Your Knees & Running – What You Need to Know!

On September 26, 2016, in Dr. Dino Pappas, Endurance Athletes, Knee Pain, Sports Medicine, by Dr. Dino Pappas

The Myth This needs to stop!  What you may ask?  The scare tactics!  Scare tactics don’t help patients. Actually, scare tactics harm them. One of the more common scare tactics we find is the scare tactic, stop running cause it’s bad for your knees.  We hear medical providers like orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists, sports medicine physicians, […]

Meniscus Removal Surgery (Meniscectomy)

On August 29, 2016, in Dr. Dino Pappas, Knee Pain, Physical Therapy, Uncategorized, by Dr. Dino Pappas

One of the most common orthopaedic surgeries is meniscus removal surgery (meniscectomy). The meniscus is the C-shaped cartilage between the thigh bone (femur) and shin bone (tibia). The cartilage provides: Shock absorption Guidance of motion at/around the knee Weight bearing & transmission Lubrication and nutrition for the other cartilage structures (articular) around the knee The […]

Asthma

On August 29, 2016, in Uncategorized, by Dr. Dino Pappas

What is asthma?  Why do you get an asthma attack? Have you thought about trying complementary & alternative treatments for your asthma? This short video blog answers these questions & much more!  Take a look below. We can help keep your asthma under control  Call 708-532-2346 to schedule a consult with Dr. Marie at Comprehensive […]

Achilles Pain

On August 27, 2016, in Sports Medicine, by Dr. Dino Pappas

Don’t let Achilles tendonitis/tendinosis slow you down!  Take a peek at our latest video blog on Achilles anatomy, injury mechanisms and treatment pearls.  We can help you overcome your Achilles pain with our hands on therapies, customized exercises and pinpoint precise treatment recommendations Call 708-532-2346 to get back in the game!  “Why Put Off Feeling […]

How to Pick a Sports Medicine Professional

On August 25, 2016, in Sports Medicine, by Dr. Dino Pappas

We’ve had several patients come for second opinions for their sports injuries. We found that they choose health care professionals who claimed to have sports medicine training when in fact they didn’t.  The other health care providers DID NOT: Understand the mechanism of injury Understand the proper time frame for safe return to play Understand […]

Stress Fractures

On August 22, 2016, in Uncategorized, by Dr. Dino Pappas

Don’t let a stress fracture slow you down?  Take a look at the following video for the most common locations of a stress fracture, symptoms of a stress fracture and possible treatments.  We can help you identify and recover/rehab from a stress fracture by calling 708-532-2346. “Why Put Off Feeling Good?”

Value Based Healthcare – Part 2

On August 22, 2016, in Uncategorized, by Dr. Dino Pappas

The buzzword in modern medicine is value based healthcare. Do you know what that is?  Are you receiving value based healthcare? Does your doctor really know you? Is your doctor looking out for you or is he/she motivated by something else? We put this video blog together with you in mind to answer these questions. […]

The Shoulder Blade Muscles

On August 21, 2016, in Uncategorized, by Dr. Dino Pappas

The shoulder blade muscles are critical for the following functions: Reduction of Neck Pain Reduction of Upper Back Pain Reduction of Shoulder Pain Reduction of Upper Extremity (Neck to Hand) Pain Overhead Strength Overhead Tolerance (ability to keep the arms overhead for an extended period of time) Upper Body Sports Performance Enhancements Is your doctor […]

Infant Colic

On August 21, 2016, in Uncategorized, by Dr. Dino Pappas

One of the most difficult things as a parent is what to do with a colicky baby? This is difficult thing for the baby, parents and even pediatricians to help with. There are some conservative and alternative treatments available.  Watch this video for more info.  Please don’t hesitate to make an appointment or call to […]

Plantar Fasciitis or Something Else?

On August 21, 2016, in Uncategorized, by Dr. Dino Pappas

If you have heel pain or foot pain on the bottom (plantar side) of your foot, you NEED to watch this video.  Call 708-532-2346 to schedule an appointment or with questions.  We can help you overcome this. “Why Put Off Feeling Good?”

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