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Life After a Heart Attack

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States suffers a heart attack. Regardless of whether it was a first heart attack, it creates an indelible impression from that moment forward. Read on to learn about life after a heart attack.

Sep 1st, 2021
A Closer Look at Cardiac Rehabilitation

Life after a cardiac event like a heart attack can be a little scary. Knowing what you can and should do to get back into the swing of things can be confusing and overwhelming. That’s where cardiac rehabilitation comes in.

Aug 10th, 2021
How Does Physical Therapy Work?

Physical therapy, or PT, is an effective, noninvasive treatment method to help address functional movement issues. Some patients seek PT after an injury or surgery. But how does PT work? Read on to learn more.

Jul 13th, 2021
The Benefits of Nutrition Counseling

Nutrition counseling is an important service that can help people achieve and maintain good health. Although nutrition counseling often helps you lose weight, that’s only part of the equation. Read on to learn more about its benefits.

Jun 15th, 2021
Understanding How a Stress Test Works

A stress test can help your doctor discover whether symptoms like chest pain mean that you’re at risk of having a heart attack. If you have a diagnosed heart condition, it can help your doctor develop a safe exercise program for you.

May 10th, 2021
Why You Might Need Orthotics

You’ve probably seen them in the drugstore or perhaps in a television commercial, but may not know much about shoe inserts or orthotics. Read on to learn about orthotics and why we prescribe custom orthotics to help our patients.

Apr 12th, 2021
The Many Benefits of Weight Loss

Losing weight and keeping it off is a challenge for many Americans. Despite the difficulty, you should know that the ramifications of not getting to a healthy weight are substantial. Read on to learn about the many benefits of weight loss.

Mar 2nd, 2021
Can My Hammertoe Be Corrected?

A hammertoe is an abnormal bend at the first joint of your second, third, or fourth toe. Hammertoes can lead to painful corns and bunions as well as a permanent deformity if left untreated. Read on to learn how your hammertoe can be corrected.

Dec 13th, 2020
Do You Need Behavioral Counseling?

Life is a collection of moments that span from great highs like the birth of a child, marriage, and promotions to extreme lows like the death of a loved one, loneliness, and divorce. Behavioral counseling can help you navigate life.

Oct 9th, 2020
How Losing Weight Affects Your Cardiovascular Health

Being overweight affects your health in many ways. The most devastating health issue connected to obesity is that it puts you at a higher risk of getting cardiovascular disease. The good news is that even modest weight loss can reduce these risks.

Sep 9th, 2020
Tips for Living With Plantar Fasciitis

The pain of plantar fasciitis can affect your quality of life regardless of whether you’re a long distance runner or a grandparent trying to keep up with your grandkids. Our podiatry team offers these tips to help you live with plantar fasciitis.

Aug 17th, 2020
What Every Woman Should Know About Heart Health

Keeping your heart healthy is important for both men and women. Between the sexes, however, symptoms of heart attacks and treatment can vary greatly. For many women, knowing the differences may just save their lives.

Jul 16th, 2020
How Good Nutrition Can Benefit Your Whole Body

Eating nutritious meals has a whole host of benefits for your overall health. It’s about more than just maintaining a healthy weight. Food is literally fuel for your body, so making good choices determines how well your body functions.

May 26th, 2020
Is It Possible to Prevent Shin Splints?

Taking your exercise routine up a notch from time to time can help maximize the overall benefits to your health and fitness. Like most things, though, your timing has to be right. If you try to do too much too quickly, you can get shin splints.

Apr 22nd, 2020
Vein Disease Self Assessment

Don't let heavy, aching and swollen legs slow you down - There is relief! Varicose veins are often misunderstood as simply a cosmetic issue, but when left untreated, they can progress into a more serious condition called chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)

Apr 15th, 2020
A Common Cause of Heel Pain

People often assume that foot pain is caused by a heel spur, but this usually isn’t true. Plantar fasciitis is a common culprit that causes pain at the bottom of the heel or sometimes at the bottom mid-foot area, that develops gradually over time.

Mar 10th, 2020
Warning Signs That You May Have Tendonitis

Tendonitis is a painful condition that can keep even the most active person from enjoying a round of golf or even simply completing their honey-do list. Recognizing the warning signs of tendonitis can expedite the healing process.

Feb 29th, 2020
Stopping Hammertoes and Bunions in Their Tracks

Hammertoes and bunions may seem like minor foot issues until you’ve experienced the foot pain caused by them. It’s important to learn how to prevent these common problems and minimize their effects.

Feb 7th, 2020
How to get more out of your Physical Therapy treatment

Physical therapists assess your condition and help you regain maximal functional mobility, strength & reduce pain. A variety of individualized treatment modalities and techniques are used to help you move better and feel better - including home exercises!

Jan 27th, 2020
7 Steps to Lower Your Blood Pressure This Year

If left untreated, high blood pressure can have a number of serious, and sometimes deadly, results. Specifically, hypertension can cause heart disease and strokes, which are among the top five causes of death in the United States.

Jan 2nd, 2020
Myths and Facts About Heart Attacks

Heart attack symptoms and risk factors are often ignored until the heart attack happens. Although not all heart attacks are preventable, separating fact from fiction — and knowing how to live heart-healthy — can save your life.

Dec 1st, 2019
Cold Weather and Body Ache

Ever wonder how it is possible that some people know it is going to rain today without watching at the news or looking at the sky? Well, your body and joints work as a weather app (I tell my patients that you will never forget an umbrella…)

Nov 29th, 2019
5 Reasons Our Weight Loss Programs Work

Diets and weight loss fads get a lot of media attention — always have and always will. But losing weight and keeping it off requires dedication and specifically knowing all of the factors that go into your metabolism and why you gain weight.

Nov 1st, 2019
Your Varicose Veins May Be More Than a Cosmetic Concern

Varicose veins might be unsightly bluish-purple swollen veins on your legs or feet, but it’s possible they’re more than just a cosmetic issue. They can cause swelling, leg pain, and more, making it difficult to enjoy everyday activities.

Sep 30th, 2019
What does Whole Food Plant-Based mean?

There's so many terms used to describe different dietary choices like vegetarian, vegan, etc. Different people make personal food choices based on different reasons. Learn what whole food plant-based means and why it can improve your health.

Sep 27th, 2019
Why You Should Never Ignore Diabetic Foot Ulcers

If you have diabetes, something as common as a blister from poor-fitting shoes can have serious consequences if you develop a foot ulcer. Learn more about diabetes complications and why you should partner with a podiatrist for diabetic foot care.

Sep 1st, 2019
What's Behind the Rise in Heart Attacks Among Young People?

Heart attacks used to be something you worried about when you reached your 60s or retired. But that has changed. Heart attacks are increasing in adults aged 40 and younger. Here’s why heart attacks are on the rise among young people.

Aug 2nd, 2019
Diabetic Foot Care

When you have a diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes, routine foot care is essential... but why? Uncontrolled blood sugar levels over time will effect your feet by causing: dry/cracked skin, calluses, poor circulation, ulcers and diabetic neuropathy.

Apr 30th, 2020