Scaphoid Fracture

Slipping on ice and other non-specific accidents are quite common this time of year and most often involve shielding yourself with an outstretched hand.  We generally don’t think twice about injury, moving on instead to forget any embarrassment of the fall.  These falls are common and generally insignificant with most wrist pain resolving rapidly and uneventfully.   

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Breast Lump

At any one time in a woman’s life the term breast lump will come up as part of the discussion with a group of friends or closer to home having the discussion with the family.  The term breast lump is a generic term used to describe most any type of one sided breast mass from a small abscess to a cancerous lesion. The majorities of breast lumps occur in women from the ages of 30 to 50 and are benign (not cancerous).  More than half of women who present with any breast complaint will have a palpable mass. Of this group, over 70 % will be diagnosed with benign disease. Still, this is not reassuring to hear when this experience comes first-hand. 

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Preventing Melanoma

As the summer season comes to an end, we close a chapter engaged in beach activities or just relaxing outdoors in the sun.   Soon we focus our attention on fall and winter seasons and become less mindful of our skin until next summer. But there are a few warm days still left, and we do enjoy travel to sunny areas in the winter months, so before we close this chapter on skin health, let’s review a thing or two about melanoma…

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Viscosupplementation for Treatment of Osteoarthritis

Our procedural medicine practice strives to provide patients with the best, up-to-date and comprehensive health care for a variety of illnesses; including alternative options and continued follow up.  On our first blog, we discuss viscosupplementation to treat osteoarthritis of the knees.

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