Reduce Pain, Improve Healing and Restore Normal Tissue Function

Similar to acupuncture in some ways, the practice of dry needling involves the insertion of thin needles into your body’s trigger points, or hyper-irritated muscle tissue. This unique procedure specifically targets and restores muscle function, with an emphasis on the reduction of painful inflammation and improved circulation. This is important, as continued activity with poor muscle function may lead to further tissue damage and increased pain…



Returning to Sports After Injury: A Recipe for Success

Every athlete will inevitably suffer some type of injury. The goal, of course, is to reduce the chances of this occurring. What are the factors that predispose towards injury, and what can be done to lessen the chances of one occurring? What happens inside the body during injury, and what types of things can one do during that time? Finally, what is the best way to recover?



Tennis Fitness Exercises

Over the past year, we have seen kids as young as 12 years with tears in rotator cuffs, tendonitis in the elbow, wrist, achilles and frightening stress fractures in the shoulders and lower back. We are seeing more and more young athletes present with limited flexibility, stability and strength…



Don’t Let Bronchitis Knock the Wind Out of You – General Urgent Care

Urgent Care Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practicioners are excellent at listening to you lungs to see if you are wheezing or having poor air exchange. They are able to hear sounds that can suggest pneumonia, or hear crackles that may fluid in the lungs.

Dr. Hillel Z. Harris, MD, is a board-certified emergency physician at the Sports ER and Urgent Care Center, Inc., in Delray Beach, Florida. He specializes in the care of athletes, sports rehabilitation, and general urgent care. He has been practicing emergency medicine in Atlantis, Florida at JFK Medical Center since 2009…



Olive Leaf May Lower Cholesterol Levels

Olive leaf, in particular, has been studied more and more over the years for its antioxidant and antimicrobial qualities, and for its ability to fight viral and yeast infections. And studies have shown that olive leaf extract can reduce LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and lower blood pressure, making it an excellent heart-protective nutrient…



Skin Experts Harnessing Power of Radio Frequency and Ultrasound Technology for Tighter and More Youthful Looking Skin

It isn’t just for ’90s-era kitchens anymore. By harnessing the power of radio frequency and ultrasound technology, skin experts are zapping below the epidermal surface, “remodeling” tissue to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin.



Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a form of Chinese medicine that has been practiced for centuries. It’s based on the theory that energy, called “chi”, flows through and around your body along pathways called meridians. Acupuncture is done by putting very thin needles into your skin at certain points on your body. This is done to influence the energy flow.

You may feel slight pressure when a needle goes in. Most people find that it doesn’t hurt. The area may tingle, feel numb, itch, or be a little sore. Providers believe that this is a sign that the energy flow, or chi, has been accessed…