Prediabetes is a condition in which blood glucose levels are higher than normal (normal range 70-100mg/dL) but not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes (levels over 125mg/dL). Risk factors include being overweight (BMI > 25), being older than 45, high blood pressure, and family history. Pre-diabetics are at a very high risk for developing Type… Read more »
I heard an interesting statistic on the radio the other day. It seems that within a few years, 47% of the jobs in this country will involve the use of a computer on some level. From the perspective of the office, I’ve noted a gradual shift in the percentages of patients who suffer from lower… Read more »
Morning lower back stiffness is a common symptom people describe when they come to see us. Usually, folks describe an ache and stiffness that prevents them from getting up from laying or sitting as fast as they might like. Typically this discomfort lessens within a few minutes and eventually passes in a couple of hours…. Read more »
Happy 4th of July! The Staff and I wish you a Safe and Healthy Independence Day! In observance, the office will be closed Friday, July 4th.
Warmer weather is finally here, and that means increased physical activity for most people. We’re barely clear of Winter and already I’ve had some folks with golf and/or landscaping injuries to their shoulders. Some are relatively acute, or new, others have been lingering for days, weeks, or even months. Shoulder conditions can be quite debilitating,… Read more »