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Osteoporosis Awareness Oct 21st, 2020

Osteoporosis What you need to know Osteoporosis is defined as a silent skeletal disorder characterized by loss of bone integrity leading to increased risk of fracture. The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) estimates that 10.2 million Americans have osteoporosis and that an additional 43.4 million have low bone mass (osteopenia). Over...

HOW TO HELP PREVENT SPORTS INJURIES Jul 16th, 2019

Here are a few tips to prevent sports injuries Updated: Jul 19, 2019 Living in Florida, you have the ability to play sports all year long. While it can be beneficial to your physical and mental health, vigorous exercise also puts you at a higher risk for a debilitating injury. But...

Osteoporosis: The Silent Thief May 21st, 2019

Osteoporosis Tips In Vero Beach, Florida Bone fragility is a progressive disease that has real consequences. Approximately 50% of women and 20% of men have fragility fractures. That may seem like a normal event with a fall or injury. Unfortunately, if you're over 50, this puts you at increased risk...

Tips on how Interventional Pain Management can help chronic back pain. Apr 16th, 2019

There are several different therapies that may provide relief for chronic back pain. The type of treatment offered generally depends on where the pain originates. Below are some common conditions: If your back pain travels from your neck to your limbs, your best option may be to have an epidural...

Understanding the Endocannabinoid System Mar 28th, 2019

Medical Marijuana in Vero Beach Most folks are unaware that us mammals (humans and other animals) have what is called the endocannabinoid system. We have receptors throughout the body that cannabinoids can attach to and which affects our bodies’ physiology. Most people have heard of the endogenous opioid system which...

Pro Sports and Elite Rehab Tips: What is the difference between a 'Sprain' and a 'Strain'? Feb 8th, 2019

Pro Sports and Elite Rehab in Vero Beach, Florida Sprains and strains are common injuries, especially among active people. But the differences between these injuries are not widely understood while both of these conditions are painful, they are caused by damage to different tissues of the body. Sprains are injuries...

You don’t have to stop exercising when your back aches. Jan 23rd, 2019

While you might associate chronic back pain with athletes or people who work out every day, sitting at a desk from 9 to 5 or regularly lifting heavy objects can both contribute to a sore lower back. Chronic back pain may also stem from conditions like degenrative disc disease, arthritis,...

Experiencing numbness in your legs? Jan 23rd, 2019

Numbness is an uncomfortable symptom of nerve abnormality that can occur anywhere in the body. It is marked by a loss of feeling or a tingling sensation, which is often preceded by a burning or pins-and-needles feeling called paresthesias. Persistent numbness in the legs and lower extremities is generally the...

Love to run? Here are some tips on how to avoid common knee, foot, and ankle injuries. Jan 23rd, 2019

Going for a run is a great way to stay fit and clear your mind, but as a high-impact workout, it also carries the risk of injury. More than many other athletes, runners are susceptible to injuries affecting the knees, feet, and ankles, especially when jogging on rough terrain. ·...