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Treatment Options for Shin Splints

Treatment Options for Shin Splints

By Tavis Gibson, PT, DPT, CI, Cert. MDT, SFMA Level 1 Certified Clinic Director of STAR Physical Therapy, Clarksville North, TN Shin splints can be an athlete’s worst nightmare. Shin splints are a common cause of pain along the front or inside of the leg in many individuals no matter their level of fitness, but most notably those having a higher ... Read More »

Learn or Teach Yoga!

Learn or Teach Yoga!

Celebrate International Yoga Day June 21 The United Nations has declared that June 21 will be celebrated every year as International Yoga Day. The resolution was co-sponsored by 175 of the 193 member nations, and was so popular that it did not have to go for a vote and was adopted by an acclamation. International Yoga Day is Crucial The word ... Read More »

Is it Important for My Child to Wear a Mouth Guard for Sports?

Is it Important for My Child to Wear a Mouth Guard for Sports

By Kellye N. Rice, DMD Whether your child is playing a contact sport or just monkeying around on the monkey bars, accidents happen. A recently published study of the University of Alabama at Birmingham analyzed data of injuries treated at hospital emergency departments. Researchers found the five most common causes of childhood injuries were, in order of frequency, basketball, football, bicycling, ... Read More »

What You Need To Know About Clinical Trials

By Kimberly McKenzie, Clinical Research Manager What is your first thought when you see “clinical trial?” I would say most people think “guinea pig.” Clinical trials have had a negative reputation in the past. This was the result of a lack in federal regulations and laws in place regarding human safety that lead to poor treatment. There are now federal laws ... Read More »

Choices Made Easy

Choices Made Easy

By Nicole D. Harrison, AYC Caregiving Inc. The choices you make today can make a big difference tomorrow. Always Your Choice Caregiving knows for a certainty that this is true. It has been our aim to continue to collaborate with our community partners to help you make some great choices for you and your family – a choice that can benefit ... Read More »

Summertime Accidents (WHAT TO DO?)

Summertime Accidents

By David E. High, Attorney-At-Law Unfortunately, there are a lot of accidents in the summertime when people are out participating in various outdoor activities.  If you are injured due to the negligence of another person, you may have a claim that could be covered under insurance. Possible Insurance Coverage If you are injured on the premises of another due to ... Read More »

Hydrocephalus “Water on the Brain”

Hydrocephalus

By Christopher K. Taleghani, M.D. Hydrocephalus is a condition that manifests itself through accumulation of fluid around the brain or spinal column. It was once referred to as “water on the brain,” but, in actuality, it is cerebrospinal fluid (CFS) that is the culprit in these instances. CFS in its normal levels helps cushion the brain and delivers nutrients to ... Read More »

Camping with Kids

Camping with Kids

By Leanna Dugan, CPNP As the school year slowly comes to an end and summer plans begin to pile up, you may quickly realize that quality time with your family is still difficult to find with all of the hustle and bustle of summertime! Camping is a great way to take a step away from the day-to-day norms, get some fresh ... Read More »

The Value of In-Home Care Helping Seniors Stay in the Comfort of Their Home

The Value of In-Home Care Helping Seniors Stay in the Comfort of Their Home

Seniors Plus More, Inc. is an in-home care agency that provides non-medical services to the Middle Tennessee area. Executive Director, Josh Smithson, has been servicing clients in the area for over ten years. We specialize in patients who are leaving rehabilitation facilities and patients with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. Affordable Rates We are able to provide both short term and long ... Read More »

Dentist or Oral Surgeon: When to Visit Each?

