Knowledge Base

  • When may your thigh pain be something to be more concerned about?

  • Published on Mar 07 2016

    Injuries to the legs are common among athletes and active individuals and most problems seem to be of little concern for the majority of people. This is justly so, as most conditions resolve on their own and do not warrant further attention. However, sometimes leg injuries may seem to be more... Read More

  • Caffeine: Can it help you achieve your best athletic performance?

  • Published on Mar 07 2016

    Caffeine is the most consumed stimulant, which is socially acceptable in the world, with approximately 90% of the adult population consuming caffeine each day. It is rapidly absorbed through the gastoinestinal tract into the bloodstream, reaching peak concentrations in approximately one hour.... Read More

  • Gentlemen! How well do YOU know your testicles?!

  • Published on Mar 02 2016

    No man thinks this can happen to him, but could this be testicular cancer?

    Testicular Cancer is the most common malignancy (aka cancer) in men of ages 15-34; and is responsible for approximately 1% of all cancers in men. It is estimated that roughly 8,500 new cases of... Read More

  • What does Wellness mean at SSMI?

  • Published on Feb 25 2016

    At SSMI, we have a wellness exam for each patient.  From the Executive Wellness to the Medicare Wellness to a general wellness exam, one must find what is 'their' true defintion to their individual wellness.

    1. “Wellness is a multidimensional state of being describing the existence... Read More

  • Exercise as a Treatment for Osteoporosis

  • Published on Feb 22 2016

    Physicians are constantly encouraging their patients to exercise. We all know it helps our hearts, joints, and muscles. But can exercise really benefit someone with osteoporosis? Truth is, it can!

    Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by significant loss of bone... Read More

  • When Is Muscle Soreness Dangerous?

  • Published on Feb 17 2016

    All of us have felt sore after a workout. That soreness is generally a good sign that our workout was effective. But can soreness ever be dangerous? In some circumstances it can.

    Rhabdomyolosis is a serious medical condition that can be associated with sore... Read More