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FACET JOINT INJECTIONS FOR BACK PAIN

FACET JOINT INJECTIONS FOR BACK PAIN

By Aaron Rosenblatt, MD Neck (cervical), mid back (thoracic) and low back (lumbar) pain are common ailments which can be acute or chronic.  This may be debilitating and stop people from their usual activities of daily living. As many do not know, this pain from the spine can easily be treated by a qualified Interventional Pain Management Specialists, like Dr. …

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Understanding Dry Eye and Blepharitis

Understanding Dry Eye and Blepharitis

By David A. Goldman MD – Dry eye is believed to be one of the most common ocular conditions in the United States. More common in women, one study estimated the prevalence of dry eye in women ≥ 50 years old was 7.8% or 3.23 million women in the US.  Called keratoconjunctivitissicca, the underlying pathology is a decreased production of …

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Ensuring our Parents Health Through Medication Compliance

Ensuring our Parents Health Through Medication Compliance

By Dr. David Steinberg, Pharmacist As the baby boomer generation ages and medications become more numerous, children and family members are charged with caring for the loved ones. This task comes not only with much stress but also with many questions. The questions often range from “Who will administer the medication when I’m not there?” “Is there a risk of …

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Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Pain Conditions

Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Pain Conditions

Platelet-rich plasma therapy, sometimes called PRP therapy, takes advantage of our blood’s natural healing properties to repair damaged cartilage, tendons, ligaments, muscles, or even bone. A growing number of people are turning to PRP injections to treat an expanding list of painful conditions and or injuries, including osteoarthritis. It is commonly used for knee arthritis, we also use this method …

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Am I Controlling the Way I Think or is it Controlling Me?

Am I Controlling the Way I Think or is it Controlling Me?

Have you ever wondered “what’s going on in her brain” about your 6 year old? Or “what in the world makes him act that way”about your husband? Or have you ever been around someone and struggled to figure out why they say the things that they say? Psychological theorists such as Albert Ellis have taught us that how we think …

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Cutting Edge Technology used to treat neck pain in Professional Athletes, The US Air force, & The US Navy – It is now available in Palm Beach County

Cutting Edge Technology

The human head weighs approximately 11 lbs, significantly larger than the 8 lbs so famously quoted in the movie, “Jerry Maguire”. Your neck’s main job is to hold up/support the head. Mind this is no easy feat. The head must be able to move from side to side and up and down simultaneously. The neck itself forms a conduit for …

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Is “Vampire PRP” the Answer to Your Scary Hair Loss?

Is “Vampire PRP” the Answer to Your Scary Hair Loss?

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman Losing your hair can be scary. In fact, hair loss is often cited as one of the biggest concerns associated with aging among both men and women. So why is hair loss so terrifying? In nearly every culture, hair is associated with youth, sex appeal and good health, which explains why we try so hard …

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New Technology Makes Early Detection of This Nation’s Leading Cause of Death Possible

New Technology Makes Early Detection of This Nation’s Leading Cause of Death Possible

A new, noninvasive technology that screens people for signs of hardened arteries aims to find heart disease long before symptoms develop, and early enough to do something about it. The Soteria Cardiac Platform will revolutionize the way we screen, test, and treat Atherosclerosis. Arteriosclerosis/Atherosclerosis are often used interchangeable. Simply put, we are referring to changes in the artery wall that: …

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

3) Lying Down When lying down, the breast tissue spreads out evenly along the chest wall. Place a pillow under your right shoulder and your right arm behind your head. Using your left hand, move the pads of your fingers around your right breast gently in small circular motions covering the entire breast area and armpit. Use light, medium, and firm pressure. Squeeze the nipple; check for discharge and lumps. Repeat these steps for your left breast.

Breast cancer starts when cells in the breast begin to grow out of control. These cells usually form a tumor that can often be seen on an x-ray or felt as a lump. The tumor is malignant (cancerous) if the cells can grow into (invade) surrounding tissues or spread (metastasize) to distant areas of the body. Breast cancer occurs almost …

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Turn Back the Hands of Time!