Dentist or Oral Surgeon

By Jaime A. Romero, Jr., D.D.S. Patients have many options in dental providers, and the decision of which type of dental professional is best for your current needs can be tricky. Understanding the differences between general dentists and oral surgeons can help you make an informed choice for dental care. Depending on your needs or the needs of your family, you ... Read More »

Volunteer Drivers Needed to Transport Cancer Patients to Treatment

Transport Cancer Patients to Treatment

By Greg Broy, APR | Director, Division Communications An estimated 37,650 Tennessee residents will learn they have cancer this year and getting to their scheduled treatment will be their greatest concern. To ensure patients get to the critical care they need without additional stress, the American Cancer Society Road To Recovery® program can help provide free transportation to and from treatment ... Read More »

June is Men’s Health Month – Warning Signs of Testicular Cancer

Warning Signs of Testicular Cancer

By Millie Stubblefield Although testicular cancer is relatively rare, affecting just 1 in 263 American males, testicular tumors are on the increase. Testicular cancer usually affects younger men, so if you are in your 20s, 30s, or 40s, you should be aware of the possible symptoms of testicular cancer. While many testicular lumps are harmless, if a testicle lump does ... Read More »

SculpSure™ Laser is FDA Cleared To Reduce Fat by Up to 24% in a Short 25 Minute Procedure Rejuvenation Health and Wellness is the First in Middle TN to offer the SculpSure™ Laser for Non-Invasive Body Contouring

SculpSure

Rejuvenation Health and Wellness, office of Charles F. Fatseas, M.D., is now offering SculpSure™, a proprietary light-based device for the reduction of stubborn fat in problem areas such as the abdomen or love handles. SculpSure’s™ breakthrough body contouring technology is designed to permanently destroy up to 24% of treated fat in a single 25 minute procedure. There is no downtime with ... Read More »

Summertime Stress? Seek First. . .

By Patrick Mitchell – Pastor, Bunker Hill Christian Church, Dean of Students, Providence Academy With summer finally here, it’s hard not to get caught up in what’s to come. Vacation. College. Summer jobs. Home improvement projects. Getting the boat out (inviting our family out on your boat). Did I mention vacation? Our agendas become chaotic before we realize it, even when ... Read More »

How to Control Anger

How to Control Anger

Catch yourself feeling angry sometimes? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. According to a USA Today report, 60% of American adults report feeling angry or irritable. The destructive nature of the emotion makes it extremely important for everyone to learn how to deal with it effectively. Below, we’ve shared a video excerpt from a live program, where Sadhguru addresses anger: ... Read More »

Pediatric Torticollis

Pediatric Torticollis

By Tina Rose Pezeshk, PT, DPT Brentwood East Clinical Director, STAR Physical Therapy, Brentwood, TN What is Torticollis? Torticollis, or wryneck, is a highly treatable condition commonly seen in pediatric orthopedics. Torticollis (tort-ti-COLL-iss) comes from Latin meaning,  “twisted neck,” and is a result of the unilateral shortening of a child’s sternocleidomastoid muscle. The muscle action of the sternocleidomastoid is cervical ... Read More »

Creative Way to Spend a Summer Day

Creative Way to Spend a Summer Day

By Nicole D. Harrison, AYC Caregiving Inc. It’s been a long hot day of chores and the daily balancing act of the routine. You think I made a promise to go see mom or dad today.  I must pick up the kids and let’s go say hello and give hugs and kisses! What can we do to make this great ... Read More »

Meet the Winner of the Solace Oral Surgery “Smile for Christmas” Giveaway

Meet the Winner of the Solace Oral Surgery

By Jaime A. Romero, Jr., D.D.S. Dr. Romero and his wife Eva are involved in numerous charitable organizations that are close to their heart. He loves to inspire youth and help others in need. In 2015, Solace Oral Surgery had a “Smile for Christmas” giveaway which provided a new smile for someone in need. At Solace Oral Surgery, the phrase ... Read More »

Which Summer Camp is Right for Your Child?

Which Summer Camp is Right for Your Child

By Pediatric Associates of Franklin Summer will be here before you know it, which means summer camps. But how do you choose the right camp for your child? Let’s look at some things you should consider when choosing a camp to ensure your child has a safe, enjoyable experience. What Type of Camp is Right for My Child? There are several ... Read More »

5 Reasons To Use In-Home Care

5 Reasons To Use In-Home Care

The physical and mental decline that comes with the aging process affects everyone in a different way. Some seniors find it particularly difficult to cope with the limitations of age. As a result, they may turn to denial and refuse assistance from loved ones. Services that provide in-home care staff offer a gentle alternative to senior homes. Even the most ... Read More »

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