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Working With A Family Doctor

About 10 years ago, my friend convinced me to switch to a new family doctor. Our new physician was caring, enthusiastic, and extremely detail oriented. When he performed physicals, he didn't hesitate to order blood work or to investigate a strange symptom. This year, that great care really paid off. My doctor discovered a small skin lesion, which turned out to be cancerous. This blog is all about the benefits of working with a professional family doctor. Check out these articles to find out how to choose a health care clinic, and what types of symptoms you should report to your doctor. You never know, it could save your life.

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Tips For Properly Caring For New Hearing Aids
20 October 2020

Many people suffer hearing loss as they age, and h

Getting Older? Why You Should Visit Your Family Physician Yearly For A Checkup
25 June 2020

As you age, you are going to notice more and more

Painful Knee After A Lyme Disease Diagnosis? You May Need An Infusion
27 February 2020

Painful knees can make it challenging to perform t

How Vestibular Therapy Can Help Your Brain Adapt To Changes Within Your Inner Ear
26 December 2019

If you suffer from persistent dizziness, nausea, a

Dealing With Chronic Knee Pain And Looking At Joint Replacement? Try Stem Cell Injections Instead
9 October 2019

If a plaguing knee injury and growing arthritic pr

Tips For Properly Caring For New Hearing Aids

Many people suffer hearing loss as they age, and hearing aids may be necessary to restore hearing function. If you are having difficulty hearing, it is important to see a doctor for a full hearing exam. In the event that your hearing is declining, you will likely see a big difference once you start wearing hearing aids. However, hearing aids are expensive, and most health insurance plans will only cover a portion of the cost of new hearing aids according to a specific schedule. Read More 

Getting Older? Why You Should Visit Your Family Physician Yearly For A Checkup

As you age, you are going to notice more and more things about your health. Some health issues may have been there your entire life and have gone unnoticed, while others may develop later in your life as you age. You should be seeing your physician more as you age to have these health concerns checked out. Read on for reasons why you should visit your family physician for a yearly checkup. Read More 

Painful Knee After A Lyme Disease Diagnosis? You May Need An Infusion

Painful knees can make it challenging to perform the most basic tasks in daily living, such as walking and bending the knees to sit down or stand up. When both knees are equally painful, the symmetrical pain is usually from rheumatoid arthritis. However, when only one knee is affected, it could be caused by the bite of a tick that led to Lyme disease and, in turn, Lyme arthritis. Lyme arthritis can occur co-morbidly in some people when they are infected with Lyme disease. Read More 

How Vestibular Therapy Can Help Your Brain Adapt To Changes Within Your Inner Ear

If you suffer from persistent dizziness, nausea, and poor balance, then you may have a vestibular disorder. Vestibular disorders are common, especially in the elderly, and chronic nausea can significantly reduce your quality of life. A poor sense of balance also increases the risk that you'll accidentally fall down while you're walking, which can lead to injury. Thankfully, vestibular disorders can often be treated by a physical therapist trained in vestibular therapy rehabilitation. Read More 

Dealing With Chronic Knee Pain And Looking At Joint Replacement? Try Stem Cell Injections Instead

If a plaguing knee injury and growing arthritic problems are causing you a lot of pain and the pain is disrupting your everyday life, it's time to see an orthopedic specialist. You want to talk with the specialist about the best options that are available to try, like stem cell treatments, if you don't want to do knee replacement surgery. With improvements in medical technology and new options on the market, you may be able to treat your knee pain without having to replace the joint entirely if you use stem cell treatments. Read More