Popular Tennis Pro Using Competitive Streak To Battle Melanoma In the fall of last year, popular tennis pro and native islander Lindsay Ames found a couple of lumps in her thigh that in her words, “felt like frozen peas.” A PET scan later revealed several other lumps on the same side of her body, insidious signs that the melanoma she fought in 2009 had spread to the lower half of her body. The unfathomable diagnosis: Stage IV Metastatic Malignant Melanoma. The good news: They caught it early. The cancer- ous cells … Read more
Back pain is one of the top reasons why people visit a physician or chiropractor. It’s also the number one pain ailment in the U.S. About 80 percent of Americans suffer back pain at one time or another. Over five million Americans suffer chronic, long-term back pain. Thirty percent of people will have a recurrence of back pain in six months. Forty percent will have a recurrence in one year. Clearly, back pain is a major health malady that may require physical therapy, chiropractic manipulation, acupuncture, massage therapy, self-care and … Read more
(September 3, 2014) Waking Up Well. According to the glossy Retirement Community brochures and the sexy Cialis commercials, our golden years promise to include long walks on the beach, golf and games with friends, and loving physical contact when the “time is right.” So if you can handle a few laugh lines, age spots and gray hair, and find a trendy pair of reading glasses that enhance your intellectual demeanor, life is worth the wait as the final chapters are best. But more and more of us are suffering as … Read more
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