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The Psychological Impact of Chronic Pain

By: fmcadmin | On: March 5, 2018

Chronic Pain and Mental Health Chronic pain affects every aspect of your life, including your mental health. Sometimes patients are so focused on alleviating their physical aches that they neglect to address the psychological effects of their chronic pain. Ignoring the toll chronic pain has on the mind can be a major mistake. Your mental state can exacerbate […]

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25 Years of Caring: 25 Facts About Florida Medical Clinic, Tampa Bay’s First Choice for Healthcare

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: February 28, 2018

  Twenty-five years ago, a group of doctors joined together with one central mission: to help the residents of Florida lead healthier lives.  Since then, our thriving practice has grown exponentially. Every day, our expanding team of medical professionals help care for families in all aspects of health. Whether you need orthopaedic surgery, a consultation […]

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Dr. Guttentag Helps Prep Swimmers’ Return to Form

By: fmcadmin | On: December 21, 2017

Klaudia Greer might someday follow in the footsteps of her orthopedic surgeon. By STEVE LEE Editor, Florida Hockey Life   TAMPA, FL— Accomplished swimmer Klaudia Greer is extremely thankful to her orthopedic surgeon from the Florida Medical Clinic for helping her return to success in the pool. So much so, in fact, that she just might follow […]

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Florida Medical Clinic Diabetes Education* Program Merits ADA Recognition

By: fmcadmin | On: December 12, 2017

FLORIDA DIABETES EDUCATION* PROGRAM MERITS ADA RECOGNITION TAMPA, Florida (12/12/2017) —The prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program was recently awarded to the Florida program on October 1, 2017: Diabetes Self-Management Program at Florida Medical Clinic. ADA believes that this program offers high-quality education that is an essential component […]

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What is Nuclear Medicine Used For?

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: June 28, 2016

What is Nuclear Medicine? Nuclear medicine is a branch of medical imaging that helps physicians identify, diagnose, and treat certain conditions by using small amounts of radioactive material. Nuclear medicine is especially valuable in pinpointing molecular activity, which enables doctors to judge the severity of a condition. Identifying molecular activity can also show how well […]

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Do You Need a Primary Care Physician?

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: June 23, 2016

A primary care provider (PCP) is a physician who sees long-term patients on a regular basis. PCPs may see patients for regular health checkups or common medical problems. A PCP may also be called a general practitioner. Your PCP is your main medical provider for non-emergency situations. Most procedures are performed on an outpatient basis. […]

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How to Know When to go to the Emergency Room

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: June 21, 2016

Home care is often the first choice when caring for an injury or illness. Bandages, over-the-counter painkillers, and resting are some of the most effective ways to help you back to good health. Sometimes, though, home care can’t fix the problem. How to know when to go to the emergency room can save you time […]

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Eight Most Common Types of Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: June 16, 2016

When a person wants to adjust their appearance and reach their ideal look, they most often turn to cosmetic plastic surgery. Cosmetic surgery can tighten and improve the appearance of skin, adjust facial features, add or remove hair, and much more. Cosmetic plastic surgery may also be used for medical purposes, such as for people […]

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What is Diagnostic Radiology and What is it Used For?

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: June 14, 2016

Modern technology gives doctors many options when it comes to diagnosing a patient’s condition. Some techniques are invasive, others exploratory, and others are minimally or non-invasive. Diagnostic radiology refers to a group of methods that utilize non-invasive techniques to identify and monitor certain diseases. Diagnostic Imaging Diagnostic radiology refers to the field of medicine that […]

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What Kind of Doctor to Visit During Pregnancy

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: June 9, 2016

Mothers-to-be have many choices to make during the course of their pregnancy: whether to have a gender-reveal party, how to decorate the baby’s new room, what name to choose, and much more. One of the biggest questions that a future mom needs to decide is what kind of care provider she will visit during pregnancy. […]

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