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roger-kasendorf-do-The Power of Anti-Inflammatory Foods and Diets: A Path to Wellness
April 4, 2024

The Power of Anti-Inflammatory Foods and Diets: A Path to Wellness

Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury or illness. Still, when it becomes chronic, it can lead to various health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, and even cancer. Fortunately, incorporating anti-inflammatory foods into your diet can help mitigate inflammation and promote overall well-being. From vibrant fruits and vegetables to omega-3-rich fish and […]

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Infectious Arthropathies
March 23, 2024

Infectious Arthropathies Septic Arthritis, Lyme Disease & Rheumatic Fever | Roger Kasendorf, D.O.

Septic Arthritis • Clinical Picture:– Rapid onset of moderate to severe joint pain, erythema, and decreased ROM– Monoarticular– Leukocytosis– Knee most common joint For read more, click the file:

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Ulnar Neuropathy
March 23, 2024

Ulnar Neuropathy | Roger Kasendorf, D.O. | Lyn Weiss, M.D.

Background  2ndmost common entrapment neuropathy of upper extremity1-Carpal Tunnel Syndrome  Compression most common at elbow (cubital tunnel), then at wrist (Guyon’s canal). For read more, click the file:

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Tennis Elbow/Golfer’s Elbow
March 23, 2024

Tennis Elbow/Golfer’s Elbow | Roger Kasendorf, D.O.

Tennis Elbow For read more, click the file:

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Spinal Muscle Atrophy
March 23, 2024

Spinal Muscle Atrophy | Dr. Roger Kasendorf

History ◼1890-G. Werdnig described for the first time the classic infantile form of SMA.◼Werdnig, and Hoffman, in 1891, reported cases of muscular dystrophy occurring in infants that were otherwise similar to cases of muscular dystrophy found in older children and adults (eg, Duchenne muscular dystrophy)◼1956-Kugelberg and Welander described the less severe form of SMA. For […]

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
March 23, 2024

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) | Roger Kasendorf, DO

WHAT IS IT? ◼“Application technique in musculoskeletal medicine utilizing concentrated healing components of patient’s own blood-reintroduced into specific site-to regenerate tissue and speed the healing process.” –Crane, Everts, Practical Pain Management Volume 8, Issue 1, Jan/Feb 2008 For read more, click the file:

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Opioid Pain Management
March 23, 2024

Opioid Pain Management | Roger Kasendorf, DO | Associate Program Director | Long Beach Medical Center

INTRODUCTION • Increased awareness to public and physicians concerning pain management• Many advancements in past 2 decades.• Increased headlines concerning opioid abuse and addiction• Successful cases brought againstphysicians for over prescribing AND underprescribing necessary uploads. For read more, click the file:

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Hip Disorders
March 23, 2024

Hip Disorders | Dr. Kasendorf | Dr. Sohal

Hamstring Strain •General:–Predisposing factors•Poor flexibility•Exercise fatigue•Poor conditioning–Normal Hamstring to quadriceps ratio: 3:5–Injuries occur during the eccentric phase of muscle contraction–Grade I (strain) to Grade III (complete tear) For read more, click the file:

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PAIN PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
March 23, 2024

BASIC PAIN PATHOPHYSIOLOGY and why the medications we prescribe work!

CATEGORIES OF PAIN•Nociceptive•Inflammatory•Neuropathic•Centralized For read more, click the file:

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roger-kasendorf-do-The Power of Anti-Inflammatory Foods and Diets: A Path to Wellness
March 5, 2024

Embracing the Pet Person Lifestyle: Benefits, Responsibilities, and Joy

Are you a pet person? You know, the type of individual whose heart swells at the sight of a furry friend, whose day is brightened by a wagging tail or a purring cat? Being a pet person is more than just owning a pet; it’s a lifestyle, a commitment, and a source of immense joy. […]

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