Regular exercise is the key to orthopedic health, as strong muscles ensure strong bones. Exercise not only has physical benefits but also has emotional and social benefits. A number of activities including running, swimming, golfing, tennis, weight lifting, hiking, and even walking can be safely pursued to enhance your orthopedic health. What if you want Continue Reading >>
Facial paralysis is a far more common disorder than people think. It can affect anyone, including Hollywood celebrities. Most recently, facial paralysis has affected the actress Angelina Jolie. She joins a slew of famous celebrities who have been diagnosed with the disease. What is Facial Paralysis? Facial paralysis refers to not being able to voluntarily Continue Reading >>
Outpatient surgery is a top choice for patients nationwide. Since outpatient surgery is performed at a surgeon’s office instead of a traditional hospital, it enables a patient to return home the same day a procedure is performed. Share this Image On Your Site </p><br /> <p><strong>Please include attribution to LaPeerHealth.com with this graphic.</strong></p><br /> <p><a Continue Reading >>
Hyperhidrosis, aka excessive sweating, is a common problem that may have physical, emotional and psychological consequences. It affects an estimated 15.3 million people in the United States, according to the Archives of Dermatological Research. Fortunately, many hyperhidrosis treatment options are available to help people put excessive sweating in the past. How Is Hyperhidrosis Treated? Surgery Continue Reading >>
Summer may be the perfect time for cosmetic foot surgery, and for good reason. Cosmetic foot surgery helps people improve their balance and mobility. At the same time, cosmetic foot surgery helps people improve the aesthetic appeal of the feet – something that makes the treatment a great option for those who wear flip-flops and Continue Reading >>
Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men, yet many men fail to identify prostate cancer in its early stages. However, men who know the symptoms of prostate cancer may be better equipped than others to identify the disease and prevent it from spreading throughout the body. There are many warning signs Continue Reading >>
A urology appointment is crucial for individuals who are dealing with issues related to the urinary tract, bladder or male reproductive system. If a primary care physician (PCP) believes an individual requires treatment for urological conditions or diseases, he or she may refer this patient to a urologist for additional support. Urologists specialize in urological Continue Reading >>
Eyelid surgery helps an individual improve the appearance of the eyelids. But eyelid surgery is not recommended for everyone, and the ideal candidates for eyelid surgery include: Individuals who have no prior medical conditions that otherwise may slow down the healing process following surgery Individuals who have not experienced any serious eye conditions Non-smokers Not Continue Reading >>
Outpatient surgery often provides a convenient, affordable alternative to traditional inpatient surgery. As such, the number of outpatient surgeries is increasing in the United States – a trend that appears likely to continue in the years to come. Share this Image On Your Site </p> <p><strong>Please include attribution to LaPeerHealth.com with this graphic.</strong></p> <p><a Continue Reading >>
National Nurses Week was May 6-12 and although we appreciate our nurses every single day of the year, we showed a little extra appreciation in our office this week! Thank you to all of our nurses, where would we be without you!
Colonoscopy preparation requires a patient to empty the colon. Otherwise, residue in the colon may obscure a doctor’s view of the colon and rectum during the exam. A doctor provides a patient with detailed colonoscopy preparation instructions. In some instances, a doctor may offer one or more of the following recommendations to ensure a patient Continue Reading >>
Courtesy of Comprehensive Urology, here’s everything you need to know about kidney stone causes, treatments, symptoms, and more! If you believe you may be suffering from kidney stones, be sure to reach out to a La Peer specialist.