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2014-10-08 23:01:47

Chief Medical Officer of Intellicure, Caroline Fife, MD, to discuss health care reform and quality measures at upcoming SAWC Conference in Las Vegas. The Woodlands, Texas (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Caroline Fife, MD, will be headlining two continuing education sessions at the upcoming Symposium on Advanced Wound Care in Las Vegas October 16-18, 2014. One session sure to draw a crowd focuses on recent health care reform changes and how they will affect wound care physicians and centers....

2014-09-26 23:06:58

Tidewater Physical Therapy Lymphedema Therapy Services also available in Williamsburg and Smithfield. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Tidewater Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that it has expanded its lymphedema therapy services, now offering the specialty in the Kempsville clinic in Norfolk and adding a second lymphatic therapist to the team at the Hidenwood clinic in Newport News. “We pride ourselves in offering comprehensive physical therapy services and by...

2014-09-01 23:00:14

Bonnie E. Vermillion is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 NAPW honors Bonnie E. Vermillion, owner of BEV, LLC as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in marketing and training healthy lifestyles with this prestigious distinction. As the largest networking organization of women in the country, the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) is a...

2014-08-01 23:06:28

Insurance companies are now working with Lipedema Centers in New York and New Jersey to provide coverage for both non-surgical and surgical treatments for Lipedema, a devastating fat disorder that affects millions of women. “Insurance coverage is on a case-by-case basis,” says surgical director Dr. David Greuner. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Millions of women suffer with lipedema, a progressive fat disorder that affects the legs and in some cases the arms, causing an abnormal...

2014-06-26 23:13:32

“Lipedema is a devastating fat disorder which causes the legs and sometimes the arms to grow progressively larger,” says cardiovascular surgeon Dr. David Greuner, surgical director of Lipedema Centers. "Our new website is designed to provide important information on diagnosis and treatment options." New York, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 “For the millions of women who are affected by lipedema, abnormal accumulations of fat caused by the disorder usually cannot be lost through...

2014-06-12 23:10:46

Dr. David Greuner, surgical director of Lipedema Centers says that women need to know about the latest options for treatment including tumescent Lymph Sparing Liposuction, shown to be effective in stopping the progression of lipedema. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Vicki, a 45 year-old New Jersey woman has the waist and lower body of an obese person but she is not overweight in the usual sense. Since her early 20’s Vicki has been living with lipedema, a chronic fat...

2014-06-05 23:00:19

Dr. Greuner, Surgical Director of NYC Surgical Associates joins with a lipedema patient to increase public awareness of this debilitating disease. “A specialized form of liposuction is shown to be the only effective long-term treatment for lipedema,” he says. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Cardiovascular surgeon Dr. David Greuner is successfully treating patients with lipedema, a chronic fat disorder that affects the legs and occasionally the arms, causing an abnormal...

2014-05-18 23:03:10

Allergy and headache sufferers can now receive a complimentary evaluation from a Licensed Massage Therapist to find out whether Medical Massage Therapy can help provide symptom relief from their ailments. Manual Lymph Drainage Techniques are the main focus for the protocol that has proven to be very successful. Commack, Long Island, New York (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy, P.C. is offering complimentary evaluations for people suffering with allergies or who have...

2014-04-24 23:01:15

“Often mistaken for obesity or unusual weight gain, lipedema is a painful and debilitating disease that affects millions of women, and most physicians and patients are unaware that it is a disease at all,” says Dr. David Greuner, surgical director of NYC Surgical Associates in Manhattan. “Research shows lymph-sparing liposuction yields excellent long term results in reduction of lipedema pain and in significantly slowing the progression of the disease.” New York, NY (PRWEB) April...

2014-04-21 23:10:56

The fifth annual People with Purpose Awards Luncheon on April 24 recognizes the contributions of local nonprofits, business leaders, and doctors in support of breast cancer survivors. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 HERS Breast Cancer Foundation today announced that they are hosting a community awards event on April 24. The fifth annual People with Purpose Awards Luncheon honors people and organizations from the Bay Area whose contributions have supported breast cancer survivors and...


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