Daily Archives: August 24, 2010

Thumb Reconstruction

Imagine what life would be like if you couldn’t use your thumbs because of severe and painful arthritis. Simple tasks like turning the key in your car, holding a pencil, or using a knife and fork would be very difficult. And cooking a meal? Forget it. The woman you’re about to meet hadn’t cooked in […]

Alexander Technique

Yoga, Pilates, tai chi, meditation. All are activities that can improve your health by enhancing the mind-body balance. Now you can add the Alexander technique to that list. It’s a very gentle practice geared toward improving your movement, posture and quality of life. Here’s more from fitness experts at Mayo Clinic.

Motocross Injuries

In this Medical Edge Radio epidose, we hear from Dr. Amy McIntosh about a study that looked at the injuries resulted from Motocross. To listen, click the link below. Motocross Injuries

Anemia Might Be Associated With Development of Parkinson’s Disease

Results of a new Mayo Clinic study support an association between anemia experienced early in life and the development of Parkinson’s disease many years later. The findings¬†were presented at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting in Seattle on April 30. We were surprised to discover that chronic anemia or low levels of hemoglobin were […]