Young Woman With Joint Pain In The Wrist

Is Joint Replacement the Only Option for Chronic Joint Pain?

Jenny Gartshteyn, MD Blog

If you suffer from chronic joint pain, you likely feel desperate for a solution. The pain can make simple everyday activities like walking up the stairs or going grocery shopping unbearable. You go from doctor to doctor, trying to find someone who listens and understands, and finally you’re told that the only option left is total joint replacement. Should you …

Close Up Of A Woman's Leg With Vericose Veins

Venacure EVLT Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins and More

Steven Kim, MD Blog

Many people suffer from chronic or superficial skin conditions, which show themselves in a variety of ways, including raised blood vessels, discoloration, or lesions. While many of these conditions might be harmless to your overall health, they often impact your quality of life and can cause uneasiness and depression. Venacure EVLT is a state-of-the-art laser treatment for varicose veins thanks …

Blood Tube Being Removed From Medical Centrifuge While Woman Waits For PRP Injection

Considering a PRP Injection? Please Read This…

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It sounds like a medical treatment from the distant future. A doctor takes a sample of your blood, concentrates it in a centrifuge, and then injects it back into your body to promote healing and stimulate new cell growth. Is this something out of a science fiction novel? No. It’s a PRP injection and it’s a treatment we offer at …

Introducing Randi Carrozza

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At CORE Medical & Wellness, we practice integrated medicine. This means understanding the connection between body and mind; believing that the way we feel about ourselves can impact our overall well-being. As part of our commitment to providing comprehensive treatment inside and out, we’re excited to welcome Randi Carrozza, a fellowship-trained nurse practitioner in aesthetics, to our team of providers. …

Achilles tendinitis pain

Achilles Tendinitis Pain Symptoms and Treatment Options

Jag Desai, MD Blog

The Achilles tendon is the tendon that connects the two major muscles of the calf, the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles, to the back of your heel. These muscles are essential for walking, and allow you to push off with your foot or balance on your toes. Achilles tendinitis is a condition of inflammation caused by overuse of the foot by …

Rheumatologist Dr. Jenny Gartshteyn of CORE Medical & Wellness

Welcoming Rheumatologist Dr. Jenny Gartshteyn to CORE Medical & Wellness

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At CORE Medical & Wellness, we are proud to offer an integrated approach to healthcare, treating your body as a whole rather than focusing only on specific symptoms. As part of our commitment to whole-body medicine, we are excited to welcome rheumatologist Dr. Jenny Gartshteyn to our practice. Dr. Gartshteyn completed her Rheumatology Clinical Fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center, …

Torn ACL

Do I Need Surgery for a Torn ACL?

Jag Desai, MD Blog

The anterior cruciate ligament, more commonly known as the ACL, is a critical ligament in the knee that provides stability for the joint. Spraining or tearing this ligament is one of the most common ways we injure our knees. When this type of injury occurs, everyday tasks become difficult to manage and even the simple act of walking may become …

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14 Most Common Questions About Laser Vein Treatment

Steven Kim, MD Blog

At CORE Medical & Wellness, we see patients everyday with varicose vein leg pain. Many of them are researching the different options for treatment and they want to know why they should choose laser vein therapy over all the other solutions out there. Does it really work? Or is it just hype? We get so many questions from patients about …

Healthy eating for vein health

Improving Vein Health by Eating Better

Steven Kim, MD Blog

When patients have their varicose veins treated at our clinic, they want to do everything they can to maintain their results and prevent new varicose veins from forming. Will compression stockings help? Exercise? Is there a diet for varicose veins? Over the next few months, we’re going to address some of the most common questions we get from our patients …

Angry Woman with Pain

Is Your Anger Making Your Pain Worse?

