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The Most Common Causes of Cartilage Loss

The Most Common Causes of Cartilage Loss

By Regenexx, Sports Medicine, Stem Cell Therapy Oftentimes, patients ask us what they can do to improve their joint cartilage and prevent arthritis. Cartilage acts as a cushion between the bones to protect our joints by absorbing shock. The visual evidence of arthritis seen on imaging studies can be due …

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Are You Ready to Live Pure?

We want to invite people back into their lives. To purify themselves of habits, relationships, and stressors that no longer serve them. We believe that striving towards physical fitness, happiness, and performance is an integration of the mind, body, and soul. Our small group training programs and personal training options help …

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Orthopaedic Health in the New Year

Orthopaedic Health in the New Year

The start of a new year is always an exciting time. If you are considering making an improvement in your health goals for 2020, congratulations! Not only does exercise help us feel better, improve our cardiovascular fitness and help us maintain a healthy body weight, but it can also help with …

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The Advances in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy are Growing in Recognition New Studies are Showing Remarkable Results for Brain Injury and PTSD

The Advances in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy are Growing in Recognition

Undersea Oxygen Clinic Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is well known for treating divers with the bends (decompression sickness), as well as wound therapy to facilitate rapid healing, but over the years, numerous studies are showing that HBOT is beneficial for the body and brain on a cellular level for multiple conditions. …

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HEART RATE VARIABILITY IS THE KEY MEASUREMENT FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH

HEART RATE VARIABILITY IS THE KEY MEASUREMENT FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH

By Jason Waz, President of Competitive Edge Physical Therapy Heart Scientific Heart Rate Variability (HRV) is the latest diagnostic tool used by your Health Professional to identify optimal results for an individual. It gathers vital information on an individual’s heart functions through electronic transfer of the electrical activity of the heart …

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Varicose and Spider Veins Are Not Always Superficial – They Can Pose Significant Health Risks

Varicose and Spider Veins Are Not Always Superficial

How Do Spider Veins and Varicose Veins Form? Everyone these days wants to look younger, and live healthier. There are many treatments available to help make this happen, but what can be done about spider veins or varicose veins? And how do they form in the first place? Nearly 80 …

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Ending Hunger. Imagine That!

Ending Hunger. Imagine That!

The hunger landscape is changing, affecting more than those living below the poverty line. At Feeding Tampa Bay, the majority of those we serve are hardworking families whose wages are unable to meet or surpass the ever-increasing cost of living. Our hungry neighbors don’t just need a meal, they need access …

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Have You Noticed that Your Eyes are More Hooded and Puffy?

Some people are genetically predisposed to a “hooded” appearance to their upper eyelids, which typically gets worse with age, while others may develop more eye fat-pads later in life due to aging. Eyelid skin loses elasticity just like the skin on the rest of your face. This can happen even …

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How Nancy Went from Excruciating Neck Pain All Day, Everyday…. to No Pain! 

How Nancy Went from Excruciating Neck Pain All Day, Everyday.... to No Pain!

Millions of people are suffering from chronic pain. Some resort to surgery and some may take pain medications to mask the symptoms or just suffer silently through it all, day in and day out, they are alternative treatments that are helping alleviate pain for countless individuals. One of those methods is …

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Are You Considering Senior Housing, But Are Unsure of Your Options Financially? Aston Garden Combines Luxury and Affordability

Are You Considering Senior Housing

Staying in your home and aging in place sometimes sounds like a fantastic plan to numerous seniors, but the stark reality is, there are many pitfalls to this theory. For example, safety is a concern, increasing electric bills, annual upkeep, unexpected leaks, and faulty appliances are just the beginning of …

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His Gift

His Gift

By Jodi Thomas I was talking with a group of friends back in November, and they all were counting down the days until the Christmas season. When I mentioned that I didn’t really like Christmas, my words did not compute; it was like I told them I liked to kill …

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Is the Pain in Your Legs or Bulging Veins a Warning Indicator? What You Should Know

Is the Pain in Your Legs or Bulging Veins a Warning Indicator? What You Should Know

Painful, swollen legs, ankles and feet can be cause for alarm. Standing on your feet all day can cause a lot more than aches and pain. If your job or lifestyle requires you to stand for a majority of the day, your circulation will be affected; when this happens, you have …

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Get a Jump Start on Improving Your Health & Fitness Goals Now

Get a Jump Start on Improving Your Health & Fitness Goals Now

Are you planning on putting your health and wellness on the back burner through the holidays? That’s not a wise notion, as it will ultimately make you have to work even harder and longer over the next few months. Deprivation is never fun, so think twice before you go off the …

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Is My Rotator Cuff Tear the Cause of My Shoulder Pain?

Is My Rotator Cuff Tear the Cause of My Shoulder Pain?

By: Regenexx Tampa Bay, Regenerative Medicine What’s causing your shoulder pain? Is it due to instability? Could it be a rotator cuff tear? A labral tear? Arthritis? Inflammation? Swelling? Bone edema? Tendinosis (tendon degeneration)? A pinched nerve? More and more studies continue to show that shoulder MRI results often cannot …

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Can You Really Freeze Away Fat From Your Problem Areas?

Can You Really Freeze Away Fat From Your Problem Areas?

Dr. Dana Coberly Our schedules are packed; we have events, holiday preparations, meetings, kid’s after school activities, and the list goes on and on. We want to look our best, feel energized and let’s not forget that we’re all attempting to stave off the flu virus this season. However, we often …

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