Cardiac (or heart) catheterization is an outpatient procedure that is performed to identify problems with the heart and allow for procedures to open blocked arteries. It is a very common, minimally invasive surgery with minimal risk
Heel spurs can be painful, bothersome and persistent, causing problems in everyday life. Chronic pain can leave anyone seeking answers and support. While heel spurs can be located on the back of the heel or under the heel, it can be the inflammation that causes the most pain and discomfort.
Gout is a form of arthritis characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, redness and tenderness in joints, most often at the base of the big toe. Although more common in men, gout can affect anyone and women are more likely to develop gout after menopause. What causes gout? How is it diagnosed and treated?
Hypereosinophilic Syndrome (HES) is a rare immune disorder that occurs when an individual’s blood has very high numbers of eosinophils (a type of white blood cell associated with allergies and asthma).
The kidneys carry out critical functions for the body and it important to properly diagnosis and treat any conditions involving the kidneys, quickly. Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a rare but serious condition which is a leading cause of Nephrotic Syndrome.
The cornea is the clear outer lens on the front of the eye, and a cornea transplant is a surgery to replace the cornea with tissue from a donor. The eye is extremely delicate and it is important consider options and risks before electing surgery.
Frozen shoulder is not a commonly known condition however; those who suffer from frozen shoulder know it’s not easily shrugged off. This resource is intended to help educate patients on what frozen shoulder is, causes, symptoms and how to decrease their risk.