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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

How Is Vertical Heterophoria Treated?

Our eyes are the windows to our world and when they are not working efficiently, it can very much impact the way in which we not only see, but live. Aside from blurred vision (often associated with far or nearsightedness), there are a wide range of eye-related issues one could experience....

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Recent Posts

Neurofeedback: A Natural Way to Help Treat OCD

July 12, 2018

Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, is a mental health disorder tied to uncontrollable behavioral patterns and thoughts that often lead to feelings of uneasiness if not carried out. For example, some with OCD feel the need to constantly clean. This may involve washing their hands numerous...

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What Is a Sternoclavicular Joint Dislocation Injury?

June 28, 2018

The sternoclavicular joint is located at the base of the neck, connects the sternum (breastbone) and clavicle (collarbone), and supports the shoulders.

Similar to any other joint, injuries are always possible, and although uncommon, the sternoclavicular joint can become dislocated.

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Can Any Doctor Prescribe Medical Marijuana on Long Island?

June 18, 2018

Medical marijuana has been legal in New York State for a few years now, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act in 2014. However, there are stipulations in the legislation that not only restrict the types of health conditions patients must have to be eligible for a prescription,...

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