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Proven Knee Arthritis Treatment

By Physicians Rehabilitation FDA Approved Treatment for Knee  Arthritis Offered Locally Currently, an estimated 27 million people suffer from know osteoarthritis making it one of the most common causes of disability in the U.S.  It is estimated by the year 2030, 72 million Americans will be at high risk for osteoarthritis.  Patients with chronic joint pain often think nothing can …

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CO2 Fractional Laser Vs. IPL Photorejuvenation – Which Treatment is for You?

CO2 Fractional Laser Vs. IPL Photorejuvenation

By William Ehrlich, MD, FAACS Oculofacial & Cosmetic Surgeon The Frantz Cosmetic Center at Frantz EyeCare offers two of the most advanced treatments for skin rejuvenation: the MiXto SX MicroFractional CO2 Laser, and the Lumenis® IPL Photorejuvenation treatment. CO2 laser resurfacing makes it possible for patients to have healthy, younger looking skin with minimal post-treatment down time. The laser delivers …

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senior safety: keeping the elderly safe in their home

senior safety

By Jeff Spector, Lead Designer – Curtis Allen Designs If someone were to ask what your dream home would be like — where you could live comfortably and enjoy this home until the end of your days — what would your answer be? Would you have large, ornate rooms with a beautiful view, a modern kitchen with a large island? …

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Computer Guided Dental Implant Surgery

Computer Guided – Dental Implant Placement

By Dr. Joseph Farag – Most radiographic images used in implant surgery prior to the advent of CBCT were only twodimensional. These images, if properly taken, only provided a rough estimation of bone height. Often times, the bone width and actual 3 dimensional shape was only visible during surgery, sometimes necessitating some creative solutions for anatomical problems, and other times …

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The Daily “Grind”

The Daily “Grind”

By Dr. Joseph Farag – Too much stress can contribute to a wide range of health problems. From a dental perspective, stress often plays a role in the development of Temporomandibular Disorders, or TMD. Grinding of teeth which causes headaches, jaw soreness and pain, among many other symptoms can be exacerbated during times of high stress. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) …

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DEBUNKING THE MYTH OF CANKLES

DEBUNKING THE MYTH OF CANKLES

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS – The issue of cankles (where the calf and ankle appear to have merged as one) was recently discussed on daytime MD entertainment talk show “Dr. OZ”. I have seen many patients with similar appearing calves and ankles which have been self described as their Grandma’s ankles, as Nunn’s ankles, piano legs and stovepipe legs …

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YOUR “ARCH” ENEMY

YOUR “ARCH” ENEMY

By Myles Rubin Samotin, MD – Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Fellowship Trained in Foot and Ankle Look down at your feet right now! Do they seem different from ten years ago? Does your foot arch look the same as it did, or are you imagining that it has changed? Does your arch seem flatter to you? Well, maybe it has …

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New Heart Failure Monitoring Solution Now Available

New Heart Failure Monitoring Solution Now Available

The Southwest Florida Heart Center at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte is the first facility in Charlotte County to implant a new miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to manage heart failure (HF). This system is the first and only FDA-approved heart failure monitoring device that has been proven to significantly reduce hospital admissions when used by physicians to manage heart failure. The …

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Bayfront Health Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda July Event Calendar

Friday, July 8 and July 22, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. – Forever Bonds Breastfeeding Support Group Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, Conference Center, 2500 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte Led by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, this is an interactive group for new moms—and moms-to-be—to share and learn about breastfeeding. Free. Call 941-766-4414 to register. Tuesday, July 12, 4:00 to 5:30 …

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Sugar Consumption & Poor Oral Health

Sugar Consumption & Poor Oral Health

By Dr. Alexander Gaukhman The average American consumes 150-170 pounds of sugar per year. That’s over 300,000 calories that can negatively impact your overall health in several ways: • Expanding waistline • Coronary heart disease • Type II diabetes • Metabolic syndrome • High blood pressure • Cancer • Cavities The severity of sugar’s impact on your teeth can vary …

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