Why A Rheumatologist, Not A Spine Surgeon, To Treat Your Back Pain

Why A Rheumatologist, Not A Spine Surgeon, To Treat Your Back Pain

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Back pain is a symptom or complaint associated with over 60 different illnesses.Most of these illnesses are treated with nonsurgical therapy.Rheumatologists are expert in nonsurgical therapy for the spine.The vast majority of back pain is caused by mechanical problems.Mechanical problems come about ...
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Traveling Hot to Cold

Traveling Hot to Cold

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Summer time vacations are almost over. Labor Day has come and gone and people will be traveling to New York for the Fall and Winter seasons. A few travelers will find New York warm. Most visitors will find the weather cooler. They will be going from short sleeves to long sleeves and sweaters.A major ...
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Moving Is The Best Medicine While Travelling

Moving Is The Best Medicine While Travelling

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Before I leave the registration desk when I check into my hotel, I always ask about the exercise room. Almost every hotel has one, but it helps to know where it is because sometimes they may almost be hidden. It is not because they are hiding the room from the guests, but it is the only place they c ...
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Kids Get Arthritis Too

Kids Get Arthritis Too

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Happy Baby is a pose in yoga. You are on your back, grabbing shins, rolling on your back without a care in the world. That should be the condition of all babies and young children. But all children are not happy. A significant proportion over 350,000 in the USA suffer from juvenile inflammatory arth ...
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National Scleroderma Awareness Month

National Scleroderma Awareness Month

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June is National Scleroderma Awareness month and while scleroderma is another one of those diseases with a funny name, actor, comedian, and scleroderma activist Robin Williams will tell you, "You can make up a joke about almost anything, but to tell you the truth, there isn't even one tiny aspect of ...
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2014 Walk for Arthritis

2014 Walk for Arthritis

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All around the country this month, the Arthritis Foundation Walks for Arthritis are taking place. On June 8th, In Washington, DC, I plan to walk with many of my patients to support research to find a cure for arthritis. I am looking forward to the Walk this year to see all those ind ...
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Lupus Patient Advocacy

Lupus Patient Advocacy

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May is Lupus Awareness Month. On Speaking of Health With Dr. B, I have been concentrating on issues important to the diagnosis and treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). Patient advocacy is an important component to finding a cure for this illness. Patients experience the illness and can t ...
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May is Lupus Awareness Month – What You Need to Know

May is Lupus Awareness Month – What You Need to Know

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May is Lupus Awareness Month. It seems as good as any other month of the year. People start emerging from their homes after winter. They start getting more sun exposure. Sun exposure can cause the onset of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, an autoimmune disease where your own body’s defense mechanism ...
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May is National Arthritis Month – Addressing the Myths About Arthritis

May is National Arthritis Month – Addressing the Myths About Arthritis

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Arthritis is a serious problem that affects a significant proportion of people in our country. There are a number of misconceptions that are repeated by patients who first come to my office. Only old people get arthritis – FALSE. I am afraid that we have to tell the 300, ...
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May is Lupus Awareness Month

May is Lupus Awareness Month

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The story usually goes something like this. It usually happens after returning from a honeymoon from a warm climate like the Caribbean. The honeymooners have had a wonderful time being on the beach swimming, lounging, baking in the sun. They have returned with a nice suntan. It is about 2 weeks late ...
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