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 […]

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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