Electrocardiograms (also known as an EKG or ECG) is a completely painless test that measures the electrical activity of your heart. It records this electrical activity as short, wavy lines that dip up and down on graph paper. – For more information Click here
Pulmonary Function evaluations are a complete evaluation of the respiratory system including patient history, physical examinations, chest x-ray examinations, arterial blood gas analysis, and tests of pulmonary function. The primary purpose of pulmonary function testing is to identify the severity of pulmonary impairment. Pulmonary function testing has diagnostic and therapeutic roles and helps clinicians answer some general questions about patients with lung disease. For more information Click here
Audiometry Screening exam tests your ability to hear sounds. Sounds vary, based on their loudness (intensity) and the speed of sound wave vibrations (tone). More information Click here
24 Hour Cardiac Monitoring is a device commonly used to keep track of your heart rhythm. More information click here
Critical Care Assessments is a “non-invasive, fully automated computer-based system that provides Heart Rate Variability (HRV), blood pressure analysis, and Pulse Wave Velocity (PWV) analysis for a quantitative assessment of the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) and Autonomic Balance (sympathetic and parasympathetic),” For more information click here.
Autonomic Nervous System Testing measure how the systems in the body that are controlled by the autonomic nerves respond to stimulation. The data collected during testing will indicate if the autonomic nervous system is functioning as it should, or if nerve damage has occurred. More information Click Here
Diabetic Neuropathy Screening is usually diagnosed based on your symptoms, your medical history and a physical exam. During the exam, your doctor is likely to check your muscle strength and tone, tendon reflexes, and sensitivity to touch, temperature and vibration. Your doctor may also conduct tests that include: Filament test Vascular Studies with ABI index and waveform analysis
Skin Biopsies is a procedure in which a sample of skin tissue is removed, processed, and examined under a microscope. Several different methods may be used to obtain a skin sample, depending on the size and location of the abnormal area of skin, called a skin lesion. More information Click Here
Skin tag removal may be snipped off with a scalpel or surgical scissors. Some moles can be “shaved” off flush with the skin. Other moles may have cells that go underneath the skin, so your doctor might make a deeper cut to remove the entire mole and prevent it from growing back.
Microdermabrasion is a very popular, machine-assisted skin-exfoliating treatment. Microdermabrasion has advantages of low risk and rapid recovery compared to the other more invasive resurfacing methods such as dermabrasion, chemical peeling, and laser resurfacing. Since microdermabrasion produces only a very superficial depth of skin removal, it works best on improving conditions on the surface of the skin such as early photoaging (sun damage), fine lines, age spots, acne, and superficial scarring, although the results are not dramatic. Although the face is the most common area for microdermabrasion, any skin area, including neck, chest, back, and hands, may be treated. Microdermabrasion is sometimes referred to as “microderm,” lunchtime peel, Parisian Peel, and Diamond Peel.
Osteopathic manipulation or OMT, is hands-on care. It involves using the hands to diagnose, treat, and prevent illness or injury. Using OMT, your osteopathic physician will move your muscles and joints using techniques including stretching, gentle pressure and resistance.
Ingrown toenail removal (onychocryptosis, unguis incarnatus) are frequently encountered in both general practice and specialty clinics, and, thus, a fundamental level of understanding of the development and management of the condition, including knowledge of the nail anatomy, is useful.
The nail plate, or the nail proper, consists of the body, which is the exposed portion, and the root, which is the proximal portion covered by a fold of skin called the eponychium. The cuticle is the most distal edge of the eponychium. The nail plate rests on a continuation of the stratum germinativum, called the nail bed. The nail walls are the segments of skin that overhang the lateral edges of the nail, which attach within the sterile matrix. The germinal matrix runs from an area just distal to the lunula to several millimeters proximal and deep to the eponychium. The germinal matrix is likely solely responsible for longitudinal growth of the nail.