FAIRFIELD POST-ACUTE REHAB BLOG

What is carpal tunnel syndrome?

April 5, 2017

Phil had been teaching tennis to young people for 20 years. Last year, when he started experiencing discomfort in his hands and wrists, a parent of one of his students suggested it could be carpal tunnel syndrome. Phil had his doubts. He led a very active life. The only injuries he treated had to do […]

3 ways your relationships could be killing you

April 5, 2017

In an environment where the rich and famous are as likely to have a divorce attorney on speed dial as their agent, it seems a celebrity couple is doomed to inevitable failure simply because they are famous, and divorce is a mere casualty of the job. Yet when one puts aside the glitter and excess, […]

Tips for treating tendonitis

April 11, 2017

This article was originally published on drosmond.com. It has been republished here with permission. Pencils ready. Here’s a pop quiz. What do tennis elbow, pitcher’s shoulder, golfer’s elbow, and jumper’s knee have in common? First, they all hurt. A lot. Many sufferers describe the pain as a dull ache, tender to the touch with visible […]

Targeted cancer therapists cause spike in dermatological side effects

April 5, 2017

Treatment therapies for cancer have improved dramatically in recent years, most notably through the use of targeted therapy drugs that block tumor cell formation. Instead of directly killing cancer cells and wreaking havoc on the body in the process, targeted therapies have curtailed many of the devastating side effects of chemotherapy drugs, from infections to […]

5 strategies to help prevent osteoporosis

April 5, 2017

Osteoporosis comes without warning and affects millions of women each year. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, ”about half of all women over the age of 50 will have a fracture of the hip, wrist or vertebra (bone of the spine) during their lifetime” as a result of it. Dr. Yun Ling, Internal […]