By Adam Pick on September 3, 2008
We’ve talked about “It” before…
By Adam Pick on August 29, 2008
I love a great teeth cleaning. You can ask Robyn (my wife)… She thinks I’m addicted to dental floss. That said, I was very interested to receive this question from Lynn.
By Adam Pick on August 15, 2008
Jenny must be tired of seeing my scar sprinkled throughout this website. She asks, “Adam – Do you have any pictures of incision scars for women who have had open heart surgery? I’m getting ready for open heart surgery and would like to see what my chest scar might look like.”
By Adam Pick on August 13, 2008
Don’t let the title of this blog fool you. There is no weird, sexy, fetish thing going on here. 🙂
By Adam Pick on August 5, 2008
Sometimes when I write these blogs, the process is effortless. I sit down. I start writing. And… POOF! Five, ten or fifteen minutes later I have a draft specific to the question or topic at-hand.
By Adam Pick on July 17, 2008
For most patients, open heart surgery recovery is filled with pain.
By Adam Pick on July 13, 2008
By Adam Pick on June 30, 2008
When I receive a patient or caregiver question that is unique and interesting, trust me… you are the first to read about it.
By Adam Pick on June 21, 2008
As a follow-up to my recent blog about cardiac rehabilitation exercises, Tony just asked me, “Is it okay to swim after open heart surgery? Do you swim? If so, how long did you wait to go swimming after your aortic valve replacement?”
By Adam Pick on June 18, 2008
Cardiac rehabilitation programs are a critical, and sometimes overlooked, part of heart surgery recovery. As my 2007 survey showed, only 51% of patients attended structured classes with cardiac rehab exercises during their recovery. In my opinion, that is a shame. I could go on-and-on about the physical and mental benefits of good cardiac rehabilitation programs.