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Hernias and Organ Prolapse: What You Need to Know

Hernias and Organ Prolapse

Nicolas Perez, M.D. – Korunda Pain Management Center Hernias can happen at any age, but as we get older, the structures that surround and protect our organs may become weakened, stretched, less elastic and resilient. The weakened muscles can subsequently allow organs to prolapse and fall into the groin area or abdominal wall, which can cause a great deal of discomfort …

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Why Doesn’t Medical Insurance Pay for Functional Medicine?

Why Doesn’t Medical Insurance Pay for Functional Medicine?

By Root Causes Holistic Health and Medicine What is Functional Medicine? Functional medicine, also called holistic health and integrative medicine, is a form of health care that makes the health care provider and the patient a tight knit team, built with mutual respect. The goal of the team is to achieve optimal health for the patient using scientifically backed treatment …

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Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Medical Marijuana for PTSD

The National Institute of Mental Health describes PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) as the following: “PTSD is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. It is natural to feel afraid during and after a traumatic situation. Fear triggers many split-second changes in the body to help defend against danger or to …

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Pediatric Foot Care: Disregarded Conditions Can Lead to Long-Term Disorders

Pediatric Foot Care

Sometimes the pain that children try to express is often overlooked as growing pains; however, when it comes to issues and discomfort with their feet, their symptoms should be taken seriously, as foot conditions usually start when we’re young. Common Childhood Foot Disorders • Heel Pain • Achilles Tendon Ruptures • Turf Toe • High Arches or Flat Feet • Ingrown …

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Three Symptoms of Knee Meniscal Tears & Why Surgery Isn’t Your Best & Only Option – How You Can Find Relief Without Surgery

Courtesy of Back In Motion Sport & Spine Physical Therapy Knee pain can make your life feel stagnant. You might be experiencing some joint pain in your knee. You might also feel your knees grinding and making noise. This can be a result of knee meniscal tears. Read on below to see some of the symptoms that you might experience. Knee Popping and Grinding Knee …

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Ignoring Common Cardiac Symptoms Leads to Critical Issues

Ignoring Common Cardiac Symptoms Leads to Critical Issues

Dr. Joseph Freedman MD, MBA John F. Kennedy once said, “The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.” This statement holds true when we focus on many of the issues in life, especially our health. Some of the most common cardiac risk symptoms are often overlooked. Ideally, individuals should start to be mindful of their heart health from …

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June is Men’s Health Month Checking in on Men’s Health

June is Men’s Health Month Checking in on Men’s Health

By T.J. DePaola, PharmD June is Men’s Health Month, a perfect time to talk with the men in our lives about optimizing their health, especially as they age. One valuable addition men can make to their daily health regimen, is including daily vitamin and mineral supplements. Vitamins and minerals are essential to keeping our bodies healthy. They function as both …

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Preparing for the Storm Season: Make a Plan for Your Pet(s) Today

Preparing for the Storm Season

Predicting the path of a storm is obviously not an easy task. Last year, hurricane Irma took our side of the state by surprise at the eleventh hour and left many of us scrambling to prepare our homes, evacuate, or shelter in place. Waiting for the unknown is stressful, but along with the unsettling feelings of hurricanes and tropical storms, we …

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Tips for Talking to your Doctor about Pelvic Floor Disorders

Tips for Talking to your Doctor about Pelvic Floor Disorders

It can be difficult to talk about problems such as incontinence or vaginal bulges, even with a doctor. But doctors are used to talking about these problems, and it’s worth asking about your symptoms because they can be treated. Your doctor may refer you to a urogynecologist – an expert in treating these problems – if your doctor thinks a specialist …

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Proven Knee Arthritis Treatment

Proven Knee Arthritis Treatment

By Physicians Rehabilitation – FDA Approved Treatment for Knee Arthritis Offered Locally A person with knee pain knows how often it gets in the way of doing the things they want and need to do in daily life. Because the knee is a weight bearing joint, knee pain affects almost everything we do that requires mobility, including those things most …

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