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Anterior approach speeds recovery in total hip replacement

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Nine years ago Larry underwent a hip replacement through a traditional surgical approach.  Several years later, he underwent hip replacement through the tissue sparing, direct anterior, surgical approach.

“I went home the next day with no restrictions and returned to all activities, even a full 18-holes of golf eight weeks after surgery,” he said.  “I was amazed at the fast recovery compared to my traditional hip replacement”.

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Tilton Fitness offers swim lessons for all ages

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Written by - ADVERTISER SUBMISSION Thursday, October 10, 2013 04:46 pm

The Tilton Fitness clubs in Northfield and Galloway have announced their fall and winter schedule of swim lessons in the club’s heated, indoor pools. You can register for fall sessions now through Oct. 11.

The lessons are available for adults and children and are offered in group sessions or private lessons. All swim instructors are Red Cross certified.

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Cataract surgery improve motorist safety

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Written by - ADVERTISER SUBMISSION Thursday, October 10, 2013 04:44 pm

In today's complex society, maintaining the ability to drive has a profound impact on a person's independence, quality of life, and even access to health care; however driving with cataracts can be problematic.

Visual difficulties like cataracts can compromise driving safety. Drivers with cataracts are 2½ times more likely to be involved in at-fault motor vehicle accidents. 

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Healthcare providers excited to build practice in Cape May County

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 Dr. Ali Cheema and nurse practitioner Shawn Denning at the Wildwood CompleteCare Location.
 Dr. Ali Cheema and nurse practitioner Shawn Denning at the Wildwood CompleteCare Location.

 WILDWOOD – When speaking with Dr. Ali Cheema and nurse practitioner Shawn Denning, it is easy to see why these two young men were chosen as feature practitioners for the CompleteCare Health Network’s expanding presence in Cape May County. They radiate the energy of two men embarking on a new adventure while maintaining the gentle compassion that is prized among health care providers. It’s also clear that both men like a good challenge.

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Yoga can reduce stress, improve well-being

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Written by - Advertiser submission Thursday, October 10, 2013 11:22 am

 Yoga classes start this week at Studio SKY in Upper Level Fitness on Route 50 in Greenfield.

 Yoga classes start this week at Studio SKY in Upper Level Fitness on Route 50 in Greenfield.

GREENFIELD – Your lifestyle can greatly affect your mortality rate, whether positive or negative.

Some studies show that stress has a major impact on mortality as well. High levels of stress can even increase the chance of dying so keeping stress to a minimum is the key to a longer, relaxed life.

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Dr. James Petrucci named EHT school district’s physician

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Written by - Advertiser submission Thursday, October 10, 2013 11:16 am

Dr. James Petrucci
  Dr. James Petrucci

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The start of a new school year also marks the start of school sports seasons for many student athletes. To oversee their health, safety and well-being, Dr. James Petrucci, Rainbow Pediatrics’ sports medicine specialist, was recently named Egg Harbor Township School District’s physician.

Petrucci’s sports medicine expertise brings a new level of care and knowledge to the students and athletes in the district. In addition to making weekly visits to schools within the township and performing onsite sports physicals and medical consults when needed, Petrucci will be on the sidelines for every home varsity football game Egg Harbor Township plays this year. He will quickly address any injuries with his sports medicine expertise, according to a press release.

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MFit opens in Seaville

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Written by - Advertiser submission Thursday, October 10, 2013 12:00 am

 
Red Sky Café owner Jeff Schwartz was on hand Saturday, Oct. 5 for an open house for the new fitness facility Mfit. During the open house Sensei Joe Walters was on hand along with his son Joey to sign copies of the recently published book, “Strength in Numbers,” which Walters’ son wrote about him. Walters trained Sensei John T. McCray to his Second Degree Black Belt in Judo.


 Red Sky Café owner Jeff Schwartz was on hand Saturday, Oct. 5 for an open house for the new fitness facility Mfit. During the open house Sensei Joe Walters was on hand along with his son Joey to sign copies of the recently published book, “Strength in Numbers,” which Walters’ son wrote about him. Walters trained Sensei John T. McCray to his Second Degree Black Belt in Judo.

SEAVILLE – MFit, a new fitness center at the American Martial Arts Academy complex on Route 50 in Seaville, held an open house last week.

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Tilton Fitness offers swim lessons for all ages

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 10, 2013 12:00 am

ATLANTIC COUTNY - The Tilton Fitness clubs in Northfield and Galloway have announced their fall and winter schedule of swim lessons in the club’s heated, indoor pools. You can register for fall sessions now through Oct. 11.

The lessons are available for adults and children and are offered in group sessions or private lessons. All swim instructors are Red Cross certified.

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Anterior approach speeds recovery in total hip replacement

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Written by - Advertiser submission Thursday, October 10, 2013 12:00 am

Nine years ago Larry underwent a hip replacement through a traditional surgical approach.  Several years later, he underwent hip replacement through the tissue sparing, direct anterior, surgical approach.

“I went home the next day with no restrictions and returned to all activities, even a full 18-holes of golf eight weeks after surgery,” he said.  “I was amazed at the fast recovery compared to my traditional hip replacement”.

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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A healthy lifestyle decreases cancer risk and increases survival

MARMORA – Obesity and physical inactivity may account for 25 to 30 percent of several major cancers, including breast cancer.

"If you watch your diet, exercise, and manage your weight, you could not only prevent your risk of getting many lethal forms of cancer, you could also increase your chances of doing well if you should get almost any form of cancer," said Edward Benz, president of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

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