Time is Elusive

As a Physician Assistant, I find myself reminding patients that healing take time. And I also find myself asking patients to give me time to figure things out. A sprained ankle or wrist can take 6-8 weeks before it feels back to 100%. Sometimes longer. Sometimes shorter. I remind patients that neck pain from whiplashContinue reading “Time is Elusive”

“How long?”

One of the most common questions I am asked is, “How long?” “How long do I need to take my blood pressure medicine?” “How long until I start feeling better?” “How long does it take until the medicine kicks in?” “How long?” The answer to this question is variable. It is dependent on the patient,Continue reading ““How long?””