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Early Detection Saves Lives: What you Should Know About the Latest Life-Saving Technology

Early Detection Saves Lives: What you Should Know About the Latest Life-Saving Technology

The best way to conquer, fight and overcome any disease state is to have early diagnostic testing at the onset of symptoms, or as a preventative measure. Individuals with high-risk factors for coronary artery disease, or certain cancers are highly encouraged to have annual screenings for their specific disease states potentials. RAVE RADIOLOGY At RAVE Radiology, they put your health …

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Neuro-Specialist Group Recommends Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) & Stem Cells For Back & Neck Pain

Neuro-Specialist Group Recommends Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) & Stem Cells For Back & Neck Pain

Over 116 million people suffer from various types of chronic pain disorders ranging from fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, and neuropathy. Very often, the pain is concentrated in the back and neck pain due to spinal conditions. Whether injury, trauma or degenerative diseases have caused your pain, the consensus is usually the same; people want their pain to go away. The most common …

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How To Tell if Your Pain is Coming From The Spine or The Hip

How To Tell if Your Pain is Coming From The Spine or The Hip

By Lam Nguyen, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon Hip and spine pathologies can lead to severe disability, and they often occur in combination.  Because symptoms of hip and spine conditions can significantly overlap and mimic one another, diagnosing and treating patients with hip and spine problems can be very challenging.  Patients with both hip and lumbar spine pathology commonly have low back pain …

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Varicose Veins and Spider Veins, More than a Cosmetic Problem

Varicose Veins and Spider Veins

By Federico M. Richter, MD Varicose veins are dilated rope like blood vessels that protrude from the surface of the skin. But did you know that you might have varicose veins and not even know it? This is because many of there abnormal veins lie beneath the surface of the skin and are not visible. Varicose veins affect more than …

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The Fear of the Lord

The Fear of the Lord

The phrase, “The fear of the Lord,” was one I never liked. By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Before I was a Christ-follower I thought, “Who would want to be a Christian and serve a god you would have to be afraid of?” By that time (in my middle teens) I had way too many fears …

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NEUROPATHY

By Daniel Sellers, MSCS, PA-C Background The nervous system is divided into two main parts, the central nervous system (CNS), which includes the brain, brainstem and spinal cord, and the peripheral nervous system (PNS), which includes the nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord. Today, we are discussing the nerves which originate in the spinal cord, like roots from …

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Peyronie’s Disease

Peyronie’s Disease

Alejandro Miranda-Sousa, M.D. What is Peyronie’s Disease? Peyronie’s Disease is a condition in which plaque formation occurs inside the penis. The plaque build up leads to a reduction in the elasticity of the tissues and the flexibility of the penis during erection, leading to curvature. Prevalence and Impact: Peyronie’s Disease is estimated to affect up to 9% of men each …

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Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department? Skip the Wait at Millennium’s Walk-in Medical Center

Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department? Skip the Wait at Millennium’s Walk-in Medical Center

By Kara Sabatino Feeling sick during the week or weekend and can’t get in to see your primary care doctor? There’s a new alternative to the busy Emergency Department! The Venice Walk-in recently expanded their hours to every day of the week. They are now open seven days a week from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. The Venice Walk-in Center, conveniently …

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Should You Consider a Plant-Based Diet?

Should You Consider a Plant-Based Diet

By John Canterbury, M.D. We are hearing a lot about the potential benefits of a plant-based diet; many professional athletes, celebrities and entertainers attribute weight loss and improved health to this increasingly popular way of eating. But what exactly is included in a plant-based diet? What is a plant-based diet? There are two major food sources in our diet: plants …

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Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

Be Aware of the Risks Associated with Knee Replacement Surgery By Physicians Rehabilitation As with any surgery, knee replacement surgery carries risks. There is a chance with knee replacement surgery to experience the following post-surgical complications: . Infection . Blood clots in the leg vein or lungs . Heart attack . Stroke . Nerve damage . Allergic reactions to anesthesia …

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