| Mar 23, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Many horses develop osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease) as they age and progress through their athletic career. There are several treatments available to try and prevent the development of osteoarthritis, as well as to help those horses that are...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Q: I feel like crying for joy, when yesterday I was just ready to cry. After battling lice for weeks, I was almost ready to take a razor to the long, brown locks that have taken me three years to grow.
Thank goodness I found the Listerine-and-vinegar...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The causes of arthritis, knee and hip pain, soreness and morning stiffness will be discussed at a free seminar.
The event runs from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Avera St. Luke's Education Center, 709 Sixth Ave. S.E.
| Dec 13, 2011
| 5:20 PM
It’s the first procedure of its kind in West Michigan, an in-house stem cell therapy that happens in one place, in one day, on your family pet.
Meet Boris, or "Handsome Boris" as his owners call him, for obvious reasons. He's a chow mix who loves...
| Dec 16, 2011
Jaime Cortes is on the comeback trail--when he was a kid he played everything--baseball, soccer and football and all that high impact activity took a toll on his knee.
He had a common procedure done about ten months ago in Illinois but he wasn't...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 4:41 PM
A record number of people turned out Sunday for an annual dinner that local joint surgeon Dr. Ralph Salvagno holds for his patients, a gesture patients said is unheard of in the medical field.
Salvagno said he offers the dinner free to his patients to...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 11:15 PM
In Imperial Valley two in every five people are obese, nearly 13,000 people have been diagnosed with diabetes and 163 children were hospitalized in 2010 due to asthma.
The Valley leads the state with these factors, having the highest rates of diabetes,...
| May 2, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Eighteen year-old Lakeview High School Senior Alex King realized around her freshman year that she was a pretty darn good athlete. Three years later, she is a track all-star and has her sights set on grabbing a state title.
For everyone who knew her...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Q: I'm in my late 70s and have been getting four cortisone shots a year for the past several years for arthritis in my knee. They really help with the pain, but I've heard that, long-term, there could be bad side effects. Should I be worried?
| Aug 25, 2012
| 2:53 PM
As I begin this column, it is Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 22. I have been alive 20,873 days, if my math is correct, and I hope to add to the tally.
But the knees I was born with will not be joining me for the rest of the trip.
The clock ticks. The surgeon...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When Blake Griffin suffered a knee injury July 11, he acknowledged that he was "a little bit" worried that it was serious.
He had sustained torn cartilage in his left knee, the same knee that prevented him from playing his rookie year and hobbled him...
| May 30, 2012
| 3:47 PM
If you love small dogs, you could wind up with a big problem. Small dogs are cute, but Joceylyn Lockwood shows you a painful problem in this week's NOLA Pet Doctors.
Toy breeds are popping out of purses in Hollywood, but something else can pop out, and...