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When the game is over but pain is left

December 14, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  For most fans, football is much more than a game. It may remind them of the quality time they spent with their own fathers and teammates, or it may have been the first time they were part of a team and felt pride in something bigger than themselves. Most men […]

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Thyroid tests misleading

September 10, 2012

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by Dr. Mark Starr —  One of the most common problems in medicine today is the testing for hypothyroidism. Blood tests often indicate you are OK when you are not. Blood tests measure the amount of thyroid hormones, TSH, circulating in our blood. Typically the tests indicate normal values. But it is not the amount […]

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Myofascial release to melt frozen shoulder

September 4, 2012

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by Maria Troia —  Frozen shoulder, clinically known as adhesive capsulitis, is a state of stiffness in the shoulder that leads to decreased range of motion and pain in the glenohumeral joint, a ball and socket joint where the head of the humerus (the upper part of the arm) sits in a carved out area […]

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Screwing with your knee problems

September 2, 2012

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by Dr. Kenneth F. Muhich —  OK, now that I have your attention, allow me to explain the phrase “screwing with your knee.” A number of different joints in your body are connected to other joints by muscles, tendons and ligaments for support and movement. These joints have different names, such as facets in the […]

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School can be a pain in the neck

August 30, 2012

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by Heather Demeritte —  Kids are back in school, and their backs and necks are feeling the pain. Heavy books, increased homework and lack of lockers require students to carry more weight on their backs than their growing bodies can endure. Today there are ways to lessen the burden of carrying practically everything but their […]

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Better posture for optimal health

August 22, 2012

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by Scott White —  If you eat properly, work out regularly and strengthen your body, you are ahead of the game, compared to most Americans. Health is important to you; you set your goals and stick to them. With all these healthy behaviors, you certainly are doing the best you can, right? What you might […]

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What can fish oil do for you?

August 7, 2012

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by Dr. Denise Quance Grobe —  There are two main groups of essential fatty acids: omega-3 and omega-6. Proper cell function depends on a balanced intake of these fats. Even though our bodies cannot produce these fats, they are considered “essential,” as they are required for maintaining health. The most beneficial essential fatty acid is […]

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Aloe vera: A cure all?

August 5, 2012

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by Becky (R.L.) Coffield —  Who has not reached for aloe vera lotion or gel to ease the pain of a burn? This amazing plant’s medicinal properties extend well beyond being a balm for burns, however. Found in many homes and yards here in the Southwest, the aloe vera plant, actually an herb, is brimming […]

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Molds and vaccinations: Recipes for disaster

July 31, 2012

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by Dr. Steven Siegel —  You might be wondering what molds and vaccines could possibly have in common. The answer is that they both contain remnant, residual byproducts called biotoxins that can continue to recirculate in the body, eliciting an immune response. In fact, it’s not an immune deficiency that most people assume underlies their […]

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Cortisone versus prolotherapy shots

July 11, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Many people are confused about whether to use cortisone or prolotherapy for treating painful joint conditions. It must be understood that cortisone and prolotherapy are not the same treatment, and the effects of each are dramatically different. Cortisone, like prednisone, is a corticosteroid and has numerous adverse and harmful […]

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Osteoarthritis and prolotherapy

May 7, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold — One of the most common health conditions is osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative arthritis or degenerative joint disease. Arthritis is a leading cause of disability in the world, affecting 43 million persons. When one suffers from osteoarthritis, a group of mechanical abnormalities including a gradual “wear and tear” […]

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Do you pop pain pills for arthritis?

March 1, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Anyone who has arthritis knows how difficult it can be to treat. The usual palliative treatment includes pills, creams or a tough-it-out attitude. Yet over-the-counter pills barely work and/or last only a few hours, while prescription drugs may cause a multitude of side effects and be dangerous. Many find that […]

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Regenerative joint therapy with Prolozone

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  If you suffer from any form of musculoskeletal or joint pain, including painful knees, hips, back, rotator cuffs or shoulders, or if you have been suffering from degenerative hips, knees or arthritis, Prolozone can offer much needed relief. Prolozone is a modification of Prolotherapy and can also be referred to […]

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