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CERVICAL INSTABILITY: THE MISSING LINK IN MOST PAINFUL NECK CONDITIONS

By Ross A. Hauser, MD Cervical instability is associated with numerous medical conditions, including chronic headaches, migraines, whiplash-associated disorder and post-concussion syndrome, and can produce a myriad of disabling symptoms. (See figure 1.) Yet so many people suffer through the years, receiving treatments that chase the symptoms and, at best, only provide temporary relief, while not treating or entirely missing …

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Diabetes and Hearing Loss

Diabetes and Hearing Loss

By Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Services Diabetes and hearing loss are two of America’s most widespread health concerns. Nearly 30 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, and Baseline Hearing Test”, states John Hoglund BC-HIS, ACA of Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Center.” You really want to establish a BEFORE picture the moment that your levels are high”,Mr Hoglund continued, …

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A Novel Way for Managing Your Chronic Sinus Disease

A Novel Way for Managing Your Chronic Sinus Disease

More than 30 million people in the U.S. are affected by chronic sinusitis.  Each year it’s one of the most common reasons that individuals visit their doctor.  People who suffer from ongoing sinus complications usually have difficulty breathing, contributing to other health disorders. Some of the symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis are: • Nasal obstruction • Difficulty breathing • Postnasal drainage …

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Lifestyle Choices Help Prevent Cancer

Lifestyle Choices Help Prevent Cancer

Diet, exercise and getting recommended screenings are some of the ways to lessen your risk of cancer. According to the National Institutes of Health, certain lifestyle choices can lessen the chances an individual has of developing cancer. However, even though most Americans know that choices such as quitting smoking, protecting skin from sun damage, eating a healthy diet, exercising more …

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Alter-G Anti-Gravity Treadmill at Life Care Center of Estero

Alter-G Anti-Gravity Treadmil

Life Care Center of Estero is pleased to offer the revolutionary Alter-G Anti-Gravity Treadmill for patients in outpatient and skilled nursing rehabilitation. This unique piece of therapy equipment is ideal for seniors recovering from neurologic and orthopedic-related injuries and yields amazing results by gently unweighting while they walk or exercise. Mobility Meets Stability The Anti-Gravity Treadmill® gets mobility-impaired patients back …

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Maintaining Healthy Friendships

Maintaining Healthy Friendships

By Pastor Timothy Neptune In last month’s article we talked about the importance of investing in our relationships with our friends. In this article I want to share with you four steps to building and maintaining healthy friendships. The first step is to realize that you really do NEED friends. Solomon, the wisest man that ever lived said, “As iron …

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What Your Mouth Can Tell Your Dentist

What Your Mouth Can Tell Your Dentist

By Dr. Ricardo S. Bocanegra, DDS Haight and Ashbury. Hollywood and Vine. Your mouth. What do they have in common? Besides being busy intersections, all serve as barometers of the times. A unique meeting place of teeth, skin germs and stresses, a mouth is a monitor of how the body deals with itself. Your mouth says a lot about you. …

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A Results-Driven Alternative for Your Chronic Pain

A Results-Driven Alternative for Your Chronic Pain

Nicolas Perez, M.D. – Korunda Pain Management Center In the U.S., over 100 million people suffer from some form of chronic pain.  Most people can relate to having experienced physical pain in their lifetime, but to have to live with that pain on a daily basis can become debilitating. For some patients with chronic back pain, standard forms of treatment …

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Local Patients Choosing Urgent Care Centers Over Hospital Emergency Room Visit

Urgent Care Centers

As the Florida health care system grapples with strained hospital emergency department capacity with extremely long wait times, primary care clinician shortages and rising health care costs, urgent care centers have emerged as an alternative care setting that may help improve medical care access and contain costs. Growing to nearly 10,000 locations across the nation in recent years, urgent care …

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Total Eye Care… for a Lifetime of Better Vision

By Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS, Medical Director, Frantz EyeCare Many of my patients have told me that they are so excited that they found an eye care practice that offers them true Total Eye Care. Previously they had spent several days going to different doctors’ offices for the various treatments they needed – one office to get their glasses …

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