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Single payer advocates and for profit healthcare; is there a better way forward for Americans to have health insurance the Obamacare?

Single payer advocates and for profit healthcare; is there a better way forward for Americans to have health insurance the Obamacare? As many of our patients already know, I am a huge advocate for a single payer system, which is opposite of the direction that Obamacare takes us. The idea behind Obamacare is to have the free market (insurance companies, drug companies and other moneyed interests) in control of our care and how we pay for healthcare. As the banks were a large part of the problem behind our last recession, yet we allowed them to fix the banking system Read More »

PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma); is this good for sports injuries or is it just another overpriced medical procedure?

PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma); is this good for sports injuries or is it just another overpriced medical procedure? Some of our patient who run have experienced PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) therapy which is promoted as a way of healing weakened tissues so they no longer hurt. Apparently, as per an article in the Daily News, the benefits are as follows: “speed healing and quickly get runners back to running, to cut healing times by half or more to muscle, ligament and tendon tears, Achilles tendondosis, plantar faciitis, tendonititis of the elbow, shoulder ailments, meniscus and labral tears in shoulders, knees Read More »