Did you know that colon cancer is the third most common type of cancer diagnosed in men and women in the United States today? The good news is awareness and simple action can provide a high dose of prevention.Read More
Arthritis is a topic people want to learn more about, which is why the Providence Little Company of Mary's Center for Health Education held a public forum on arthritis education. Dr. Albert Reff was asked to be a guest presenter during the forum and was able to provide people with answers to their osteoarthritis concerns.Read More
During the past several years, much has been written about a preparation called platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and its potential effectiveness in the treatment of injuries.
Many famous athletes — Tiger Woods, tennis star Rafael Nadal, and several others — have received PRP for various problems, such as sprained knees and chronic tendon injuries. These types of conditions have typically been treated with medications, physical therapy, or even surgery. Some athletes have credited PRP with their being able to return more quickly to competition.Read More