December 12, 2017 - Tuesday

Take Your Life Back From Pain!

Take Your Life Back From Pain

Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined, according to the American Academy of Pain Medicine. Does pain interfere with your everyday life? Let the physicians of PainCARE help you take your life back! Would you like a physician to take the time to find the source of your pain? The physicians of PainCARE do just that …

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Rehabilitation Assessments in the Comforts of Home

Rehabilitation Assessments in the Comforts of Home

A Great Start to Reclaiming Independence It can happen in the blink of an eye. One minute you’re fine, and the next your arm is numb, concentration turns foggy, and words slur together. Could it be a stroke? Possibly. So, you do the right thing. You get the medical attention you need, and it’s good that you did. You learn …

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Non-Surgical Root Canal Therapy Relieves Pain

Non-Surgical Root Canal Therapy Relieves Pain

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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What is the Role of Physical Therapy for YOUR Upper Right Quadrant?

Role of Physical Therapy

By Biagio Mazza, DPT – Wellness, Prevention, and the Role of Physical Therapy “Wellness” is a term that gets tossed around a lot and has come to mean many different things to different people. It can be defined as a “multidimensional state of being, describing the existence of positive health in an individual as exemplified by quality of life and …

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STRESS CAN BE A GREAT TEACHER

STRESS CAN BE A GREAT TEACHER

By Lucy DelSarto, Wellness Educator & Coach – We’ve all had teachers, but it is the great teacher who makes an impact that is etched in our mind for a lifetime. Such a teacher pushed us outside our comfort zone and, although uncomfortable, we were better off and grew because of the experience. Stress is a great teacher too. Stress …

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Strengthening Your Immune System

Strengthening Your Immune System

By Dr. Nicole Murphy, D.C.  – As the summer comes to a close and children are back in school, the last thing on your mind is your immune system…..but it should be! It’s always a good time to keep your health on track. Those times when you are thinking “I can NOT get sick right now,” tend to happen for …

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Step Out for a Cure to Help Thousands with Psoriasis

Step Out for a Cure to Help Thousands with Psoriasis

You may know one of the roughly 62,500 Kansas City metro area residents living with psoriasis—the most common autoimmune disease in the country, affecting 7.5 million Americans. A chronic, genetic disease of the immune system, psoriasis causes the skin to crack, itch and bleed. It is not contagious. Although psoriasis is most frequently diagnosed between the ages of 15 and …

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Preventing Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents

During the past four decades, obesity rates have soared among all age groups, increasing more than fourfold among children ages six to 11. More than 23 million children and teenagers (31.8 percent) ages two to 19 are obese or overweight, a statistic that health and medical experts consider an epidemic. Obese young people have an 80-percent chance of becoming obese …

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Food Allergies are No Joke

Food Allergies are No Joke

It’s Not a Joke. That was the theme of the 2013 Food Allergy Awareness Week, sponsored annually by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) (www.foodallergy.org). It’s the everyday theme of every family that has a child with food allergies. Fatalities due to food allergy are not uncommon. Just this month, Lisa Rutter, founder of the No Nuts Mom Group, updated …

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September is Cholesterol Awareness Month

Cholesterol

By Sarrisa Haley, Wellness Manager, The Athletic Club – Most of us have heard of cholesterol. We could tell you a couple of medications that lower cholesterol. We may also be able to tell you what popular kids cereal is known for its cholesterol lowering abilities. There is much more to cholesterol than meets the eye – let’s learn! Where …

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Back to School Tips for Keeping Family Healthy

Why you should make some simple changes before heading back to school As summer comes to a close, it’s important to get kids back on the right track as they head back to the classroom. In order to make sure your kids have the most successful and healthy school year possible, start getting them reintegrated in a scheduled lifestyle with …

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National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

I want to make you aware. Here is why… By Rebecca Shryock – I want to tell you a story.  The story of how I learned to breathe life.  Not just live it, but feel it.  Taste it.  Breathe it. I’m a mother to three beautiful little boys who are all so charismatic and unique you wouldn’t believe it. I’m married …

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Make a Health Comeback!

Health Comeback

By Jimmy Page, Fellowship of Christian Athletes – Every sports fan loves two things: 1) Rooting for the underdog, and, 2) Watching a great comeback victory. Both scenarios inspire us to overcome challenges and never give up, no matter the circumstances. There’s a rich history of comebacks in sports. One that immediately comes to mind is the Buffalo Bills’ improbable …

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Get Off the Weight Loss Roller Coaster! Lose the Weight – Once and for All!

Lose the Weight - Once and for All

By James Mirabile, M.D., Medi-Weightloss Clinics® – We are all familiar with the weight loss roller coaster: take the weight off, put it back on again, diet till you’re starving, hit a plateau, make big changes, and see small results. The highs and lows of this exhausting cycle can take a real emotional and physical toll. We all know the …

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A New Treatment for Back Pain… Radiofrequency Neurolysis

A New Treatment for Back Pain

As many as 90% of adult Americans experience back pain. Acute back pain lasts for less than 6 weeks and is treated with ice/heat, medications, exercise/stretches, chiropractic/physical therapy care. When it lasts over 6 weeks, it is considered chronic and specific causes are sought for other treatment options. Certainly, in this situation, a work up by your primary care physician …

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