Welcome to my website

One of my favourite movies is The Princess Bride. A memorable quote for me is when The Dread Pirate Robert says: “Life is pain, anyone who tries to tell you differently is trying to sell you something.” That sentiment is one of the reasons I wanted to have a patient-focused website. I know that pain is part of our journey through … Read More

Rest: Is it the best medicine for concussion?

  The 4th International Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport indicates that cognitive and physical rest is the cornerstone of acute concussion treatment. While acknowledging that the supporting evidence is sparse, rest is recommended for 24 to 48 hours post-concussion. The period of rest is suggested to encompass reduced or limited cognitive, physical and social activities by restricting school attendance, … Read More

What about a cortisone shot doc?

Cortisone is a naturally occurring hormone that helps to regulate the body’s turnover of cells and other metabolism. It is part of the body’s response to stress. When chemically altered, it can be used as an injectable preparation to help with musculoskeletal problems, especially regional inflammation. Historically, cortisone has been used to deal with arthritic conditions of joints.   In … Read More