Guest Post by: Robert A. Glass, M.D. Internal Medicine MUSC Health Raise your hand if you have ever tried the latest fad diet or extreme workout plan to lose a few pounds quickly. Almost everyone has. With the obesity problem in America reaching epidemic proportions, the airwaves and bookshelves are filled with people purporting to have the latest and greatest method for shedding those unwanted pounds. The unfortunate part of most folk’s approach to weight
Guest post by: William K. McKibbin, MD Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics Division of Foot & Ankle Surgery “Plantar Fasciitis” is the diagnostic term we use for what represents the most common cause of heel pain, localized to generally the bottom, or “plantar” aspect of the heel. Quite literally, the term can be taken to mean “inflammation of the plantar fascia”. This is probably over-simplistic, but works for the discussion of this very insidious and sometimes
Submitted by Aimee Taylor I was transferred from Coastal Carolina hospital in Hardeeville on Thursday Aug 28th with an infection on my spine. Upon arrival to MUSC I was treated as if I was the only patient in the hospital. I was greeted with a team of doctors, residents and nurses with the ut most professionalism. I was diagnosed with Osteomyelitis. I didn’t even know how to pronounce it much less know what it was.The
I would like to give honor Dr. Robert Warren pediatric rheumatology, he diagnosed me with lupus aprox. 35 years ago. Fantastic physician you have there, I have the greatest respect for him. Love him. Thank You Dr.Warren for your steadfastness, kindness and amazing insight into your medical knowledge. Love , Kelly Siner, Princeton, W.Va.