Rip-current dangers

Rip Currents Need Not Be Deadly

Now that the death toll for rip currents has claimed nearly 70 victims so far this year, your primary care doctors and specialists at The Medical Group of South Florida want to again raise awareness of this deadly—but completely preventable—cause of death. According to the U.S. Lifesaving Association (USLA), nearly 80% all rescues made by … Continued

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Physical Therapy Provides Safer Pain Relief

Overdose deaths involving prescription opioids have quadrupled since 1999, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2015, 33,000 people died from overdoses related to prescription opioids, killing more than guns or car accidents, and the numbers appear to have risen since. But deaths aren’t the only risk related to prescription opioids, … Continued

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Yoga Complements Chiropractic

Your chiropractic physicians at The Medical Group of South Florida are not only expert at treating pain, we also focus on practices and approaches that help your body remain healthy. Thus, we share similarities with various forms of complementary medicine, including the practice of yoga, a discipline that originated over 3,000 years ago. September is … Continued

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Take Care During Hurricane Cleanup

Which is worse, the hurricane itself or the aftermath? From a medical standpoint, your doctors at The Medical Group of South Florida, believe it’s the latter. Once the storm has passed begins the monumental task cleaning up afterward. We understand the impulse to dive right in and start to work, but there are certain precautions … Continued

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Treating the Pain of Fibromyalgia

Once thought to be a largely imagined disease, since 1990 fibromyalgia has been recognized as a medical disorder. Symptoms can include sensitivity to pain, stiff, achy joints or bone pain, and fatigue. Other common markers of the syndrome are sleep disorders, migraines, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Also seen with fibromyalgia are such disparate symptoms … Continued

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Is Running Really Bad for Your Knees?

One of the perks of living in South Florida is the opportunity to exercise outdoors year-round, and one of the most popular forms of exercise is running. Therefore, both the osteopathic physicians and the physical therapists at The Medical Group of South Florida in Jupiter, Florida, hear the question from our patients frequently: Is running … Continued

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Are Probiotics Worth the Hype?

Not only are probiotics touted across the media, they’ve seemingly begun to crop up in just about every processed food on the market these days. But are they worth their growing reputation as a miracle health remedy? Both the family practice physicians and the internal medicine specialists at The Medical Group of South Florida are … Continued

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