January 20, 2021 - Wednesday

North Palm Beach Edition

Medicare Makes Obtaining Medical Equipment a Little Tougher

Obtaining medical equipment through Medicare is not as simple as it used to be. In the past, you could take a doctor’s prescription and your Medicare card to your local medical supply company and pick up the items you need. A few years ago, however, CMS began to make it more difficult for patients and their physicians to navigate the …

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What is Your Sleep IQ?

True or False? During sleep, your brain rests. False. While your body rests, your brain doesn’t. An active brain during sleep prepares us for alertness and peak functioning the next day. Steeping just one hour less a night can prevent you from learning or functioning normally. True. Most adults need around eight hours of sleep to function at their best. …

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The Latest technology in Laser Hair Removal

Since 1995 the aesthetics’ industry has been using lasers for the removal of unwanted body hair. The process of laser hair removal continues to improve. The latest technology was released a few months ago and it’s a game changer. Meet the Splendor X by Lumenis. As you might know, laser hair removal can be painful, messy, and ineffective. The Splendor …

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LIFESTYLE CHOICES HELP PREVENT CANCER

Diet, exercise and getting recommended screenings can lessen your risk of cancer. According to the National Institutes of Health, certain lifestyle choices can lessen the chances an individual has of developing cancer. However, even though most Americans know that choices such as quitting smoking, protecting skin from sun damage, eating a healthy diet, exercising more and getting the recommended screenings …

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Cutting edge management of post concussive syndrome

By Anthony Pribila, PT, DSc, CMPT, CMP, CEAS In the past several years concussions have recently started receiving the attention they deserve. Post Concussive Syndrome (PCS) is a clinical syndrome characterized by immediate and transient alteration in brain functioning. This may include altered mental status and level of consciousness, resulting from mechanical force or trauma, with or without impact to …

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Permanent Makeup 101: What you should know before getting yours

Nowadays you see it everywhere: women of all ages flaunting their makeup; bold eyebrows, juicy lips, winged eyeliner, you name it. And while not everyone is into a very produced look, we can’t deny that when makeup is wisely and skillfully applied it has the power of enhancing any and all facial features. There are also many women and men …

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CBD EFFECTS ON ARTHRITIS AND PAIN MANAGEMENT

When you’re dealing with chronic pain, it’s difficult to focus on anything other than your discomfort. The agonizing and sometimes debilitating pain can cause us to lose out on the important things, like spending time with our families, being productive at work, and even the simplest daily activities can require monumental strength to muster through them. In the U.S. over …

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Neuropathy: An Alternative Treatment Option

In the United States alone, neuropathy affects nearly 20 million people. The Latin word means nerve disorder, and this nerve damage happens because the small blood vessels, which supply blood and nutrients to the nerves becomes impaired. When the nerves are no longer fed nutrients, they either die, or their signals to the brain become restricted and ineffective. Neuropathy is …

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What is a Sports Medicine Physician?

Sports medicine uses the same techniques reserved for high performing athletes to get the general population pain-free without surgery. Some people hear the term “sports medicine physician” and their first reaction is to say “I’m not an athlete so this type of medicine doesn’t pertain to me.” On the contrary, sports medicine physicians treat a variety of orthopedic issues, review …

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Do You Want Personalized Healthcare?

Your Concierge Team is Available to you Now! Healthcare is changing and Reliance Medical Centers is at the forefront of modern medicine. Reliance Medical Centers has reinvented the healthcare experience for Medicare Advantage Enrollees. Built around the unique healthcare needs of every individual, each patient is assigned one of our eight-member Personal Care Focus Teams creating a personalized experience like …

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