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Shingles Vaccine – Should You Get Yours?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, almost 1 out of 3 people in the United States will develop shingles during their lifetime. Shingles is a painful viral infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the very same virus that causes chickenpox. The reason for this is that the virus never completely leaves the body, instead, it [...]

Want to Take Your Workout to the Next Level? These Tips May Help

This is the time of year that many of us choose to upgrade work-out programs or maybe even start a new one. A successful fitness regimen requires thoughtful decision making and pre-workout preparation so you can get started, get the most out of your workouts, and ultimately meet your goals. Here are some tips from [...]

Happy Feet! The Kaplan Center Offers Custom Orthotics

The Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine offers Full Biomechanical Analysis of your legs and Custom Orthotics. Types of foot structure that benefit from orthotics are the rigid high arch foot, the over-pronated foot, and the sensitive diabetic foot. When we have proper foot and ankle alignment, our healthy feet easily absorb shock and transfer our [...]

Glutathione: Master Antioxidant, Detoxifier, and Immune Booster

In recent years, there has been increasing interest in glutathione (GSH) and the role it plays in the progression and treatment of a wide variety of illnesses and conditions. Glutathione is the most abundant and arguably the most important antioxidant in the body. Several biological processes rely on it to perform optimally, but levels diminish [...]

What Is A Functional Medicine Assessment?

Functional Medicine (FM) is a holistic, integrative approach to health and well-being that evaluates how each biological system is working and supporting the health of the whole, interconnected body. Physicians who use this approach look for signs of imbalance and areas of health that can be optimized. If deficiencies are found, FM doctors investigate the [...]

New State-of-the-Art Fluoroscopy Suite Expands Treatment Options for Patients

The Kaplan Center now has a state-of-the-art fluoroscopy suite and the ability to perform even more precision-guided procedures. Fluoroscopy is like an x-ray movie. The X-ray is a very low dose which minimizes exposure to patients and maximizes safety. Real-time, moving images are ideal for needle placement when performing injections. For spine and most [...]

Spinal Fluid Leak Can Cause Symptoms of Chronic Pain, Fatigue and Dysautonomia

The symptoms of chronic cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak, also referred to as spinal fluid leak, are similar to those of many chronic pain syndromes including fibromyalgia, migraines, chronic neck pain, fatigue (ME/CFS), and a form of dysautonomia called POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome). What is CSF (Cerebral Spinal Fluid)? The brain and spinal cord should not [...]