Resources for patients
The web sites below are not affiliated with Dr. Carstens or Southern Tier Medical PLLC, and are provided for informational purposes only. This information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
"There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self." Aldous Huxley
Spine Health is a peer-reviewed site for independent information about neck and back pain.
Walking: A Step in the Right Direction is one of many useful resources from the Weight Control Information Network, part of NIDDK (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
www.learnaboutyourpain.com is a place for patients to go for accurate information about multiple chronic illnesses.
Learn more about Dr. Carstens's specialty, physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Chronic pain can lead to anxiety and depression and vice versa. Learn more about this pain cycle.