Breaking News
Home » Sarasota Edition (page 4)

Sarasota Edition

Ketamine For Pain Management

Ketamine For Pain Management

In the U.S. over 100 million people reportedly suffer from some form of chronic pain. Most people can relate to having experienced physical pain in their lifetimes, but to have to live with that pain on a daily basis can become intolerable Neuropathic pain syndromes are the root cause of many individuals chronic discomfort. Neuropathic pain syndromes are related to …

Read More »

Stop Snoring & Live Better!

By Richard A. Stanley, DMD, PresidentDoes your significant other keep you up all night snoring? Many people are unaware of the effects snoring can have on your daily life. A dentist trained in oral sleep appliance therapy can help, many times without the use of a CPAP (Continuous Positive Air Pressure) machine, or in combination with it to make its use much …

Read More »

Alcohol Awareness Month: Addiction and Health Concerns

Alcohol Awareness Month: Addiction and Health Concerns

In our social culture, drinking with family and friends is common for celebrating special occasions and events. Drinking alcohol has become notably accepted in our society, and with that acceptance and desensitization comes a lot more alcohol abuse than most people are aware of, or willing to acknowledge. We all know the guidelines of the healthy version of drinking. A glass …

Read More »

Is Your Foot & Ankle Pain Treatable?

Is Your Foot & Ankle Pain Treatable?

By Dr.Brian C. Rell, DPM, FACFAS Disease states or trauma can damage the joint, bones and soft tissue in our feet and ankles; however, the most common foot and ankle disorder is caused by inflammation and is widely known as arthritis. Arthritis Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints. Some of the common arthritic symptoms are joint pain, stiffness, warmth, immobilization, …

Read More »

Pushing Back Against Parkinson’s

Pushing Back Against Parkinson’s

By Matthew Solomon Five years ago, Nancy Rubin moved to Aviva – A Campus for Senior Life. Nancy who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease came to Aviva with a mission to keep doing the things she loved to do. Her goal matched up perfectly with the dedicated work of the Aviva Physical Rehabilitation team and she was paired with therapist, …

Read More »

Understanding the Cognitive and Behavioral Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Understanding the Cognitive and Behavioral Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

By Carisa Campanella, Program Manager, Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects over one million people in the United States with 60,000 new cases being identified each year. Parkinson’s disease is caused by a deficiency of the neurotransmitter dopamine; a chemical messenger in the brain which helps regulate movement. The four …

Read More »

Focus on Head & Neck Cancers

Focus on Head & Neck Cancers

Long-term survival of head and neck cancers is increasing. Establishing healthy habits can greatly reduce your risk of developing these and other related cancers. An estimated 436,060 survivors of head and neck cancer are living in the United States today, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), and that number continues to grow. Through successful research and clinical trials, as …

Read More »

Water Therapy for Back Pain

Water Therapy for Back Pain

Water has some very special properties that for some people with back pain yields great results in terms relief. The beauty of being in water is that it allows you to do more than you would on land – because it reduces or eliminates constraints gravity imposes on your moving body. Water exercise is done in shallow, mid-deep and deep …

Read More »

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

Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department

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 …

Read More »

Declutter Your Heart

Declutter Your Heart

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church I’m not a packrat (I’m in denial) but I do tend to pile stuff in my study at home.  After a few weeks have gone by I start feeling sluggish when I sit down to write. I look around the room and begin to feel overwhelmed. I once blamed the sluggish, …

Read More »