Shelly Sharma, MD Blog

There is a growing body of scientific research about the relationship between our minds and our bodies. As an integrated health practice, we are excited to see Western science finally acknowledging what other medical traditions have long known: that how we feel emotionally has a profound impact on our physical well-being. Before digging into the research on how anger and …

Depressed senior man

Combating Cognitive Decline in Older Men

Jag Desai, MD Blog

A steady decline in cognitive abilities is an unfortunate reality that comes with age. Mild cognitive impairment, the phase between the expected mental decline that comes with age and the more severe illness of dementia, affects about one in five people over the age of 65. Men are particularly at risk and are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than …

Photorejuvenation photo

What is Photorejuvenation Laser Treatment?

Kristin Freda Blog

Photorejuvenation laser treatment combined with intense pulsed light (IPL) can have powerful skin renewal effects when used on the skin. Originally introduced by Thomas Roberts, III in the 1990s, this technique has become widely used in the treatment of a variety of skin conditions and anomalies, including sun spots, rosacea, and broken blood vessels. Thanks to photorejuvenation and other laser …

Xeomin treatments

What Is Xeomin and How Does It Work?

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While it’s nearly impossible to find someone who hasn’t at least heard of Botox, its counterpart Xeomin remains a bit more of a mystery. Although it might seem like a brand-new treatment option, Xeomin has actually been widely used in dermatology for years. Like Botox, Xeomin’s primary purpose is to block nerve impulses, which helps relax muscles and prevent wrinkles …

Doctor In White Coat Holding Out Hand To Explain Regenerative Medicine

What Is Regenerative Medicine?

Jag Desai, MD Blog

The innovative field of regenerative medicine allows physicians to replace or repair damaged and missing tissue or organs in the human body through a combination of medical technology and cellular therapy. Together, these approaches magnify your body’s ability to heal itself or take over the essential functions of a permanently damaged organ. Although it is a relatively new area of …

Dr. Kim Of Core Medical Wellness Giving The 55 KIP Seminar Presentation

Recap: Varicose Vein Presentation and Screening With Dr. Kim

Steven Kim, MD Blog

As a part of their pledge of community outreach and education, CORE Medical & Wellness partnered with 55 KIP Center earlier this month to offer a seminar on the treatment of varicose veins, as well as offer a free vein screening. The event was hosted by Dr. Steven Kim, a vein expert who is part of the CORE Medical & …

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What Is Non-Surgical Orthopedics?

Jag Desai, MD Blog

While injuries to your bones, muscles, and joints can sometimes be complex, on many occasions these wounds can be treated without the use of surgery. These methods attempt to heal damage to the musculoskeletal system through non-invasive treatment options. Although it may not be an option for some particularly difficult injuries or deformities, many patients prefer to try nonsurgical orthopedics …

How Does Bone Marrow Concentrate Therapy Work?

How Does Bone Marrow Concentrate Therapy Work

Jag Desai, MD Blog

Bone marrow concentrate (BMC) therapy, or bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) therapy, is a cutting-edge treatment that helps accelerate healing and improve regeneration for those suffering for osteoarthritis or tendon tears. We are often asked how does BMC therapy work by various of our patients. Read more below to learn more about the therapy and how it works.  Bone marrow …

Integrated vs. Interventional Pain Management

Integrated vs. Interventional Pain Management

Shelly Sharma, MD Blog

Aches and pains can be difficult to deal with, as they can cause challenges with even the most simple tasks and decrease your overall quality of life. Integrated and interventional pain management both aim to reduce or block aches that cause discomfort. These pain management treatments can help you get back to your normal routine and improve your quality of …

What to Expect When Visiting Your Rheumatologist

What to Expect When Visiting Your Rheumatologist

Jenny Gartshteyn, MD Blog

Just like you may visit a dermatologist for a diagnosis of a skin disease, or consult an optometrist about your eyes, a rheumatologist is specially trained to detect, monitor, and treat illnesses of the musculoskeletal and autoimmune systems. While little aches and pains are common from day  to day, chronic conditions that are not relieved by resting or taking medication …

Top Advantages of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Top Advantages of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Richard Kang, MD Blog

Hormones play a key role in how your body functions, and control everything from your immune system to how you grow. When hormone levels are unbalanced, the communication between your cells is interrupted and major changes can occur in your body. Many of these differences are negative, so it is important for a doctor to try to get your hormones …