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Nerve Damage and Diagnosis: Getting you Accurate Treatment and Relief

Nerve Damage and Diagnosis: Getting you Accurate Treatment and Relief

Courtesy of Orthopedic Center of Florida Neuropathy and nerve damage affects millions of individuals in the United States every year. Numbness and tingling in the extremities are often the first signs that there is a disorder or issue with either your overall health, or with an impingement, spinal stenosis, or other possible nerve damage. Certain infections, nutritional deficiencies, and physical disorders …

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Athletes and CBD

Athletes and CBD

By Scott Graison Wow! What a phenomenal Masters tournament. Tiger Woods shocked the world with his improbable return to golf’s elite. On an interesting side note, one of his luminaries, and likely his most fierce rival during his days, is Phil Mickelson. Well, Lefty didn’t quite have the run at Augusta National that he had hoped. But he has been …

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Taking an ACTIVE role in having your LEG WOUND Evaluated

Taking an ACTIVE role in having your LEG WOUND Evaluated

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI and Jill Tanner, APRN In today’s day and age with the internet at our fingertips, it has become easier for patients to play a more active role in researching their medical care. With just a few clicks, patients can now perform research on their health care providers’ training, experience, qualifications and even access patient reviews. …

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Dr. Pollack Uses a Patient Centric Approach with SPRAVATO™ (Esketamine) for Treatment Resistant Depression

Dr. Pollack Uses a Patient Centric Approach with SPRAVATO™ (Esketamine) for Treatment Resistant Depression

Approximately 1/3 of those suffering from the Brain Disease of Depression will not effectively respond to traditional antidepressants and will be referred to as having a Treatment Resistant Depression. These patients have not responded to medications that have embraced the monoamine system’s approach using TCAs, SSRIs, SNRIs, MAOIs, atypicals and second-generation antipsychotics. An alternative explanation of depression has come forth …

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Why You need to know the symptoms of pad

Why You need to know the symptoms of pad

Individuals with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) have blood flow disruptions usually in the feet and legs, but it can also occur else where in the body. In fact, people with PAD are at very high risk of suffering stroke and heart attack. When the blood vessels are narrowed or clogged, the blood flow becomes obstructed and other complications can ensue. …

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Arthritis Awareness Month: How Medical Cannabis Can Help Alleviate this Painful Condition

Arthritis Awareness Month: How Medical Cannabis Can Help Alleviate this Painful Condition

20 million Americans suffer from arthritis, which is inflammation of the joints. Some of the common arthritic symptoms are joint pain, stiffness, warmth, immobilization, and loss of range of motion, fatigue and inadequate blood flow. Two of the main types of arthritis are Osteoarthritis (OA) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). With Osteoarthritis, wear and tear damages the cartilage in the joints …

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Peripheral Neuropathy – Natural Solution: No Drugs, Surgeries, or Injections

Peripheral Neuropathy

Many of our patients with Neuropathy report that their feet or hands feel just like the picture on the right. Peripheral Neuropathy is a condition affecting more than 30 million Americans, and the condition is growing rapidly. In our clinics across the country, we have developed a precise and effective system treating peripheral Neuropathy. This program is helping thousands of people …

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Unleash Mental Clarity & Boost Your Mood with Indoor Cycling

Unleash Mental Clarity & Boost Your Mood with Indoor Cycling

We all know that exercise is beneficial for a healthy body, but it’s also proving to be just as essential for a healthy brain. During (and after) cardiovascular cycling training, there is an increase in energy levels due to mitochondrial structures feeding ATP (energy). Mitochondria are multiplied with high-intensity training, which has a very positive effect on the brain and our …

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FL Medicaid and Using a Qualified Income Trust

FL Medicaid and Using a Qualified Income Trust

By Steven J. Gibbs, Esq. This week’s topic is a highly technical one which continues to evolve in the fast moving climate of today’s Florida Medicaid world. Florida Medicaid Programs evolved in 2014 with the onset of newly named “Managed Care Programs” and Home and Community Based Services (“HCBS”) Programs, which replaced the earlier “Medicaid Waiver” programs. Florida, is one …

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Routine Exams Often Find Head, Neck and Oral Cancers

Routine Exams Often Find Head, Neck and Oral Cancers

While not as common as some other types of malignancies, oral cavity and oropharyngeal (head and neck) cancers can often be discovered during routine screening exams by a dentist, medical doctor, dental hygienist, or even by self-exam. Most head and neck cancers begin in squamous cells, which are cells that line moist surfaces, such as those inside the mouth, nose, …

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