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When & Why Patients Need to See an ENT Specialist

When & Why Patients Need to See an ENT Specialist

An Ear, Nose and Throat physician diagnoses and treats conditions such as diseases, trauma, nerve damage, and all issues surrounding the neck and head that are ENT-related. They can also perform numerous procedures and surgery within the scope of the head and neck in-office, or a hospital setting. We caught up with Dr. Catherine Smith of Bayfront Health Medical Group …

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How Music Can Benefit Mind and Body for Older Adults

How Music Can Benefit Mind and Body for Older Adults

By Arietta Living Older adults living at home or in a senior living community often face health challenges. Memory loss from Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, depression and physical ailments can make it hard to enjoy the gifts of music. Let’s look at how music can enrich your loved one’s mind, body and overall well-being. Music for the mind …

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HOW TO PREVENT UNDUE INFLUENCE BY BENEFICIARIES

HOW TO PREVENT UNDUE INFLUENCE BY BENEFICIARIES

By James W. Mallonee There are occasions when clients come to the office to discuss their Will or Trust plans and in doing so include one of the children to accompany them. In other occasions, the client will call the office to discuss their Will or Trust and put the conversation on speaker phone for the purposes of having another …

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5 Reasons to Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

5 Reasons to Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

By Regenexx Tampa Bay, Regenerative Medicine Knee replacements are occurring far too often today and the simple truth is that many are entirely unnecessary. In some cases, the knee pain may actually be stemming from another part of the body. Even when using standard criteria for determining candidacy, about one-third of knee replacements are deemed inappropriate when evaluated by independent …

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CBD’s Effects on Arthritis Pain and Management

CBD’s Effects on Arthritis Pain and Management

When you’re dealing with chronic pain, it’s difficult to focus on anything other than your discomfort. The agonizing and sometimes debilitating pain can cause us to lose out on the important things, like spending time with our families, being productive at work, and even the simplest daily activities can require monumental strength to muster through them. In the U.S. over …

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WHY THE SWELLING?

By Joseph G. Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI and Jill Tanner, MSN, NP-C Swelling (also known as edema) in the lower extremities is a common concern for many patients seen in our practice at Vein Specialists. Swelling may occur when fluid becomes trapped in the tissues of the body. Although swelling can occur in various parts of the body, the lower …

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2019 Breakthroughs in Cancer Research

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recently published Clinical Cancer Advances 2019: ASCO’s Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer. The report highlights the most important clinical research advances over the past year and makes recommendations for areas of focused research in the future. Advances Continue in Immunotherapy Research As you might expect, immunotherapy continues to be a leading area …

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Your Secondary Heart – The Key To Healthy Aging

Your Secondary Heart - The Key To Healthy Aging

Maintaining proper circulation can prevent what we often see as normal signs of aging, including memory loss, dizziness, and chronic fatigue. By Dr. Ken McLeod, Professor at the State University of New York at Binghamton Most people are well aware of the health complications associated with high blood pressure. As we enter middle-age, our blood pressure tends to rise, and …

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Stem Cells: Healing Your Own Body

Stem Cells: Healing Your Own Body

By Physicians Rehabilitation Stimulate your body’s own stem cells to proliferate and target damaged cells in your body to repair or replace them. Stem cells are the “gold standard” in regenerative medicine. Today, physicians are using stem cell therapies in the treatment of many diseases/disorders and traumas. The use of stem cells may help deter a knee replacement or surgical …

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Pain Management and CBD Water

Pain Management and CBD Water

Neuropathic pain is a worldwide epidemic that occurs in 3 to 8% of individuals in industrialized countries and is often refractory to existing treatments. The high rate of addiction and overdose has pushed those treating chronic pain to look for alternatives. In July 2017, a 400-page report by the National Academy of Science presented plans to reduce the addiction crisis, …

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