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Does your doctor have time to listen?

In traditional medicine, today’s physicians often run from exam room to exam room with little time to address the complete spectrum of a patient’s needs. The goal of this model—driven largely by Medicare and insurance companies—is to see as many patients as possible, get a specific diagnosis, and prescribe a solution, if one...

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New hope for neuropathy

Have you been diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy? Have you been told your nerves are “dead?” If so, I have good news: Advanced Musculoskeletal Medicine Consultants is now offering a leading-edge new therapy for use with any kind of neuropathy, whether related to diabetes, chemotherapy or some other cause. It’s a new therapy design...

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Finding the true cause of your pain

When dealing with musculoskeletal pain, doctors may order an MRI, which often does not reveal the problem. An ultrasound, however, is an ideal tool for looking at areas of chronic pain. It can pinpoint the structure that is causing your pain and—because ultrasound can look at your tissues in motion—it can diagnose issues that...

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How fascia creates chronic pain

Fascia is a thin casing of connective tissue that surrounds and holds in place every organ, blood vessel, bone, nerve fiber and muscle in our bodies. I like to call it the body’s “scaffolding.” But fascia does more than provide internal structure; it is a complex neurovascular network made up of connective tissue, water and nerves. As a...

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Acupressure to treat chronic pain

Here at Advanced MMC, we do employ conventional Western medical practices, but we also rely on alternative therapies, including what is known as Traditional Chinese Medicine. Because we specialize in integrative medicine—which treats the whole person rather than a disease process—we look at body systems instead of just body parts...

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