Medically supervised Medi-Weightloss® program combines nutrition and taking off those unwanted pounds. Sherry, like many people, thought she knew the trick to losing weight. “Eat less, avoid excess carbs and sweets, exercise more,” says the 59-year-old Kansas City, Missouri, resident. “Pretty simple, right?” Following a year of trying to shed unwanted pounds on her own, the frustrated woman decided she ... Read More »
Medically supervised Medi-Weightloss® program combines nutrition and taking off those unwanted pound...
Dr. Kirk Iodice, Official Chiropractor for the KC Smoke Elite Running Club and Kansas City T-Bones, ...
Promote Healthier Living by Supporting the Health & Wellmobile By Elizabeth Kelley The Health &a...
In honor of National Rehabilitation Week on Friday, September 23, 2016, MidAmerica Rehabilitation Ho...
Advice from Students, Teachers, Counselors and Parents By Rachel Lewis It’s that time of year. The b...
FACT: Congestive heart failure (CHF) affects nearly five million Americans, and is one of the most common reasons for hospitalization. FACT: “Heart failure” doesn’t mean that your heart has stopped, it means your heart’s not pumping as much blood as your body needs. FACT: Understanding CHF and learning how to manage this condition can greatly improve your quality of life ... Read More »
Board Certified General Surgeon and Fellowship Trained Colon & Rectal Surgeon The surgeons at Advanced Surgical Associates (ASA) are pleased to welcome Darcy Shaw, MD to the practice. Dr. Shaw is Board Certified in General Surgery and brings with him a new surgical specialty to our community as a Fellowship trained Colon and Rectal Surgeon. Improving Outcomes for Patients with ... Read More »
By Dellas Baldelli What Is Osteoporosis? According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, Osteoporosis is a disease in which the density and quality of bones are reduced, leading to weakness of the skeleton and increased risk of fracture, particularly of the spine, wrists, hip, pelvis and upper arms. Osteoporosis and associated fractures are an important cause of mortality and morbidity. In ... Read More »
By Andy Dean, PA-C Kansas Medical Clinic is one of the few multispecialty practices offering these services within our medical clinics. Our lasers treat a wide variety of skin conditions from spider veins to sun spots to warts, and I’d like to take a minute to tell you about them. Growths and Skin Conditions The VBeam Perfecta is a type ... Read More »
Dr. Kirk Iodice, Official Chiropractor for the KC Smoke Elite Running Club and Kansas City T-Bones, specializes in getting runners back on the road Advanced Healthcare & Sports Injury (AHSI) is an independently owned healthcare facility that offers a cutting edge treatment model. They combine highly effective therapies that have proven to get most athletes, particularly runners, back to their ... Read More »
By Larry Pribyl, D.D.S. Maintaining regular breathing during sleep is a problem for over 20 million Americans. As a result, they do not receive the necessary amount of oxygen their body needs to rejuvenate from proper, restful sleep. Moderate to severe levels of snoring may really be Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) — also referred to as “sleep disordered breathing.” Sleep ... Read More »
Promote Healthier Living by Supporting the Health & Wellmobile By Elizabeth Kelley The Health & Wellmobile, made possible by Diagnostic Imaging Centers, P.A., and several local partners is a massive consumer health education and wellness screening program designed to promote healthier living among local community residents while providing an opportunity for consumers to receive basic health screenings, scans and education ... Read More »
Make-A-Wish® is the legacy of Chris Greicius, a 7-year-old boy from Phoenix who was diagnosed with leukemia. He had wished to be a police officer and “catch bad guys.” His wish, which was granted by his mother, some friends and the Arizona Department of Public Safety, set in motion a phenomenon that would create an unprecedented kind of charity. Chris ... Read More »
In honor of National Rehabilitation Week on Friday, September 23, 2016, MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital will host their 12th Annual “Strokes for Stroke” Golf Classic benefiting the American Stroke Foundation, a non-profit organization providing post-rehabilitative services to stroke survivors. About the American Stroke Foundation The American Stroke Foundation (ASF) Missouri and Kansas activity centers include speech, occupational activities of daily living, ... Read More »
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City provides a fun, safe environment for kids to learn, play, grow and meet new friends. From sports to education and group activities, the Clubs provide quality programs to thousands of area kids every day. Kids who may otherwise lack the resources for such opportunities. The number of children left home alone ... Read More »
Advice from Students, Teachers, Counselors and Parents By Rachel Lewis It’s that time of year. The beginning of the school year is once again upon us. Walk through any major retailer and the back to school advertisements and merchandise can’t be missed. It suddenly seems that everything teens should do to prepare for school comes down to buying new things. ... Read More »
When is it time to consider long-term nursing care? Making the decision to move your loved one to a long-term care setting can be difficult and confusing. As you weigh your options, consider these important points, recommended by the health care professionals at Tallgrass Creek. What is long-term nursing care? If your loved one has a major health concern or ... Read More »
By Dr. Thomas F. Bembynista, DPM Almost all of us have had a problem with an ingrown toenail once in our lives. This common condition, where the side of the nail grows into the surrounding skin, causes redness and usually excruciating pain that causes any use of the foot to be unbearable. When To Seek Immediate Care Most patients find ... Read More »
By Dr. Chad Wollard, DMD, Valencia Endodontic Associates – As spring arrives and warm weather activities kick into full swing, the incidence of traumatic dental injuries in children tends to increase. Traumatic injury to the permanent teeth can range from crown fracture, separation injury (in which the tooth either partially or completely comes out of the socket), or a crushing ... Read More »
By Jimmy Page, Fellowship of Christian Athletes In sports, every coach and athlete knows that we have to take one game at a time. When a game is over, win or lose, we have to put it behind us. We must learn what we can and move on. Three Important Lessons: The same is true in all aspects of life. ... Read More »
Hot tips for the season from the experts at Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health & Wellness Forget the sheen that summer’s sweltering humidity often deposits on your face—achieve a beautiful, healthy shine without overhauling your entire regimen to accommodate the calendar’s rhythm. Often switching out one or two products and adding a professional skincare treatment that doesn’t require downtime will yield ... Read More »
Difficulty moving following a stroke or brain injury is common. One way therapists help people with weak muscles to move better is through electric stimulation. A healthy muscle contracts when an electrical signal from the brain travels along a nerve to a muscle and stimulates that muscle to move. Therapists can also stimulate muscles to move by using functional electrical ... Read More »