Best Exercises for Bone Strength

Best Exercises for Bone Strength

One of the conditions your orthopedic surgeons encounter frequently at The Medical Group of South Florida in Jupiter, Florida, is osteoporosis. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) says that 53 million Americans either have been diagnosed with osteoporosis or are at risk of developing it. Osteoporosis is a bone disease in which the body loses … Continued

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exercise health benefits

Exercise Is Often the Best Medicine

A new study reported by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) supports numerous previous studies about the benefits of exercise for nearly every illness. The study, released this month, looked at 128 patients with stage 1 or 2 Parkinson’s Disease who had been diagnosed within the previous five years. A third of the participants were … Continued

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healthy chocolate holidays

Health By Chocolate

At this time of the year, seasonal sugarplums can take the shape of everything from chocolate reindeer to chocolate dreidels to chocolate Yule logs. Your primary care physicians at The Medical Group of South Florida in Jupiter, Florida, don’t mind your indulging your chocolate sweet tooth occasionally, especially over the holidays, with some caveats. Many … Continued

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When Should You See a Chiropractor?

Since it’s estimated that nearly half the population will suffer from lower back pain at some point in their lives, many people assume that this often-crippling affliction is something they will just have to live with. Others have tried “everything,” from massage, to heat, to pain drugs, even surgery, with little or no relief, and … Continued

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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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