Life gets better every day – Rogers finds Knoxville surgeon for life-changing procedure

Moments of joy can come from the strangest of circumstances. Lori Rogers’ laundry is a perfect example. She was going about the mundane task of folding clothes when she stopped to look at a pair of her shorts. She held them up, and that’s when she got that little burst of happiness. “Never in my […]

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3 Key Benefits of Visiting a Hemorrhoid Treatment Center

Premier Hemorrhoid Treatment Center’s specialist in nonsurgical hemorrhoid treatment, Dr. Stone Mitchell, reports about half the population will have hemorrhoids by the time they reach the age of 50. If you are currently suffering from hemorrhoids, here are 3 key benefits of visiting a hemorrhoid treatment center, like Premier Hemorrhoid Treatment Center in Knoxville. Hemorrhoid […]

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What are Symptoms of Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism?

The thyroid is a tiny, bowtie- shaped gland that controls hormones directly related to the body’s energy level. The thyroid regulates food digestion by secreting hormones into the blood stream and serves as the body’s thermostat for metabolism. It is normally located in the lower front of your neck. Thyroid hormone secreted by the gland […]

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Things you Need to Know When Diagnosed with Kidney Disease

Premier Surgical Vascular Access & Imaging Center is focused on providing exceptional care for patients and their families who have recently been diagnosed with kidney disease. Many people have little knowledge about kidney disease and its corresponding treatment until someone close to them receives a diagnosis.  The National Kidney Foundation is a great resource for learning […]

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Diagnostic Testing for Vascular Access: Ensuring Optimal Performance

If problems arise with vascular access during dialysis, the patient will not receive the full benefit of treatment. It is important to feel confident in your ability to care for your access and have a care team that thoroughly checks your access at every visit. Premier Surgical Vascular Access & Imaging in Knoxville places high […]

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What is Vascular Access?

Kidneys are bean-shaped organs responsible for extracting waste and excess water from your blood to form urine. Each day your kidneys process around 200 quarts of blood to filter out around 2 quarts of waste and extra water. In the event of kidney failure, your body will fill with the waste and excess water and […]

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The Amazing Secret of Hemorrhoid Relief

If you are suffering from hemorrhoids, which affect roughly half of the population by the age of 50, it is important that you consider seeing a hemorrhoid treatment specialist to devise the optimal treatment plan for you. Why? Two reasons: there’s no reason to let the problem persist, and you want to be confident your […]

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Consequences of Waiting to Treat Gallbladder Problems

Gallstones are stones formed in the gallbladder or bile duct and can range in size as small as a grain of sand or as large as a golf ball. When a gallstone leaves your gallbladder and blocks the passageway from your gallbladder to your intestine, it causes severe pain in the upper right part of […]

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East TN Amputee Creates Golf Event to Showcase Abilities of Disabled Athletes

Thirty years ago Dean Jarvis of Maryville had his leg amputated above the knee. After a battle with osteosarcoma earlier in his teens, Jarvis was determined he wouldn’t quit playing baseball and basketball despite the steel rod that now ran from his ankle to his hip. After three years of pushing himself, the rod snapped […]

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What no one tells you about hemorrhoid cream

Given how common hemorrhoids are, with over half the population suffering from them before the age of 50, it comes as no surprise that there are plenty of over-the-counter creams and other ointments for hemorrhoid relief. Unfortunately, these creams and ointments suffer from a fundamental issue when it comes to hemorrhoid treatment—they only provide temporary […]

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