Posts Tagged: UofL Physicians

When should I visit a sports medicine doctor?

Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a committed athlete, aches, pains and injuries are often part of the game. But when serious accidents or more run-of-the-mill repetitive stress injuries happen, who should you see? Your general practitioner, or a sports-medicine specialist? I often answer that question based on frequency. You should see a sports medicine…
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When a tick bite is Lyme disease

The outdoors are full of ticks that bite. But how do you know when you’ve been bitten with a tick infected with Lyme disease? Lyme disease is a serious infection that looks and acts very differently than the typical discomfort of a tick bite. And it infects an estimated 300,000 people a year, according to…
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Benefits of telehealth

Telehealth became a necessity for patients to be able to have an appointment and “see” their provider during COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders. We have learned from our practices and providers who adapted to telehealth early, such as psychiatry, and through our nearly 25,000 telehealth appointments held during the last three months that there are many…
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Stroke: Every moment counts

When it comes to a stroke, recognizing the symptoms can make all the difference. A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is cut off  When this happens, brain cells can die or be damaged. As a stroke happens, there are signs and recognizing these signs can help increase your chance of recovery. In…
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