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Diagnostic Imaging Saves Lives

Diagnostic Imaging Saves Lives

Medical imaging technology has revolutionized health care over the past 30 years, allowing doctors to find disease earlier and improve patient outcomes. Whether you are a young child with cancer or a grandmother who just wants to make sure she’s in good health, medical imaging helps you detect and diagnose disease at its earliest, most treatable stages and guides physicians …

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The Life-Threatening Complications of Diabetic Foot Wounds

The Life-Threatening Complications of Diabetic Foot Wounds

Michael J. Petrocelli, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S., C.W.S.P. Board Certified Ankle and Foot Surgeon and Board Certified Wound Care Specialist Millions of folks that have diabetes will suffer from diabetic foot ulcers more than once in their lifetimes.  Diabetes is a progressive disease that is often not taken seriously enough; this is due in part to its increasingly growing diagnosis and commonality.  This …

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Back to School—It’s Time for Physicals!

Back to School—It’s Time for Physicals!

Gearing up for sending your kids back to school means shopping for school supplies, perhaps buying some new clothing and more importantly, getting your child’s school and sports physical examinations completed. Students that are preparing to be involved in any sports-related activities must have a sports physical.  Certain schools require the examinations to be given a few weeks before participating in …

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Adults with Disabilities: Physical Activity is for Everybody

Physical activity is important for all people but essential for people with disabilities. Life Care Center of Estero wants to help. We offer physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy services along with state of the art facilities.  These therapies can help people with disabilities improve function and overall health through education and exercise programs. We would love to consult with …

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An Alternative to Surgery for Back Pain

By Debra K. Brinker, RN The majority of us will suffer from a condition associated with back pain at some point in our lives. A common misconception is that if you have pain, you should first get an MRI and a surgical consultation. But back pain should not be an automatic indication that these drastic steps are necessary. The body has …

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Back to School, Back to the Doctor

The countdown is on, and parents and kids alike are feeling the pressure to get ready for school – there are school supplies to be bought, first-day outfits to be chosen, and anxieties to be calmed. But that’s not the end of the list. A great start to the school year also means the healthiest start possible. Whether your child …

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Should I Stay or Should I Go

Should I Stay or Should I Go

By Dale Klaus and Reube Doupé – Klaus Doupé, PA By far, the most common question asked by new clients is whether or not they should stay or leave the marital home.  This issue has far reaching practical implications for the spouses, but is not very complicated legally. At the outset, note that Florida law allows every person the right to …

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Volunteering Tied to Longevity

Volunteering Tied to Longevity

By Greg Pascucci A recent article in AARP, The Magazine highlighted the importance of older adults volunteering. “Planning to Live to 100? Volunteer!” linked being of service to others with lower mortality rates and less depression. And, as the article mentioned, the older the volunteer, the greater the personal benefits of volunteering. At The Carlisle Naples, opportunities abound for residents …

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Advanced Treatment for Alcoholism and Depression

By Dr. Robert Pollack Drinking alcohol has become extremely common in our society, and with that acceptance and desensitization of the harmful effects, comes much more alcohol abuse than most people are aware of, or willing to acknowledge. There are some benefits to moderate drinking, but the problem is that with the social aspect of drinking, many people are becoming more …

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Back to School & Oral Health: A Window to Your Overall Health

Back to School & Oral Health

Ricardo S. Bocanegra, D.D.S. Your oral health is more important than you may realize. Get the facts about how the health of your mouth, teeth and gums may affect your general health. Did you know that your oral health can offer clues about your overall health? Or that problems in your mouth can affect the rest of your body? Understand …

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