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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

Why Use Hyaluronic Acid?

Why Use Hyaluronic Acid?

Kristin Freda Blog

Also called hyaluronan, hyaluronic acid is a transparent, goo-like gel that your body produces naturally. Because hyaluronan acts as a natural lubricant and helps retain moisture, its primary purpose is keeping your skin, connective tissue, and eyes healthy. In addition to its natural uses in your body, hyaluronic acid can also be used in a number of other ways and …

Understanding Venous Insufficiency

Understanding Venous Insufficiency

Steven Kim, MD Blog

In a healthy system, arteries transport blood from the heart to the rest of the body, while veins return blood back to the heart for oxygenation. Normally, valves in those veins open and close to keep blood flowing in a single direction. For those with venous insufficiency, however, blood has difficulty returning to the heart, causing blood to pool and …

Therapies for Rapid Muscle Recovery and Injury Prevention

Therapies for Rapid Muscle Recovery and Injury Prevention

Richard Kang, MD Blog

It’s not uncommon to feel exhausted after physical activity, especially when you’re pushing your body to its limit. Whether you’re exercising through intensive cardio, lifting weights, or playing sports, you may feel sluggish or nauseous after you finish. These side-effects are common, but even more prevalent is the soreness you might experience in the affected muscles. Oftentimes, the aches and …

Rheumatology Services Coming Soon!

Rheumatology Services Coming Soon!

Jenny Gartshteyn, MD Blog

As a continued part of our total approach to health and well-being, CORE Medical & Wellness is proud to announce that rheumatology services will soon be available. While a visit to a general  physician, such as an internist, might be suitable for common illnesses like the cold and flu, appropriate care from a specialist might be just what you need …

Which EltaMD Sunscreen Is Right for You?

Which EltaMD Sunscreen Is Right for You?

Kristin Freda Blog

It’s the peak of summer, which means it’s the perfect time to be outdoors. Whether you’re working or playing, you need a dependable sunscreen to protect you from the harmful rays of the sun. CORE Medical & Wellness is proud to offer a wide selection of specially formulated EltaMD sunscreen products. Whether your skin is sensitive, dry, or prone to …

Microneedling: What You Should Know

Microneedling: What You Should Know

Kristin Freda Blog

Although it has been around since 1995, microneedling has gained popularity in recent years. Now, because of several new fad DIY products, microneedling is back in the limelight of cosmetic procedures. When done professionally, microneedling can boost collagen, reduce the appearance of scars, and stimulate hair growth. If you’ve never heard of microneedling, here’s what you should know. Microneedling is …

Kawasaki Disease: What Parents Should Know

Kawasaki Disease: What Parents Should Know

Richard Kang, MD Blog

Kawasaki Disease is a childhood illness that affects the skin, mouth and lymph nodes. The cause is unknown, as no bacterial or viral source has been found. In most cases, it is not serious and the child will fully recover. Even so, it can be scary for parents who don’t know what to expect. To be prepared, here’s everything you …

Rotator Cuff Injury Prevention and Treatment

Rotator Cuff Injury Prevention and Treatment

Richard Kang, MD Blog

You don’t have to be a major league pitcher to suffer from a rotator cuff injury. Any type of repeated overhead motion can cause an injury to the rotator cuff of the shoulder. Painters, carpenters, warehouse workers, and many other physically demanding occupations have a high risk of developing this type of injury. Thankfully, rotator cuff injuries can be treated …

Hormonal Imbalance in Women: What You Should Know

Hormonal Imbalance in Women: What You Should Know

Richard Kang, MD Blog

Hormonal imbalance in a very common condition affecting women of all ages. When the hormones in your body are not present in normal amounts, all sorts of problems can occur. Hormones regulate many bodily functions and systems, making them a crucial part of your health. The good news is hormonal imbalance is treatable, and once hormones are properly regulated, you …

Understanding Raynaud's Disease

Understanding Raynaud’s Disease

Richard Kang, MD Blog

It’s normal to have tingling or numbness in your fingers and toes in response to the cold, right? To some extent, yes. But when the numbness lasts longer than normal or is accompanied by other symptoms such as the skin turning white or blue, feeling cold to the touch, and a prickly or painful sensation upon warming, it may be …