April 1, 2020

The Hairy Truth About Midlife that Women Hate

Hair Where I Don’t Want it and Less where I do Really! There are lots of things that change as women reach midlife and beyond. Some […]
March 23, 2020

Little Known Risk Factors for Skin Cancer

Vocation – welders, pilots, flight attendants have an increased risk of skin cancer. A Danish study found that welders have an increased risk of basal cell […]
March 16, 2020

Play Ball! (Just watch that pitch count)

Little Leaguer’s Elbow Repetitive throwing causes forces across the elbow that are compressive on the lateral side and tensile on the medial joint (Shanley, 2013). Repetitive […]
March 6, 2020

The Dos and Don’ts of Social Media for the Advanced Practitioner

There are 7.7 billion people in the world and 3.5 billion of them are online—yourself included. So, what are the ins and outs of using social […]
March 6, 2020

The Highest Paying U.S. Metro Areas for NPs and PAs

Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant salaries are typically considered high-paying across the United States, with median annual salaries ranking above $100,000 for both positions. However, salaries […]
March 6, 2020

The Sports Physical: What Am I Really Looking For?

Sport physical season is drawing near! Clearing young athletes for participation in sports is important work. Pre-participation or clearance forms will vary by the organization and […]
February 27, 2020

Is Your Patient in Menopause?

Surprise, surprise! Your patients may still be having periods and starting to have hot flashes and night sweats, but they are not actually Menopausal just yet. […]
February 20, 2020

Sarcopenia and The Aging Body?

Aging. It is unavoidable unless you consider the other option: death. Most of us are in our younger, non-elderly years and living life to its fullest, […]
February 13, 2020

Surviving the Winter Blues

During the winter months, it is easy to get out of your daily routine and the shorter days mean that your circadian rhythms are disrupted putting […]
February 6, 2020

I order a physical examination!

Sometimes an expensive, painful test is not the answer to accurate diagnosis, and the art of a hands-on physical examination is the answer!      Hip pain […]