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Gum Lift Surgery for Gingival Recession Treatment

Gum Lift Surgery for Gingival Recession Treatment

By Juan Teodoro, D.M.D. Exposed tooth roots are the result of gum recession. Gum recession is a common dental problem found in nearly 15% of the adult population. There are many causes of gum recession, including periodontal disease, aggressive tooth brushing, anatomic susceptibility and tooth position. Other factors such as genetics and teeth grinding have been identified as contributors to …

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Rotator Cuff Tears and Repairs

Dr. Brian Wallace – Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon As we age, our bodies are subjected to more repercussions from normal wear and tear.  This is particularly the case of individual’s age 60 and older, but the same wear and tear is accurate for younger people that are very active or have suffered accidental injury through sports or trauma-related causes. One of the …

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NEW HORIZONS IN VARICOSE VEIN THERAPY

NEW HORIZONS IN VARICOSE VEIN THERAPY

By Dr. John P. Landi, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, Diplomate of The American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine OVERALL, VEIN THERAPY IN GENERAL AND VARICOSE AND SPIDER VEIN TREATMENTS SPECIFICALLY, HAVE UNDERGONE DRAMATIC CHANGES IN THE LAST DECADE.  THIS RAPIDLY EVOLVING FIELD OF PHLEBOLOGY (THE TREATMENT OF VEINS) NOW HAS ITS OWN BOARD CERTIFICATION BY THE AMERICAN BOARD OF …

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Q&A with ExerMedic

Q&A with ExerMedic

By Michelle Fernandez “If people in general knew and understood what ExerMedic can do for them, we would have thousands of people standing outside banging at the door, wanting to get in now!” – Jorgen Albrechtsen, Founder & President of ExerMedic We went down to the new ExerMedic headquarters in Creekside Corners. It is located in the new plaza at …

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A Novel Way for Managing Your Chronic Sinus Disease

A Novel Way for Managing Your Chronic Sinus Disease

More than 30 million people in the U.S. are affected by chronic sinusitis.  Each year it’s one of the most common reasons that individuals visit their doctor.  People who suffer from ongoing sinus complications usually have difficulty breathing, contributing to other health disorders. Some of the symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis are: • Nasal obstruction • Difficulty breathing • Postnasal drainage …

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Better Hearing & Speech Month 2017

Better Hearing & Speech Month 2017

By Ashley Carlson, DPT, ATC, MTC, OP Coordinator  Life Care Center of Estero Here at Life Care Center of Estero we want to recognize all speech language pathologists (SLPs) by celebrating better hearing and speech month. Speech language pathologists diagnose and treat a multitude of issues including swallowing difficulties, voice disorders, lip and facial weakness, clarity of speech and cognition (including …

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David Lawrence Center to Host Mental Health Month Fair and Grand Opening Celebration May 12, 2017; Free, Family Fun Activities and Prizes Planned

By Scott Burgess, David Lawrence Center President and CEO During National Mental Health Awareness Month, each year in May the mental health community joins together to reaffirm our commitment to building a better understanding of mental illnesses, increasing access to treatment and spreading awareness about the importance of good mental health for everyone. David Lawrence Center, Collier County’s only comprehensive, not-for-profit …

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The Healing Power of Nature

By Eddie Rose, Wellness Ambassador at Shangri-La Springs “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. … There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” —Rachel Carson, Silent Spring It seems we have …

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Is your Foot Infection Caused by Diabetes?

Is your Foot Infection Caused by Diabetes?

Michael J. Petrocelli, D.P.M., F.A.C.A.S., C.W.S.P. People with diabetes have an extremely high storage of glucose; Glucose damages many organs in the body but also has a severely adverse effect on nerves.  This nerve damage happens because the small blood vessels, which supply blood and nutrients to the nerves becomes impaired.  When the nerves are no longer fed nutrients, they either …

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Splash into Better Health With Water Exercises

Splash into Better Health With Water Exercises

By Greg Pascucci The National Institutes of Health reports that being physically active on a regular basis is one of the healthiest things we can do for ourselves. Studies have also shown older adults can gain a lot by staying physically active. Even moderate exercise and physical activity can improve the health of people who are frail. Older adults seeking a …

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