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Happy National PA Week!!

Every year from October 6th-12th is national Physician Assistant week.  Since you are my friends, family, and patients, I thought it only fair to celebrate with you!  Several times a year I get asked questions about if I like my job, what I do, and how long I went to school, etc. This is a...
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Stem Cell Answers

Lately I have had patients asking me about stem cell injections for arthritis, newly popular treatment for a variety of aliments. Stem cells are immature cells that have not yet "differentiated" or formed into their final cell type.  This makes them very useful in regenerative medicine and also controversial. Stem cells can be found in many...
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How nutrition can help in the healing process. It really is what you eat!

We perform a variety of surgery on a weekly basis, anything from tendon repairs to plating broken bones.  All patients having surgery have one thing in common--everyone wants their surgery to heal!  All surgeons want their patients to do well after operations.  So how can this be done?  Well although there are no guarantees, surgical...
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You Are An Ironman…

An Ironman is a 140.6 mile race that most would agree is the ultimate test of will and endurance.  2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and 26.2 mile run--it's all a bit crazy isn't it?  Well for the last year everyone in our office has been a witness to the preparation, skill, and unbelievable determination...
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Good vs Evil Internet Searches

If you search Google for the term "ankle sprain" you will get one billion hits, including anything from Wikipedia to what high profile athlete just hit the DL.  How do you sort for credible data through all the bad?  The internet is a great tool full of valuable information, however when it comes to looking...
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