resolve on their own. Indeed, they … [Read more...] about Riverside
Years ago, while attending a continuing education course, an instructor literally told me about a tiny little muscle above the Patella that I’d never heard of. Even when he showed us, I still had to go home and pull out some old anatomy books from physical therapy school to see how I’d possibly missed it. Turns out, it wasn’t in those textbooks. That incident fueled my … [Read more...] about Pearls of Wisdom
By Jeffrey R. Carlson, MD One of the more commonly-observed orthopaedic issues is fracture of the vertebrae due to a sports injury, car accident, fall or other high-energy trauma. Traumatic injuries of the spine and spinal cord are one of the leading causes of death and permanent disability. In less severe cases, spinal stabilization can be achieved through the use of … [Read more...] about Surgical Treatment of Traumatic Spine Fractures
…how to be sure you’re really communicating with your hearing impaired patients Do you know whether or not your patients hear everything you say? As a physician, the information you pass along to your patients is very important. But are they reporting that they’re not hearing what you’re telling them? Let me clarify, I’m not saying that they don’t understand what you are … [Read more...] about Can You Hear Me Now?