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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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Seasonal Influenza (Flu)

You feel miserable when you have a common cold—a runny and/or blocked nose, sore throat, cough. But you know that with rest, cold medications, and maybe some good chicken soup you are going to feel better in a week or so. The flu, on the other hand, can be a much …

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Celebrating National Physical Therapy Month

Life Care Center of Ocala

This Fall, your practitioners at Life Care Center of Ocala would like to share a special month with you! National Physical Therapy Month is celebrated each October. The goal of the month long celebration is to raise awareness of the important role that physical therapists and physical therapy assistants play …

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May-Thurner Syndrome: A Vascular Disorder Affecting Mostly Women

May-Thurner Syndrome- A Vascular Disorder Affecting Mostly Women

By Bryan Carter, MPA-C, Phlebology-Surgery Blood is carried toward the heart through our veins, and is called venous flow; blood is carried away from the heart through our arteries and is called arterial flow. Because proper blood circulation aids the body’s movement of nutrients and oxygen to the extremities, heart, …

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What You Can Do To Lower Your High Cholesterol and Decrease Your Cardiovascular Risks

What You Can Do To Lower Your High Cholesterol and Decrease Your Cardiovascular Risks

Cholesterol is a natural substance that the body produces through the liver. It’s waxy and circulates through the bloodstream, feeding the heart and brain. But when cholesterol is derived from foods like saturated fats and trans fats, the body overproduces LDL, which is the “bad” cholesterol. HDL is the “good” …

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What if Your Back Pain is a Spine Compression Fracture?

What if Your Back Pain is a Spine Compression Fracture?

What if you develop sudden onset severe back pain, more unbearable than you ever imagined? If your pain is new or feels different from the chronic back pain you may already be experiencing – which is currently being treated with exercise, pain medicines, and injections – it is recommended that …

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A Change in Destiny

A Change in Destiny

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church A Change in DestinyJerry sat patiently in his shiny black Chevy Silverado in the same spot by the playground like he had done for the last four weekends. He reached over and picked up a brown paper bag, took out …

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Weapons of “MASS” Destruction

Weapons of “MASS” Destruction

Some of you may have heard the term “mass”, when your doctor is describing a lesion, tumor, or suspicious lump in your body. You may have also heard of a biopsy, which is a surgical procedure to remove a small sample of a mass and send it to a lab …

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Prescription Drug Monitoring

Prescription Drug Monitoring

Prescription drug monitoring is a critical tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic. While state-based prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) let us know what drugs patients are prescribed, we must also know what drugs are actually in a patient’s system, prescribed or not. In this newsletter, we will discuss …

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