Considering Bunion Removal Surgery: Is It Right for You?

Bunions, those painful and often unsightly bumps that form at the base of the big toe, can significantly impact one’s quality of life. While non-surgical treatments like orthotics and lifestyle changes may provide relief, severe cases may necessitate bunion removal surgery. In this blog post, we’ll explore the factors to consider when deciding if bunion …

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Preparing for a Successful Bunion Removal Surgery: A Comprehensive Guide

Bunion removal surgery, medically known as a bunionectomy, can bring relief to those suffering from the pain and discomfort caused by bunions. While the prospect of surgery may be daunting, proper preparation is key to ensuring a successful outcome and a smooth recovery process. First and foremost, it’s essential to consult with a qualified podiatric …

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Navigating Depression During Thanksgiving: Finding Strength in Vulnerability

As the leaves turn and the holiday season approaches, many anticipate the warmth and joy of Thanksgiving. However, for some, this time can be a challenging period, particularly for those battling depression. Thanksgiving often accentuates feelings of loneliness, amplifying the sense of isolation and intensifying depressive thoughts. The pressure to partake in social gatherings and …

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Demystifying Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a multifaceted mental disorder that impacts millions of individuals globally. It’s not a disguise or a facade that can be donned and discarded at will; instead, it’s a lifelong condition that requires understanding and empathy. Misunderstandings About Schizophrenia: Much like the perplexing tales we share around a campfire, schizophrenia is often enveloped in …

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How to Identify Bunions: Signs and Symptoms

Bunions are a common foot problem that can cause discomfort and affect your overall quality of life. Identifying bunions early is essential for managing the condition effectively. In this blog post, we will discuss the signs and symptoms of bunions to help you recognize them and seek timely treatment. What Are Bunions? Bunions are bony …

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Tips for a Kidney-Friendly Thanksgiving

If you have kidney disease damage, it means your kidneys can’t filter the way they should. Those with this chronic disease are typically on diet restrictions, and many are getting dialysis too. It can be overwhelming to manage everything in a typical week, but it can seem impossible during the holidays. A kidney-friendly Thanksgiving is …

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Fibroscan detecting silent liver diseases

Fibroscan: Detecting Silent Liver Diseases

Fibroscan is one of the most powerful tools in the management of liver disease. The fibroscan works by emitting a small pulse of energy. The waves move quickly through damaged or stiffer tissues in the liver. The speed is then calculated, and your healthcare provider can determine if further action is needed. The fibroscan results …

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Summertime and Kidney Care

Summertime and Kidney Care

Sunblock, towels, water, and sunglasses are some of the things to remember to bring along during those adventurous summertime outings. If you have kidney disease, keeping yourself safe, involves a little more. Your kidneys filter waste and excess fluid from your blood. Kidney disease compromises your ability to perform those essential functions. If you have kidney …

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STUDIES ARE ENROLLING NOW!

BUNION

Apply to participate in a study of an investigational pain medication following a bunion removal.

SCHIZOPHRENIA

Apply to participate in a study of an investigational medication for schizophrenia.

DEPRESSION

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