Blog Archive

Is Back Pain Normal As You Age? Nov 1st, 2019

Especially as you get older, it’s common to experience back problems. Your back is made up of a lot of complicated moving parts, and your spine supports your body mass as you stand, sit, and move. Because of this, you might take a lot of risks with your back over...

Getting Active Again After a Rotator Cuff Tear Oct 1st, 2019

If you play tennis or golf every chance you get, you could develop shoulder pain from a torn rotator cuff. If you have a rotator cuff tear, the team of medical professionals at Ani Medical Group can help. They specialize in diagnosing and treating rotator cuff injuries. Their aim is...

5 Common Sports Injuries (And How To Prevent Them) Sep 1st, 2019

Whether you’re a weekend warrior, a regular exerciser, or a sports-league star, you’re at risk of injury if you play sports. Here are some of the most common sports injuries and what you should do if you get hurt. 1. Sprains Sprains are common even for people who don’t play...

Is It Back Pain or a Herniated Disc? Aug 2nd, 2019

With back pain affecting as many as 85% of adult Americans at some point in their lives, it’s likely that you’re acquainted with your own aches and discomfort. While there are many causes behind back pain, herniated discs are a common one.  But how do you know if a herniated...

Here's How Your Shoe Choice Affects Your Physical Health Jul 29th, 2019

Which shoes you choose to wear can significantly affect your everyday health. Poorly designed or ill-fitting shoes can lead to shor- and long-term health problems. Even if your pain or discomfort isn't located in your feet, your footwear could be causing serious physical pain elsewhere in your body. At Ani...

Returning To Sports After ACL Surgery May 22nd, 2019

“When can I play ball again?” It’s a common question athletes ask after they have anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, surgery. We understand your desire to get back to the field or court and help usher your team to victory. Yet, going back too soon can cause serious damage to...

5 Noninvasive Tests that Measure the Health of Your Heart (Stress test, Echocardiogram, EKG, Holter Apr 25th, 2019

It’s understandably stressful to experience symptoms that might be related to your heart. Thankfully, many diagnostic studies can measure your heart health, help pinpoint a potential concern, and guide your cardiologist in developing an effective treatment strategy. Board-certified cardiologist Mohamad Salim Ani, MD, FACC, practicing at Ani Medical Group in...

3 Nonsurgical Solutions for Remedying a Herniated Disc Mar 14th, 2019

A herniated disc is one of those conditions that can hijack your life, making even the smallest movement a source of agony. In fact, low back pain (and 95% of herniated discs occur in your lumbar spine) is one of the leading causes of missed workdays in the United States....

When Does Arthritis Require Knee Replacement Surgery? Feb 7th, 2019

Surgery sounds scary, but knee surgery to resolve arthritis pain can help you get your life back. If medications, physical therapy, and joint injections fail to resolve your pain, knee surgery is the logical next step. A full knee replacement means the doctors at Ani Medical Group remove the damaged...