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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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Is White-Coat Hypertension Dangerous?

Your family practice physicians at The Medical Group of South Florida will take your blood pressure reading at the beginning of every visit, because high blood pressure, or hypertension, has often been called “the silent killer”: It usually has no symptoms, and can trigger a host of health issues. High blood pressure can weaken blood … Continued

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Studies Show New Ways to Treat Back Pain

Your chiropractic physicians at The Medical Group of South Florida hear it every day: “Oh, my aching back!” Often sufferers have tried every avenue medical science has to offer, from pain drugs to cortisone injections to traction. Some come to us on the verge of surgery. Some have even gone that route without relief. Fortunately, … Continued

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The Art of the Bath: For Your Health

Today, showers are a necessity, a way to get clean before work and/or bed. You might linger a bit longer than strictly necessary, but conscious of your schedule and trying to avoid wasting water, you force yourself to cut it short. But when was the last time you had a bath? A real bath. A … Continued

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Swimming Pool Infection On the Rise

In South Florida, swimming pools are as ubiquitous as sandals and sun hats, and this time of year, they’re pretty much in constant use. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a warning about a persistent parasitic infection that has doubled in the past few years, and it’s specifically linked to … Continued

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High Temps Can Bring Danger

High Temps Can Bring Danger

South Florida has been experiencing record-high temperatures this season, which can bring dangerous health impacts. The two most serious are heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Your primary care doctors and specialists at The Medical Group of South Florida always encourage our patients to exercise, because that’s one of the best ways to stay healthy. But … Continued

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