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Chronic Pain Specialists – Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine

Chronic Pain Specialists - Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine When your health problems are complex, it can be difficult and frustrating to find answers. Your primary care physician may be treating your symptoms without understanding the root of your illness or pain. At the Kaplan Center you will find a highly dedicated and skilled team [...]

The Hidden Risks of NSAIDs

Painkillers: The 14-Day Time-Bomb What Doctors Don't Tell You, September 2016 by Celeste McGovern Although these over-the-counter and prescription pills are the modern standby for every ache and pain, what Big Pharma hasn’t told you about the risks of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs could just kill you, as Celeste McGovern discovers. When Aaron Marino opened his [...]

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Vanessa Berenstein, Joins the Kaplan Medical Team

A Letter to Patients from Vanessa Berenstein: Hello! My name is Vanessa, and I am so excited to introduce myself as the Kaplan Center’s new Integrative Registered Dietitian. I am really looking forward to working with Dr. Kaplan and his innovative team of health practitioners to help patients experience truly integrative, coordinated care. I completed [...]

One Minute Yoga Practice To Do Anywhere/Anytime

At this moment, do you notice accumulated stress in your body? That slight clenching in your jaw, furrow in your brow, tension in your shoulders, tightness in your belly? The tools of Yoga Therapy are so powerful because they are accessible and meet us right where we are. The following exercise can help to release [...]

10 Natural Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Ticks.

A recent article in Reader's Digest offered 10 natural ways to lower a person's exposure to ticks. These are not suggestions on what types of repellent to use before you go outside, but rather how you can reduce the number of ticks in the environment around your home where you may be spending time gardening, [...]

Does Raw Kale Interfere with Calcium Absorption?

Q: I know that calcium is a necessary mineral and one that, if properly assimilated, is useful in many pain situations. I, and many others, have been adding kale, spinach, beet greens, and chard to protein shakes, a current "thing to do." But I have read that kale and spinach, among other foods, contain oxalic [...]

Central Sensitization Syndrome Research Study

Is there a relationship between bacteria in the gut and chronic pain? This is what Dr. Gary Kaplan and his colleagues at the Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine, in conjunction with the J. Craig Venter Institute are investigating through a research study this summer. If you are struggling with chronic pain and depression/anxiety disorders, or [...]

The Kaplan Center Welcomes Dr. John Broussard

It is with great pleasure we introduce the newest physician to join the Kaplan Center's medical team, John Broussard D.O.! Dr. Broussard is board-certified in Family Medicine with an added qualification in Sports Medicine (CAQSM) and specializes in regenerative medicine, diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound, and osteopathic manipulative medicine. We are thrilled to offer our patients an [...]

6 Ways to Ease Your IBS Symptoms

Living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is no picnic. Over 15 million people in the United States suffer with bouts of cramping, diarrhea, constipation, gas, bloating, and abdominal pain. Digestive disorders, like IBS, can cause a great deal of emotional and physical distress yet many people quietly suffer on their own without seeking medical attention. [...]