I Need to see a Doctor without Insurance, what do I do?

I Need to see a Doctor without Insurance, What do I do?Not having health insurance can make seeing a doctor very difficult. Many offices do not want to take patients that can pay only in cash, and as a patient it can be very frustrating to not know how much the doctor is going to charge you! The problem is that most doctors offices are built for insurance billing only, and don’t know how to adequately handle someone who wants to know what they are paying up front, and who wants to pay in cash....

Tendonitis Treatment

Tendonitis Treatment There are a lot of different types of tendonitis, but the treatments for them aren’t so different. Sometimes just some simple stretching, or strengthening key muscles will do. In more severe cases, you may need a steroid injection. Rarely, if everything else fails, you may need surgery. Whether you have knee tendonitis, ankle tendonitis, foot tendonitis, or hand tendonitis, rest assured that with the appropriate treatment you can get better. The goal is to get you back to...

Why do I Have Heel Pain When Walking?

Why do I Have Heel Pain When Walking?   Like anywhere else in the body, there can be a bunch of different reasons why your heel hurts. It could be anything from plantar fasciitis, to a stress fracture in your heel bone called the calcaneus. In fact, there may not even be anything wrong with your heel at all, the pain could be coming from your back! Your heel bone is the first part of your body to interact with the ground when you are walking. If there is something wrong with it, your heel will...

ACL tear symptoms and ACL treatment

ACL tear symptoms and ACL treatment  Most people have at least heard of the ACL. If you watch sports, you know that when an athlete tears their ACL, they will probably miss the rest of the season. Contrast this with how it used to be, if an athlete tore their ACL it could be the end of their career. Even if you aren’t a pro athlete, you can still tear your ACL. In fact it is a somewhat common injury among high school athletes, especially in girls soccer and basketball. All it takes is a...

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