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What Anyone Aged 50+ Needs To Know About Lower Back Pain Or Sciatica… Even If You’ve Suffered For Weeks, Months, Or Years

What Anyone Aged 50+ Needs To Know About Lower Back Pain Or Sciatica

By Dr. Scott Gray – Back In Motion Sport & Spine Physical Therapy At any given time, forty percent of the world’s population experiences lower back pain. Strangely enough, the majority of back pain sufferers live in developed countries. What Causes Lower Back Pain In Those Aged 50+? Most lower back pain doesn’t have a definite cause, rather it’s due …

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Managing Diabetes for a Long, Happy Life

By Justin Ceravolo, PharmD November is National Diabetes Month – a time where many different groups around the country highlight the importance of proper diabetes management. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 100 million people in the United States are living with diabetes or prediabetes. Every day, your body breaks down sugar and starches into …

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How do you FEEL in your SKIN?

How do you FEEL in your SKIN?

An Advanced Procedure Can Change Your Life. Preparing for vacations, barbeques, family get-togethers, and beach days are not always easy for many individuals struggling with body issues. We’ve all been there, stubborn belly fat, the dreaded bra bulge, extra pounds on our thighs, and bat arms can make us feel less likely to step out with confidence. Working out, eating …

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Progress Against Lung Cancer

Progress Against Lung Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. More people die of lung cancer in a year than from breast, prostate, colon and pancreatic cancer combined. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women – it ranks just behind prostate and breast cancer, respectively. …

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Home Safety for Seniors

Home Safety for Seniors

Safety at home is so important: especially for seniors. The leading causes of injury and death in our homes and communities can be prevented: • Emergencies • Wellness (or lack thereof) • Falls • Driving While groups of all ages have opportunities to enhance personal safety in each of these categories, seniors present particular risk. For instance, every second of every …

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A Frequently Misdiagnosed Low Back Pain Condition: Why You Need An Expert

The statistics are overwhelming. Millions of individuals that suffer from low back pain and are not getting the relief that they could simply because conventional medicine overlooks a common condition. When you’re dealing with chronic low back pain, it’s difficult to focus on anything other than your discomfort. The agonizing and sometimes debilitating pain can cause us to miss out …

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Pessary vs. Surgery

Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Pessary vs. Surgery

By Joseph Gauta, MD, FACOG Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) affects 1 in 3 women. As women age, their pelvic floor, which protects and supports the internal pelvic organs may become weakened, stretched, less elastic and less resilient. The weakened pelvic floor muscles can subsequently allow organs to prolapse and fall into the vagina. It can also cause overactive bladder and incontinence …

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THE BASICS OF FACIAL FILLERS

THE BASICS OF FACIAL FILLERS

Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham In this article, we will discuss the characteristics of injectable soft-tissue fillers, which are used to restore facial volume and youthfulness. In the past several years, there has been a paradigm shift in the approach to the aging face. Historically, physicians would tailor filler treatments to target specific lines and wrinkles without addressing the …

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NEOWAVES – FINALLY You Can Say Goodbye to ED

NEOWAVES - FINALLY You Can Say Goodbye to ED

Our office specializes in the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction through the use of low-intensity shock wave therapy. Our method is a scientifically proven, non-invasive procedure that uses focused sound waves to increase blood flow to the penis, optimizing erections, sensitivity and sexual performance. What Are Some of the Causes of Erectile Dysfunction? Most men who suffer from ED have vascular issues …

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Dry Eye Center of Excellence at Frantz EyeCare Offers Most Advanced Treatment in Southwest Florida

By Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS The majority of the patients sitting in eye doctors’ waiting rooms today are suffering from some sort of dry eye issue. Over the last few years, researchers have discovered that “dry eyes” is much more than insufficient production of natural tears. In fact, the majority of dry eye cases are now known to be the …

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