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Effect of Hysterectomy on Female Sexual Function by Dr. Jennifer Berman Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 3:48am 12 Comments By Jacqueline N. Murrell, MD, Jennifer R. Berman, MD Robert Weiss, MD, Laura Berman, PhD, Sheila R. Keane, MA, Mary Christina Zierack MA, Trudy Van Hooten, PhD, Irwin Goldstien, MD, and Phillip Stubblefield, MD: Sexuality is a crucial component of the general health and well being of women. It is a central part of their body image, self-esteem, rel ... Read on »
DIABETES COMPLICATIONS AND PREVENTION by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Mon 28 Jun 2010 8:06am           Diabetic neuropathies are among the most frequent complication of long-term diabetes.  It is estimated that 60% to 70% of diabetics have mild to severe forms of nervous system damage.  The femoral nerve is commonly involved giving rise to symptoms in the legs and feet.  Pain is the chief symptom and tends to worsen at night when the ... Read on »
Change by PM, RN Registered Nurse Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 7:13pm This week our clinical focus was change. Change, in the sense of institutional change, change in the nature and standards of practice, perhaps changes in policies and procedures. Being mindful of how previous foci turned up during the day in unexpected ways, I breathed a sigh of relief when I saw this new topic. I've gotten through conflict, ... Read on »
Time to Train My Weaknesses by Tri to Be Funny Patient Expert Posted Wed 08 Jul 2009 9:44am Ouchie spot on my hip flexor regiom Not allowed to run or do hard cycling for at least a month...Leg numbness and lack of movement continues. Dr. Sellers diagnosed it as a "nerve entrapment" and did some ART treatments before Ironman. My right hip is slightly out of alignment irritating the femoral nerve and essentially rendering it ... Read on »
The Dangerous Menace of Diabetic Neuropathy by hqbk Posted Thu 13 Feb 2014 8:39am Diabetes is not a disease but a condition. It is important to know that it can lead to a whole lot of serious ailments if not kept in check. So just how serious could these maladies get? The Avatars of Diabetic Neuropathy For starters, there are six major manifestations of diabetic neuropathy. And they all are disorders with serious implica ... Read on »
Bent Like A Pretzel by winnyninnypoopoo Facebook Posted Mon 07 Jun 2010 10:58pm PT Evaluation Day Had my physical therapy evaluation today.  I had two therapists do the eval, one a student and one an experienced therapist.  I certainly hope I didn't scare the student away!  Physical occupational and speech therapists are generally quite jolly people, so we are sympatico in our approach to life.  Or maybe they are just clo ... Read on »
Thigh Anatomy by Shilah C. Azib Posted Thu 18 Feb 2010 2:00am Anatomy is a section of biology that deals with the structure of living things. Thigh Anatomy involves the study of bones, muscles, joints, ligaments, nerves, arteries and few other parts inside the thigh. Anterior and Medial Thigh The different bones in this part of the thigh are femur, ilium, ischium, patella, pubis and tibia. ... Read on »
I Will Not DNF. by Tri to Be Funny Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Apr 2009 12:31am Anyone else struggle through this book? I gotta be honest. I’ve been reading it for over a month now and it’s KILLING me! I picked it up on a whim at the ol’ Walgreens a few months back after hearing so many rave reviews about the Broadway musical. For those that don’t know, “WICKED” is the ficticious back-story of how the Wicked Wi ... Read on »
Race Report: James Cunningham Seawall 9.5k by ndscott Patient Expert Posted Sun 30 Oct 2011 5:24pm Yay, I finally get to post a race report!  It’s been awhile… So today’s race was the James Cunningham Seawall Race and since it runs the Stanley Park seawall, it’s a bit of an oddball distance – 9.5km.  Seawall races are great because the whole way is nice and flat and the views are just so beautiful.  Unfortunately today it was super rain ... Read on »
Inguinal hernia by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment Inguinal hernias occur when part of the intestine protrudes through a weak spot in the abdomen — often along the inguinal canal, which carries the spermatic cord in men. Introduction Inguinal hernias occur when soft tissue — usually part of the intestine — protrudes through a weak point or tear in your lower abdominal wall. The re ... Read on »