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Understanding Gout

If your big toe was ever in a lot pain, red, and swollen, you may have a gout on your toe. Dr. John Brummer of the American Society of Podiatric Society discusses what causes gouts and how they are treated.

Morton's Neuroma

Doctor Brummer, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, explain what a neuroma is, how it develops, and treatment options for a patient diagnosed with a neuroma.

Foot and Ankle Series: Bone Spur Treatment Options

Doctor Brummer, Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, reviews some of the treatment options for a patient with a bone spur.

Anti-Inflammatory Diet

You know what foods usually cause your indigestion, but did you know there are foods that can help prevent it? Lana Levy, MS, RYT, a nutritionist at Just For Today LLC, points out the most common inflammatory foods, and shares the best types of non-inflammatory foods.

Best Foods with Omega 3s

While fish is the best way to get Omega 3s into your diet, it can often be an acquired taste. Registered dietitian Megan Madden goes over some different ways to get this poly-unsaturated fatty acid if seafood isn't your thing.

Emergency Medications

Dr. Stephen Teach, a pediatrician in Emergency Medicine at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington DC, describes what families of children suffering from asthma should do in an emergency situation, such as if a child has a severe asthma attack after changes have already been made for the better in a child's life. Watch and see, as he describes the two things to do in order to calm down inflammation of the airways, stop the asthma attacks, and allow for your child to breathe easier once again.

Allergies and Asthma

Dr. Stephen Teach, a pediatrician in Emergency Medicine at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington DC, gives his opinions on the correlation between allergies and asthma. Does asthma come about as a result of allergies, or does having asthma cause you to be allergic to more things? Dr. Teach reveals exactly what the "perfect storm" is that causes the most severe asthma attacks.

Emergency Situations

Dr. Stephen Teach, a pediatrician in Emergency Medicine at the Children's Medical Center in Washington DC, discusses what he and his medical staff do in emergency asthma attack situations. When a child rushes into an emergency room, and in the most severe cases begins to turn blue because of the lack of oxygen to the brain, what is a pediatric asthma expert to do? Find out in this gripping account on what Dr. Teach and his team face when dealing with severely asthmatic children.

Non-Surgical Treatments for Arthritis

"Once the arthritis is established within the joint there's not a lot you can do short of replacing it." Doctor Thomas P. Sculco, Surgeon-in-Chief at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, reviews some common non-surgical treatment options for hip arthritis but notes that surgery is usually required for established arthritis.

Exploring Alternative Treatments

One of the hardest things about living with rheumatoid arthritis is the painful inflammation of the joint tissue, but with so many options for treatment, which is the right one for you? Dr. Teitel, a Rheumatologist at NYU Langone Medical Center, is here to break down how you should choose between the many different anti-inflammatory treatments currently on the market.

Finding Support

Rheumatoid Arthritis is not the death sentence that it once was, and there is no need to feel completely alone and helpless. In this episode, Dr. Teitel, a Rheumatologist at NYU Langone Medical Center, stresses the importance of connecting with others who are suffering with the disease to seek out that emotional support.

Identifying Treatment Options

Nowadays medications that are available for treating rheumatoid arthritis help many to cope with living with a disease as debilitating as rheumatoid arthritis, but what other treatment options are out there if medication is not the route for you? Stay tuned for Dr. Teitel's answer that you will not want to miss.

Risk Factors and Potential Complications

Can rheumatoid arthritis afflict anyone at any age? Does it favor men more than women? How can rheumatoid arthritis negatively impact one's health? All these questions and more are answered as Rheumatologist Dr. Ariel Teitel, explains the risk factors and potential complications associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis with Lifestyle

Although rheumatoid arthritis has the possibility to negatively impact your life, it is still possible to remain healthy, active, and lead a normal life. In this episode, Dr. Teitel, a Rheumatologist at NYU Langone Medical Center, is here to tell you what you can do to treat your joints, that way you can get back to living an active lifestyle.

What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

What are the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis? Dr. Ariel Teitel, a Rheumatologist at NYU Langone Medical Center, is here to tell you if your symptoms are rheumatoid arthritis, or a sign of something worse; you will not want to miss this one.

Managing Shoulder Pain

"Steroid injections, when properly indicated, should be used." Dr. Armin Tehrany, Orthopedic surgeon of Mount Sinai Hospital, reviews many treatment options he recommends for shoulder injuries including, cold packs, hot packs, and steroid injections.

An Athlete's Shoulder Pain

A former basketball player and athlete discusses his weightlifting injury and the importance of listening to one's body.