Senior Foot Care

Why Foot Care Is Critical for Seniors

The foot is a complicated body part – home to 26 bones, says Dr. Ariel Lepoff, a podiatrist at The Medical Group of South Florida in Jupiter, Florida. This complexity and the heavy-duty wear-and-tear they endure over the years places a lot of stress and strain on our feet causing problems. After a lifetime of supporting … Continued

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8 Reasons to Take Care of Your Feet

3 Issues to Walking Barefoot

As we patiently wait for this pandemic to end, many of us have been spending more time at home. With this new environment, we may have started to notice our feet feeling achy and painful. The main concern – why is that? At The Medical Group of South, we’re hearing from more and more patients … Continued

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SCIATICA NERVE MOBILIZATION TECHNIQUE

Sciatica Nerve Mobilization Technique

Sciatica is one of the most common musculoskeletal complaints that we see at The Medical Group of South Florida’s chiropractic department. Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, this condition affects one leg … Continued

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Cancer Screenings

Should I Get Screened for Cancer During COVID-19?

Many people skipped or delayed routine cancer screening tests during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic. Medical providers say it’s now safe and prudent to schedule your appointments. “If you put off your cancer screening or other screening procedures, we encourage you to reschedule them now,” says Dr. Anthony Addesa, Director of Oncology at … Continued

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Gynecologic Cancer Awareness

Gynecologic Cancer Screening: What You Need to Know

Today, cervical cancer is the only type of gynecologic cancer for which there is a routine screening test. The lack of such tests for endometrial and ovarian cancer — the most common gynecologic cancers — makes it especially important that women and their doctors be attuned to the symptoms of these diseases. The earlier they’re detected, the more successfully they can be treated. … Continued

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