Ernest Smith

Benefits of Having a Primary Care Physician

19 March 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Having a primary care physician as your lead health care doctor is one of the best choices to make for your healthcare needs. Your primary care physician is a specialist in internal medicine or pediatrics and family medicine. He or she is your first point of contact when you are not feeling well. Indeed, it's said that primary care physicians (PCP) have better health outcomes from initially treating you for medical conditions such as heart disease, cancer, or stroke among other diseases. Read More …

4 Types Of Interventional Injections For Pain Management

18 March 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Living with chronic pain is physically and emotionally taxing. It's difficult to live with a problem that seems like it has no solution. Fortunately, there is one solution that's providing some relief to chronic pain sufferers: interventional injection. These injections are administered by a doctor in order to treat the source of pain and provide relief to chronic pain sufferers. Here are four types of common interventional injections and their uses. Read More …

What Does Stress Echocardiography Test For?

18 March 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you've ever had problems with your heart or know someone who has, you're likely familiar with the term stress echocardiography. It's a test that doctors use to determine how well your heart and blood vessels are functioning. During the test, a patient begins some type of cardio exercise, typically cycling on a stationary bike or running on a treadmill. While the patient is putting "stress" on their heart, a doctor takes ultrasound images of the patient's heart. Read More …

A Guide To Working With The Right Doctors For Your Health And Life

17 March 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Failing to go to the doctor is one of the biggest mistakes that a lot of people make. When you don't regularly see a physician, it is difficult to know where your health stands and you will have a tough time trusting your body and responding to it when something feels off. In this regard, having a doctor that you can go to both for preventative checkups and whenever you are feeling sick can be absolutely vital. Read More …

How to Avoid Feeling Stiff

17 March 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Let's say it's the end of the day and you are feeling stiff in your joints. This can be a major health concern, especially if you have a bad back or chronic pain. You might be looking for relief in any way possible, from medication to stretches and exercises. Fortunately, certain exercises and other treatment techniques can help you through those feelings of stiffness you have. These are a few techniques you can use to feel better in your joints and limb. Read More …