Hip Pain

Overview Hip pain affects many people and can have a variety of causes. Diagnosis from a medical professional that specializes in this particular type of pain is important. Often the exact locality of hip pain is an indication of the underlying cause. When considering treatment options for hip pain, it can be valuable to consider where and when the pain started and make note of activities that worsen pain. Hip Pain Causes Arthritis including Osteoarthritis, Psoriatic, Rheumatoid, Septic

Herniated Disc

It happens to us from time to time. We do a routine action, something that we do on a daily basis, something such as getting out of bed, out of our car or out of a chair. We do the same thing many times a day, in seemingly the exact same way. Then, one day, for no apparent reason, this very same action can cause a sudden excruciating pain to shoot through our body. This renders us next to useless for hours or even days. The pain gradually subsides, usually, but we can feel the after effects for

Headaches

There isn’t one person who wants a constant ache in their head or forehead. If you are someone who suffers from constant headaches Premier Medical wants you to know that you’re not alone. Stop suffering in silence and call us to set up an appointment to take a look at what’s causing your headache. You wouldn’t put a bandage on your broken arm, so why ignore your headache? If your car wasn’t running correctly, you’d make sure that you fixed it, so why not take care of yourself? The

Functional Medicine 1

What is functional medicine? Simply stated, functional medicine is a healthcare philosophy that believes that well-being should be based on the individual patient. Everybody is different, and a symptom in one person may indicate a different problem than with other patients. Only by a full understanding of the individual can an effective treatment program be developed. Take headaches for example. When people have headaches, society has successfully brainwashed them into believing that they mus

Foot Pain

One of the most debilitating things that can happen to us is to develop a problem that seriously impacts our quality of life on a daily basis. Every day we walk, drive, stand in lines, and go up and down stairs at home, at work, in shops. Imagine if all of these activities, which we take for granted, and should have every right to take for granted, were painful or even impossible to achieve. Imagine not being able to drive or walk. Severe pain in our feet can certainly prevent us from fulfilling

Food Sensitivities

How Would I Know if I Have a Food Sensitivity? It is very common for people with food-related sensitivities to experience symptoms and assume that they are common place or relatively normal. This is because many of the symptoms are truly common place. At Premier Medical we believe you should be able to live life without these symptoms. The following is a quick breakdown of symptoms that you would want to make note of when considering whether you may or may not have a sensitivity when eatin

Fibro

Fibromyalgia is a multi-faceted pain disorder that affects an estimated 5 million adults. Fibromyalgia is more common among people that are middle aged and is more likely to occur in women than men. If you have experienced severe physical or emotional trauma due to automobile accident, prior history of chronic illness or injury you are at a higher risk for developing fibromyalgia. People affected by various types of arthritis, lupus and other pain disorders are also more likely to suffer from fi

Disc Injury

Previously we have talked about problems associated with herniated discs. This is a severe condition requiring drastic action to help the patient to resume a good quality of life. Apart from herniated disc problems, we can also suffer from other less severe, but nevertheless troubling, disc problems. These are generally referred to as degenerative discs and are usually caused by age, poor lifestyle choices, bad posture and other factors. As we age certain aspects of our body change. This incl