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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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Using Omega-3 Supplements to Treat Dry Eyes

Using Omega-3 Supplements to Treat Dry Eyes

By Anne-Marie Chalmers, MD If you stare at a computer screen all day, have reached the plus-55-years-old stage of life and have had a cataract operation, it’s likely you have all the makings of a serious dry eye problem. And you are not alone. Americans spend an astounding $3.8 billion on dry eye symptom relief every year. Unfortunately, the majority of …

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PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE RECOVERY OF HOMESTEAD EXPENSES

PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE RECOVERY OF HOMESTEAD EXPENSES

By James W. Mallonee It is well known that Florida law protects homeowners against forced sale from creditors.  This also holds true when the owner of his or her primary Florida residence dies leaving judgment holders waiting to be paid.  The protection against forced sale of a decedent’s homestead to pay creditors also passes to the heirs who inherit the homestead.  …

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5 Ways to Cure Stress

5 Ways to Cure Stress

By Teri Claassen “I just want to go back to bed and get away from all of it. I can’t handle this stress!” Complaints to resolve, picking kids up from practice, returning the text from my friend who feels like I’m ignoring her, mediating the explosive fight between my kids, making a meal for the teacher who just had a …

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Don’t Pursue Your Passion

Don’t Pursue Your Passion

By Alex Anderson There is a danger in pursuing your passion… it assumes that you can only have one. This drove me nuts in a reversed kind of way. I knew what my passion or calling was…to be a minister. The only problem was…so was being an entrepreneur, musician, writer, father and husband. The pressure to excel and become the …

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Good Times, Bad Times: The Rolling Stones & The Rise of Stem Cells for COPD Treatment

Good Times, Bad Times: The Rolling Stones & The Rise of Stem Cells for COPD Treatment

   In the early 60s, America was given its first taste of the British Invasion. It was February 9th and a young British rock band named The Beatles had just finished a performance on the Ed Sullivan show to a crowd of screaming fans. The young men were a spectacle to see. Dressed to the nines in tailored suits, pristine …

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What do Varicose Veins, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol and Diabetes Mellitus Have in Common?

Varicose Veins

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS – If you have been told by your physician that your varicose veins are cosmetic or pose no immediate threat or that your swollen achy legs are just something you are going to have to live with, you might want to reconsider your options.  A number of patients have presented in the past months with …

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Advanced Treatment for OVERACTIVE BLADDER

Advanced Treatment for OVERACTIVE BLADDER

Meir Daller, M.D. Have you tried treatment for overactive bladder and still suffer from any of the symptoms below? Urgency to get to the restroom in time Increased frequency of urination Getting up at night 2 or more times to urinate Wearing adult protective undergarments or pads Inability to empty your bladder completely Curbing your usual activities because you must …

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Prevent Surgery with Knee Injections

Prevent Surgery with Knee Injections

The knee is notorious for pain and injury, Knee pain can occur from an injury or a condition like osteoarthritis, and can impact activities of everyday life. There are many remedies for this condition, including rest, anti-inflammatory medications and using knee braces. For individuals whose knee pain progresses or does not respond to other types of treatment, injections may be …

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Frantz Cosmetic Center is Helping Patients Look their Best

Frantz Cosmetic Center

By William W. Ehrlich, MD, FAACS, Oculofacial & Cosmetic Surgeon One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to improve the way we look – whether that’s losing weight or improving our appearance in other ways.  Most often our appearance doesn’t match the true expectations that we have of ourselves. I recently joined the medical team at Frantz EyeCare …

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