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May 15, 2019
Myth Busters: Do Sports Cause Arthritis?

Many of us have participated in sports throughout our lifespan, playing in high school and college sports, or recreational running/biking. And as we age many have developed knee or hip arthritis and blame the cause on playing those same sports. But can we put the cause only on our previous exercise? If intense activity causes […]

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Apr 18, 2019
Diabetes: What is it and how can I Prevent it?

Unfortunately the prevalence of diabetes is growing in the US, 26 million people in the US have diabetes (8.3%) and of people over 65 years of age, 27% have diabetes. But what is it, can I prevent it and how can I manage it? Read below for answers to these questions. What is it: Diabetes […]

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Apr 01, 2019
The key to finding comfort when your symptoms radiate down your arm / leg

Neck and Back pain isn’t the big problem Have you ever woken up the day after a tough workout and noticed a low-grade ache in what felt like your whole spine? Or how about at the end of a long day where you spent most of it sitting or standing? Yeah me too…just thinking about […]

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Feb 26, 2019
Questions You Never Thought to Ask Regarding Insurance Reimbursement

Can I bill my insurance for reimbursement of my out-of-pocket expenses? This depends on the insurance you have, but in most cases, YES! Most non-Medicare patients can send “self-claims” to their insurance company for treatments provided by an out-of-network provider. Consult your insurance company to ask the following questions: Can I submit claims for reimbursement […]

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Feb 26, 2019
Self-Pay vs Insurance: What You Might Not Know

With the cost of healthcare continually rising, in many cases, it can be more cost-effective to pay cash for services instead of using your insurance benefits. High-deductible health plans, plans with high copay amounts, and plans with limited service options may hinder you from receiving the treatment you deserve, creating a financial burden or placing […]

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Feb 11, 2019
Walking Over Hot Coals: Plantar Fasciitis; what is it and how to prevent it.

Ever have stabbing pain starting in your heel and spreading into the bottom of your feet?  Is that pain worst early in the morning, or as the day wears on? Did it occur out of nowhere, and was not associated with any type of fall or injury? You may have a disorder called plantar fasciitis. […]

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Jan 29, 2019
Sprain your ankle? These are the 5 best things you can do to help accelerate recovery.

1. Rule out a fracture: The Ottawa ankle rules are a series of quick clinical tests to determine the likelihood that someone sustained a fracture after a foot/ankle injury. These rules can be done by yourself or a friend, but if you are unsure of how to administer this test, don’t hesitate to stop by […]

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Jan 15, 2019
Choosing the Right Pillow

Many people have trouble sleeping, and there are a lot of factors that affect sleep and sleep quality. Stress/anxiety, pain, poor diet, inactivity, illness, are some of the main culprits. A poor fitted pillow can also be a culprit and result in neck pain, tension HA, poor sleep quality, snoring, and acid reflux. Although not […]

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Jan 08, 2019
4 Powerful Exercises that you can do at home…WITHOUT EQUIPMENT

Already having trouble with your Exercise-based New Years Resolution?  You’re definitely not alone! Its easy to dread the little nuances that make going to the gym a pain in the butt: for instance, the crowded spaces, the extra time spent waiting for your favorite machine to open up, the extra sweat left on the bench […]

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Nov 15, 2018
Exercise and the Brain: Why Egg Heads are often Fitness Freaks, and how Exercise can Help Prevent Dementia.

Dementia and cognition or memory associated disorders in old age are becoming more prevalent. Most of us know of, or have a loved one that has suffered from some type of dementia, Alzheimers being more common. In fact health costs related to dementia were 220 billion in 2015. Old age and dementia seem to go […]

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