Inexpensive and simple tips to treat your foot pain

One of the most common causes of foot and heel pain is called plantar fasciitis. The pain is caused by inflammation of the tissue (plantar fascia) that are at the bottom of the foot and connect the heal bone to the toes. For most people the pain is worse when they start walking. As with […]

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A Holistic Approach to Chronic Pain

There have been significant advances in understanding the physiology that have not equaled improvement in treatments of chronic pain for many patients. Most patients report that their treatments are poor to fair overall. With patients reporting an average around 30% effective in improving pain–which is about what you see with placebo treatment. Even if a […]

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Anti-inflammatory Lifestyle

There are many different diets and trends that saturate the Internet nowadays, and sometimes we don’t know what is good to follow and what is not. The CDC has wording that states, “It’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle.” Take-home point is that one should look at the long haul and ask “can I eat […]

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A rare bird: An Osteopathic Physician in St. Louis

Since opening up Kathmandu Clinic, my personalized private medical clinic, I recently found out that I am one of only a handful of physicians in the St. Louis area that provides Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT). “What is OMT and osteo-whos-it medicine?” I get this question quite frequently! Osteopathic medicine was founded in 1892 in Kirksville, […]

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Home visits

I wanted to share my first home visit experience. But first… if you have paid attention to the pictures or been in my office, you know that that there is a pretty blue OMM table (people use OMT and OMM interchangeably and sometimes it gets confusing: osteopathic manipulative therapy versus medicine…I am over explaining this because […]

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