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Sonoran Hip Center on how hip replacement surgery changes your life – LIVING WELL Magazine

No Limitations – Blue Skies Ahead
By Dr. Gil Ortega, Dr. Kurtis Staples, and Dr. Brian Miller, Sonoran Hip Center, Scottsdale LIVING WELL Magazine
Hip replacement surgery is one of the most successful surgeries ever performed for its real indication – pain that interferes with one’s quality of life. With over 250,000 of these surgeries performed annually in the U.S. alone, many individual’s lives are being changed for the better every single day. This is exciting, however, like any surgical procedure, it is not without some potential risk. It is major surgery, and complications do happen, one of which is termed ‘dislocation.’ […]

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Lacombe Nursing Centre on the role of occupational therapy – LIVING WELL Magazine

Lacombe Nursing Centre on the Role of Occupational Therapy

By Susan L. Howden, LOTR, Lacombe Nursing Centre, Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine
The role of an occupational therapist in a skilled nursing facility, such as Lacombe Nursing Centre, is to promote a client’s optimal functional ability and provide opportunities for an increased sense of competency and self fulfillment. […]

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The Urology Center of Colorado on how radiation therapy can help treat prostate cancer – LIVING WELL Magazine

Radiation Therapy Treatment for Prostate Cancer at The Urology Center of Colorado

By Eric Gross, M.D., Board Certified Radiation Oncologist, The Urology Center of Colorado, East Denver LIVING WELL Magazine
When considering radiation therapy for prostate cancer, our technology has never been better. Today, radiation oncologists combine sophisticated treatment planning in the form of intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) with the precision targeting of image guided radiation therapy (IGRT). […]

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Hospice of the Western Reserve on planning for the inevitable – LIVING WELL Magazine

PLANNING FOR THE INEVITABLE
Start young, before you’re “ready”

Courtesy Hospice of the Western Reserve, Akron LIVING WELL Magazine
Ashley, a vibrant, active 37-year-old lawyer, mother of three young children and part-time Pilates instructor has a to-do list longer than her combined client case load. When she learned that her next-door neighbor, a mother of four children who palled around with her kids, had terminal cancer, her mind went in many directions. […]

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In Care of You asks "Does your bra fit?" LIVING WELL Magazine

Does your bra fit?
Courtesy of In Care of You, Colorado Springs LIVING WELL Magazine

It has been estimated that 80% of women wear the wrong size bra. Many women are not aware that they do not have to endure discomfort from their bras. With a simple fitting at In Care of You, a certified fitter trained by Amoena can recommend which size and style will flatter your appearance and provide the most comfort. Whether or not you have had breast surgery, a good fitting bra is essential for creating symmetry. […]

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National Hair Centers on the end to bad hair daze – LIVING WELL Magazine

The end to bad hair daze
By Lisa Zimmerman, National Hair Centers, Scottsdale LIVING WELL Magazine
According to the Mayo Clinic, a person sheds approximately 50 to 100 hairs on average per day. With more than 100,000 hairs in the scalp, this daily loss is not enough to cause alarm. However, for nearly 35 million men and 21 million women in the U.S. suffering from temporary or permanent hair loss (according to the American Hair Loss Association), there is not only cause for alarm, there is cause for a great deal of heartache and embarrassment. […]

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ARA Gallery and Interiors talks metal countertops – LIVING WELL Magazine

Metal Countertops
By Tony Alt, ARA Gallery and Interiors, Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine
Everyone wants a kitchen or restroom that looks great. That’s easy to do with all the products that are out on the market. Now, if you wanted to create a look and use products that are recycled and “green” for the environment and still look great and be a little different and unique for the same cost as granite, etc. – that is […]

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AdvanTx on advanced directives – LIVING WELL Magazine

Advanced Directives: “Planning Ahead and Preparing for Future Today”
By Christian Fulkerson, AdvanTx, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine
One thing we all have in common: we grow older every day. The majority of us eventually face health issues. The health issues can turn into a terminal condition, leaving us to make important decisions on what type of medical intervention we want. It may come to the point that dying sooner, but more comfortably, may outweigh aggressive treatment. In most cases, patients can decide what they do or not want if that time comes. […]