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Obesity is Linked to Multiple Other Disease States


Dr. Estevan Del Castillo Encourages an All-Encompassing Activity That Has Multiple Benefits Obesity is an epidemic in our country. As a result, more than 2.8 million people die from the ramifications of being overweight. Sadly, it’s not just affecting adults; the statistics are also increasing in young children and teens. The majority of Americans live sedentary lives; we sit in …

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Don’t Play Through Pain

Play Through Pain

As an athlete you have dedicated many hours to your sport and when an injury occurs many continue to play despite the presence of pain. Unfortunately, playing through an injury can make treatment and recovery more difficult as well lead to lifelong complications. To ensure proper recovery it is imperative that athletes seek a prompt diagnose so an appropriate treatment …

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Role of physical therapist evolves, expands

physical therapist

By Dr. Chris Mulvey, PT Physical therapists examine patients and develop treatment plans to improve their ability to move, reduce or manage pain, restore function and prevent disability. That’s the job description straight from the American Physical Therapy Association. For individuals who have suffered an injury, either through sports, a vehicle accident or fall, physical therapy is an extremely important …

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Transforming the Mammography Patient Experience – Introducing the SmartCurve™ Breast Stabilization System


Available only at Radiology Associates of Venice and Englewood With pain being the number one complaint during mammograms, this fear of pain prevents many women from making regular breast imaging appointments a priority. Not only can this have a negative impact on patient volume and satisfaction scores, but it can put women at risk of a cancer being missed,or diagnosed …

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The Link Between Hearing Loss and the Increased Risk of Dementia is Significant:

Hearing Loss

Advanced Hearing Solutions Provides an Innovative Cognitive Test to Measure Results By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. Cognitive decline and dementia can have a large impact on an individual, on caregivers and society, and the financial costs of  cognitive decline and dementia are a major source of concern; however, there is cause for optimism because of potentially modifiable risks for cognitive …

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Homestead Rental Does Not Mean Loss of its Protection

Homestead Rental

By James W. Mallonee The usual understanding of Florida’s Constitutional Homestead Protection was that the property being declared as protected homestead against creditors could not be rented. However, that orthodox myth has been busted in the case entitled Anderson v. Letosky from the Second District Court of Appeals. While it is true that an entire residence cannot be rented out …

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Breast cancer affects both men and women. In the United States, it’s expected that approximately 330,000 new cases will be diagnosed this year. Consequently, breast cancer is the second leading cause of death after heart disease in women. And here locally, in the state of Florida, nearly 16,000 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed each year. Screening A small …

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Spider Veins – Cosmetic Concern or Tip of the ICEBERG. Q&A with Dr. Joseph G. Magnant

Spider Veins

Q. What are Spider Veins? A. Spider veins are fine thread-like veins found on the skin surface, which are commonly seen in the thighs or calves. Large purple clusters of spider veins are referred to as telangiectasia and may be fed by deeper blue veins. Spider veins & telangiectasia may be a sign of underlying vein disease, especially when found …

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A Specialized Knee Program Helps Patients Avoid Surgery and Achieve Real Results

Knee Program

By Physicians Rehabilitation Have you been suffering from knee pain that just won’t go away no matter how much ibuprofen you take? With knee arthritis, the cartilage breaks down and wears away leaving the bones to rub together, which causes pain, swelling, and stiffness, and limited range of motion in the affected joints. When patients have “bone on bone” degeneration, …

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Breast Cancer Awareness During the COVID-19 Crisis

Breast Cancer Awareness

Regardless of age, race, or family history, all women – and about 1% of men – have some level of risk for breast cancer. Primary risk factors include age and gender, along with a number of other factors, such as obesity and alcohol use, which can be moderated through healthy lifestyle choices. Today, there are many types of effective treatments …

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