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A prosthodontist is highly trained in cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, crowns, bridges, dentures, TMJ disorders and more

As one of only a handful of prosthodontists in Northeast Ohio, I am specially trained to handle complex dental conditions. I get many referrals from oral surgeons, and have patients who seek me out after having unsuccessful procedures elsewhere—whether dentures that do not properly fit or failed implants. Many are not familiar with my...

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Change the way you work

Nearly half of your life is spent performing repetitive activities while in the same position for extended periods of time. At some point in your life, this can cause neck pain, low back pain and headaches. Whether you are working in an office or in a factory, being aware of your posture and ergonomics can help you avoid common musculoskeletal...

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Infrared uses infrared waves to increase the body’s temperature from the inside out

Research is pointing to a bevy of positive effects produced by taking saunas, from lowering blood pressure to improving skin conditions and the immune system. Vivify Wellness at Avenues owner Lisa M. Borchert, M.A. Ed., LPCC, researched the industry and chose to bring in an infrared sauna. Infrared uses infrared waves to increase the body’s...

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The Orthopedic Injury Center at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center provides expert treatment of bone and musculoskeletal related injuries

When an unexpected bone or musculoskeletal injury occurs, your first instinct may be to drive to the nearest emergency room. But there may be a better option. University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center’s new Orthopedic Injury Center may not only be more convenient and cost less than the ER, but it also provides world-class treatment of bone...

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Taking the work out of working out

Over the years, Jim Hovanec joined many gyms around town but never really got fit. That was until his wife coaxed him to come to a chair yoga class at the Fitness Center at University Hospitals Avon Health Center. “I had belonged to other gyms but always failed miserably reaching my fitness goals. Here, it’s different,” he says. “This...

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