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ACL Injury

ACL Injury Overview The anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, is one of 4 major ligaments within the knee joint.  Whereas collateral ligaments are located on the sides of the knee, the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments are found in the middle, behind the kneecap.  The specific function of the ACL is to connect the shin …

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Bariatric Surgery

WHAT IS BARIATRIC SURGERY? Bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) includes a variety of procedures performed on people who have obesity. Weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with a gastric band or through the removal of a portion of the stomach (sleeve gastrectomy or biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch) or by …

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Neurological Care

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How to Minimize Stress? Stressors can make our bodies release stress hormones like cortisol and adrenaline. When hormones are frequently released, it can lead to high blood pressure, lowered immune responses, heart attacks, anxiety, depression, and panic attacks. It is important for your physical and mental health to manage stress. 5 Ways To Reduce Stress …

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