Health in the Hole, Episode 21 Today on Health in the Hole we are joined by Lauren Bates, an occupational therapist from St. John’s Health. Lauren talks about health as we age, and the new program they have put together- called Connections, that evaluates balance, home safety, cognition and so much more for aging […]
People usually complain of carpal tunnel when they have numbness and tingling in their hands. When is it really Carpal Tunnel Syndrome versus Thoracic Outlet Syndrome or something else? What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is when the median nerve is compressed in the carpal tunnel under the flexor retinaculum (thick band […]
A dermatome is what we call the area on the skin that a spinal nerve root innervates. If you have radiating symptoms in your arm or leg, this is a good place to start to identify what nerve roots might be compressed. It is not an exact map for everyone (nerves don’t follow exact rules), but along with muscle strength tests and reflex tests can help provide information for a diagnosis without an MRI.
Health in the Hole, Episode 19 & 20 Your diet is not only what you eat. It’s what you watch, what you listen to, what you read, the people you hang around…be mindful of the things you put into your body emotionally, physically and spiritually. This is a quote from Tiny Buddha on Tanya […]
Health in the Hole, Episode 18 Today on Health in the Hole, we are talking about speech and language and where to get help when you, your kiddos, or relatives have issues. We talk about speech sound errors, something I am all too familiar with as one of those kids who couldn’t say my own […]
Health in the Hole, Episode 17 Yoga during pregnancy? Really? Yes, really! There are huge benefits, including shortened labor times. How could you not want that? Rebecca also covers the benefits post-partum and how it can help your body recover as well as aid your mental health. Rebecca Dary has taught a variety of yoga […]