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Suffering from lower back pain? You’re not alone. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, about 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some poin…
You hear it all the time. It’s a pulled muscle. It’s a strained muscle. What’s the difference? Dr. Matthew Barrett, an orthopaedic surgeon from Saint Thomas Health, a part of A…
Dr. Ali Bollinger, an emergency department physician at Saint Thomas Health, part of Ascension, says one of the most common questions she gets is when to go to the ER to get stitches.Dr. Bollinger giv…
Are you getting shorter as you get older? You’d better believe, says Dr. John Culclasure, an anesthesiologist with Howell Allen Clinic, a part of Saint Thomas Health and Ascension. F…
You hit your elbow and it hurts. There’s nothing funny about it, yet it’s called the funny bone. A knock on the funny bone may cause numbness and pain along the forearm and hand.Dr. Gregor…
Whether it’s a pulled muscle, a sore back or achy knees, the most common question is should I use heat or ice? Dr. Matthew Barrett, an orthopaedic surgeon at Saint Thomas Rutherford, a part of A…
Dr. Ali Bollinger, an emergency department physician at Saint Thomas Health in Nashville, talks about what causes a sunburn and the best ways to treat it….
Dr. Philip Karpos from Saint Thomas Health and Tennessee Orthopedic Alliance talks about what makes your joints pop and will it cause arthritis….
Dr. Ali Bollinger, an emergency department physician at Saint Thomas Health in Nashville, talks about what you should do immediately after being stung by a jellyfish….