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Physical Therapy – Essential to Treatment of Joint Injury or Surgery

Physical Therapy

National Physical Therapy Month provides an ideal opportunity to learn more about the importance of establishing an effective recovery and rehabilitation plan following joint injury or surgery. Physical therapy is key to building strength in muscles surrounding the joint, restoring range of motion, easing pain and improving function, all of which will enable you to return to participating in regular …

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FIRST STEPS FOR CATEGORIZING ESTATE ASSETS IN FLORIDA

By Steven J. Gibbs, Esq. Administering a Florida estate can be a simple and straightforward process, or it can seem like a crazy labyrinth filled with potential pitfalls. The difference often comes down to how complex the estate is and how well it has been arranged. A little planning up front can make estate administration in Florida a lot less …

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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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Health and Wellness Checkups During COVID Times

Checkups

By Neetu Malhotra, MD The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed all of our day to day life. There’s no handbook to guide the challenges of living through a pandemic. Pandemics usually last 12 to 18 months. That may not seem like a super long time, but imagine if everyone stopped seeing their doctors for regular checkups or postponed referrals to …

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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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ARHI: Clinical Study on COVID-19

Clinical Study on COVID-19

ARHI (Advanced Research for Health Improvement) is participating in a comprehensive trial for COVID-19 in the areas of diagnostics, treatments and vaccinations. The Covid-19 clinical trials are underway here in southwest Florida through ARHI, which will be the leading research site for those studies that will commence at the end of October. These trials will be done in collaboration with …

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THE PANDEMIC HAS BEEN ESPECIALLY CHALLENGING FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED!

Hoglund Family Hearing

By Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Services As wearing face masks becomes the new normal across the country, one group of people is adapting to a unique set of mask-related challenges: the hearing loss community. These challenges disproportionately affect older adults: In the U.S., almost 25% of people ages 65 to 74 and 50% of people ages 75 and over …

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Cancer.

Cancer

By Paula Swift, CHTP Just one word evokes a diverse response. Whether you’ve experienced it yourself, or walked alongside others through their crisis, fear, anger and sadness tend to dominate. So, it might sound strange when some will remark this time in their life to be the best event that ever happened to them. I am one of them. When …

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KEEPING OUR CLIENTS SAFE AT HOME DURING COVID-19

KEEPING OUR CLIENTS SAFE AT HOME DURING COVID-19

Dear Chef For Seniors Community, With the ever-changing COVID-19 situation we want to assure you that Chefs For Seniors is committed to the health and safety of our clients, franchise owners, employees, and local communities. At Chefs For Seniors, we continue to reinforce the highest standards of safe food handling practices as well as guidelines set forth by the CDC. …

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Minutes Count: Recognizing the Signs & Symptoms of a Stroke Saves Lives!

Stroke

Dr. Joseph Freedman MD, MBA Every year in the United States nearly 800,000 people will suffer from a stroke. If it’s not caught early enough, it can lead to death, paralysis, cognitive impairment, aphasia and many more complications. There are Several Different Types of Strokes: • Hemorrhagic strokes are when a damaged blood vessel begins to bleed then ruptures • Ischemic …

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