General Education



Five ways to develop better focus for your child, and yourself.

We all read about strategies which help our children in different realms. We often forget, however, that these same strategies are good for ourselves as well. This is no different when developing skills regarding concentration and focus. In fact, in … Continued
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The two most important things to teach your daughter to help avoid injury.

Knee injuries, specifically Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears have become an epidemic for the young female athlete. Statistics from the NCAA have shown a significant likelihood of injury in the female athlete over their male counterparts. The reasons for this … Continued
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3 things to make you live longer – you never would have guessed.

Most things which help longevity are obvious and have been known for a long time. A smart sensible diet, moderation, good genetics, positive attitude are all components of promoting a long life. Obvious, right? But there are some things you … Continued
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5 important foods after surgery

Although all surgeries are different and all patients unique, there are common components to every operation. For example, in all procedures, there is some degree of tissue disruption and a subsequent healing process. The healing process is greater in larger … Continued
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The best decision a parent can make for their child-athlete

Having your child take part in athletics is important. We’ve all heard about the health, psychological, and social benefits. As a surgeon who takes care of a good many teens with sports injuries, I have an insight into one aspect … Continued
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3 common gallstone symptoms you’ve never heard of

Did you know that it is estimated that approximately 10% of people live with gallstones? Classic symptoms of gallbladder problems are right sided pain, usually sharp, and under the rib cage. Sometimes the pain radiates to the back.Most people don’t … Continued
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