• Foot Notes: Bunions?>

    Foot Notes: Bunions

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Bunions, also known as hallux valgus, are bony outgrowths on the joint of the big toe. The deformations can be both painful and unsightly. If you have a bunion, see your physician and/or a podiatrist for an exam.

  • What to Do for Shoulder Pain?>

    What to Do for Shoulder Pain

    by Susan Randel

    Unless it's caused by an acute injury—a broken bone or a dislocated shoulder, for example—most shoulder pain is not an emergency and can be treated with rest, rehab, and patience.

  • Back to Basics: The Anatomy of Low Back Pain ?>

    Back to Basics: The Anatomy of Low Back Pain

    by Wellness Letter

    To understand why low back pain is so common and so complex, it helps to know a little about how your back is built. This article discusses the anatomy of your back, when to see a doctor for back pain, and why it's often hard to get the right diagnosis.