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Diabetic Neuropathy: Treating Your Pain

Diabetic Neuropathy: Treating Your Pain

Nicolas Perez, M.D. – Korunda Pain Management Center November is Diabetic Awareness Month. Roughly, 29 million Americans have diabetes. Many of these cases are undiagnosed, but for those individuals that struggle with the disease, symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can be debilitating. Diabetic neuropathy is a progressive disease that affects nearly 200,000 new patients per year. Understanding the disease state is …

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What You Need to Know About the Flu Vaccine

What You Need to Know About the Flu Vaccine

Prevention is easier than treatment. It’s that time of year again. Flu season begins in the fall and often ends in the spring. Getting a flu vaccine every year is the single best thing you can do to protect yourself and your family. We make it easy to get your flu vaccine. Who Should Get the Flu Vaccine? Everyone 6 months …

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Lung Cancer Update

Lung Cancer Update

According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. More people die of lung cancer in a year than from breast, prostate, colon, and pancreatic cancer combined. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women – it ranks just behind prostate and breast cancer, respectively. …

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NOVEMBER SEMINAR SERIES: HEARING AIDS THAT MONITOR YOUR HEALTH!

NOVEMBER SEMINAR SERIES: HEARING AIDS THAT MONITOR YOUR HEALTH!

By Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Services Imagine that key factors that affect your health and wellness, including heart rate measurements and healthy activities for your body and your brain, are being recorded and saved for you through sensors in your HEARING AIDS! Now called a “Hearable,” the Livio AI actually tracks brain and body health, monitoring daily functions like …

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Low Dose CT Screenings Save Lives

Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Low Dose CT Screenings Save Lives

The second leading cancer in both men and women is LUNG CANCER. According to the American Cancer Society’s Statistics, there will be 228,150 new cases of lung cancer diagnosed and 142,670 deaths from lung cancer this year alone. Despite these grim statistics, nearly 430,000 people have at some point in their lives been diagnosed with lung cancer, and yet they …

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MAINTAIN LEG HEALTH FOR AN ACTIVE LIFE

MAINTAIN LEG HEALTH FOR AN ACTIVE LIFE

Feet and leg problems have a severe impact on quality of life but can easily be prevented by maintaining our secondary hearts. Why do so many people suffer from problems with their feet and legs? Swollen feet and ankles, nighttime leg cramps, restless leg syndrome, varicose veins, non-healing lower leg ulcers, loss of sensation in the toes, all are remarkably …

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Can a High-Tech Chair Cure Incontinence

Can a High-Tech Chair Cure Incontinence

By Joseph Gauta, MD, FACOG Do you wear urinary pads or diapers? Do you leak when you exercise or sneeze? Aging, childbirth, and menopause can all lead to incontinence. There are many treatments such as surgical procedures, pessary devices, and medications to help cure or reduce incontinence. There is a new device by BTL called Emsella that makes incontinence treatment …

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

By Physicians Rehabilitation Nonsurgical Option for Musculoskeletal Injuries According to the World Health Organization (WHO), musculoskeletal injuries are the most common cause of severe long-term pain and physical disability. Soft tissue injuries including tendon and ligament trauma account for 45% of all musculoskeletal injuries in the USA. For many years, our best option for treating musculoskeletal injuries, sprains and strains …

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Stop Overlooking Signs of Incontinence

By Rolando Rivera, MD, FACS Urinary incontinence is a common medical condition that affects over 40 million Americans, yet it often goes untreated or unrecognized.  The reason for this trend is multifactorial, spanning from embarrassment to speak about this topic to dealing with more acute or morbid conditions that require focused attention. Nevertheless, it is a treatable condition that frequently …

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Snowbirds and Seasonal Rentals

Snowbirds and Seasonal Rentals

For many seniors, Southwest Florida is considered home during the colder months of the year. From October until April, snowbirds make their way to our beautiful region to enjoy all that it has to offer. For those who choose not to take on the financial burden of home ownership, it can be difficult to find seasonal rentals that tick all …

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