Turn Back the Hands of Time!

Now you can restore a more youthful appearance to your hands with the instant volumizing effect of Radiesse! Did you know that next to the face, our hands reveal the most about our age? Simple, everyday gestures such as a handshake, a touch of the face, even a sip from a cup put our hands on constant display. Over time, …

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Little-Known VA Pension Can Be a Life-Saver

Little-Known VA Pension Can Be a Life-Saver

Written By Thomas Gregory – U.S. Navy Veteran Established in 1952 under Title 38 of the United States Code, Congress created two types of benefits for war Veterans and their survivors within the Department of Veteran Affairs. The first is “compensation for service-related disability or death” and second, “a pension for non-service connected disability or death”. A little-known VA pension, …

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Gum Recession: When Should I See Someone?

Gum Recession:

Written by the doctors at Advanced Dentistry South Florida When it comes to our gums, there can be a lot of confusion about how they should look and what constitutes healthy. Some people have a higher visible gum line while others have much less. Our gums cover the jawbone which supports our teeth at the root. The top half of …

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Safety: What you can’t hear CAN hurt you.

What you can’t hear CAN hurt you

In the United States today, there are 36 million people living with untreated hearing loss.There are many reasons why each and every one of them should seek hearing care, including improvementof quality of life, but the foremost reason is SAFETY. Studies have shown that hearing impairment not only affects business, social and personal relationships, it also causes reduced alertness, and …

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Anatomy of an Undetectable Hair Transplant

Anatomy of an Undetectable Hair Transplant

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman It is every patient’s goal is to have their hair restored in a way that is safe, comfortable but most importantly, undetectable. Thankfully, today, minimally-invasive hair transplant techniques like NeoGraft FUE and ARTAS Robotic System, the use of small grafts called follicular units along with careful artistic design makes this absolutely possible. Further evidence of …

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Laser Liposuction

Laser Liposuction

Laser Liposuction has been around for many years and should have made traditional liposuction obsolete by now, however many physicians are still performing traditional liposuction for several reasons. It can be performed under general anesthesia, and there is no large investment involved as there is with a laser technology. When a patient is put under general anesthesia, the trauma that …

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Why do I have Uveitis?

Uveitis?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Uveitis is inflammation of the uvea, which is made up of the iris, ciliary body and choroid. Together, these form the middle layer of the eye between the retina and the sclera (white of the eye). The eye is shaped like a tennis ball, with three different layers of tissue surrounding the central …

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Underlying Reasons for Limb Swelling

Underlying Reasons for Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker How the Lymphatic System Works What does edema have to do with your lymphatic system? The lymphatic system serves as one of the body’s main highways. Through its network of vessels and ducts, it works as a filtration system for body fluid entering into the blood stream. This fluid is referred to as “lymph” fluid, which is …

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Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation. The Next Frontier

Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation. The Next Frontier

An estimated 2.7–6.1 million people in the United States have Atrial Fibrillation (often called AFib or AF). With the aging of the U.S. population, this number is expected to increase. Afib is the most common type of heart arrhythmia. During AFib, the normal beating in the upper chambers of the heart (the two atria) is irregular, and blood doesn’t flow …

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WHY AM I SO STRESSED???

WHY AM I SO STRESSED

It’s a beautiful South Florida day outside, the birds are chirping, the kids are finally off to school, everyone is healthy and happy, and life is good…. right? Wrong! Why do I have this anxious, stressed out, overwhelmed, impending doom feeling? There is no reason for it, so I must be losing it? Wrong again. I have anxiety. It’s common …

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Common Myths About Your Eyes

Common Myths About Your Eyes

By David A. Goldman MD – Just because something is a common belief doesn’t make it true. A lot of things you have probably heard about your vision turn out to be false. Here are five common myths that have no basis in science. Sitting too close to the TV will ruin your eyes Your mom may have warned you …

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