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Painful, Swollen Legs When You Travel? Time for a Vein Evaluation

Painful, Swollen Legs When You Travel? Time for a Vein Evaluation

By Patrick Nero, MD, FACS, RPVI Modern air travel can be challenging for any number of reasons – long lines, cramped seats, and poor customer service to name a few. At Vein Specialists, many of our patients have a hard time with air travel for other reasons. They have a hard time sitting for prolonged periods and develop leg swelling and …

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You Don’t Need to Leave the Country to Experience a Unique World: Visit the Americana of IL, MO, KS, OK, TX, NM, AZ, and CA on Route 66

You Don’t Need to Leave the Country to Experience a Unique World

Connie Moody, CTA, DS is a travel and cruise specialist, but when it comes to notable trips, she’s quick to talk about the iconic and historic Route 66. Connie made the eight state journey by motor coach, which she split into two different trips. Although many people enjoy taking the voyage straight through, Connie felt that she would benefit from spending …

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Long-Term Care for Medicaid Planning

Long-Term Care for Medicaid Planning

Did you know that one of the biggest risks to your future estate plan in Florida is long term medical care costs? By Steven J. Gibbs, Esq. This is also the planning concern that is most often missed or ignored by planners. There are only a few ways to plan for these costs and one way that can be effective …

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It’s Time to Give Aquatic Therapy a Try

It's Time to Give Aquatic Therapy a Try

Have you thought about aquatic therapy for strengthening weak joints and muscles? If not, it is time to consider getting in the water. The list of aquatic therapy benefits is impressive and patients consistently achieve their functional goals after completing a series of sessions. Aquatic therapy is gaining popularity as folks are realizing what an amazing tool water can be …

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Preventing Cancer by Watching your Weight

Preventing Cancer by Watching your Weight

Cancer is something that feared and we would like to do what we can to prevent cancer if that is possible.   There is so much that is not known about all the factors that come together to cause cancer in an individual but there are known lifestyle risk factors we indeed have control over and can limit our exposures to.  The …

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NEW THERAPY FOR CHRONIC LYME DISEASE

NEW THERAPY FOR CHRONIC LYME DISEASE

By Dr. Robert Gilliland, DC Fatigue – Sleep Impairment – Joint Pain – Muscle Aches – Other Pain – Depression Brain Fog – Neuropathy – Headaches – Heart Related If Lyme disease is not diagnosed and treated early, the spirochetes can spread and may go into hiding in different tissues in the body;  the brain, the central nervous system, muscles …

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Men Find Camaraderie and Special Bond at The Carlisle

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By Greg Pascucci Research indicates that the aging process is different for men and women. Not only are the responses from the body different but so is the male/female psychology on getting older. According to a study, older men cited the following concerns about aging: Independence—The Boomer Project, a leading authority on insights about the 50+ market, revealed that 90 percent …

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Improving Vision Health Cataract Awareness Month

Improving Vision Health Cataract Awareness Month

Courtesy of Physicians Regional Medical Group Cataract Awareness Month is a great time to step up in helping to educate and drive people to seek treatment for one of the leading causes of vision loss and blindness in the United States. 1According to a Prevent Blindness® study, nearly 25.7 million Americans ages 40 and older have cataract and the number will …

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Neuromas: A Painful Foot Condition

Neuromas: A Painful Foot Condition

Dr. Michael J. Petrocelli, More than 75% of people in the United States will experience foot disorders. A large percentage of these individuals are in the aging population, but other factors can contribute to foot pain, like standing on your feet for extended periods of time, ill-fitting shoes, hereditary and genetic disorders, excessive exercise, trauma, and diseases. However, one of the …

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Let’s Join the NSC in Raising Awareness

Let’s Join the NSC in Raising Awareness

The National Safety Council (NSC) traditionally hosts National Safety Month every June to promote safety throughout the country, and this year’s focus is on reducing the leading causes of injury and death in our communities: • Emergencies • Wellness (or lack thereof) • Falls • Driving While groups of all ages have opportunities to enhance personal safety in each of these …

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