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IT’S A PAIN IN THE NECK

By Robert J. Ycaza, MD – While neck pain may be less common than lower back pain, millions of people experience neck pain and/or related arm pain which can be quite disabling. Acute and Chronic Neck Pain Neck pain is generally categorized as acute or chronic. Acute neck pain often results from sudden trauma or a muscle or tendon strain …

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Exercise Smarter Not Harder!

Exercise Smarter Not Harder

By Lakewood Ranch Chiropractic – We all want to get the most out of the time we spend exercising, and it’s natural to think that exercising harder is going to provide a bigger, faster payoff. But exercising harder without adequate preparation often leads to injury. Then there’s recovery time, possibly the need for rehabilitation, and ultimately you’re back at the …

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Importance of Regular Care for Diabetic Feet

Importance of Regular Care for Diabetic Feet

By Dr. Christopher Addison, DPM – The statistics surrounding diabetes and diabetic related health issues continue to rise at a staggering rate. According to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) more than 60% of non-traumatic lower limb amputations in the U.S. occur among people with diabetes. Fortunately, many of these amputations are preventable with ongoing, thorough, and proper foot care. …

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Physical Therapy Eliminates Pain & Strengthens Your Shoulder to Repair Rotator Cuff Tears

By Justin Kotlarczyk, MSPT – Nearly 20 million Americans present to doctor offices each year with shoulder pain. Reports claim that nearly a third of these cases are due to rotator cuff tears. The rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles that are responsible for keeping the shoulder joint stable. Unfortunately, injuries to the rotator cuff are very common, …

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Do you have a plan for your financial goals?

Don’t worry, most don’t, I can help you. – By Brian Kudick Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC – We all have unique goals in life and want to feel confident that we’re en route to meeting them. In that effort, it helps to have a financial roadmap to keep us on track – especially given the twists and turns …

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Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health

By Senior Home Care – Bradenton, Sarasota – Senior Home Care, Inc. is the first provider of its kind to earn accreditation for Behavioral Health Home Care (BHHC) from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc. (ACHC). BHHC integrates behavioral health interventions into home care services for patients whose mental illness, substance abuse, intellectual/developmental disabilities make it difficult, or otherwise …

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Deal with the Fear First

Deal with the Fear First

By Alex Anderson Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church – Not long ago I asked my wife a drilling question, “What would be the most important advice you could give to another person who ‘just found out’ that they had cancer?” She went completely silent for a few moments, then looked straight into my eyes and without a hint …

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What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

By Michael A. King, M.D. – Every year, a significant number of patients see a physician complaining of hand numbness, tingling and pain.Many of these patients are assumed to have nerve compression in the neck area and come to the doctor’s office with an MRI of the cervical spine. Some may even have had surgery performed in the neck area …

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Nanny Granny-Back on Track

Nanny Granny-Back on Track- Gloria Schoenfeld’s Story

Gloria Schoenfeld’s Story Patient Testimonial for Dr. Gino Sedillo at CardioVascular Solutions Institute Gloria Schoenfeld went to see her cardiologist because she had been experiencing consistent leg pain. The cardiologist discovered that Gloria had no discernible pulse and determined that surgery was needed to correct the problem. He referred her to a surgeon. “I made an appointment with the referred …

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Where’s the Nearest Restroom?

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By Terri L. Jenkins, ARNP Urinary incontinence (UI) and overactive bladder (OAB) are among the top 10 chronic conditions effecting American women today. For millions, incontinence is not just a medical problem. It is a problem that also affects emotional, psychological and social well-being. Many people are afraid to participate in normal daily activities that might take them too far …

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