Author: Dr. Rahul Desai

Food Allergies, Intolerances, and Self-Diagnosis

With gluten-free dining options proliferating and a constant stream of new milk substitutes on the grocery shelf, it would seem that diagnosis of food allergies...

Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies

An electromyogram (EMG) gauges the electrical activity of muscles at rest and during contraction. Nerve conduction studies (NCS) measure how well and how fast the...

Plantar Fasciopathy: When Orthotics and Night Splints Aren't Enough

Plantar fasciitis (more accurately called plantar fasciopathy) is a painful thickening of the plantar fascia or the thick band of connective tissue on the bottom...

The Neurostimulation Procedure

According to St. Jude Medical, "Chronic pain affects approximately 1.5 billion people worldwide—more than heart disease, cancer and diabetes combined. In the U.S., estimated costs...

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia- BPH: Alternative Therapies

Benign prostatic hyperplasia, also called BPH, benign prostatic hypertrophy, or benign prostatic obstruction, is a condition in men in which the prostate gland is enlarged...

Erectile Dysfunction-ED: The Role of Testosterone Therapy Combined with Medication

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a sexual dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop and/or maintain an erection, and it is very common. The UK's National...

Joint Inflammation and Pain: Ultrasound Guided Injections vs Blind (or Landmark) Guided Injections

Treatments for joint pain have multiplied as medical technology has advanced. One such advance is the replacement of traditional "blind" or landmark-guided injections (LMG) with...

Thyroid Management with Compounded T3T4

Thyroid management: American Thyroid Association asserts, "more than 12 percent of the U.S. population will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime." And, "an estimated 20...

Review: "The Dawning Age of Genetic Testing for Sports Injuries"

Most athletes view injuries as small obstacles that they must face now and again. Everyone takes a knock or two. But, some athletes face more...

The Athlete and Hormone Regulation

Can Hormone regulation help with athletics? Athletes should be aware of their hormone levels because it is impossible to train seriously and not affect your...
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The RestorePDX Difference

One of the biggest differences between RestorePDX and other musculoskeletal treatment facilities is that we treat the source of a patient’s issues, not just their symptoms...