Dr. Jay's Blog

Tech Neck Torture..

Date: September 17, 2020 | Time: 8:45am | Posted By: Dr. Jay Cullinane

The neck pain, stiffness and headache you get after using your smart phone for a while has become known as "tech neck." Similar symptoms can occur when you slouch or strain your neck while using a computer. The use of mobile devices can lead to pain in the elbow, wrist and hand. People have started calling these symptoms "text claw, iPad hand and selfie elbow." Upper back pain, shoulder pain and eye pain are also possibly caused by tech neck..... <view entire article>





Gastric Bypass Surgery Is Not A Magic Bullet..

Date: August 17, 2020 | Time: 7:37am | Posted By: Dr. Jay Cullinane

In 2017-2018, 42.4% of adults in the US were obese. By comparison, in 1960, 12% of men and 16% of women between the ages of 20 and 74 years old were obese. Obesity is a major contributor to diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer and other diseases. It is also a major risk factor for severe cases of infection from COVID-19. Being overweight is also a major contributor to disease. Losing just 5% of your weight if you are obese can dramatically.... <view entire article>