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Check-Up: Treating Pain Without Medication

Jun 15, 2018
Listen as pain specialist Joel Bez, DO, discusses other treatment options to help manage pain without medication.

Hip Replacement: Why is the Anterior Approach on the Rise?

Jun 14, 2018
Orthopedic surgeon, Nicholas Loafman, DO, prefers to use the anterior approach which makes a small incision on the front of the hip while the patient is lying flat.

Check-Up: Safe Blood Sugar Levels

Jun 04, 2018
If you're diabetic you know keeping within certain blood sugar levels is very important. In this Lakeland Health Check-Up, learn what levels are safe at various points of the day.

Check-Up: When to Seek Knee Replacement Treatment

May 30, 2018
Considering a knee replacement? Learn when the right time is from orthopedic surgeon, Nicholas Loafman, DO.

Check-Up: Gestational Diabetes and How to Control It

May 28, 2018
Obstetrician and gynecologist, Ben Wood, DO, explains how gestational diabetes impacts a pregnancy.

Caregiving for a Loved One with Dementia or Memory Loss

May 21, 2018
Caring for a loved one with memory loss or dementia can be a very difficult task. We tackle tips to help ease your daily routines.

Check-Up: When to See a Wound Specialist

May 18, 2018
When a wound isn't healing, you may need to see a wound care specialist for better results.

What About the Hot Flashes?

May 15, 2018
Hot flashes vary in frequency and intensity for each woman and occur from a decrease in estrogen levels.

Getting It Straight: Treatment and Relief for Bunions

May 14, 2018
Learn more about relief from bunions, as foot and ankle specialist Michael Maskill, DPM, discusses options from orthotics to outpatient surgery.

Check-Up: New Advances in Hip Replacements

May 08, 2018
Orthopedic surgeon, Kenneth Edwards, discusses how advances in technology have made diagnosing and treating hip pain easier.

5 Tips All Caregivers Can Use

May 07, 2018
Caring for a loved one can be a difficult task. We share tips for caregivers to use this spring.

Is Arthritis Limiting Your Ability to Enjoy Life?

May 02, 2018
When it comes to your joints, cartilage acts as a cushion to cover and protect the ends of the bones.

Check-Up: Meal Planning for Diabetics

May 01, 2018
You don't have to buy special foods when you're diabetic, but you should have three important things when filling your plate at every meal.

Allergies or Sinus Infection: Can you tell the difference?

Apr 30, 2018
Learn how you can prevent or ease symptoms of both.

Wellness Exams vs. Sports Physicals

Apr 11, 2018
Wellness exams are sports physicals are very different. Learn why pediatric providers tell their patients not to skip their yearly check-up.

Check-Up: Common Plastic Surgery Misconceptions

Apr 06, 2018
Ginard Henry, MD, debunks some common plastic surgery misconceptions.

Check-Up: Tips for Easing Back Pain

Apr 04, 2018
Lifestyle changes you can make to help alleviate back pain as well treatment options for chronic pain.

Check-Up: Avoiding Drug Interactions

Mar 27, 2018
Learn some important ways to avoid harmful drug interaction from ambulatory clinical pharmacist Joshua Ford, PharmD.

The Conversation Only 30% of People Have Had

Mar 22, 2018
If you were to suddenly become ill and couldn’t make decisions for yourself, who would you trust to do so on your behalf?

Check-Up: Managing Diabetes

Mar 19, 2018
Family medicine provider, Jay Shah, MD, shares how focusing on some key areas of your lifestyle, can help prevent complications from diabetes.
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