Your Doctor Could Be A Salesman If….

On March 11, 2017, in Chiropractor, Dr. Dino Pappas, Uncategorized, by Dr. Dino Pappas

We see it more and more today in the medical and allied health industry. Patients are increasingly feeling like they are being “sold” something. It starts well before you even go to the doctor, chiropractor, physical therapist or other health care provider. It starts when you are sitting at home watching TV. You see a […]

FREE Medical (Liver) Detox Workshop: Detox With A Doc

On December 29, 2016, in Detox, Dr. Marie Tholl, Integrated Medicine, Nutrition, Upcoming Events, Weight Loss, Women's Health, by Dr. Dino Pappas

Our office, The Center for Integrated Medicine & Comprehensive Internal Medicine, will be offering a FREE Medical (Liver) Detox Workshop – Detox With A Doc. We will also be sponsoring a medically supervised group liver detoxification program that follows the workshop. What: A Medically Supervised Group Liver Detoxification & Weight Loss Program That You and […]

Anterior Hip, Low Back and Anterior Thigh Mobilization

On November 15, 2016, in Active Care, Back Pain, Chiropractic, Chiropractor, Dr. Dino Pappas, Pain, Physical Therapy, Quad Pain, by Dr. Dino Pappas

We use the following mobilization to get some motion in the front of the hip, low back and front of the thigh. The mobilization can be used in the treatment of hip pain, low back pain and anterior thigh pain. Please note that this exercise is not a cure-all or 1 size fits all exercise for […]

The Big Toe

On November 15, 2016, in Pain, by Dr. Dino Pappas

The big toe is critical for lower 1/4 (foot, ankle, shin, knee, hip, pelvis and low back) function. It’s a linchpin for one of the fundamental human movements (upright walking). Without the big toe, think traumatic amputation, you’d have a good chance for falling over.  The big toe is that critical for balance!  The big […]

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 […]

5 Reasons Patients Should Do Their Prescribed Home Exercise Program

On May 17, 2016, in Active Care, Uncategorized, by Dr. Dino Pappas

On a recent day in the office, I had both extremes: 1). The super compliant patient – Patient #1 2). The non compliant patient – Patient #2. Both patients had the same diagnosis (generalized, non-specific low back pain); however, each patient’s internal make up was much different. The super compliant patient (Patient #1) was a […]

Value Driven Healthcare

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

There are somethings that elicit very strong, visceral reactions in people. One of those topics is health and healthcare. Let me paint a picture for you. 3 Restaurant Scenarios Scenario #1: You work hard day in and day in out grinding away for your family. Your wife does the same. You finally get a night […]

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