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Back to School, Back to the Doctor

The countdown is on, and parents and kids alike are feeling the pressure to get ready for school – there are school supplies to be bought, first-day outfits to be chosen, and anxieties to be calmed. But that’s not the end of the list. A great start to the school year also means the healthiest start possible. Whether your child …

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Advanced Treatment for Alcoholism and Depression

By Dr. Robert Pollack Drinking alcohol has become extremely common in our society, and with that acceptance and desensitization of the harmful effects, comes much more alcohol abuse than most people are aware of, or willing to acknowledge. There are some benefits to moderate drinking, but the problem is that with the social aspect of drinking, many people are becoming more …

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Back to School & Oral Health: A Window to Your Overall Health

Back to School & Oral Health

Ricardo S. Bocanegra, D.D.S. Your oral health is more important than you may realize. Get the facts about how the health of your mouth, teeth and gums may affect your general health. Did you know that your oral health can offer clues about your overall health? Or that problems in your mouth can affect the rest of your body? Understand …

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Fall Prevention in the Elderly

Fall Prevention in the Elderly

If you have an elderly parent or grandparent in your family, you may be concerned with their risk for falls. Each year, 1 out of 3 adults age 65 and over falls. The results from a fall can be minor, such as bruising and abrasions, to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head trauma. Families may not be aware that …

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End Knee Arthritis Pain with FDA Approved Joint Injections

FDA Approved Joint Injections

By Physicians Rehabilitation If you have never had joint injections before, you may be wondering how this treatment works and whether it can truly make a difference. Below are answers to three of your most frequently asked questions: How do joint injections work? Our bodies naturally create a solution to keep our knees and other joints lubricated. Osteoarthritis reduces the …

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Freedom (from Eye Drops) Frantz EyeCare is Redefining Cataract Surgery

Frantz EyeCare is Redefining Cataract Surgery

The team at Frantz EyeCare is always looking for ways to make the patient experience more enjoyable. So when dropless cataract surgery became a viable option, Frantz EyeCare was among the first in the area to embrace and offer this advanced procedure. Bye-Bye Frustration; Hello Dropless Cataract Surgery Ask a cataract patient what is the most frustrating aspect of cataract surgery. …

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Lanier Islands is the Perfect Destination for Family Memories

Lanier Islands is the Perfect Destination for Family Memories

Lake Lanier and Lanier Islands is a vacation destination located in northeast Georgia. The islands set in the middle of Lake Lanier and offer something for everyone, from the outdoor adventure-seeker to those who prefer being pampered after shopping and fine dining. Lanier Islands Resort is the main attraction of the islands, which features a plethora of activities for all ages. …

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“Put Your Best Fork Forward”

Put Your Best Fork Forward

By Mariah Arias RD, LDN March launches National Nutrition Month. This year the theme is all about the power you have in your hands to make healthier food choices.  By making small changes to your daily meal and snack routine, you can fuel your body and feel energized throughout the day. According to the CDC only 1 out of 10 Americans …

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Properly Administered Bioidentical Hormones Offer Many Benefits

Properly Administered Bioidentical Hormones Offer Many Benefits

By Doreen DeStefano Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) began over 20 years ago. It is a safe and effective way to fight the aging process.   When administered properly, BHRT helps improve a whole host of symptoms and prevent osteoporosis, mental decline, heart disease, loss of energy and vitality, and even breast cancer is some cases.  BHRT use is aimed at …

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Dealing With Life’s Painful Situations

By Pastor Timothy Neptune On Father’s Day in 2005 my dad came to my office to visit and talk about how things were going.  In the course of our discussion he mentioned that he experienced a terrible night’s sleep because his back was causing him so much pain. I told him that it was time to go to the ER …

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