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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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Compression Devices: Effective Treatment for Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker – Many individuals attempt to manage their limb swelling through various treatments such as compression stockings, exercise, diuretics, and elevation with little or no results. Limb swelling, also known as edema, may be a symptom of an underlying medical condition. Some of the most common conditions where limb swelling is the first symptom include venous insufficiency, post …

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Dental Effects of Smoking & How to Kick the Habit

Dental Effects of Smoking & How to Kick the Habit

By Dr. Alexander Gaukhman Although they aren’t addressed as often as the rest of the body, the effects of smoking on teeth and the oral cavity are important pieces of information in the process of smoking cessation. Everyone knows smoking is bad for your health, but did you know it is a major contributor to dental problems as well? Although true …

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Respecting Those With Mental Illnesses During the Holidays

Respecting Those With Mental Illnesses During the Holidays

For many people, Christmas and the holiday season are a happy and joyous time, enriched by reuniting with family and friends. But year’s end can also be very stressful for those living with various mental disorders. Old patterns of behavior emerge, our stress levels rise, and our ability to cope flies out the window. The trouble with the holidays is not …

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Introducing Oticon Opn. TM – The first hearing device that revolves around you.

The first hearing device that revolves around you.

By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. It’s not often that a major change comes along in hearing aid technology.  Hearing aid manufacturers periodically introduce new products and the new product is always better; however, the improvements are usually only incremental in nature. It is rare when technology improvements with hearing instruments can be measured in leaps. Oticon a leading hearing instrument manufacturer …

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Plaquex – The Anti Aging Treatment for Cells and Heart

Plaquex - The Anti Aging Treatment for Cells and Heart

Make your cells young again to combat atherosclerosis,  improve circulation, and even reverse aging! Angioplasty and coronary bypass are two of the most common surgeries performed today. But despite the procedures’ widespread use, how successful are they really? Research tells us that up to half of all angioplasty patients experience restenosis (another blockage of the same artery) within six months …

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5 Ways to Beat the Holiday Frenzy

5 Ways to Beat the Holiday Frenzy

By Dana Hall McCain Around December 15th of last year, a mom at my kids’ school looked at me, with hollow eyes, and said, “It’s official: December is worse than May.” The jam-packed schedule of holiday school festivities, church events, neighborhood gatherings, and the ever-growing list of what it takes to make Christmas “special” for your family had sapped her of …

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PROTECTING TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY

PROTECTING TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY

By James W. Mallonee Your estate will consist of your real, intangible and tangible personal property.  Real property is fairly obvious, it’s the dirt that you own. Your intangible personal property consists of cash, stocks and bonds.  The tangible personal property of your estate is defined as that which can be felt or has physical form and substance.  At the death …

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Healthy Holidays To You!

Healthy Holidays To You!

By Karina Hammer, Certified Health & Wellness Coach It’s that time of the year again! It’s time to celebrate the holidays with parties, get-togethers, corporate dinners, and of course the endless family celebrations. While the holidays can sneak up on us, every year doesn’t mean the pounds have to follow. The average American will gain 7-10 pounds between Thanksgiving and …

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