If you’ve been to our office, this is probably the second time you’ve “met” me. As the secretary, I’m the first face our patients see, and I love getting to be their first hello on each visit. If I remember your name and a little bit about you, it’s a mission accomplished. If not, don’t hesitate to fill me in. I like to make everyone feel welcome, and sometimes, learning about you means sharing a little bit about myself, too… CONTINUE READING
CHRONIC ANGER, YOUR HEART, AND YOUR HEALTH
Anger is a common emotion. It’s natural, and it’s a part of how you respond to certain circumstances in your environment. It’s how you express extreme displeasure. However, new research suggests chronic anger can be detrimental to your health. Essentially, it comes down to this: If you are stressed, tense, easily irritable, angry, and “snippy” all the time, you may be doing serious harm to your well-being… CONTINUE READING
GETTING TO THE ROOT OF IT BAND ISSUES
You feel great about your morning bike rides and are moving into your days with a sense of accomplishment. But suddenly, you notice the outside of your knee is really bugging you. Every time you get on your bike, it hurts.
Avid runners and bikers may be familiar with the discomfort caused by a tight or overused iliotibial (IT) band…CONTINUE READING