Epidural steroid injections for back pain and sciatica

posted on February 27, 2018

Epidural steroid injections (ESIs) are a common treatment option for various forms of back and leg pain. If you or a patient suffers from sciatica and low back pain, you may have encountered this form of relief. So, how exactly does this work?

A few things to know about Epidural Anesthesia

posted on January 26, 2018

More than half of women having babies will be given epidurals to block pain during labor. Despite the general acceptance and proven safety of today's epidurals, however, many women still agonize over whether to accept one. For most expectant moms, the turmoil is due to two issues: They might feel a

Are You a Burned-Out Physical Therapist? Here's What You Can Do

posted on January 17, 2018

No matter how exciting it is to be a physical therapist, we all have moments where we’d rather be doing something else besides treating patients. That’s normal. However,there’s an insidious, creeping condition that is affecting more and more physical therapists every day, and it’s called burnout. I

Anesthesiologists Focus on Patient Safety

posted on January 10, 2018

Simply put, anesthesiologists treat pain. But anesthesiologists today do much more than that simple definition,helping to further ensure patient safety and improve the patient experience.Erin Allday of the San Francisco Chronicle explains the growing role of anesthesiologists in hospitals.

The Instrumental Ingredient for Pregnancy: Prenatal Massage

posted on October 16, 2017

Massage therapy has been used for centuries for improving overall health, stress reduction, and to relieve muscle tension. Massages during pregnancy have often receivedambivalent responses from the health community regarding their safety andpurpose. Modern investigation and research has shown that