Pain in the neck (and back)

I have seen no shortage of patients with back problems, and a good 4 out of every 5 have clear spasms in the long muscles [...]

Pain in the neck (and back) 2017-07-19T09:45:45+00:00

Change is hard

A common misconception when it comes to dealing with health or medical issues is that if there is a problem, there is also a drug [...]

Change is hard 2017-07-19T09:37:13+00:00

“So Smart”

Last week I was describing shoulder anatomy while examining a patient to reason through what could be causing his pain, when he reported to his [...]

“So Smart” 2017-07-18T13:19:08+00:00

The Worst Patients

It is a well-known fact that “doctors and nurses make the worst patients”. But do we…? Or is it just that we are average, every-day [...]

The Worst Patients 2017-07-18T13:14:27+00:00

Emulating Hippocrates

I have been a hospital physician for the past five years. “Hospitalists,” they call us. It has been my job to admit sick patients to [...]

Emulating Hippocrates 2017-07-18T13:07:35+00:00