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Concussion Recovery

Concussion Recovery Time: How Long Does it Take to Heal?

Concussions, whether acute or chronic, are serious injuries that can affect your short-term and long-term health, especially if they're not treated promptly. Besides finding out the most optimal treatment options available, patients are usually concerned with the amount of time it will take to...

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Nutrition

The Importance of Good Nutrition

Good nutrition has a direct impact on your overall health and quality of life. When you follow a healthy diet that consists of fruits, vegetables and whole grains, you aren’t just satisfying your hunger—you’re nourishing your body too.  Although it’s okay to indulge once in a while (we’ve all...

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Family Wellness, Wellness

4 Reasons You May Be Suffering from Thumb Joint Pain

Thumb joint pain may not seem like it would significantly affect your everyday life. After all, it’s just one, tiny joint. Performing simple tasks can prove quite difficult when our thumbs aren’t functioning properly, however.

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Recent Posts

Facts About Gout

December 19, 2019

Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis typically developing in those with high levels of uric acid in their blood. This can cause the formation of crystals in the joints, resulting in sudden episodes of pain, tenderness, redness, warmth, and swelling, often at the base of the big toe.

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Keep an Eye Out for These Common Signs of Vertigo

December 05, 2019

Vertigo is often a symptom of binocular vision dysfunction and may manifest as a severe sensitivity to motion, or veritable “visual vertigo.” This sense of dizziness can result in poor depth perception and a feeling of being continuously off balance.

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Concussion Risk Among Athletes

November 14, 2019

While concussions can strike anyone, they tend to be especially prevalent among athletes, both high school and college-aged, due to the somewhat aggressive nature of the activity, contact involved, and the susceptibility of youth to head injuries.

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