If A Bunion Is Adversely Affecting Your Life, You Have Options
A common misconception is that bunions are just a simple overgrowth of bone that can be simply “shaved off.”
In reality, however, bunions are complex deformities caused by an unstable joint in the middle of the foot. With an unstable foundation, the bone can rotate out of alignment and form the painful “bump” at the base of the big toe. They can cause a lot of pain and become debilitating.
Meet Daniel J. Lee, MD, 2nd Generation ENT Physician
“I was born and raised in Mason City, went to high school here, and then ultimately ended up going to St. Olaf College in Minnesota ... I finished my training at the University of Iowa for both medical school and residency. As I was finishing my training, I knew I wanted to come back here to the Mason City
May is Arthritis Awareness Month
It’s a good time to educate yourself on this leading cause of work disability in the United States. Arthritis is an often painful and sometimes debilitating condition that effects more than 30% of the US adult population according to the CDC.
Millions of Americans Enjoy Better Health and a More Active, Pain-free Life Thanks to Joint Replacement Surgery.
According to the National Institutes of Health, total joint replacement surgery “is one of the most cost-effective and successful interventions in medicine” with over a million people opting to undergo the procedure each year...
Have You Had Too Many Bladder Accidents?
A Woman's Guide to Treating Urinary Incontinence
Bladder accidents are more common than you think. With more than 200 million people in the world suffering from involuntary bladder leakage every day, urinary incontinence is not something to be embarrassed about or a condition you must accept because of your age...
Look As Young As You Feel
Being dissatisfied with how you look can color and shape every part of your life. And though self-esteem is a function of the mind-not the mirror-studies show that improving appearance improves confidence, attitude, personality, and relationships...
Can Your Chronic Pain Problems Be Eliminated with the Right Treatment?
Advances in interventional pain management techniques are helping millions of pain sufferers improve their everyday lives.
Can they help you?