I’m seeing a lot of patients who are experiencing serious shoulder pain, and their journey has been educational, as well as painful. My saying “educational” may sound strange to you, but quite a number of them have shared with me that they were surprised to learn of the various potential cau…

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It’s a mouthful alright, but it can be very painful and have a serious impact on how you live your life. Peripheral neuropathy is a frustrating and unpleasant problem that is pretty common. Right now, 20 million people in the U.S. are dealing with the challenges that come with it. That’s why…

When I visit with you here in the Coastal Point, I am always focused on talking with you about issues that I believe are important to you. Sometimes I decide to talk with you about an issue that we have talked about before because I am seeing so many patients with a problem that I know it’s …

People who suffer with chronic pain have a terrible time. It dominates every waking hour. Patients have told me they have no quality of life, and they feel like they are literally being tortured. Unfortunately, chronic pain is far more common than most people realize.

The holiday season is a time often focused around large meals. This can be a source of stress and anxiety, particularly if you are on a weight loss journey. Whether you have had bariatric surgery and are nervous about food choices post-operatively, or if you are simply trying to remain healt…

Falls have been labeled a national health priority for the last few years. There’s just no way I can sugarcoat just how serious a matter this is, and especially for those of us age 65 or older. The reason is that falls are a major cause of serious injury and even death. What should also conc…

You may not be familiar with prehab, but there are a number of medical professionals who believe that prehab can be as important as rehab for some surgical patients. If you or someone you care about is planning for surgery, it’s always important to understand what you need to do to position …

Every October, we recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we know that people have skipped mammograms and other appointments.

I’m enjoying the changing weather. These cool evenings and low-humidity days tell me fall is really here. It’s a wonderful time of year to enjoy walking and taking advantage of these days for the many outdoor activities that are still very doable around beautiful Delmarva.

The summer season may have come to an end here on Delmarva, but we are very lucky. Our beautiful fall season allows us to continue to enjoy many outdoor activities. With so many of us more active than usual during the summer, and the prospect of those beautiful fall and early winter months m…

So many of us have experienced pain in an arm and it’s something I hear about from patients all the time. Everyone would prefer a simple answer, but the fact is that if your arm hurts, there could be a number of different causes for it. 

(Disclaimer: In using the term “father,” I am referring to biological fathers, adopted fathers or any father figure.) 

The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t over, but as more and more people are vaccinated, we are seeing everyday life returning to near normalcy. After a tough year, we’re more than ready to try and move on. But one thing I am hearing from a lot of people about is how much they want to lose those pandem…

It’s 2021, and life is, shall we say, busy? Hectic? Fast? Time-consuming? Stressful? All of the above, if you ask me! And we all know (at least I hope by now you know), now more than ever, that exercise is an important part of living a healthy life.

(Disclaimer: In using the term “father,” I am referring to biological fathers, adopted fathers or any father figure.) 

What’s your daily routine like? Do you start the day at the table with breakfast? Maybe you sit in front of the TV while having a cup of coffee or you sit down in front of the computer and check emails and posts.

(Disclaimer: In using the term “father,” I am referring to biological fathers, adopted fathers or any father figure.) 

(Disclaimer: In using the term “father,” I am referring to biological fathers, adopted fathers or any father figure.) 

(Disclaimer: In using the term “father,” I am referring to biological fathers, adopted fathers or any father figure.) 

I really feel for my patients and I understand their pain and frustration when they are describing the serious impact that headaches have on their daily lives. When you have a headache, it can make you feel miserable. The truth is it’s a common problem. What can often make the problem go awa…

In today’s fitness arena, there are a ton of different popular trends and hot topics. Strength training, athletic performance, bodybuilding and, of course, the ever-popular weight loss!

When you’re shopping and you see what looks like a leather sectional at a very low price, buyer beware! The handsome sectional shown here is covered in bonded leather. This is not real leather. A stretchy product was bonded to a base material to mimic leather.

(Disclaimer: In using the term “father,” I am referring to biological fathers, adopted fathers or any father figure.) 

Thinking about something new for your home? What item is on your wish list to purchase?

(Disclaimer: In using the term “father,” I am referring to biological fathers, adopted fathers or any father figure.)

Looking for your pot of gold this St. Paddy’s Day? It isn’t under a tree, and a leprechaun won’t bring it to your door. So where is it?

Since I have been a Delaware resident for less than a year, I am still learning interesting facts about the state and the rich history here. For example, I recently learned that Delaware was well-known as a stop on the Underground Railroad, and for many slaves, Kent County was the first free…

Spring is in the air, and I can hardly wait. So many of us are really excited about the prospect of warmer weather, opening the windows to get fresh air in the house and getting a chance to have outdoor socially-distant options for getting together with family and friends.

(Disclaimer: In using the term “father,” I am referring to biological fathers, adopted fathers or any father figure.)

Prior to moving into our new home, I pre-planned my home office. After moving in, I excitedly put my plan in place. The desk, centered in the room, faces tall windows. Plantation shutters would control the light.

Let’s face it. Everyone loves a bargain! We often shop the internet, looking for items, comparing prices and searching for bargains. The word “sale” often causes people to quickly make their purchases.

(Disclaimer: In using the term “father,” I am referring to biological fathers, adopted fathers or any father figure.)

Pro-level athletes are not more motivated than you are.

(Disclaimer: In using the term “father,” I am referring to biological fathers, adopted fathers or any father figure.)

It is not uncommon for the shorter days and colder temperatures to affect us during the winter months. While some people may not notice a difference in their mental health, others may experience a seasonal depression or loss of energy.

Sit. Stay! Did you know 53 percent of Americans own dogs and 35 percent of Americans own cats? And cat owners keep an average of two cats each.

Falls have been labeled a national health priority for the last few years. There’s just no way I can sugarcoat just how serious a matter this is and especially for those of us aged 65 and older. The reason is that falls are a major cause of serious injury and even death. What should also con…

It’s that time of year folks: the New Year is coming up! I think we all can’t wait for 2020 to be over — am I right!?!?