Tempomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMD)

Do you have frequent headaches, jaw or neck pain?  Does your jaw pop, click or lock while eating or talking?  Do you experience earaches or ringing in the ears?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may have tempomandibular joint dysfunction…

We’ve got your Back

Think about this: Back pain is the number one cause of disability worldwide in people 25 to 64 years of age, and the United States is no different. A staggering 88 Billion of federal healthcare dollars are spent annually to diagnose and provide care…

Opioids and That Slippery Slope

It is difficult to watch the evening news, read the paper, or flip through social media without seeing at least a reference to the opioid abuse crisis in America. Despite the media reminders, it is easy to ignore the realities of opioid abuse and…

In Search for the Ideal Running Form

By Dr. Lisa Piropato What is the optimal way to run? What does the perfect form look like? For runners, there are a few factors to consider before these questions can be answered. A runner needs to consider speed and performance, efficiency, and injury…

Time to Get the Clubs Out!

By Todd Rech It is the time of year to pull out your golf clubs and start preparing for the upcoming season. Will this be the year that you make the elusive hole-in-one, or break 90, or win the club tournament? Whatever your goals are for…

What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)?

What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome? Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) refers to a collection of conditions that result in nerve or blood vessel stress in the neck, shoulder and arm. Symptoms commonly include arm or hand numbness, coldness, tingling, or discoloration. You may be referred…

Those Who Stay Will Be Champions

It’s no secret to those who know me that I am a huge Michigan fan, having been born and raised in The Great State of Michigan. “Those Who Stay Will Be Champions” is a motto instilled by legendary coach Bo Schembechler when he became…

Gigabytes to Terabutts

Its early December, and while still basking in the glow of Thanksgiving turkey, taters, gravy, and pumpkin pies, I am staring straight up the mountain of Holiday cookies, goodies, parties, and prolonged bouts of watching movies and football games. What’s a person to do?…