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Heartburn or Heart Attack? When to Worry

November 10, 2018

A burning painful sensation in your chest, an uncomfortable pain in your back and shoulders. Is it just heartburn and sore muscles? Or is it something more serious like a heart attack? How do you know when you should go to the immediate care/emergency room for chest discomfort? The symptoms for heartburn and a heart...  read more

Have You Had Your Flu Shot Yet? 3 Reasons You Should

October 20, 2018

It seems like we were all just enjoying the lazy, hazy days of summer, but Florida’s hottest season has been replaced by flu season. If you haven’t yet received your flu shot, these reasons will remind you that it’s one of the best decisions you can make for your health. 1. The Flu Is Dangerous!...  read more

Sore Throat vs. Strep Throat: What’s the Difference?

October 10, 2018

A sore throat is an unpleasant feeling, but if it’s been lingering for a few days you might worry that you actually have strep throat. It’s important to know the difference so you can seek medical attention quickly. Here’s what you should know about the difference between a sore throat and strep throat. Signs You...  read more

Burn Care 101: Basic First Aid Vs When to Seek Emergency Treatment

September 20, 2018

Burns are some of the most common household injuries, so it’s important to become familiar with basic burn first aid and recognize when to seek emergency treatment. The good news is that most burns are minor and can be treated at home, but severe burns pose serious risks and complications. Educate yourself now so you...  read more

Is It a Cold or the Flu: How to Tell the Difference

September 10, 2018

Your nose is running, you can’t stop coughing, and you feel terrible. It’s fall, which means the flu and the common cold are both potential causes of your symptoms. How can you interpret your symptoms to determine the real cause of your misery? Use this guide to help! Similar Symptoms, Different Virus According to the...  read more

Complete the paperwork at home !

July 11, 2018

We just updated all our registration forms on the website. For our new patients this will make it easier to get registered when you arrive. Just download and print the forms, complete in the comfort of your own home and present to the staff at the front desk. Click here for our registration form

Enjoy the Fourth of July but be careful around fireworks !!!

July 3, 2018

Injuries from fireworks are on the rise. Please remember to be careful if you plan to create your own fireworks show ! Following are some safety tips from the Consumer Product Safety Commission : 1. Never allow young children to play with or ignite fireworks. 2. Avoid buying fireworks that are packaged in brown paper...  read more

Summer Sports and Injuries

June 28, 2018

Part I Now that the kids are out of school and families are taking vacations we are all more prone to common musculoskeletal injuries from sports and just plain "horsing around" and playing in the yard. One of the most common injuries we are seeing at this time of year is an ankle strain :...  read more

Don't forget your sunscreen !

Sun damage can affect any area of the skin as a result of long-term exposure to the ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun. Sun damage most commonly occurs on the face, hands and arms, and may lead to sun spots, age spots, rough skin and wrinkles. Years of sun exposure can also lead to premature...  read more

The Flu is upon us !

December 28, 2017

The CDC has issued an advisory regarding the influenza virus. They are noting that the prevalent form , influenza A (H3N2) has in previous years led to more complications and hospitalizations. Over the past three weeks we are noticing a significant increase in Flu "A" patients. It is being recommended to start treatment with antiviral...  read more

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