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Achilles Tendon Ruptures and Getting You Back in the Game

Achilles Tendon Ruptures and Getting You Back in the Game

Achilles Ruptures are more common in men then women and the typical age group that is affected is between the ages of 30-50. Some other risk factors include race, genetics, medical conditions, musculoskeletal disease, ankle and foot alignment (pronation/hyper-pronation), obesity, sports, exercise, medication and smoking. The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. It is connected to both the …

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CT Whole Body Screening for Proactive Health Management

CT Whole Body Screening for Proactive Health Management

Preventative medicine is very common these days as most of us try to live a fairly healthy lifestyle. We’ve become a bit more mindful of what we fuel our bodies with and what steps to take to prevent being over medicated and developing age related diseases. Through this we’ve learned to maintain our weight, exercise, eat healthful nutrient rich foods and …

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Giving Back Tied to Longevity & Other Health Benefits

Giving Back Tied to Longevity & Other Health Benefits

By Amy Hilliard As 2016 winds to a close, we’ll be busy with holiday parties, sending Christmas cards and buying presents for loved ones. It’s important, however, to remember the spirit of the holidays. It’s a great time to be of service to those in need and give of our time and talents. Research shows that in addition to volunteers providing …

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

I love Thanksgiving, even more than Christmas. The reason being, my grandchildren are still young enough that traveling at Christmas is not an option, they have to be home for Santa. I have three adult children and they live in three different states so deciding where to spend the Christmas holiday is difficult. Thanksgiving on the other hand is easy, …

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FLU SEASON IS UPON US AND THE ELDERLY ARE AT HIGH RISK

FLU SEASON IS UPON US AND THE ELDERLY ARE AT HIGH RISK

Adults 65 and over are more susceptible to the dangers of the flu, as their symptoms can quickly exacerbate into something worse. This happens because the immune system in the elderly becomes weaker, and the ability to fight off viruses and bacteria becomes more difficult and problematical with age, leaving seniors much more vulnerable to the complications of respiratory infections, than …

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Cervical Instability: A Consideration in Dysautonomia & Joint Hypermobility Syndromes

By Debra K. Brinker, RN Regenerative Medicine treatments provide an excellent option for patients suffering from a variety of symptoms that are due to cervical spine instability. Unfortunately, when cervical instability goes undiagnosed, patients can find themselves seeing numerous specialists and starting different medications that treat the symptoms but fail to fix the true underlying problem. Having a better understanding of …

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Get A Head Start On Your New Year’s Resolutions

Get A Head Start On Your New Year’s Resolutions

The holiday season is officially upon us now.  We all know this is the most wonderful time of the year.  A month filled with the joy of the season and a list of obligations for holiday parties, cookie exchanges and family gatherings.  Along with all the festivities come food (a lot of it), alcohol and stress.  It’s no wonder when the …

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Holidays bring up lots of emotions for everyone and after the holidays there is a great deal of illness and the “blues”

By Evie Breedlove-Mangapora, ARNP & Deborah J. Post, ARNP Your diet and lifestyle choices around this time, can help reduce the “holiday blues”. Lets Talk Magnesium (Mg) Researchers have now detected many thousands of magnesium binding sites on human proteins, indicating that its role in human health and disease may have been vastly underestimated. Magnesium is responsible for: • Creation …

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UPCOMING GUARDIANSHIP LAW CHANGES

UPCOMING GUARDIANSHIP LAW CHANGES

By Rebecca M. Vaccariello, Esq. There have been a lot of changes over the past few years as the Governor signed multiple bills affecting guardianship. One of those bills, House Bill 5, was written and sponsored by our own State Representative Kathleen Passidomo. There are yet more changes on the horizon as the provisions required by the signed bills continue to …

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Exploring the 24 Hour Qi Clock

Exploring the 24 Hour Qi Clock

By Toni Eatros, MS, Dipl Ac, AP Most people are familiar with the terms diurnal and nocturnal. Diurnal means active during the daytime, while nocturnal means active during the nighttime. Together the two make up a 24-hour cycle known as a day. But, in traditional Chinese medicine, this 24-hour cycle is viewed as much more than just a day in …

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