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Welcome to the Patient Education Library of Prime Medical Associates

We invite you to explore our comprehensive list of resources and educational materials designed to help educate you about the various medical conditions treated by this practice. Simply click on a topic below to learn more.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your condition or treatment, please feel free to contact Prime Medical Associates in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. To request an appointment, use our secure online appointment request form.

This information is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It should not be used in place of an individual consultation, examination or the medical advice of your doctor. This information should not be relied upon to determine a diagnosis or course of treatment.

A Guide To Arthroscopy
Acoustic Neuroma
Acute Stress Disorder
Allergies
Anal Cancer
Anaphylaxis & Anaphylactic Shock
Anemia
Ankle Replacement
Ankle Sprain & Instability
Anorexia Nervosa
Anterior Hip Replacement
Aortic Aneurysm
Appendicitis
Aquatic Therapy
Arachnoid Cyst - Brain & Spinal Cord
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)- Brain
Arthritis
Artificial Lumbar Disc Replacement
Asthma
Astrocytoma - Common CNS Tumor
Athletes Foot
Atrial Fibrillation
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
Bacterial Vaginosis - Vaginal Infection
Balance Retraining and Vestibular Rehabilitation
Balanced Diet and Nutrition
Bile Duct Cancer
Binge-Eating Disorder
Bipolar Disorder
Bite Injuries - Animal Bites
Bite Injuries - Human Bites
Bladder Cancer
BOTOX® Cosmetics
Brain Tumors
Breast Cancer
Breast Examination
Breast Reduction for Men with Gynecomastia
Bronchitis
Bruises - Contusions
Bulimia
Bunion
Burns
Carcinoid Cancer
Cardiac Arrhythmia - Irregular Heartbeat
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Endoscopic Release Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Open Release Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
Cartilage Tears
Cavernous Malformation - Blood Vessel Mass
Celiac Sprue
Cervical Cancer
Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease - Spinal Cord and Nerve Compression
Cervical Radiculopathy - Cervical Nerve Compression
Cervical Spondylitic Myelopathy - Spinal Cord Compression
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Cluster Headache
Coccydynia - Tailbone Pain
Colon and Rectal Polyps
Colon Cancer
Colonoscopy
Common Cold
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) - Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
Computed Tomography (CT)
Concussion (TBI)
Conjunctivitis - Inner Eyelid Infection
Constipation
Contact Dermatitis
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Contraception - Birth Control Methods
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) - Blood Clots in Deep Veins
Degenerative Disc Disease - Spine Degeneration
Depression
Diabetes - Gestational
Diabetes - Type 1
Diabetes - Type 2 & Pre-Diabetes
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetic Foot
Diarrhea
Dysmenorrhea - Painful Periods
Earache
Echocardiogram
Eczema
Electrocardiogram - ECG
Electromyography (EMG) - Nerve Test
Endometriosis
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Environmental Allergy
Epidural Injections - Upper Back (Thoracic)
Epilepsy
Erectile Dysfunction
Female Reproductive System: An Overview
Fibromyalgia
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Flu and Flu Shots
Food Allergies
Food Poisoning
Fractures
Gallbladder Disease/Gallstones
Gas and Bloating
Gastroenteritis
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
GERD (Reflux)
Glaucoma
Gout
Hair Loss
Hand Therapy
Hearing Loss & Deafness: An Overview
Heart Attack - Myocardial Infarction (MI)
Heart Disease
Heel Cracks
Hemangioblastoma - Brain & Spinal Cord
Hepatitis B and C
Hernia
Herniated Disc Cervical/ACDF - Slipped Disc in the Neck
Hiatal Hernia
High Blood Pressure - Hypertension (HTN)
High Cholesterol - Dyslipidemia
Hip Fracture - ORIF
HIV and AIDS
Hives
Hyperthyroidism
Hypothyroidism
Idiopathic Hypersomnia - Sleeping 10+ hours
Incontinence - Urine
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Crohn's Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Ulcerative Colitis
Ingrown Toenails
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Insect Sting Allergy
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Lacerations (Cuts & Scratches)
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Resection
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Liver Cancer
Low Back Pain
Lower GI Series /Barium Enema
Lung Cancer
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Menopause
Menorrhagia - Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
Menstruation
Metabolic Syndrome
Metastatic Brain Tumor
Metrorrhagia - Abnormal Bleeding
Middle Ear Infection - Otitis Media
Migraine Headache
Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement - Arthroplasty
Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement - Arthroplasty
Minimally Invasive Lateral Access Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Posterior Fusion Spine Surgery
Mouth Piercings and Jewelry
Napping
Narcolepsy
Neck Pain
Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) Test
Neuromuscular Re-education
Neuropathy - Nerve Pain
Nightmares
Nocturia - Excessive Nighttime Urination
Nosebleeds
Obesity & Sleep: Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (OHS)
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Occupational Therapy: An Overview
Older Adults and Sleep Problems
Orthotics
Osteoporosis
Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian Cyst
Overactive Bladder - Severe Overactive Bladder
Pain Management - An Overview
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatitis
Panic Disorder
Pap Smear
Partial Knee Replacement
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Peripheral Artery Disease - Poor Circulation
Peripheral Neuropathy
Phantom Limb Pain
Physical Therapy: An Overview
Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy
Pneumonia
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Preeclampsia
Pregnancy: What to Expect
Pregnancy: An Overview- Early Signs and Symptoms
Premenstrual Syndrome - PMS
Preparing for Surgery
Progressive Strengthening
Prostate Cancer
Psoriasis
Rashes
Rectal Cancer
Restless Legs Syndrome
Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand
Rosacea
Rotator Cuff Tear & Repair
Sciatica
Scoliosis - Curvature of the Spine
Seborrhea
Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Females
Shingles
Shoulder Rehabilitation
Sinusitis
Skin Cancer
Skin Cancer - Melanoma
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Deprivation
Sleep Walking
Sleep: How it Works
Snoring
Sore Throat
Spinal Cord Tumors
Spinal Stenosis
Sports Medicine and Fitness Training
Sprains & Strains
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Flu
Strep Throat
Stroke - CVA
Swallowing Disorders
Swimmer's Ear - Otitis Externa
Swine Flu - Influenza
Syncope - Fainting
Tendonitis
Tennis Elbow - Lateral Epicondylitis
Tension Headache
The Digestive System/How it works
The Eyes: How They Work
The Heart: How it Works
The Liver - How it Works
Thyroid Cancer
Tibia Fracture - Broken Shinbone
TMJ Disorder
Toe Fracture
Toenail Fungus
Tonsillitis
Total Hip Replacement
Total Knee Replacement
Total Shoulder Replacement
Ulcers
Upper GI Endoscopy
Upper GI Series/ Barium Swallow
Urinary Tract Infection - Bladder Infection
Vertigo
Virtual Colonoscopy
Vomiting
Warts
Weight Management
Whiplash
Whiplash - Chiropractic Treatment
Women and Sleep Problems
Wrist Fracture - Open Reduction and Internal or External Fixation
X-Rays
Yeast Infection - Vaginal