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Diabetic Neuropathy: How Physical Therapy Can Help

Diabetic Neuropathy

Roughly, 29 million Americans have diabetes. Many of these cases are undiagnosed, but for those individuals that struggle with the disease, symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can be debilitating. Diabetic neuropathy is a progressive disease that affects nearly 200,000 new patients per year. Understanding the disease state is complex, but in short, …

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Shoulder Joint Replacement Groundbreaking Procedures from The Advanced Orthopedic Institute

Shoulder Joint Replacement Groundbreaking Procedures from The Advanced Orthopedic Institute

Living in Florida provides abundant fair weather for all residents throughout the entire year.  By way of good weather, adults are staying much more active as they age.  In our sunshine state, older individuals are golfing, playing tennis, pickleball, kayaking, swimming and the list goes on and on; but with all …

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Meet the Medical Director of MIT

Meet the Medical Director of MIT

My decision to develop a multi-modality imaging center in the tri-county area is influenced largely by my passion to provide top quality medical imaging and interventional care to a community which I have called home for nearly 20years. As a resident of Lake County, and the son of a long-term Villages …

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The Diabetes and Heart Disease Correlation

The Diabetes and Heart Disease Correlation

High blood sugar and cardiovascular disease have more in common than most people are aware. In our country nearly 30 million people have diabetes, and a vast majority of our population unknowingly has what’s known as prediabetes, which quickly escalates into the disease within a short amount of time. The …

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DON’T PAY THOUSANDS FOR SPINAL DECOMPRESSION

Local Chiropractor Gets Tremendous Results Utilizing Cox Flexion Distraction Technique to Relieve Sciatica Pain. Why waste your hard earned money! Our technique is covered by most insurances. By Compton Chiropractic Care Currently there are millions of Americans who suffer from low back and leg pain. A recent survey showed, a …

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Open Enrollment 2019 Make it Count: Five tips for choosing a health plan

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By Dr. Mayrene Hernandez, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare Florida This fall, millions will head to the polls to cast their vote in the mid-term elections, but there is also another important choice to make: your health care coverage for 2019. More than 12 million Florida residents will have the opportunity …

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Am I a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Am I a Candidate for Dental Implants

By Lucia Roca, DDS, MDS, Board Certified Periodontist Generally speaking, if you have lost teeth you are a candidate for dental implants. It is important that you are in good health, however, as there are some conditions and diseases that can affect whether dental implants are right for you. For example, …

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Lakeside Landings – Is Waiting For You to Experience The Best of the Best.

Lakeside Landings - Is Waiting For You to Experience The Best of the Best.

Do you want to experience the ultimate resort lifestyle, with sun-filled days and fun filled evenings?  Lakeside Landings has the answer.  With beautiful homes, peaceful surroundings and contemporary amenities, to maintenance-free living, it’s no wonder why more and more people are calling Lakeside Landings their hometown. Residents enjoy a massive …

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The Pastor, The Widow, and The Doctor

The Pastor, The Widow, and The Doctor

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church A pastor went to visit a widow. She greeted him with a warm smile. She invited the pastor in and offered him a cup of coffee. As they sat at the kitchen table in her modest home and talked the …

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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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The Potential of Omega-3 Plus Melatonin in Breast Cancer Therapy

The Potential of Omega-3 Plus Melatonin in Breast Cancer Therapy

By Bo Martinsen, MD October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a time to reflect on these statistics, provided by the American Cancer Society: . Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women. . More than 260,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be …

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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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