Family Physician – Internal

Doctor hand holding bottle with medical cannabis close up

Medical marijuana is a major hot button issue in today’s political realm, but in the medical realm, it’s proven to be quite effective when it comes to treating chronic pain, cancer, and chronic diseases. This Medical breakthrough can help ease the pain associated with illnesses, without some of the awful side effects common to other…

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zyto scan

The Zyto Scan is a decision-support technology used to help doctors identify biological information about a patient. Doctors use this information to develop individualized treatment plans and lifestyle modifications that will generate the most favorable results for the patient. During a scan, which can easily be performed from the comfort of a doctor’s office, small…

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family medicine

Families have unique health needs, from the youngest members to those enjoying their golden years. Though the body of a child may seem different than that of an adult, we all have the same basic metabolic processes and needs. At our office, we practice family medicine, which allows us to see and treat all members…

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Internal medicine

Internal medicine is a specialty branch of medicine pertaining to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of diseases affecting adults over the age of 18. Doctors who practice internal medicine are known as ‘internists’ and often serve as a patient’s primary care provider. Internists may work together with other physicians to ensure patients are getting…

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Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen

When your child spikes a fever or is experiencing growing pains, don’t shy away from an over-the-counter medicine. Both acetaminophen and ibuprofen are effective and generally safe so long as you follow proper dosing instructions. For your convenience, we’ve outlined our guidelines for dosing, though we encourage you to contact our office if you have…

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school physical exam

Back-to-school is a busy time of year filled with books, class schedules, school supplies, and shopping for new clothes. It is also the time of year when students head to the doctor for school physicals. Though not always required, school physicals are a way of monitoring a student’s general health and physical abilities, as well…

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prostate exam

Prostate cancer is a cancer specific to men. Several screenings are available to identify the presence of cancer within the prostate gland – even at its earliest stages. Fortunately, prostate cancer is a highly manageable disease among most men, with some doctors recommending very conservative treatment plans to men who test positive for the disease.…

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wound care

Wounds require special care and attention to ensure a complication-free healing process. If you are wounded – perhaps due to an accident or medical procedure – you need the care of medical professionals trained and experienced in wound treatment and management. A wound care provider will clean your wound and change its dressings, and oversee…

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urgent acute condition care

Acute disease is a term used to refer to illnesses that onset very quickly but typically result in a nearly full recovery within one month. Acute diseases often produce symptoms that are severe, such as high fever, pain, and complications of various systems and organs within the body, such as the respiratory system, digestive system,…

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Physical exam

An annual physical is important for health maintenance and disease prevention. Adults who get annual physicals are more likely to discover potential health complications before they become serious and they are more aware of the importance of lifestyle choices and how they affect overall wellbeing. Several tests and screenings are performed to verify the health…

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Children physical

Children’s physicals function to monitor developmental progress, identify potential health complications and provide medical interventions and counseling that help prevent disease and injuries in the future. Also known as well-child exams, children’s physicals are endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics as an opportunity not only to oversee a child’s health and development but also for parents…

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chronic disease

Chronic disease is highly prevalent in the U.S. and requires ongoing medical oversight and clinical management. A chronic disease is any condition or illness that persists long-term but for which there is no medical cure. Examples of chronic diseases include diabetes, heart disease, asthma, Alzheimer’s and arthritis. Chronic disease management consists of obtaining a definitive…

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family planning

The decision to have children is complex. For many women, family planning isn’t just about deciding whether to have kids, but also determining when. A family planning doctor can be your greatest partner in planning your family – regardless of where you are in your timeline. Family planning services are available to men, women and…

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STD

Sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs, are infectious diseases communicated via sexual contact. Even skin-to-skin contact is enough to spread some infections, such as genital herpes or warts. Some STDs are bacterial while others are viral. Bacterial infections are generally recognized as curable using antibiotics and medical oversight. Viral infections, on the other hand, are non-curable and…

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thyroid

The thyroid is like the body’s built-in thermostat, producing hormones that regulate its various systems and functions. The hormones released from the thyroid must be in careful balance to prevent symptoms that can affect the quality of life. But sometimes this butterfly-shaped gland falls out of balance, either producing too much or too little thyroid…

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Urgent care

Nearly everyone has experienced an urgent care emergency at some point in their lives. When you come down with the flu or your child starts running a high fever, the last thing you want is to wait days to see your family physician or spend thousands on a visit to the emergency room. Urgent care…

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Vaccination

Vaccinations are life-saving medical tools recommended and used for the prevention of dangerous and deadly diseases. Vaccines work by introducing controlled and weakened infections into the body, encouraging the immune system to create natural antibodies that will defend the body against possible future infections. Although children are subject to the most complex vaccination schedule, immunization…

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