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Treating Tennis or Golf Elbow Without Surgery

Is pain at your elbow holding you back from playing your favorite summer sports? Golfers, tennis players and busy people alike all frequently suffer from pain at the elbow. When it is located along the outside of the elbow (laterally), it is called Tennis Elbow or Lateral Epicondylitis. This pain occurs with gripping the hand

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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 of their hip, which is made worse with walking or getting up

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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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