News & Articles

News and Articles from our Practice

 

Protecting your skin is easy and important

Dr. Rampersad posted on June 5th, 2018

The new ratings and terminology can be a little confusing, but it means you get more information about effective skin protection... 

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Diabetes & Sports

Dr. Bailey posted on March 14, 2018

Exercise is vital to diabetes control. The key thing to keep in mind with diabetes is that metabolism, particularly the way the body controls blood sugar...

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The Cholesterol Check

Dr. Bailey posted on January 26th, 2018

Certain fat types are linked to disease of the heart, eyes, brain, and other organs. High levels are linked to deadly problems like heart attack and stroke...

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What you should know about cross-training

Dr. Bailey posted on February 22nd, 2017

There are multiple reasons to cross-train. If you ask most runners, they will tell you that the importance of crosstraining is to enhance overall performance, mainly by using muscles and energy systems...

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Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)

Dr. Bailey posted on February 9th, 2017

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is the most common type of kneecap pain. A hallmark is discomfort on stair usage, running, or arising from a squat. Pain also occurs during yard work and circuit exercise...

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What is Blood Pressure and What Does My Reading Mean?

Dr. Bailey posted on January 11th, 2017

Your heart is a small four-chamber muscle pump that circulates blood throughout your body. Blood is pumped out through a wide blood vessel called the aorta which serves as a main highway...

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Five Common Running Injuries and Tips to Help Prevent Them

Dr. Bailey posted on November 28th, 2016

Nowadays runners are more informed about proper training and injury prevention than ever before, but some are still unable to recognize the signs of potentially serious injuries...

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The Importance of Routine Physicals

Dr. Bailey posted on November 16th, 2016

Ever question why your doctor needs to see you once a year? If you’re feeling great and not having problems then why bother? Right? In actuality, these appointments...

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