Adam Husney MD


Advance-and-cut method of fishhook removal

If medical help is not available to remove a fishhook, this method is an option. If removal of the fishhook is too painful, seek medical care. Step A Determine that the fishhook is deeply embedded and cannot be removed by the string-pull method. Use ice or cold water to numb the area. Step B Push the hook the rest of…

Spinal Stenosis: Cervical

When the spinal canal becomes narrower (stenosis), the spinal cord and/or nerve roots get squeezed.

Finding Good Footwear

The following tips on good footwear may prevent toe, foot, or ankle problems or injuries. Have your feet measured regularly. The size of your feet may change as you grow older. Have both feet measured. Often one foot is larger than the other. The shoes should be fitted to the larger foot. Don’t choose shoes based on the…

Temporary Confusion or Decreased Alertness

Many health problems cause confusion or decreased alertness. It is not unusual for a person who is sick to be sleepy or confused when he or she wakes up. But extreme sleepiness may be a symptom of a more serious health problem. Confusion may range from mild to severe. Symptoms of confusion may include: Jumbled or…