Swollen Legs or Edema

Swollen Legs or Edema

Swollen legs or edema in the lower extremities can be caused by any number of conditions including heart failure, kidney disease, chronic venous insufficiency and injuries. […]

Sleep Disorders

Sleep disorders such as sleep apnea are conditions that cause disruption in normal sleep patterns.  A person with sleep apnea for instance might suffer from[…]

Skin Problems

Skin conditions can have a number of causes and can range from mild to severe.  Eczema, sometimes referred to as atopic dermatitis, is s common cause[…]

Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle-cell disease (“SCD”), sometimes call sickle-cell anemia, is a hereditary disorder that causes the red cells of the blood to have a sickle shape.  This[…]

Seizures or Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a neurological condition that causes seizures.  Seizures are abnormal brain activity that causes physical or mental symptoms that can vary greatly depending on[…]

Scoliosis of the Back

Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine.  It is usually congenital, in other words, people are usually born with it.  Typically, scoliosis is not[…]


Sarcoidosis is a syndrome, thought to be an autoimmune condition although its causes are unknown, that causes collections of inflammatory cells in the organs of[…]

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (“RA”) is an inflammatory autoimmune condition typically characterized by inflammation of the joints.  Fortunately, improvements in treatment in recent years have resulted in relief[…]

Relfex Sympathetic Distrophy

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (“RSD”) is a condition that results in symptoms such as burning pain, swelling, skin discoloration and shininess and sometimes muscle atrophy of[…]


Quadriplegia is defined as paralysis of all four limbs of the body. It is usually caused by severe spinal cord or brain injury or congenital[…]