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Do You Suffer From Chronic Pain? What You Need To Know About Your Options

Do You Suffer From Chronic Pain? What You Need To Know About Your Options

Dr. H. Kurtis Biggs – Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon Most people can relate to having suffered physical pain in their lifetimes, but to have to live with that pain on a daily basis can become debilitating. In the U.S. over 100 million people reportedly suffer from some form of chronic pain. Whether the issue stems from trauma, injury, arthritis or other …

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National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Every nine minutes someone in our community is diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease (PD). Chances are you or someone you know or love will be affected by the disease. PD is the fastest growing neurological disorder. Some scientists report that PD has surpassed Alzheimer’s  disease as the number one age related diagnosed neurodegenerative disease. With no cure in sight, diagnosis at …

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Focus on Head & Neck Cancers

Focus on Head & Neck Cancers

Long-term survival of head and neck cancers is increasing. Establishing healthy habits can greatly reduce your risk of developing these and other related cancers. An estimated 436,060 survivors of head and neck cancer are living in the United States today, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), and that number continues to grow. Through successful research and clinical trials, as …

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FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE + PEMF THERAPY The Right Combination To Unlock Complex Conditions

FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE + PEMF THERAPY The Right Combination To Unlock Complex Conditions

By Dr. Robert Gilliland, DC Thirty-four years ago I was taking steroids and other harsh drugs to manage the symptoms of a disease that had no cure. While the drugs didn’t appear to be effective, I continued taking them because that was the only option my doctor gave me. Fast-forward 34 years – I take no drugs, I have no …

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Tips to Avoid Pickleball Injuries

Tips to Avoid Pickleball Injuries

By Christina Kabbash, M.D, Ph.D., M.P.H. Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon Foot & Ankle Specialist When we think of popular sports, the word “pickleball” doesn’t often come to mind. Thanks to its explosive growth in popularity in recent years, that may soon change. More than just a funny name, pickleball has joined the ranks as a rising star in the sports …

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Has Warmer Weather and Beach Season Got You Feeling Insecure About Showing More Skin?

Has Warmer Weather and Beach Season Got You Feeling Insecure About Showing More Skin?

Some areas of our frames are much more resistant to diet and exercise than others. Unfortunately, it may seem that no matter how many crunches, squats or triceps curls we do, a tiny layer of fat that we just can’t seem to shake off conceals our results. We’ve all been there, stubborn belly fat, the dreaded bra bulge, and bat …

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Tried it All? How to Finally Get Rid of Unwanted Hair

Tried it All? How to Finally Get Rid of Unwanted Hair

Understanding hair growth explains a lot about how difficult it is to get rid of unwanted hair efficiently. The hair follicle, which is implanted in the dermis, has papillae that contains tiny blood vessels. The base of the papillae is the bulb, which divides every one to three days. Two sheaths protect and nourish the hair. There are three stages of …

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Drugging Our Children?… A Chiropractic Approach

By Dr Deanna Barbaro There is much talk and controversy about the causes of Autism and the varied Autism Spectrum Disorders. Treatment today varies from prescription medication to occupational therapy. Many parents are concerned about the long-term effects caused by drugging their children with high doses of psychiatric medication such as stimulants and sedatives during early formative years. Many complain of …

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Helping Patients Live with Parkinson’s

Helping Patients Live with Parkinson’s Each year, doctors diagnose 60,000 new cases of Parkinson’s disease (PD). With advances in pharmacology and surgery giving PD patients longer lives and increased motor function, interventions to prepare family caregivers, empower patients in their daily lives, and improve patient peace of mind become more involved. While many patients live more than 20 years after the …

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Regenerative Treatment Options for Painful Knees

Knee pain affects all types of people, hindering them from fully enjoying retirement, being able to work or play sports, or many other activities. It may keep the athlete from running a marathon, or simply make walking through the grocery store daunting. For our knees to move normally and remain healthy, all of the knee joint structures need to be …

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