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The Achilles Tendon is an important structure in your foot that connects the calf muscles (Gastrocnemius and Soleus) and the heel of your foot together. It is the strongest and largest tendon in the body and its primary role is to help with the action of plantar flexion (pointing your toes). The Achilles tendon is […]

Do you have trouble falling asleep at night? Are you feeling like your sleep quality isn’t as good as it should be? If the answer is yes, then maybe the problem might not particularly be your sleep, but what you are doing right before you go to sleep. Do you watch television before you go […]

Testosterone is a hormone that is produced in the man’s testicles that is primarily associated with sperm production as well as sex drive that gradually increases with puberty. Testosterone plays a vital role in a man’s life other than sex drive and sperm production though. Testosterone is also linked to how a man stores fat, […]

Diabetes is the most common disorder of the endocrine system that can be broken up into two different types; Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 Diabetes occurs when the body is unable to create insulin and Type 2 Diabetes occurs when the body does not properly respond to the effects of Insulin. Insulin is […]

Short answer: ABSOLUTELY! If it is managed by a physician who is well-trained and experienced with hormone optimization methods and monitoring. Longer answer: Testosterone is a hormone that exists and is produced within both the female and a male body. It is more linked to a male body because it is the dominant hormone that […]

What is sciatica pain? It seems that everyone who suffers from any kind of lower back pain leaves their doctor’s office with a diagnosis of sciatica. Unfortunately, most doctor’s offices do not put in the appropriate time nor complete musculoskeletal examination to evaluate any other causes of lower back pain. Therefore, it is easy for […]

Sleep is a required bodily function that allows the body to rest and recover from all the activities from the day(s) prior and prime the body for the next days activities. According to The National Sleep Foundation, there are different sleep requirements based on age. Newborns and infants are recommended to sleep 14 to 17 […]

What are Cortisone Injections? Before PRP was created, Cortisone injections were widely used to help treat moderate to severe levels of pain, muscle and joint inflammation. Cortisone injections are derived from a specific type of steroid called Corticosteroids that grew popular due to its potent anti-inflammatory properties and its instant pain relief. A cortisone injection […]

Patellar Tendonitis (Jumpers Knee)

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What is Jumper’s Knee and how can you tell? Patellar Tendonitis also known as “Jumpers knee”, is an inflammation or injury of the patellar tendon; the cord-like tissue that connects the Patella (kneecap) to the Tibia (shin bone). Jumpers knee is sports specific and refers to the functional stress overload when the joint is being […]

Why is sleep apnea dangerous to your health? Sleep Apnea is a dangerous condition that can affect your health and you may not even know that you have it. Sleep apnea occurs when your upper airway becomes blocked during sleep, which causes a reduction or complete stoppage of airflow. If untreated, sleep apnea can cause […]