Tuesday , November 24 2020

South Tampa

Celebrating National Hospice Palliative Care Month

National Hospice

Every year, the month of November is recognized as National Hospice & Palliative Care Month to help raise awareness of the efforts of local hospice and palliative health care organizations. Gulfside Hospice has been Pasco County’s premier hospice of choice, serving residents for 30 years. As one of the few non-profit …

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BayCare to Bring HealthHub Concept to South Tampa


BayCare Health System is bringing a new health model called BayCare HealthHub in South Tampa. This concept, designed to make life better for residents in South Tampa community, will open on Nov. 2. The BayCare HealthHub (South Tampa) is a new model of care, which provides services in a new …

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Do You Have Restless Legs? You May Have Vein Disease!

Do You Have Restless Legs

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is a disorder that causes an overwhelming urge to move one’s legs and affects 5-10% of adults in the United States.1 It typically occurs in the evening or with relaxation. People who suffer from restless leg syndrome describe it as an irresistible urge to get up …

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Bladder Health Awareness Month

Bladder Health

Are You Still Trying to Ignore Your Urinary Incontinence? Treatment Options That Work! By Parveen Vahora, M.D. If you have urinary incontinence, you are well aware of the dreaded, sneezing, coughing or laughing episodes. Leaking urine is not ideal to say the least, especially when it happens in public. What …

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Keeping Athletes In The Game With Athletic Recovery Services

Athletic Recovery Services

By Jason Waz, President of Competitive Edge Physical Therapy Upon return to regular school schedules this fall, student athletes also embarked on their fall sports seasons. As many teams faced modified practices and limited game simulation experiences during the spring and summer due to COVID, athletes have fast-tracked their transition …

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5 Reasons to Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

By Regenexx Tampa Bay, Regenerative Medicine Knee replacements are occurring far too often today and the simple truth is that many are entirely unnecessary. In some cases, the knee pain may actually be stemming from another part of the body. Even when using standard criteria for determining candidacy, about one-third …

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A Patient’s Excruciating Back and Leg Pain…

One year ago, David was lifting a fire pit in his back yard and fell to the ground in infuriating pain. He could not get up as the pain was completely unbearable. EMS transported him to the emergency room, and he was admitted to the hospital. David had a herniated …

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Expert Advice: Medicare Tips: Get the Most From Your Medicare

Medicare Tips

By Kristi Foret Picking health plan coverage is important, but navigating your options is not easy. Plan choices vary by county; chronicmedical conditions and your financial status affect your options; and spouses can enroll in different health plans. Medicare benefit plans change January 1. Here are some tips to help …

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Children with Special Needs: Therapy That can Improve Social, Communication, and Learning Skills Through Positive Reinforcement

Children with Special Needs

Applied behavioral analysis (ABA) therapy can take place in a wide variety of settings, affording the opportunity to work on skill sets where it is most relevant for the learner. From a caregiver’s perspective, the choice to receive therapy in home versus in clinic or in any other environment, can …

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Independent Living at Aston Gardens: What a 9-Year Resident Wants You to Know

Have you ever thought about living in a senior community, one where you can enjoy the golden years in a lovely apartment or villa, experience the tranquil scenery and ample amenities, visit with friendly neighbors and relax in comfortable, safe surroundings? Sometimes the tasks of maintaining a home, or the …

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