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Orthopedic Associates: Commitment to Excellent Care

For the past seven years, Dr. Vidal has also valued her role as part of the Orthopedics Associates team. Each of the eight physicians is fellowship trained and highly qualified in providing expert, personal and state-of-the art care to their patients. As a medical group, their specialties cover a spectrum of areas related to sports medicine and bone and joint health, restoration and maintenance.
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Depression is more common than you think––Solace Counseling

Depression is a serious illness that affects people in many different ways. Unfortunately, those suffering from Depression may not even recognize they have it, as the symptoms and feelings associated with the disease manifest in a multitude of different ways. “I’m working too hard,” “I don’t sleep enough,” “I have no energy,” and finally, “I have no desire to do anything.” These are all common expressions that I hear from people visiting my office, most of whom are unclear as to why they are even seeing me. […]

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Healthy Aging: Stay Involved, Be Positive and Know Your Neighbors

Whether it’s listening to an iPod, surfing the web or keeping up with the news, staying involved and in tune with the times may help people live a longer life. That’s some of the advice from a poll of older adults who were questioned about the secrets of longevity. Being positive and socializing are additional attributes touted as important factors for a long and healthy life. […]

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Managing Neck and Back Pain: Tips to Prevent Muscle Strains and Improve Your Physical Condition––Centennial Medical Center

As our bodies grow older, we often experience uncomfortable neck and back pain as a result of various muscle strains, nerve compression and worn joints. Typically, neck and back pains do not require surgery; however, there are certain ways to reduce these aches. Simple alterations to your daily life, such as not tucking you phone between your ear and neck when talking or adjusting your computer monitor to eye level, may be enough to ease your pain. […]