Our clinic will be closing early this Thursday, December 13th at 4:00 pm. We will be open again for our regular business hours on Friday, December 14th.
In observance of Thanksgiving, our office will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 22nd and Saturday, November 24th. We will also CLOSE EARLY on Friday, November 23rd at 12:00 PM. Have a Happy Thanksgiving!!
Reminder, turn clocks back one hour at 2 AM on Sunday morning.
Our phone lines will be closed today from 12:30 - 1:30 PM.
Our office will be closed Saturday, September 1st through Monday, September 3rd in observance of Labor Day. We will resume regular office hours on Tuesday, September 4th.
Our clinic will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. We will return to regular hours on Thursday, July 5th.
The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.
Arthritis and When to Make an Appointment With Your Doctor
Over 50 million Americans have arthritis, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. The first steps in conquering arthritis are learning the facts, understanding your condition and knowing that help is by your side. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis and related conditions. People of all ages, sexes and races can and do have arthritis. It is most common among women and occurs more frequently as people get older.
Common arthritis joint symptoms include swelling, pain, stiffness and decreased range of motion. Symptoms may come and go. They can be mild, moderate or severe. They may stay about the same for years, but may progress or get worse over time.
If you are having joint symptoms that cause concern, there are good reasons to see a doctor for an evaluation and diagnosis.
Watch for these potential signs and symptoms of arthritis:
• Pain, swelling, or stiffness in one or more joints
• Joints that are red or warm to the touch
• Joint tenderness or stiffness
• Difficulty moving a joint or doing daily activities
• Joint symptoms that cause you concern
Make an appointment with your doctor if you have any of the following:
• Joint symptoms that last three days or more
• Several episodes of joint symptoms within a month