What We Treat

Asthma: Illness of the Lungs

Asthma is an illness of the lungs. When people have asthma, their airways (the tubes carrying the air in and out) swell up and do not let enough air pass through, causing cough, trouble breathing, wheezing (a sound like whistling with breathing) and, in severe cases, death. People who have asthma often have eczema and …

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What You Should Know About Kidney Infections

Kidney infection is a serious illness that can start from a simple UTI (Urinary Tract Infection). If a UTI is felt untreated, bacteria may travel from the bladder to one or both kidneys and infect them. When that happens a person experiences fever, chills, nausea, vomiting and back pain and generally feels very ill. Kidney …

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Abscess Symptoms & Treatments

An abscess is a walled-off collection of pus. The abscess can originate from an obstructed hair follicle or sweat gland, or can occur due to an abrasion (such as shaving) or a break in the skin. Common locations for abscesses include the armpit, the back, the vaginal labia, areas of hair growth, the gums, and …

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Ear Wax Impaction: What You Need to Know

Ear wax, called cerumen, is produced naturally as an ear protectant: the wax is both lubricating and antibacterial. Through natural processes, the wax generally dries and sloughs off, eventually falling out of the ear. Sometimes, though, the wax doesn’t fall out but rather gels and hardens in the ear canal. Over time, you may notice …

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Get Your DOT Physical Here!

Calling all the Commercial Drivers! Federal law requires that all drivers of commercial vehicles undergo a physical examination. The Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations regarding the examination have become more detailed and complex. In fact, any provider or other medical provider must take a course and pass an examination in order to be able to …

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