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Neuromas: A Painful Foot Condition

Neuromas: A Painful Foot Condition

Foot pain is caused by many factors including, aging, standing on your feet for extended periods of time, ill-fitting shoes, hereditary and genetic disorders, excessive exercise, trauma, and diseases. However, one of the most common foot disorders is caused by injury to the nerves and tissue fibers of the ball of the foot and toes called neuromas. Neuromas are pinched nerves …

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LIFE BEYOND CANCER

While the end of successful cancer treatment is a time for celebration, it can also mean new challenges for survivors. Returning to work and managing the ongoing emotional and physical effects of cancer and cancer treatment often presents unanticipated changes for patients and their families. The key to returning to a normal life after treatment may be found in establishing …

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia is on the Rise

Alzheimer’s and Dementia is on the Rise

Courtesy of American House Numerous studies and statistics show Alzheimer’s and other related dementias are on the rise. According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s latest figures, nearly 5.2 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is expected to triple by 2050. Experts estimate that an Alzheimer’s diagnosis will affect close to 15 million people by mid-century. Currently, every 66 seconds, …

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Summer Travel: Fun, Sun, and…PAIN

Summer Travel: Fun, Sun, and…PAIN

Nicolas Perez, M.D. – Korunda Pain Management Center When we think of taking a vacation, we typically visualize relaxation, and we look forward to a peaceful experience. After all, vacations are a time to get away from our stress-filled lives and visit family, friends, or enjoy quiet time on the beach basking in the sun. In reality, these things hold …

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Alzheimer’s Disease: How to Treat the Plaque & Inflammation that Contributes to The Disorder

How to Treat the Plaque & Inflammation that Contributes to The Disorder

The build-up of a protein called Amyloid plaque in the brain is thought to be the leading cause of Alzheimer’s disease. The Alzheimer’s brain has disruptions and twists called neurofibrillary tangles. These nerve endings become unattached and interfere with the intracellular functions of the brain. Amyloid plaque alters itself into beta-amyloid, which can cause the destruction of nerve cells and exacerbate …

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Lower Back Pain: Find out why Alternative Therapies are the Answer You’ve Been Looking for

Lower Back Pain:

Courtesy of Back In Motion Sport & Spine Physical Therapy We all have aches and pains from time to time, but depending on your overall health, age and physical capability, standard medicine is often not enough. Patients are being overmedicated with prescriptions and receiving unnecessary procedures. 80 percent of adults will fall victim to painful disorders of their lower backs at …

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THE DERMATOLOGIST IS IN SUN SAFETY TIPS

THE DERMATOLOGIST IS IN SUN SAFETY TIPS

Cathleen Yun Ehrlich, ARNP-C We’ve all heard about the damaging effects of the sun’s harmful UV rays, but are we actually paying attention to the details? Here’s what the World Health Organization (WHO) wants the public to know, “Prolonged human exposure to solar UV radiation may result in acute and chronic health effects on the skin, eye and immune system. Sunburn …

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Summer Safety and Your Heart

Dr. Joseph Freedman MD, MBA Living in Florida, we are typically accustomed to warmer days than most of the country, but during the spring and summer months, our typical 80-degree weather can skyrocket to high 90’s and even triple digits, which can leave us feeling, overheated very quickly. It’s important to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water throughout the day, as …

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Veterinary Compounding for Hard to Medicate Pets

Veterinary Compounding for Hard to Medicate Pets

By Justin Ceravolo, PharmD Ask any pet owner and they’ll tell you, their pet is certainly a member of their family. As with any family member, it is important to make sure that your loved ones are happy and healthy, including your animals. But medicating an unwell pet can be difficult. Whether a cat, dog, ferret, bird or snake, animals are …

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Digital Estate Planning

Digital Estate Planning

By Steven J. Gibbs, Esq. It is often the case that science and technology gets ahead of the law and this trend has impacted the world of estate planning in a big way. Digital assets and electronic communication medium have been evolving since the emergence of the web and this has presented numerous legal challenges. So, this article is an overview …

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