Is Inflammation the Boogeyman?

On July 5, 2017, in Dr. Dino Pappas, Integrated Medicine, Pain, by Dr. Dino Pappas

Is Inflammation the Boogeyman? Overview A recent review of patient intake forms showed that a surge of patients presenting to the office taking anti-inflammatory medications, particularly the non-steroidals (NSAIDs). These medications include but are not limited to: 1. Aspirin (Bayer) 2. Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil, Midol, Nuprin) 3. Naproxen (Aleve) 4. Diclofenac (Voltaren, Arthrotec) 5. Celecoxib […]

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 […]

Marathon Recovery Tips

On November 15, 2016, in Dr. Dino Pappas, Endurance Athletes, Running, Sports Medicine, by Dr. Dino Pappas

So, you’ve just run a marathon.  First, congrats!  Second, you’re probably thinking…So now what?  Well the answer here is that it’s time to recover.  An integral part of any training and performance program is recovery. You can’t train all the time and expect to perform without proper recovery. In the sports medicine world, we have […]

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 […]

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