December 12, 2017 - Tuesday

“THE DYNAMIC DUO”

THE DYNAMIC DUO

By Dee Dee Jarvis – Although no single laser can correct all skin conditions such as the elimination of  pigmentation, reduction of hair, and softening of wrinkles, at MedCOSMETIC™ we are now using a combination of two nonablative, or “light” lasers, to solve and treat all of these problems. MedCOSMETIC™ is excited to offer our newest DYNAMIC DUO! You might …

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The Most Common Site for Sprains in the Human Body: The Ankle Joint

The Most Common Site for Sprains

By Matt Timm, PT, DPT, OCS – Lateral ankle sprains occur frequently, not only in young athletes, but among active adults as well. The ankle joint is the most common site for sprains in the human body. In one study, 45% of people surveyed reported a history of ankle injury and another 20% reported persistent ankle problems. Most Common Treatment …

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As Kids Head Back to School, Make a PowerPlay™ Against Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity

“Weighting” is Not an Option – By Katy Graves, MPAS, PA-C – In the last three decades, the rate of childhood obesity has nearly tripled, with one of every three American children qualifying for an overweight or obese diagnosis. The alarm bells should be sounding for parents, caretakers, and health care providers. Just as in the adult population, being overweight …

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Inspiring Performance and a Healthier Lifestyle

healthy lifestyle

The Wellness Coach with Heart and Passion! – By Lucy DelSarto, Wellness Coach – Life is like a game. We have all played games and know they have a beginning and an end with a varied amount of time and action in between. The same holds true with life. Games provide mental and/or physical challenges. The consequences of neglecting proper health …

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Dental Implants

Dental Implant

– The Best Option for Replacing Missing Teeth –  In the past, losing teeth meant your appearance and your ability to eat normal foods would be greatly impacted. Today with dental implants, you can maintain a natural appearance and the ability to eat the foods you enjoy with teeth that feel like your own. What are Dental Implants? Dental implants …

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Advanced Treatment for Bunions

Advanced Treatment for Bunions

By Dr. Thomas F. Bembynista, DPM – A bunion is the enlargement of the big toe joint that causes the big toe to drift towards the second toe. If you imagine a gum ball sized bone enlargement stuffed in your shoe next to the big toe, that’s the type of pain bunion sufferers walk around with daily. Heredity a Main …

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Caring for Our Seniors

Caring for Our Seniors

Tips and Strategies to Help Our Aging Loved Ones – By Mary Buss, M.D. – Life brings many changes throughout the years. I am continually amazed at the strength and stamina my elderly patients have. It is hard to reconcile why challenges must be endured during the last few years of life. This time of life should be carefree and …

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Inspired. Take Action.

Kansas City Cancer Walk

By Amber Bourek, Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Greater Kansas City – Breast cancer knows no boundaries with respect to age, race, religion, socioeconomic status, or gender. Over the course of their lifetime, one in eight women will be diagnosed with the disease. There are more than 2.9 million breast cancer survivors alive in the United States today – …

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Help Around the Corner

hospice

Hospice social workers offer specialized assistance, promoting dignity and hope. By Gregory Rumburg – Some 1.58 million people received hospice care nationally in 2010, according to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. In each case, a hospice social worker was available to serve individuals and their families seeking to maximize their quality of life. Hospice social workers are trained …

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URINARY LEAKAGE “THE LAST MEDICAL TABOO”

URINARY LEAKAGE

By James Mirabile, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., FOR WOMEN ONLY – Effort continues to be directed into lifting the taboo on the subject of urinary leakage but one of the pivotal points still remains neglected. Stress incontinence is when urine leaks because there is a sudden extra pressure (‘stress’) on the bladder. This is because your pelvic floor muscles and urethra cannot …

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Leaders in Spine, Sports and Chronic Pain Care

Spine Care

By C. Lan Fotopoulos, M.D. – Next to the common cold, back pain is the most common problem for which people seek medical treatment. In a world of spinal problems that accompany overuse, age or injury, Physiatry is looked to as a benefit for direct care, in lieu of or in conjunction with surgery. Imagine $635 billion. According to a …

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Non-Surgical Back Pain Relief

Non-Surgical Back Pain Relief

By Dr. Robert Patterson Jr. – Do you suffer from back pain, neck pain, headaches, shoulder, arm, leg, or low back pain?  If so, you are not alone. This type of pain robs you of your quality of life, and when it does, you want and deserve your pain-free life back as gently, effectively, and quickly as possible. Carol’s Story …

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R.A. Bloch Foundation’s 2012 Cancer Survivorship Award Honors Linette Atwood

Linette Atwood

Founder and Publisher of Patient Resource Cancer Guide Dedicates Her Life to Educating and Empowering Patients – Well-known local cancer advocate Linette Atwood, founder of Patient Resource Publishing, was recently honored by the Bloch Cancer Foundation for her work in this area. As publisher of the Patient Resource Cancer Guide, she has dedicated her life to educating and empowering patients. …

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Nutrition and Training

sport and nutrition

Getting the Most Out of Your Workouts – By Jimmy Page, Fellowship of Christian Athletes – “Therefore, get your minds ready for action…” – 1 Peter 1:13 Preparation is one of the most important aspects of our spiritual lives. In fact, knowing how you will respond when faced with various situations or temptations will often determine your ability to stand …

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The Olympic Difference

Olympic

By Jimmy Page, Fellowship of Christian Athletes – “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.” – Colossians 3:23-24 (NIV) The Olympic Spirit The Olympic Games are so …

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