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Facet Syndrome: The Cause of Your Back Pain?

What Is Facet Syndrome? Facet joints are smooth and slippery surfaces that connect your vertebrae together, allowing you to bend and twist. Although they allow motion, at the same time, they limit your range of motion just enough to prevent accidental injury of your spinal cord. Facet joints are a common source of back and neck pain. In fact, lumbar …

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Achieve Better Facial Balance with Chin & Cheek Contouring

By Casey Surgical Arts – The chin plays a crucial role in facial proportions affecting, for example, the apparent projection of the nose and the definition of the jaw-neck line. A disproportionately small or retrusive chin can make a large nose look even larger, a neckline look blunt, or a chin look weak. Contouring the chin appropriately can dramatically enhance …

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Getting Well and Staying Well – Mind, Body & Spirit

By Yollo Wellness – Isn’t it time for a new health plan? A plan not instituted by our government system, but a plan devised and implemented just for YOU! There isn’t a quick fix for anything in life, so why would you think a pill or single treatment of anything can undo days, weeks or years of not taking care …

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European Face Lift

Minimally Invasive Face Sculpting & Lifting By: Alina Stanciu, MD Board Certified Ophthalmologist American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Mini-Facial procedures are in more demand to satisfy the need of the modern women who has less time for surgical procedures and higher expectations for natural and quicker results in maintaining a younger looking face. With this is mind Dr. Stanciu developed …

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Facet Syndrome

By Adam Shuster, DO Pain Management Consultants of SWFL – Facet syndrome is one of the many causes of low back pain.  Patient’s may complain of “morning stiffness” and may describe the pain as a deep ache. The pain is typically gradual in onset and can radiate to the buttocks or lower extremities. However, facet pain typically does not radiate …

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Long-Term Care Insurance: A Multifaceted Protection

By George Leamon, CLTC – Lutgert Insurance – Child care has historically been America’s number one dependent care concern, but this could be changing in the coming years. Over 77 million American baby boomers are expected to transition into retirement during the next ten years. Experts are predicting that this large aging population will cause the number of individuals in …

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Can You Hear Me Now?

By W.L. “Hunter” Huntley, III, BC-HIS – Hearing loss is our nation’s #1 handicapping disability.  Over 35 million Americans have some form of hearing impairment. Approximately 1 out of 10 people in the country are in need of some form of hearing assistance. The good news is hearing technology has never been better! The first thing an individual should do …

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Leg/Limb Swelling Causes and Treatments

By Patrick Rich – One of the most common issues among older patients is chronic limb swelling; swelling in the feet, ankles, calves, and arms. Any limb swelling whatsoever is often indicative of an overloaded lymphatic system (Lymphedema affects approximately 140 million people worldwide) or a weakened Venus return system (commonly known as CVI or Chronic Venus Insufficiency). While Insurance/Medicare …

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STRATEGIES TO AVOID NURSING HOME SPEND-DOWN POVERTY

By The Law Offices of David L. Orosz – Last month we discussed how the financial requirements of Medicaid can affect eligibility for Nursing Home Medicaid benefits. Now that you have separated your assets into the three columns, Countable, Non-countable and Inaccessible, the total value of your Countable Assets is what we will address here. If you are single, Medicaid …

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Prostate Cancer Screening: The REAL Scoop!

By William M. Figlesthaler, M.D. – Prostate cancer screening and PSA have received a great deal of press over the past couple of years, and it is time to set the record straight. Consistent with most years, in 2011 there were 240,890 new cases of prostate cancer diagnosed in the United States and 33,720 U.S. men died of prostate cancer …

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