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Neck and Shoulder Pain – A Painful, But Overlooked Combination

By Debra K. Brinker, RN Neck pain alone can be complicated, due to the multifaceted issues that stem from cervical instability. Shoulder pain can also be complicated, because the joint is so flexible, making it more prone to injuries. The duo can also be interconnected, particularly in this age where so many people sit at computers for hours each day, …

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Viscosupplementation Remarkable Results with a Simple Injection to Relieve Knee Pain

Viscosupplementation Remarkable Results

By Physicians Rehabilitation Your Knees Walking, standing and exercising put a lot of strain on our knees. For example, a person that weighs 150 lbs. walking up a flight of stairs will put approximately 500lbs of pressure on their knees with each step. Not only is the knee the most intricate of all the joints in the body, it is …

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New iPhone Compatible Hearing Aids Offer MANY Benefits For Those With Hearing Loss!

New iPhone Compatible Hearing Aids

By Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Services There has been a meeting of the minds between iPhone giant Apple and Starkey Hearing Technologies, the largest manufacturer of hearing aids in the United States. The new HALO 2 Hearing Aid from Starkey is designed for use with iPhones, iPads, Apple watches, Apple TV as well as MacBook and iMac Computers. ANY …

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MORE THAN JUST VARICOSE VEINS!

MORE THAN JUST VARICOSE VEINS

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI When we hear the diagnosis “Varicose veins”, most folks dismiss it incorrectly as something that is better off left alone, uninvestigated. Many patients have been advised to leave their varicose veins alone unless they have pain or complications such as blood clots, inflammation or bleeding.  Others may present with leg swelling and pain, without …

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3D mammography Making a Difference in Breast Cancer Detection

3D mammography

The American Cancer Society recommends that women in their 20s and 30s to have a clinical breast exam every three years. Women aged 40 and older should have a screening mammogram and clinical breast exam every year. Knowing the guidelines is only part of the prevention of later stages breast cancer. Taking advantage of the screening technology available is vital …

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Cutting Edge Technology and Science Meet to Make You Look Years Younger!

Cutting Edge Technology and Science Meet to Make You Look Years Younger!

Swan Age Reversal Centers specializes in aesthetic procedures that help their clients look younger, thinner, and more vibrant. Due to huge year round demand for their services, a new Naples office is opening August 2014 and a Sanibel location is opening October 2014. Swan Centers services hundreds of clients and does thousands of procedures annually and have a 98% approval …

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Understanding COPD

COPD

COPD is a lung disease that can limit your airflow. When some people hear “COPD,” they’re not sure what to think. It may be confusing because Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is only one of a group of closely related chronic lung diseases. COPD may include chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. Chronic bronchitis is the production of increased mucus caused …

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How to Avoid Prostate Cancer and Other Prostate Problems

How to Avoid Prostate Cancer and Other Prostate Problems

Meir Daller, M.D. If you are a man approaching middle age, make it a priority to get to know, love, and care for your prostate. Ignore this little organ at your peril! Roughly half the male population of North America and Western Europe will have enlarged prostates by their mid-50s. And prostate cancer remains frighteningly common. What is the Prostate? …

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Unique Stroke Symptoms in Women

Unique Stroke Symptoms in Women

It is important to recognize stroke symptoms and act quickly. Common stroke symptoms seen in both men and women: • Sudden numbness or weakness of face, arm or leg — especially on one side of the body • Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding • Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes • Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of …

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Exercise Overload: Tips for Avoiding Stress Fractures

Exercise Overload: Tips for Avoiding Stress Fractures

By Dr. John C. Kagan, M.D. There is nothing worse than an injury keeping you from participating in an athletic activity you love. One of the most common  sports injuries is a stress fracture, which is a small crack in the bone that is typically caused by overuse. Stress fractures occur in the weight bearing bones of the body, such …

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