Monthly Archives: September 2013

Health Advisory Lifted for Dorena Reservoir-FINALLY!

  Reduced blue-green algae levels confirmed A health advisory issued July 25 for Dorena Reservoir – located six miles east of Cottage Grove in Lane County – was lifted today by the Oregon Health Authority. The advisory was prompted by high levels of blue-green algae found at the lake’s shoreline. Water monitoring has confirmed reduced… Read more »

Latest on Upcoming Spine Summit

Lots of medical professionals are lining up their schedules in order to get those desired “CME”s! More details are being released about this fall’s Spine Summit, sponsored by the NeuroSpine Foundation and Drs Scott Kitchel and Chris Noonan. The date is: Saturday, October 12, 2013 It will be held at the Hilton-Eugene Time: 7 am-2… Read more »

We See Lots of Patients with Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

and now a new study out of Sweden indicates that steroid shots can help relieve the symptoms of carpel tunnel….but only temporarily. In fact, three quarters of patients who were initially helped by the injections, ended up getting surgery.   Carpel tunnel syndrome occurs due to pressure on a nerve that runs from the forearm… Read more »