Happy Friday! Today’s Five Bullet Friday: 1. Is it Time We Started Treating Endometriosis as if it Were Cancer? 2. The First Road-map for Ovarian Aging 3. How do you Explain to Someone How Muscle Imbalances Can Lead to Acute, Unexpected Pain? 4. Exercise has the Same Effect on the Brain as Coffee 5. Patient HANDOUT: All About Pessaries Five Bullet Friday: Women’s… Continue reading Five Bullet Friday: Women’s Health January 31, 2020
NB** Sorry friends - I emailed this out on Friday but forgot to post it here... enjoy! Happy Friday! Today’s Five Bullet Friday: 1. Are Women Getting Incorrect Treatment When it Comes to Their Heart? 2. Why Can’t We Talk About Periods? 3. Patient HANDOUT: Common Food & Drink That Can Worsen Incontinence 4. Our Biological Clock Plays… Continue reading Five Bullet Friday: Women’s Health January 26, 2020
Happy Friday! Today’s Five Bullet Friday: 1. A Clarification of Use of Mesh in Gynecological Surgeries from the President of the AAGL 2. NEW Guidelines for Recurrent UTIs, 2019 3. Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Common in Teens and Requires Multidisciplinary Care 4. Weight & Major Psychiatric Disorders Genetically Linked 5. Improve Sleep by Losing Fat from… Continue reading Five Bullet Friday: Women’s Health January 17, 2019
A recent systematic review with meta-analysis (for those non-science folks reading one of the highest quality studies you can have!) looked at a common treatment options for Achilles tendinopathy: exercise, orthotics and splinting. What they Measured: Researchers measured function, pain and quality of life for managing Achilles tendinopathy, and analysis 22 studies with over 1100… Continue reading Splints and Orthotics of No Benefit for Achilles Tendinopathy
Whole Body Cryotherapy seems to be the latest rage, touting amazing benefits for all. But, is it really worth all the hype? Key Points (for those of you who want the Coles Notes) Whole body cryotherapy is an inferior method to cooling subcutaneous and core body temperatures Placebo is likely largely responsible for the positive… Continue reading Whole Body Cryotherapy and Ice: Worth the Hype?
The Newest Research Links Pain and Sleepiness. A new research study from Harvard Medical School brought together researchers from a pain and sleep background to look at an area not yet well studied: does sleep, or lack thereof, influence pain? Researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre determined that decreased sleep… Continue reading First Sleep, then Coffee.