BLOGS

Stingers and Neck Injuries

If you play contact sports, you’re probably familiar with the concept of a stinger. Also known as a burner, a stinger is the shock a person feels along their arm when they incur nerve damage. Usually, stingers only last a few seconds and the athlete quickly resumes play.... [read more]

By Roger Barnick 7-6-2021

Lets make a Health Connection Podcast 4 with Dr Roger Barnick

LHC- Hello there and welcome to “Let's make a Health Connection”, your Local Health Connect podcast series in Vancouver, Washington. In this series we interview and showcase the many healthcare providers and resources that are featured on our website, localhealthconnect.com. For those of you who don't know us yet,... [read more]

By Local Health Connect 6-23-2021

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HYSTERECTOMIES (BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK)

Real conversation with husband of my patient, after I had performed a hysterectomy: Me: Your wife’s hysterectomy went well. She is in recovery and you will be able to see her in an hour or so. Spouse: Great! Did you also take out her uterus? Me: Um, yeah.... [read more]

By CYNTHIA MCNALLY, M.D. 6-11-2021

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder We treat numerous musculoskeletal problems including “frozen shoulder.” Also known as adhesive capsulitis, frozen shoulder is a condition that involves stiffness in the shoulder joint. This happens when the tissue around the shoulder joint loses its synovial fluid, causing discomfort and limited mobility. The tissues in... [read more]

By Roger Barnick 6-5-2021

Lets make a Health Connection Podcast 3 with Dr. Cynthia McNally

Podcast Transcript LHC- Hello there and welcome to Let's make a Health Connection. Your Local Health Connect podcast series in Vancouver, Washington. In this series we interview and showcase the many healthcare providers and resources that are featured on our website localhealthconnect.com. For those of you who don't... [read more]

By Local Health Connect 6-3-2021

TO SUPPLEMENT OR NOT TO SUPPLEMENT, THAT IS THE QUESTION.

“Americans have the world’s most expensive urine.” This was the beginning of a lecture I heard a few years ago, and as I thought about my own oft-fluorescent urine, I had to agree. The lecturer was supporting the conventional Western medical belief that vitamins and supplements are not... [read more]

By Cynthia McNally MD 5-27-2021

PUDENDAL NEURALGIA (AKA THE MOST IMPORTANT CAUSE OF PELVIC PAIN THAT YOU HAVE NEVER HEARD OF)

I learn a lot from my patients. Sometimes, more than I would like to admit. Yes, we doctors may disparage our patients who consult Dr. Google before seeing us and there is a lot of misinformation out there. But sometimes we are reminded that most of our medical... [read more]

By Cynthia McNally MD 5-27-2021

WAIT, NO PELVIC EXAM?

There is so much confusion and misinformation when it comes to pelvic exams: what they entail, what they can and cannot diagnose, and how often they are necessary. In this time of telemedicine, people are surprised to learn that yes, actually, I can do many visits remotely. When... [read more]

By Cynthia McNally MD 5-27-2021

Lets make a Health Connection Podcast 2 with Heather Jolma Fray

Podcast Transcript LHC- Hello there and welcome to let's make a health connection. Your local health connect podcast series in Vancouver Washington. In this series we interview and showcase the many healthcare providers and resources that are featured on our website localhealthconnect.com. For those of you who don't know... [read more]

By Local Health Connect 5-20-2021

Lets make a Health Connection Podcast with Jocelyn Fitzgerald

Podcast Transcript- LHC- Hello there and welcome to "Let's make a Health Connection," your Local Health Connect podcast series in Vancouver, Washington. In this series we interview and showcase the many healthcare providers and resources that are featured on our website: localhealthconnect.com. For those of you who don't... [read more]

By Local Health Connect 5-6-2021