Archive: May 2018

Warts: Where Did That Come From?

Warts! That wasn't there a week ago!

What is a wart?  Essentially, warts are noncancerous growths on the surface of the skin.  An old wives’ tale says that playing with frogs will cause a wart.  Luckily, we can put that claim to rest since science has proven that theory false.  In actuality, they are most often caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV) (more…)

Modified Yoga Poses for Hand/Thumb & Knee OA

Yoga is an Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline involving specific body postures including breathing techniques to achieve health and relaxation benefits. However, when certain joints are injured it can be a struggle to accomplish the various poses without inducing pain.     (more…)