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Valuable Information, Right Before Your Eyes

Valuable Information, Right Before Your Eyes

A little knowledge can go a long way toward helping you understand and take control of your eye health. That’s why we feature the Lake Eye Library, your single destination for ready-to-read, downloadable brochures on a wide variety of topics, including the role of ophthalmologists and other eye care professionals, and …

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Why Physical Therapy is an Important Part of Orthopedic Care

Why Physical Therapy is an Important Part of Orthopedic Care

After surgery or a traumatic, degenerative or over-use injury to a bone, muscle, joint, ligament or tendon, you need to recover flexibility, mobility, and strength. Absent a medical emergency and depending upon the nature of the problem, your orthopedic physician or surgeon may recommend a course of physical therapy to help …

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Breast Cancer and the Diabetic Link

Breast Cancer and the Diabetic Link

Breast cancer statistics remain high with both invasive and noninvasive diagnosis. 1.7 million women in the world are diagnosed with breast cancer each year. While we hear fewer statistics about men, they still can and do develop breast cancer, but at a much more infrequent rate. With so much in the …

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Contemplating Cannabis

Contemplating Cannabis

By Robert C. Goethe, MD Less than a year ago, I quit my anesthesia job and started Better Health (now Dr. Bob’s) Compassion Clinic. I have become more convinced than ever before that this phenomena of medical cannabis is helping many, many, Floridians and is only going to get bigger. The …

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National Physical Therapy Month

Physical therapy is the leading way to relieve pain and discomfort at its core for many individuals. Therapeutic manual stretching and exercising provide real results in controlling pain for countless patients. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) also launched new guidelines recently, recommending the use of physical therapy …

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Glyphosate(Roundup): Pathway to Modern Diseases

By Douglas C. Hall, M.D., GYN, and Functional Medicine Specialist Is the soil making you sick? Ask yourself the following question: Do you suffer from bloating, allergies, asthma, autoimmune disease, acid reflux, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, arthritis, thyroid disorders, IBS, Celiac disease, hormonal imbalance, skin disorders, Parkinson’s, cognitive decline or other …

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Behind Closed Doors

Domestic violence happens when someone is trying to intimidate you with power and control. It has no boundaries. Domestic violence happens at all levels of income, status, and race. Your neighbor, your child’s schoolteacher, your nurse, your workout companion, or your coworker might be under abuse. It happens in gated …

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Does Your Life Insurance Policy Measure Up?

Does Your Life Insurance Policy Measure Up?

What You Should Know Did you know that your life insurance plan might not be portable? What does that actually mean? Well, if your employer provides a group life insurance plan, those typically are written to move with you through your transitions. For example, if you make a career move, …

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Get fit having fun.

Get fit having fun.

Like many Americans, you pro-bably spend a lot of time sitting. Even if you balance out your time in the chair with trips to the gym, research shows that too much sitting can up your risk of breast and colon cancers. Luckily, it’s easy to counteract the adverse effects of …

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Hungry Heart

Hungry Heart

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church The songwriter and performer Bruce Springsteen was right when he wrote, “Everybody’s got a hungry heart…” Inside of every human is this need or hunger.  Sometimes we try to fill it with love for another person, but for some reason…another …

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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence

Having an overactive bladder is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, nearly 15 percent of women are dealing with it on a chronic basis. As you may suspect, it is more prominent in women due to pregnancies, menopause, and the unique structure of the female urinary tract. Stress Urinary Incontinence …

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Do You Have A Ticking Time Bomb in Your Leg?

Do You Have A Ticking Time Bomb in Your Leg?

By Bryan Carter, MPA-C, Phlebology-Surgery Have you ever noticed sensations in your legs that made you wonder if you should see a doctor, but since they seemed to subside, you ignored the symptoms away?  Many people overlook the life-threatening warning signs that could lead to an embolism.  If you’ve experienced swollen …

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Advancements in Dental Impressions

Advancements in Dental Impressions

If you’ve ever needed a crown (cap), bridge, implant, braces, or dental appliance you have experienced the dreaded impression.  You know the feeling of sitting in the dental chair, head tilted back and the goopy material fills the overly large impression tray that is inserted into your mouth, stretching out your …

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End Knee Arthritis Pain with FDA Approved Joint Injections

FDA Approved Joint Injections

By Physicians Rehabilitation If you have never had joint injections before, you may be wondering how this treatment works and whether it can truly make a difference. Below are answers to three of your most frequently asked questions: How do joint injections work? Our bodies naturally create a solution to …

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Chiropractic: A Safe and Natural Alternative to Medication and Surgery

Chiropractic

By Daniel Taylor D.C. – Compton Chiropractic Care Chiropractic medicine is one of the fastest growing fields within the medical community. It is a natural form of health care that corrects biomechanical fixations in the body in order to restore function. For example, when there is a misalignment in the spine, …

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