October 23, 2020 - Friday

South Palm Beach Edition

Have the Best Time Playing Golf

Have the Best Time Playing Golf

Golf has one of the biggest challenges of all sports, the ball is not moving and you have lots of time to think, prepare to swing and then swing. What if the swing is impeded by pain or mental restlessness? This was happening to Jeff before he came to Balance Point Acupuncture Clinic. Jeff had been suffering for 6 month …

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The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Amniotic, Placental, and Umbilical “Stem Cells”

Stem Cells

By: Regenexx at Gold Coast Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine Utilizing birth tissues to harvest stem cells for orthopedic and other areas of medicine is an exciting topic. However, there are currently no FDA-approved uses for allogeneic (coming from someone else) stem cell products other than cord blood or bone marrow transplantations after certain kinds of cancer treatments. More disturbing is …

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Do You Need a Little Something to Brighten Your Day?

Many People are Requesting Aesthetic Treatments, But are They Safe During this Unique Time? It’s been about five months now that we’ve been safely confined to the comforts of our homes. Many people are now starting to go back into the workforce and other activities, while others will be continuing their face-to-face meetings with co-workers via video chat platforms for …

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HOW IS YOUR BRAIN HANDLING 2020?

HOW IS YOUR BRAIN HANDLING 2020?

Through quarantines, shelter in place, social distancing, wearing face masks, economic strains, school closures and lots and lots of stress, your brain has been handling the pressure from the pandemic without issue. However, in the past month, without a specific cause, your brain may have been struggling. Why does it seem like it’s happening all of sudden? We are past …

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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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What Is Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO)?

What Is Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO)?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Arteries and veins carry blood throughout your body, including your eyes. The eye’s retina has one main artery and one main vein. When branches of the retinal vein become blocked, it is called branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO). When the vein is blocked, blood and fluid spills out into the retina. The macula …

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Pain Management for Facet Joint Pain: Radiofrequency (RF) Ablation/Rhizotomy

Pain Management for Facet Joint Pain

By Aaron Rosenblatt, MD The purpose of radiofrequency (RF) rhizotomy, also known as RF neurotomy or ablation, is to reduce or eliminate facet joint pain (arthritis) and related symptoms in the neck, mid back or low back. The goal of the procedure is to interrupt communication of pain between a specific medial nerve root and the brain. The medial nerve …

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The next evolution of personalized Body Sculpting, truSculpt iD

We finally have the answer for those of us who have areas of fat on our body that we just cannot get rid of despite diet and exercise and do not want invasive liposuction, surgery or be left with sagging skin. The latest advancement in body contouring is here and it works! Over the years I pursued the quest to …

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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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One Another

It doesn’t take much effort to hear of all the turmoil going on in our nation and around the world. It’s quite frightening at times to think about where this all might end up. But if we’re honest with one another, we really shouldn’t be surprised. Conflict between people has existed since Cain and Abel – and it’s not getting …

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