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The Importance of Graduated Compression Socks

The Importance of Graduated Compression Socks

By Samuel P. Martin, MD, FACS, Medical Director at Vascular Vein Centers Patients at Vascular Vein Centers are strongly encouraged to wear medical grade graduated compression stockings before and after treatment; they are the gold standard for management of symptoms and the physical signs venous of disease. Symptoms of venous …

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Hearing loss and the increased risk of falling

Hearing loss and the increased risk of falling

Hearing loss is not typically considered a risk factor for incident falls, but previous reports of audiometric hearing loss and incident falls led Drs. Frank R. Lin and Luigi Ferrucci, of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the National Institute on Aging, respectively, to investigate. The objective of their study, …

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Collaboration between the University of South Florida and Reliance Medical Centers leads to a groundbreaking Research, Brain Health and Cognition, and Enrichment initiative that will be of significant benefit to the community of Lakeland and beyond.

Reliance Medical Centers

Following the announcement of the collaboration between Reliance Medical Centers (Reliance) and the University of South Florida (USF), Mayor Bill Mutz made the following statement. “The City of Lakeland unites with Polk County in recognizing the rapidly growing behavioral health and brain research needs of our residents. The recent collaboration …

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Do You Have Skin Irritations on Your Legs or Feet? How a Podiatrist Can Help

Do You Have Skin Irritations on Your Legs or Feet? How a Podiatrist Can Help

Podiatrists focus on the feet and everything associated with the foot and ankle, such as the tendons, muscles, ligaments, and bones. Podiatric specialists regularly treat anything that makes up the structure, function, and health of the entire foot. In the state of Florida, a podiatrist is not only able to …

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Healthy Resolutions That Can Boost Your Hair’s Health

Healthy Resolutions That Can Boost Your Hair’s Health

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D., ABHRS Genetics play a key role in many hair loss cases, but it’s important to realize there may be other contributing factors as well. In fact, there are a host of epigenetic (non-genetic) and other issues that can be contributing to your hair loss, such …

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Selfie

selfie

A selfie is a photograph of yourself taken with a mobile phone or other handheld device, and uploaded to social media – Facbook, Instagam, Twtitter, etc. Personally, I am fascinated with the whole selfie concept. I wonder: do people think so much of themselves that they want others to look …

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Pain Management and Relief Improving Quality of Life & Happiness

Pain Management and Relief Improving Quality of Life & Happiness

Pain is the first and foremost symptom of all ailments and it completely overwhelms life and makes basic daily living extremely difficult let alone pursuit of pleasure, quality family time or being productive at work When pain becomes chronic, agonizing and debilitating it becomes a full day of work in …

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What is Arthritis and How can Stem Cell Therapy Heal it?

What is Arthritis and How can Stem Cell Therapy Heal it?

According to the Center for Disease Control, nearly 23% of all adults in the United States (more than 54 million people), suffer from arthritis. Arthritis, which can affect nearly any joint in the body, is an inflammation of one’s joints associated with the breakdown of cartilage. It causes painful symptoms …

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“Cut” your tub? Why this easy, inexpensive project can add serious home safety

TubcuT® Can Help Alleviate Slip and Falls and trouble getting in and out of the Bath

One Day Bath’s TubcuT® adds convenience and protection for all ages By Shannon Sigafoos of The Morning Call When was the last time you faced the need for a home project that you knew would absolutely solve your problem and also go easy on your wallet? For most homeowners, there’s …

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Lakeland & Winter Haven: Why Their Products are a Step Above the Rest

Lakeland & Winter Haven- Why Their Products are a Step Above the Rest

Your CBD Store in Lakeland and Winter Haven relies on SunMed due to their high-quality, organic and sustainable products. Topical Relief Cream When it comes to local relief (targeted areas of the body), topicals are the most common go-to CBD products-and SunMed CBD Topical Cream can provide fast relief due …

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Have A Heart Healthy Holiday

Have A Heart Healthy Holiday

Though we love this time of year, it can be pretty stressful. Crazy schedules. Financial strain. Traffic. Less time for exercise. Complicated family dynamics. Studies have shown that cardiac events such as heart attacks and strokes peak during the holiday season. A number of factors are thought to be responsible, …

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Excessive Sweating Disrupting your Life and Wardrobe? You are Not Alone…

Excessive Sweating Disrupting your Life and Wardrobe? You are Not Alone…

Anna lost count years ago of the number of blouses she’s ruined. Not because of spills, overuse or laundry mishaps, mind you. No, the cause of Anna’s wardrobe’s short life is much, more simple: “From around age 30 on, my underarms would sweat excessively and uncontrollably,” she explains. Despite trying …

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Holiday Gifts for Healthy Legs

Holiday Gifts for Healthy Legs

By Dr. Samuel P. Martin – Vascular Surgeon & founder Vascular Vein Centers With all the travel, shopping and cooking for the holidays, it’s easy to forget about the extra physical stress you’ll be under. You can expect to spend many extra hours on your feet, and it’s your legs …

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Do Hearing Aids Make Your Hearing Worse?

Do Hearing Aids Make Your Hearing Worse?

Kevin T. Barlow, Au.D. Scheyere-Anne Moir, Au.D. Board Certified Doctors of Audiology Most people put off getting hearing aids because they don’t want people to know they have a hearing problem, or they think hearing aids would be too noticeable. What most people don’t realize is that if hearing loss …

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Don’t Let Foot Pain Ruin The Holiday Season

Don’t Let Foot Pain Ruin The Holiday Season

A Foot Pain can be exacerbated this time of year, with all of our extra festivities like shopping, attending events, and celebrating with friends and family. Each day, a great deal of pressure is placed on your feet. The average person walks between 7,500 to 10,000 steps per day, and …

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Brain Care Screening

Brain Care Screening

Have you ever wondered if forgetting where you put your car keys was, well, just forgetting where you put your car keys, or perhaps a sign of something else going on with your brain that you should be concerned about? This is a question I am sure most of us …

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