May 27, 2017 - Saturday

Running Injuries, Be Gone!

Running Injuries, Be Gone!

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 …

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Treating Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Treating Snoring and Sleep Apnea

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 …

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McCarthy Auto Group and Lauren Wants To Know

Bringing Health & Wellness to the Local Community

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 …

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THE MAKE-A-WISH® STORY It All Started With Chris …

THE MAKE-A-WISH® STORY It All Started With Chris …

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 …

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12th Annual “Strokes For Stroke” Golf Classic Benefiting the American Stroke Foundation

12th Annual “Strokes For Stroke” Golf Classic Benefiting the American Stroke Foundation

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, …

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KIDS NEED TO KNOW THAT SOMEONE CARES

KIDS NEED TO KNOW THAT SOMEONE CARES

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 …

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7 Tips FOR BACK TO SHCOOL

Back to School!

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. …

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Could Your Loved One Benefit from Long-Term Nursing Care?

Could Your Loved One Benefit from Long-Term Nursing Care?

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 …

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Ingrown Toenails Causes and Treatments

Ingrown Toenails

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 …

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WIN TODAY!

WIN TODAY

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. …

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Love Your Summer Skin

Summer Skin

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 …

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FUNCTIONAL ELECTRICAL STIMULATION in rehabilitation

FUNCTIONAL ELECTRICAL STIMULATION in rehabilitation

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 …

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Forest View Wellness Bistro

Forest View Wellness Bistro

Cutting-Edge Brain Health, Wellness Classes, Fun Programs and Projects for Adults Age 55+ Recently, healthcare and well-care has allowed retirement years to be lengthened and managed in beneficial ways, and older adult communities and programs have adapted to maximize wellness for those in their retirement years. Carrying on its tradition for being progressive, The Groves Retirement Community in Independence, Missouri, …

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What is So Bad About Mouth Breathing?

What is So Bad About Mouth Breathing?

By Larry Pribyl, D.D.S. If you or your child only has this condition occasionally during a cold or a temporary allergic situation, chances are your dental health will not be affected. However, long term mouth breathing (meaning 4 months or longer) can have a profound effect on the development of your dental arches and the alignment of your teeth. This …

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Platelet Rich Plasma: An Enticing New Treatment for Hair Loss

Platelet Rich Plasma: An Enticing New Treatment for Hair Loss

By Meena Singh, M.D. Most think of platelets as the component of blood that coagulates wounds. However, the function of platelets is far more than just forming clots. When activated, they secrete cytokines and growth factors, acting as an integral part of wound healing. Because of platelet’s important function, concentrated preparations of plasma have been used in various fields as …

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