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Stephen P. Courtney, MD

From hospital orderly to hospital owner. By Sondra Barr For board-certified, fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Stephen P. Courtney, patients come first. It’s an ethos that developed early on in his life and one […]

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Peripheral Neuropathy

Neuropathy is simply nerve damage. Nerves are the electrical wiring in your body responsible for many things, including sensation. Neuropathy is a disease usually affecting the extremities (arms and legs), hence the term Peripheral Neuropathy […]

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Take Control of Knee Pain

The term arthritis includes a number of conditions, and many of them are suited for medical (non-operative) treatment. The number of patients with knee arthritis is increasing as baby-boomers reach retirement age. This is due to […]

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Ovarian Cancer: Not so silent?

Ovarian cancer is often considered a silent cancer until advanced stages. According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 21,550 new cases of ovarian cancer were diagnosed last year and 14,600 women died of the disease. […]

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Thyroid Control

Optimal thyroid function should be the goal instead of settling for normal thyroid function. Thyroid control, if done thoroughly, can be one of the most challenging medical decisions that a doctor or nurse practitioner faces. […]

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Nutrition and Pain

A cohesive and integrated program provides the best results in relieving pain. Chronic pain patients suffer from pain that is multi-layered. Therefore, a cohesive and integrated program provides patients with the best results in relieving […]