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What Is Really Causing Your Hip Pain and How To Treat it. One of the more common reasons patients are referred to me is for the treatment of hip bursitis. They come to me following a diagnosis of Greater Trochanteric Bursitis and a treatment recommendation for corticosteroids injections. These patients experience pain over the side

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A PERSONALIZED PLAN FOR WEIGHT LOSS AND WELLNESS

A new year, a new you. That’s what we say to ourselves, right? We want to lose weight, eat healthier, begin to exercise. We hope. We pray. Maybe we plan. But do we act? If you are like most of us, the action part is where you get stuck. Where do you start on such

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Platelet Rich Plasma Offers Hope for Diabetic Neuropathy Pain

If you or someone you know has diabetes, you are probably already familiar with a common complication: Diabetic Neuropathy. As many as 90% of persons with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes will develop this condition over their lifetimes. Diabetic Neuropathy occurs when high blood sugar damages nerve endings in different areas of the body.

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How Steroids Affect Your Immune System

God provided us with incredible healing abilities. We heal bodily injuries and replace many of our cells every day in response to stress, trauma, and exposure to toxins or invading microorganisms. An important part of that innate repair system and protection from infection is inflammation: the redness, swelling, and pain that accompany most injuries and

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What Your Doctor is Taking to Prevent Viral Infections

Are you interested in reducing your risk of contracting any viral illness? Top integrative physicians know that there are certain interventions that can reduce their risk of contracting a viral infection. These same interventions can also treat early viral illnesses so that they don’t become more serious. Jamie, my nurse practitioner, and I are following

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Laser Therapy

The use of low levels of visible or near infrared light for reducing pain, inflammation and edema, promoting healing of wounds, deeper tissues and nerves, and preventing cell death and tissue damage has been known for over forty years.” – Prof. Michael Hamblin, Harvard Medical School, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Mass General Hospital. Low-level light

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