June 24, 2018 - Sunday

Proven Treatment Offers Hope for Men Suffering Enlarged Prostate

Men Suffering Enlarged Prostate

Enlarged Prostate Affects Nearly 40 million men in the United States (1) Urologist Dr. Mike Kozminski of Phoenix Urology in St. Joseph,MO recently sat down with Kansas City Health and Wellness Magazine to talk about a common condition that many of his patients face: benign prostatic hyperplasia, commonly known as enlarged prostate or BPH. In fact, over 70 percent of …

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Losing Weight on Medi-Weightloss® is as Easy as 1-2-3!

Losing Weight on Medi-Weightloss® is as Easy as 1-2-3!

Say no-no to yo-yo dieting with this proven three-phase program There’s a buffet of reasons people avoid joining a weight-loss program; at the top of the list is a “been there, done that” attitude. It’s easy to lose weight. Keeping it off is the hard part. That’s why Medi-Weightloss® is so successful. Its three-phase program provides ongoing help so patients …

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Your Headache Could be Caused by TMD: Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

Center for TMJ and Sleep Apnea Headaches can be alarming. Especially if they occur frequently. Often times our thoughts immediately go to “brain tumor” or some other brain malfunction. Although that is certainly a possibility, it may be your temporomandibular joint that is causing the pain. The TM joints are made up of the temporal bone of the skull (T) …

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Battling the Opioid Epidemic

Battling the Opioid Epidemic

KC Pain Center Uses a Proactive Approach to Battle the Unprecedented Opioid Epidemic It seems as though you can’t turn on your television or pick up a newspaper without having your attention drawn to what is being referred to as an unprecedented opioid epidemic, which our nation is in the midst of. To put it into better perspective, the Centers …

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Spring Cleaning…for Your Face!

Spring Cleaning…for Your Face!

By Jim Fackrell, PA-C Spring will bring the regeneration of the grass, trees and beautiful flowers. Unfortunately, the end of “old man winter” doesn’t always bring beautiful things. The bite of winter can leave your skin dry, flaking and, let’s just say it, “aged looking skin.” Winter can really take its toll on healthy skin. The heaters in our home …

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Water: The Underestimated, Overlooked Essential Nutrient

Water- The Underestimated, Overlooked Essential Nutrient

World Health Day is in April and we want to nourish our bodies, just like we want to care for our planet and environment. You may think H20 is blah, boring and plain. Water gets little credit, but the power of this vital nutrient is truly magnificent; it’s time to give it the love and attention it deserves. Water: a …

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Change Your Mind About Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids

Change Your Mind About Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids

The Link Between Dementia, Falling, and Hearing Loss By Tim Steele, Ph.D., FAAA, President, Associated Audiologists, Inc. Studies have shown that older adults with untreated hearing loss have a higher incidence of fall- and accident-related death, social isolation, and dementia than those without hearing loss. Untreated hearing loss also can interfere with cognitive abilities because so much effort is put …

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MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital Amputee Center of Excellence

MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital Amputee Center of Excellence

With vast knowledge on the latest technologies and treatments for amputee patients, MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital offers the clinical, technical and professional resources needed to help amputees progress toward total independence. Our goal is to give these courageous individuals the skills and equipment they need to overcome obstacles and boundaries for a higher quality of life. A Focus on Independence The …

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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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Tips for preventing sports injuries in kids and teens

Tips for preventing sports injuries in kids and teens

More time on the field brings a greater risk of experiencing sports-related injuries. Pediatric sports medicine expert R. Jay Lee, M.D. at Johns Hopkins University provides these injury prevention tips to help keep your young athlete on the field rather than on the sidelines. 1. Talk with your young athlete. Make sure your young athlete understands that he or she …

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4 Effective Ways to Market Your Business Online

4 Effective Ways to Market Your Business Online

By Kenna Lewis, Social Centric Media Do you feel like your brain is constantly running around and around on the proverbial hamster wheel when it comes to marketing your business online? #1. Leverage Social Media People are walking around banging into light poles and stop signs because their faces are buried in their Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram apps. Therein lies …

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Living With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Living With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome, or ‘IBS’, is an unpleasant, yet surprisingly common, disorder that can severely disrupt an individual’s life. As with any problem, psychological or physical, it is important first to understand what it is. Having found out all you can about its nature and causes you can begin to seek out treatments. What is IBS? IBS is a disorder of …

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Let 2018 Be the Year You Take Control of Your Sleep Health!

Let 2018 Be the Year You Take Control of Your Sleep Health!

By Larry Pribyl, D.D.S. What does that mean? We all know we need to get more sleep. But wishing it to happen and implementing changes to make sure it improves are two different things. Start with some basics. Create a bedtime routine that prepares your “mind” for what is coming. Limit stimulates like computer and cell phone use the last …

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Trigger Point Injections Can Relieve Extreme Muscle Pain

Trigger Point Injections Can Relieve Extreme Muscle Pain

Trigger point injections (TPI) are used to treat extremely painful areas of a muscle, which are characterized by the presence of the trigger points. A trigger point is a traumatized area in the muscle. It feels like a knot or a tight, taut band of the muscle and is tender to deep pressure or palpation. These trigger points may occur …

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