About Dr. Don SelveyMy practice is focused on treating people who need medical care for acute and chronic disorders. What sets us apart is “how” we practice – taking time with each patient to understand not only the illness, but the patient needs. We talk with you, not to you. I am committed to treating every patient with courtesy and respect. If you don’t understand something I’ve said, the fault is mine – not yours – and I will explain it until you understand it well enough to explain it to someone else.
Thinking about having a baby? There are some things you need to know! Avoid alcohol! If a mom has more than a little sip of wine, beer or a mixed drink, the alcohol enters her bloodstream and goes to the baby. While her brain may be able to withstand this, her developing baby’s brain can’t handle it [...]
How is Fibromyalgia Treated? Despite the inconsistent medical opinions about Fibromyalgia, several treatment options have been found to be successful. Prescription Medications: Generally, NSAIDs (Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Naproxen sodium) are ineffective, and the potential risk of side-effects are significant. Still, some medications may work: Muscle relaxants Topical analgesics – the most effective will be uniquely formulated [...]
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, is a condition of women in which the ovaries produce excessive amounts of testosterone, sometimes thought of as a male hormone. This excess testosterone causes problems such as: Unwanted Hair Growth Menstrual Cycle Irregularities Weight Gain - particularly in the belly Acne What is Meant by "Cystic Ovaries"? The ovaries are the collection [...]
Pain may be thought of as a signal from some part of the body to the brain that there is an “insult” or “injury” to a tissue or body structure. The physiologic mechanisms of pain are fascinating to study, but miserable to experience. Very few people enjoy the experience of pain and most go to [...]
There remains a some controversy over the use of marijuana to treat some medical conditions, despite legalization several years ago. Some people may wonder if those who seek to be treated with medical marijuana are really just “pot-heads” or aging “hippies” looking for a way to be “legal” when using an illegal drug. Others may [...]