What You Should Know About Lyme Disease

 

Lyme Disease

Most people have heard of Lyme disease – a bacterial infection that is spread by ticks. The rate of infection has increased as the disease has spread to more regions of the country. What can be confusing about Lyme disease is that there is controversial and differing opinions on how to test and treat it.…

How Physical Therapy Can Improve Balance

 

Physical Therapy

Many people think of physical therapy for strengthening and improving mobility after an injury, illness or surgery, but it can also be used to improve balance. Many people experience balance issues that can impact their safety and mobility. Through specialized exercises and stretches, physical therapists can help improve balance for a better quality of life…

Why Do Lips Change with Age?

 

Lip Fillers

When you look in the mirror and focus on your lips, do you notice a change? With age, many features on the face change and the lips can often reflect your age. Like other skin on the face, the skin on the lips loses volume and elasticity. The lips can become thinner and wrinkled; they…

When Can Endoscopic Surgery be Used for Back Problems?

 

Back Surgery

Back surgery is typically the last resort of medical procedures for back pain. When physical therapy, inflammation reduction and other methods of reducing back pain and improving mobility do not work, surgery is considered. However, open back surgery can have risks and require extensive recovery. Another option is endoscopic surgery, reducing the risks while often…

Cosmetic Injections for Crow’s Feet

 

Crows Feet

Crinkles at the corners of your eyes represent thousands of smiles during your lifetime. Even though they are evidence of happy life events, most people do not appreciate the appearance of crow’s feet. These lines form in the delicate skin around your eyes, showing your age. However, with a quick trip to a med spa…

5 Simple Ways to Slow Aging of Your Skin

 

Skincare

While there may not be a fountain of youth that can stop the aging process on your face, there are ways to slow the progression. Aging of the skin occurs due to several factors that impact skin cells – controlling these factors can make a difference how quickly aging occurs. Without surgery or drastic measures,…

Treatments for Hyperhidrosis

 

Hyperhidrosis

Do your hands sweat profusely, making you embarrassed to shake or hold someone’s hand in professional or intimate situations? Or maybe you have excessive underarm sweating or feet that soak through your socks with sweat. Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating can be a difficult condition to live with, but there are treatments that can be effective…

Birth Control 101: Know Your Options

 

Birth Control

Do you know all the options available for birth control? You may be surprised at how many medications and devices can be used to reduce your chance of pregnancy. There are many more options than just the “pill” or using a condom. Here are a few of the options available through most OB/GYNs. Oral Contraceptives…

5 Tips to Improve Fertility

 

Wellness Exam

Many women spend years trying not to get pregnant, but when they become ready to start a family, they want to become pregnant right away. If you have reached the point where you want to begin trying to become pregnant, there are some ways you can boost your chance of conception. Here are five tips…

How Fat Changes Affects Aging of the Face

 

Fat Injection

Have you ever noticed that those with an aged face seem to have more angles and fewer contours? Fat changes in the face have a major impact on how old a person can appear. When you understand how these changes impact the features, it is apparent how replacing or lifting fat layers can make the…