Entries by Michaela Good

12 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before Having Surgery

Millions of people undergo surgeries every year. But, while many procedures are routine, they are far from normal for the patients undergoing them. If you’ve never had surgery before (or even if you have) preparing for a procedure can be scary. Learning more about what to expect can help ease your nerves Whether you’re having […]

What You Need To Know When Choosing a Surgical Hospital

You need surgery, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to endure a grueling hospital stay. Plenty of surgeries can be done at surgical hospitals and this particular option often offers patients a better, more efficient experience. Don’t understand the difference between hospital surgery and surgical hospital surgery? Let us help to explain!

9 Eye-Opening Facts About Chronic Pain That You Need To Know

Do you suffer from chronic pain? If so, you’re not alone. Approximately 20 percent of American adults suffer from it, as well. Additionally, another eight percent suffer from high-impact chronic pain, which limits at least one major life activity. Is chronic pain a relatively new diagnosis for you? Or, do you have a hard time […]

Open MRI

If you recently visited your doctor, and the medical issue you presented with requires imaging, you might have been told to schedule an MRI. Although you may have heard of this particular diagnostic procedure, you might not be entirely sure what it entails. You’re not alone! MRI imaging is just one of dozens of diagnostic […]

Choosing Hospital vs. Surgical Hospital

Today’s world of healthcare offers an endless array of options. Medical conditions that were once addressed in an inpatient hospital setting, like orthopedic surgery, for example, can now utilize a variety of options (including outpatient procedures and surgical hospitals). But do you fully understand the options that are available to you? Let’s take a closer […]