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Prevent Surgery with Knee Injections

Physician Rehabilitation

The knee is notorious for pain and injury, Knee pain can occur from an injury or a condition like osteoarthritis, and can impact activities of everyday life. There are many remedies for this condition, including rest, anti-inflammatory medications and using knee braces. For individuals whose knee pain progresses or does not respond to other types of treatment, injections may be …

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“HEALTHY AGING”

W.L. “Hunter” Huntley, III, HAS., BC-HIS

By W.L. “Hunter” Huntley, III, HAS., BC-HIS – Healthy brain function is not usually the first subject that comes to mind. However, keeping your brain “properly” stimulated is one way to ward off maladies such as dementia and Alzheimers disease. Our brain is the most complicated and delicate organ of the body. Therefore, it needs constant stimulation. Crossword puzzles, reading, …

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A Healthy Mouth Means Healthy Aging

Dr. Ricardo S. Bocanegra, DDS

By Dr. Ricardo S. Bocanegra, DDS – As you age, your dental hygiene habits become more important than ever for your teeth and gums. Taking care of your teeth — and your dental health overall — is essential for maintaining your health as a senior. A healthy mouth not only makes it easier for you to eat nutritious foods, but …

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Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis Syndrome

By Adam Shuster, DO Pain Management Consultants of SWFL – Piriformis syndrome is a painful condition affecting 5-6% of patients referred for low back and leg pain. There are many causes of piriformis syndrome. Piriformis syndrome can occur in patients after surgery, trauma to the buttock or pelvis, or in patients with a leg length discrepancy. Trauma to the buttock …

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Aging Baby Boomers Will Need To Innovate Care Support

Aging Baby Boomers

By George T. Leamon, CLTC – This is the conclusion of Jacques Légaré, professor at the Université de Montréal, who studies aging baby-boomers.  The study notes that this is a generation for whom children are relatively rare and stable couples almost an exception. In a paper presented at the 2010 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, held in June …

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Senior Choice at Home now in Bonita Springs

Senior Choice

The facts don’t lie: people are living longer and want to live out their lives at home. In fact, 83 to 85 percent of seniors have indicated that they would prefer to live at home. Senior Choice at Home is the only program of its kind in Florida to bring the full continuum of services and conveniences that one typically …

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The Sixth Sense of Living

By Dr. Rich Bimler, Lutheran Life Communities – Let us review what most of us, I presume, learned during our early school years. We learned that we all have five senses – sight, hearing, taste, smell, and touch. I regret that I have to challenge this “fact” and alert you to the reality that you and I, and all people, …

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Top 7 Reasons to Get Your Leg Vein Evaluation and Treatment this FALL.

Top 7 Reasons to Get Your Leg Vein Evaluation

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS – There are many different presentations of leg vein problems although the most recognizable is that of varicose veins. Other signs and symptoms of venous reflux disease (also known as venous insufficiency, CVI, venous incompetence or leaky veins) include swollen, achy legs, restless legs, night time leg cramps and urination, diffuse spider veins, skin discoloration …

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National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

I want to make you aware. Here is why… By Rebecca Shryock – I want to tell you a story.  The story of how I learned to breathe life.  Not just live it, but feel it.  Taste it.  Breathe it. I’m a mother to three beautiful little boys who are all so charismatic and unique you wouldn’t believe it.  I’m …

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Dr. Jonathan Frantz Adds Revolutionary Technology to Cataract Procedure

Dr. Jonathan Frantz

Local Cataract & LASIK Specialist Dr. Jonathan Frantz now utilizes an innovative technology called the ORA (Optiwave Refractive Analysis) System with VerifEye, which continuously monitors the measurements of a patient’s eye during their cataract surgery. This incredibly accurate, real-time display of the patient’s eye provides Dr. Frantz with an unprecedented level of valuable information about the eye that allows him …

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