December 17, 2017 - Sunday

Don’t Spend Another Winter Worrying About Mom

Winter Worrying About Mom

Discover the benefits of nursing care and memory care at Tallgrass Creek If you’re caring for a senior loved one, then you know the anxiety that winter brings. Along with the threat of a major weather event, there are the day-to-day worries: How will Mom get to her doctor’s appointments? Is she setting the thermostat high enough? What if bad …

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What do an Olympic Boxer, Working Mother, and CEO All Have in Common?

Grant Bradshaw

GRANT BRADSHAW, PERSONAL TRAINER! My name is Grant Bradshaw, and I’m in the business of changing lives. I am a personal trainer by trade. You might argue that means I’m in the business of changing bodies, but you’d be missing the bigger picture. Before I can ever successfully work with someone to help them change their body, the first thing …

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Non-Surgical Root Canal Therapy Relieves Pain

Non-Surgical Root Canal Therapy

By Valencia Endodontic Associates – What is Endodontics? Endodontics, or Root Canal Therapy, is a branch of dentistry recognized by the American Dental Association involving treatment of the center of the tooth, the pulp, and surrounding tissues of the tooth. A root canal is one of the most common dental procedures performed to relieve the pain of toothaches caused by …

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Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Is Not a New Disorder

Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Is Not a New Disorder

By Larry Pribyl, D.D.S. Often referred to as TMJ, this disorder is not new. It’s just been misdiagnosed for years. Unfortunately, negative or inconclusive findings often lead to prolonged drug therapy, a frustrating doctor to doctor search by the patient and often an incorrect diagnosis of psychosomatic illness. Many TMJ patients have had extensive work-ups and testing leading to ineffective …

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Exercise Therapy Can Help Manage Many Conditions

Exercise Therapy Can Help Manage Many Conditions

We’re all aware that exercise is a vital component for keeping our bodies healthy and strong. And, we know that exercise helps to strengthen our muscles and support our skeletal system – that’s why it’s often used to treat conditions and injuries associated with the spine, joints, and nervous system. However, did you know that exercise therapy is also effective …

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Miles of Smiles Giving Kids a Reason to Smile

Miles of Smiles Giving Kids a Reason to Smile

The Kansas City Health & Wellmobile is proud to partner with Miles of Smiles, giving smiles back to area youth. Miles of Smiles, Inc. provides free dental care to children in the Northland who do not have access to oral health services. The dental care is provided by a licensed dentist and assistants, in a school setting or social service …

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Leaders In Minimally Invasive Surgery

Leaders In Minimally Invasive Surgery

“They have always been very considerate and attentive to my needs as well as treating me like a person, not just a patient to run through the numbers.” Doug, Advanced Surgical Associates Patient The doctors at Advanced Surgical Associates (ASA) pride themselves in caring for their patients and for staying on the leading edge when it comes to performing surgery. …

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7 Resolutions for an Organized New Year

7 Resolutions for an Organized New Year

By Tara Aronson We’ve just come through the sound and fury of the holidays – and our homes, nerves, and bank accounts reflect it. Relax. It’s a new year, and we can get things back under our control. The 7 tips below are the place to start. The best part? They all build on one another. 1. Downsize! Consider instituting this …

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If Nothing Changes, Nothing Changes. Make 2016 the Year of Change!

By Lucy DelSarto, Wellness Educator & Coach – Lessons Learned From Children Having a child-like mentality can do a lot for your well-being. Children are always active and living in the moment. Life is right here, right now for them. Children don’t linger in the past, and the future is too far away and uncertain, so they don’t bother fretting about …

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Helping Clients Win Social Security Disability Cases

Social Security Disability

It is a frustrating feeling to work hard your whole life to support yourself and your family only to suffer a debilitating injury or illness that cuts your career short. It’s even more frustrating when Social Security, the government safety-net that you have been contributing to for years, denies your claim to collect Social Security Disability benefits. At the Law …

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Goal Setting Tips for the New Year

Goal Setting Tips for the New Year

By Rachel Lewis A New Year brings new beginnings, fresh starts, and many New Year’s resolutions. People choose this time to set new goals and plans for the next year. With the time of New Year’s resolutions upon us, I encourage you to reflect on the past, the present, and to prepare for a bigger and brighter future. Unfortunately, most …

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American Heart Association Kicks Off “Little Hats, Big Hearts” Project in KC

“Little Hats, Big Hearts” Project in KC

Knitters needed to make red baby hats for Kansas City area babies born in February, 2016 The American Heart Association is kicking off a new campaign called Little Hats, Big Hearts, by collecting knitted or crocheted red baby hats. The Little Hats, Big Hearts program raises awareness of heart disease, the No. 1 killer of Americans, and congenital heart defects, …

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How ULTRASOUND Technology Can Lift, Tighten and Firm Skin

Mirabile, M.D.

By James Mirabile, M.D. Skin laxity is one of the most common complaints we hear from MedCosmetic patients. Gravity, heredity, hormones and environmental factors all play a role in how skin ages. Skin laxity commonly first occurs on the forehead, which leads to brow descent, excess skin (hooding) on the eye lids, and a less open-eyed appearance. Laxity in the …

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Latest Advances in Minimally Invasive Gallbladder Surgery Just Got Smaller!

Latest Advances in Minimally Invasive Gallbladder Surgery

Dr. Christopher Daggett with Advanced Surgical Associates is among the first physicians in the Kansas City area to provide micro-laparoscopic gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy). Recent advances in minimally invasive surgery aimed at diminishing incision size have led to the development of micro-laparoscopic surgical instruments. The increased level of complexity using such instruments requires a higher level of surgical skill compared …

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