Author Archives: Delight Medical

Tennis elbow also known as Lateral Epicondylitis occurs when the ligaments of the lateral epicondyle (elbow) is over used by repetitive motions of the arm and wrist, resulting in inflammation. Just as the name states, it is an injury typically seen in an individual that plays tennis, but it is not limited to just tennis […]

Sprain vs. Strain

Posted In: Pain Management, Wellness Blog By Delight Medical

Some point in our lives we have all experienced a sprain or a strain, whether it be an ankle sprain while playing a sport or straining our backs lifting something too heavy. But contrary to popular belief, a sprain and a strain are two different injuries that are commonly used interchangeably that we all have […]

Referred Pain

Posted In: Pain Management, Wellness Blog By Delight Medical

Have you ever heard of the term “referred pain”? Well what exactly is referred pain and how can you determine if you have referred pain? In this article, we will discuss what exactly is referred pain, how and when it occurs and treatments for it. What is Referred Pain? Referred pain is a type of […]

What is Osteoathritis? Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that occurs when the cartilage between the joints– which acts like cushioning– start to degenerate and breakdown causing bone on bone friction during movement which results in pain if left untreated. It is the leading cause of disability in individuals over the age of 50 that […]

CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) masks are used for individuals that have been diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea and have been prescribed a CPAP machine. In order to see if you have Obstructive Sleep Apnea and need a CPAP machine, see a physician that specializes in sleep medicine so that they can have you do […]

The Paleo diet is a dietary plan that is based on foods that might have been eaten during the Paleolithic time, which dates from approximately 2.5 million to 10,000 years ago. Other names that the Paleo Diet has are, Paleolithic Diet, Hunter-Gatherer diet and Caveman Diet. The purpose of the Paleo diet is to help […]

Medifast vs. Optifast

Posted In: Healthy Eating, Wellness Blog By Delight Medical

Medifast and Optifast are two of the markets leading brands of meal replacements for weight loss. They both have the same purpose of losing weight, but are different in some ways. So what sets them apart? Are they the same? And, which is better? In this article, we will discuss the benefits, the differences and […]