Testing for Alzheimer’s Disease

Testing for Alzheimer’s Disease

There isn’t any single test that can be performed to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease. The initial assessment for a patient who may be suspected to have early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease would include a thorough collection of medical history, followed by specific examinations. A genetic test is performed in order to determine whether or not the cause […]

Spinal Cord 101

Spinal Cord Injury 101

What is a Spinal Cord Injury and How Does it Affect the Body? Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI) is defined as damage to any part of the spinal cord, the nerves or the immediate surrounding structures that may cause change to gross motor function or sensation. The spinal cord is divided into 4 major regions; Cervical region […]

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease

What are the Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s disease is not selective as it can occur among any race of people living in any region of the world. It is also known as  the most common form of dementia. It deteriorates your cognitive thinking and memory abilities. In the early stages of AD, there may be a […]

September is Men's Cancer Awareness Month

September Is Men’s Cancer Awareness Month

If you’re a male or have an adult male in your life, then by now you’ve probably observed a general trend that most adult males visit their doctor infrequently. September is Men’s Cancer Awareness Month and is a good time to start thinking a little more critically about incorporating routine yearly physicals with your doctor. While […]

Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) is caused by an exposure of sounds that over 80dB and develops slowly after many years of exposure. Susceptibility varies quite widely, but 10 years or more of exposure is generally required for significant hearing loss to occur. NHIL can happen at any age, however, there is a higher prevalence […]