Category: Common Conditions

Injury Prevention

Dr. Patel and his son after completing a 5K

This past weekend, I injured myself running.  You would think that I would know better, but I fall prey to the same bad habits as anyone else.  While I will recover from my injury in a week or so with no ill effects, I will miss some of my normal training this week.   I …

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Effective Relief for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome without Drugs or Surgery!

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by compression of the median nerve at the wrist as it passes through the carpal tunnel, a narrow passageway at the base of the hand.  Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome can vary from intermittent numbness and tingling in the first three to four digits of the hand; sharp electrical pain …

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Effective Treatments for Shin Splints

Toe Walk for Shin Splints

Shin splints are also known as medial tibial stress syndrome. Shin splints is a condition characterized by pain in the lower leg brought on by running or other athletic activity. It can also be caused or exacerbated by ill-fitting or inadequate shoes past their prime. It is an injury that causes inflammation of the muscles in the …

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Migraine Does Not Have To Be Your Normal!

It’s tough for anyone to understand headaches, especially migraine headaches if you have never suffered through one. Migraines effect up to 15% percent of the population and are significantly more common in women than in men.  Those with migraines often suffer debilitating headaches accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to light.  For women, migraines are often associated …

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Plantar Fasciitis Explained

[tubepress video=”LvW4kKBPq2Q”] A common complaint of patients with plantar fasciitis is heel or arch pain. Plantar fasciitis can cause extreme pain when standing or walking. It is often worse in the mornings or when moving from a seated position or non weight-bearing position. People often think a heel spur is the cause of this type of …

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