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Spotlight: Manhattan Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

This week we want to shine a spotlight on our friends with Manhattan Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: Curing chronic and acute pain since 1990.

The staff at MPMR is made up of physicians, therapists, and even alternative medicine practitioners. Their extensive history allows them to really find the root of almost any problem to really better the patient’s life for good.

Conditions they treat include:

  • Back Pain
  • Herniated Disks
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Neck Pain
  • Sports/Performance Injuries
  • Ankle/Foot Problems
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Elbow/Knee Pain
  • Heart Attack/Stroke After Effects
  • Hip Pain
  • Fibromyalgia

Their mottos are: Treat patients with caring, compassion, and respect; be creative in trying every reasonable approach; and never give up.

They cover a multitude […]

More Changes in Healthcare Coverage

It’s not exactly news that the healthcare market is changing. With ObamaCare, the Affordable Care Act, the Exchange and Marketplace, and Accountable Care Organizations, the market is growing in ways that’s hard to understand. How does this affect me? What happens to my care?

MRIs and Stem-Cell Tracking: Making Leaps and Bounds

“Intravenous iron can be used to safely and efficiently label stem cell transplants for tracking with MR Imaging in arthritic joints and other target tissues.” What does this mean?

The stem cells being used here are called bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells, or MSCs. They are highly effective in tissue regeneration and cell-based therapy, meaning they can repair damage on joints through the connective tissue, bone, and cartilage.

So what’s the problem?

Stem cells often die or disappear after being transplanted to the recipient.

However, this new iron is a way to highlight and track these cells to make sure everything’s going well in […]

2018-08-01T17:09:36+00:00January 10th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How to Properly Construct a New Year’s Resolution

Did you know that only 8% of people achieve their resolutions? Research at the University of Scranton showed that only about 40% of Americans even make resolutions (that’s only about 1/3 of the Super Bowl audience), and of those, 8% achieve them. How do those people meet their year’s goals? Forbes created a list of tips on coming up with the perfect resolution.