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Shoulder Impingement

The shoulder is such a complex joint that when somebody has shoulder joint pain, the etiology of that pain can be vast. Most patients that come to me with shoulder pain have “Google-diagnosed” and are certain that the neck is the culprit of their condition. Some have correctly assumed that the cervical spine has referred the pain to their shoulder, but more times than not, … Continue reading Shoulder Impingement

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The Bacon Beatdown

June 21 – 23 from 7 AM – 8 PM daily @ the Daytona Beach Ocean Center The Bacon Beatdown is Central Florida’s LARGEST fitness Competition and has been since its inception in 2013. If you love fitness, competing and hanging out with your friends, all in the epic setting of a giant expo center filled with vendors and fitness fans, we’ve got something for … Continue reading The Bacon Beatdown

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Celebration of the reopening of Whistle Stop Park

The City of Edgewater is thrilled to announce the grand opening and ribbon cutting at Whistle Stop Park (651 Roberts Road) on Saturday, May 4, 2019. In the November 2015 election, the voters of Edgewater approved the GO for Parks referendum. This authorized the City to issue up to $3.5 million in general obligation bonds for proposed improvements to Whistle Stop Park that included: a … Continue reading Celebration of the reopening of Whistle Stop Park

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Three Spring Recipes Perfect for Easter

Easter is a great time to celebrate and spend time together as a family or with friends. These three recipes are sure to put a spring in your step and you’ll want to add them to your holiday meal! Instant Pot Deviled Eggs with Relish Using a Pressure Cooker to Hard Boil Eggs Who knew you could whip up this springtime classic in an Instant … Continue reading Three Spring Recipes Perfect for Easter

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Miracle Or Snake Oil?

The medical field is so ever changing that keeping current in advancements has caused most of us to “catch up with the sun,” but it’s sinking. Stem Cell and Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy When patients come to me with the same curiosity for a particular miraculous cure-all, it forces us to investigate what it is. I have heard of stem cell and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, … Continue reading Miracle Or Snake Oil?

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INSIDE LOOK: Volusia Eye Associates

Interview by Tiffany Yancey // Photos by Kelsey Walters New Smyrna Beach Location: 415 N. Causeway, New Smyrna Beach 32169 Edgewater Location: 602 W. Indian River Blvd., Suite 1 Edgewater 32132 Interview with Robert “Hank” Routh, M.D. Q: Not to be too cliché, but what was your vision when deciding to open Volusia Eye Associates? A: To provide advanced surgical and medical care with compassion … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Volusia Eye Associates

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Nature’s Defense

There is a great debate on whether to immunize children by vaccination, but what many people don’t know is babies are already immunized by the mother at birth. The fetus spends its first nine months developing in a sterile womb free from bacteria, but as the child passes through the mother’s cervix and birth canal, a healthy dose of beneficial (good) bacteria is passed to … Continue reading Nature’s Defense

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At-Home Pet Dental Care

Caring for Your Pet’s Teeth February was National Pet Dental month and I hope you all took advantage of this by getting your cat’s and dog’s teeth cared for with an annual dental prophylaxis (If not, don’t worry, there is still time during March to receive your discount!). In case you were wondering what you can do now to help keep Fido’s and Fifi’s oral … Continue reading At-Home Pet Dental Care

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Not My Neck

Chronic Headaches and Neck Pain Every now and then a patient comes to me with chronic headaches and neck pain that was referred to me by their primary care provider for evaluation with one stipulation – no cervical manipulation. The patient also reiterates that they do not want their neck to be cracked or popped.  The Fear of Chiropractic Manipulation of the Neck I get … Continue reading Not My Neck