Salima Dewani, FNP-C
Salima is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She attended Emory University where she received both her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2015 and her Masters of Science in Nursing in 2018. She graduated with Magna Cum Laude and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Her nursing background includes working at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Scottish Rite. Salima is passionate about educating patients, creating long – term patient focused relationships, helping patients achieve optimal health and delivering quality care to patients to help improve quality of life. During her free time, she loves to hike, do community service and spend time with her family.
Pain is a signal that something is wrong. If the pain is left untreated, the pain worsens and impacts the nervous system. When that happens, the pain becomes more than a sign or symptom; it becomes a separate condition.
Certain types of arthritis, like cervical spondylosis and rheumatoid arthritis, cause neck pain. Both conditions are a result of joint damage and can be managed through prescription and therapy. To find out which neck pain treatment in Phoenix is right for you, identify the root cause of your condition.
Few things are worse than waking up with foot pain – especially when you aren’t sure where it came from. Before you can treat foot pain, it is important to understand its cause. Visiting your podiatrist or orthopedic specialist is your best bet for determining what’s causing your pain. However, there are a few common problems that might be worth mentioning to them when you visit and might be behind your sudden discomfort.
The gut also houses over two-thirds of the immune system; if it is healthy, you are less prone to getting sick. Additionally, more than 90 percent of the body’s serotonin is produced in the gastrointestinal tract. Serotonin is an important neurotransmitter that regulates your mood, memory, sleep patterns and quality, appetite, and other bodily functions.
Cancer is a potentially-debilitating condition on its own. While treatment can save lives, it can also cause major pain. Understanding the cause of this pain can help with finding pain relief and pain management options that work.
Swimming is a low-impact exercise. It doesn’t put any strain on your back and spine because the water supports the body, which relieves stress on the joints. Doctors often recommend swimming as a form of therapy for patients with joint pain or severe back pain.