When Allergies Need Urgent Care

Do you have an allergy? Whether it is a certain product, medication, food ingredient or environmental substance, many Americans suffer from allergies. In fact, according to the Allergies and Asthma Foundation of America (AAFA), allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the United States. While not all allergens will cause life-threatening results,…

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Do You Suffer From Runner’s Knee?

For athletes and avid runners, knee pain is a common ailment. The knees are joints that carry tremendous pressure and responsibility when running. However, this doesn’t mean that knee pain should be ignored or even accepted. It is important to let a skilled physician diagnose your knee pain, as there are many conditions and injuries…

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Recognizing ADHD in Adults

It is common to consider ADHD as a condition that children face. However, adults can struggle with ADHD too. In fact, while ADHD is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders in children, it can often persist into adulthood. ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, refers to a chronic condition of attention difficulty, hyperactivity and…

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Understanding COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 testing is not a foreign term. According to Statistica, a total of over 186 million tests for COVID-19 had taken place in the United States by November 26, 2020. Coronavirus testing is an important tool to help us understand the pandemic as well as control it. However, not all covid-19 testing is the same, and…

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Concierge COVID-19 Testing

The COVID-19 pandemic has been detrimental to many industries across the nation. Among the hardest hit was the TV and film industry, which was sadly evidenced by the lack of new releases and fresh content on the television as we stayed at home. Fortunately, while coronavirus cases remain high, production companies are now resuming and…

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The Impact of Anxiety on Your Body

Did you know that nearly 40 million adults suffer from anxiety disorder? Anxiety does not discriminate based on sex, age, gender or ethnicity. While anxiety is a common and natural reaction to stress, it can lead to some very disruptive physical symptoms if it goes unchecked. In fact, long term anxiety can impact your heart,…

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Understanding Epidural Steroid Injections

Do you suffer from chronic back pain despite medication and physical therapy? You may be a candidate for injection therapy. Epidural steroid injections can be an excellent solution to relieve back pain, especially when irritated or inflamed nerves are involved. The Role of Inflammation Why does a steroid injection work for chronic back pain? Understanding…

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Is it Flu or COVID-19?

We are quickly approaching a season in which both COVID-19 and the flu will be circulating within our communities. Actions should be taken to prevent the spread of both of these illnesses, as they can each become serious and even fatal if not taken seriously. With such similar symptoms, it can be confusing to try…

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Osteoarthritis: Are You at Risk?

If you suffer from osteoarthritis, you understand the debilitating pain and stiffness it can bring to your body on a daily basis. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis. OA refers to the wearing down of the cartilage within your joints, which is the smooth tissue you need to protect your joints and…

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The Psychological Impact of Chronic Pain

No one wants to be in pain. When that pain is ongoing or chronic, it can be especially difficult to deal with. Unfortunately, there’s more to chronic pain than the pain itself. Chronic pain often goes beyond physical suffering to elicit threats to one’s emotional, mental and psychological well-being. In fact, it is reported that…

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