Neurosurgeon Sheds Light on Former President Jimmy Carter’s Cancer Diagnosis

August 27th, 2015

Neurosurgeon Sheds Light on Former President Jimmy Carter’s Cancer Diagnosis By Dr. Ezriel Kornel Former President Jimmy Carter recently received his first radiation treatment targeting four spots of melanoma on his brain. Many people have only heard of melanoma on the skin. However, melanoma has a high rate of metastasizing to the central nervous system, […]

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Living Well with Age-Related Macular Degeneration

August 25th, 2015

Living Well with Age-Related Macular Degeneration Not a day goes by that I don’t see vibrant and articulate patients in their 90s. The fact that Americans are living longer – much longer – also means that I’m seeing more cases of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a disease of the retina that is the leading cause […]

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Getting a Handle on Hand Therapy

August 25th, 2015

Getting a Handle on Hand Therapy By Michele Comen When you lose the full function of your hand, wrist, elbow or shoulder, whether through injury, surgery, arthritis, or a progressive disorder like Dupuytren’s contracture, your doctor may recommend that you see a hand therapist. Here I explain what hand therapy is, whom it’s for and why […]

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