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MonaLisa Touch Therapy for Vaginal Dryness and Pain

MonaLisa Touch Therapy for Vaginal Dryness and Pain

As women age and approach the menopause years in their late 40’s and early 50’s, estrogen levels rapidly decline. The result is a long list of changes that may affect women’s overall health and quality of life. These may include painful vulvar and vaginal dryness with intercourse, urinary frequency and incontinence, and relaxation of the vaginal walls. For decades, the treatments …

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The Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (“AED”): Is Your Community Association Immune From Civil Liability?

The Use of an Automated External Defibrillator

By Lauren S. Josephson, Esq. Many community associations around the nation offer the use of certain health club facilities to their members unaware of the fact that people are 15 to 20 times more likely to die of sudden cardiac arrest during vigorous exercise, or within 30 minutes following it.1 Therefore, a community association offering the use of such facilities must …

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A Patients Guide to MOHS SURGERY

A Patients Guide to MOHS SURGERY

Approximately 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Basal cell and squamous cell are the two most common skin cancers accounting for more than 5 million diagnosed annually. Unfortunately, many of these people will experience skin cancer more than once in their lives. If skin cancer is caught early, it can be treated with great success, but …

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National Occupational Therapy (OT) Month

National Occupational Therapy (OT) Month

By Ashley Carlson, DPT, ATC, MTC, OP Coordinator  Life Care Center of Estero Happy national occupational therapy month! This month is used to recognize those who spend their lives working to improve yours.  Occupational therapists provide hands on rehabilitation to help patients after illness or injury, or patients with disabilities improve their ability to move and function in daily life. One …

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BREAKTHROUGH MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY OFFERS PAIN RELIEF

BREAKTHROUGH MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY OFFERS PAIN RELIEF

ADVANCED PAIN RELIEF Unless you or someone you know has struggled with severe injury, chronic pain, or degenerative disease, it’s difficult to understand the Impact ii can have on lire. But if you struggle with chronic pain, you know its debilitating effects. You’ve likely given up hobbies, family activities, and travel in your efforts to control pain and maintain functionality. …

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Swollen, achy legs? It could be your veins.

Swollen, achy legs

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS – Jean, a 45 year old cath lab scrub tech had been suffering with progressive leg swelling for at least 15 years.  Although she did have a history of varicose veins in her sister, she initially did not have any signs of varicose veins, and had been told by a number of medical professionals that …

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LASER Gum Disease Treatment – The alternative to Surgery

LASER Gum Disease Treatment – The alternative to Surgery

By Juan Teodoro, D.M.D. – Periodontal disease affects four out of five people over the age of 35. In its early stages it’s known as gingivitis, and if it progresses to a chronic condition it can result in periodontitis, which affects the bones surrounding the teeth. When left untreated it causes bone destruction, which can result in the loss of …

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Shape Up for Summer with Orangetheory

Shape Up for Summer with Orangetheory

If you are looking for a great way to get into shape this summer, Orangetheory Fitness is the best way to achieve your goals What is Orangetheory? Orangetheory Fitness is unique among fitness gyms in that it offers personal training in a group setting. Using interval training that focuses on cardiovascular and core strength training, Orangetheory gives you a complete …

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Key Florida Healthcare Documents and Recent Changes

Key Florida Healthcare Documents and Recent Changes

By Steven J. Gibbs, Esq. Every competent adult has the legal right to make healthcare decisions for themselves. However, medical circumstances resulting from injury or disease can render someone incapacitated and unable to make these decisions.  When these decisions need to be made for an incapacitated person, an enforceable Florida healthcare directive becomes critical. What is a Florida Healthcare Directive? …

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Your Diet Plays a Huge Role in Your Heart Health

Your Diet Plays a Huge Role in Your Heart Health

Most of us are aware of healthy diet options.  We’re told to eat fresh vegetables and fruits, fish, poultry, nuts and healthy oils like olive oil. In addition to eating those healthy foods, a better understanding of a key offender that can wreak havoc on our cardiovascular systems might surprise you.  This little guilty pleasure is called—SUGAR. Why is sugar so …

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