4640 Hypoluxo Rd. Lake Worth, FL 33463

Physical Medicine

Physical medicine: what is it? Its where we treat disease by physical means such as manipulation, heat, ice, acupuncture, therapeutic exercise, electricity, or radiation, rather than by medication or surgery. Our goals are to assist you with pain reduction and an improvement of function.
Medical conditions treated can include:
  • Arthritis
  • Shoulder pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Hip pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
    (pain of muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints and bones)
  • Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Osteorarthritis
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • TMJ pain
  • Auto accidents
  • Spine pain (low back pain, neck pain)
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Elbow pain (tennis elbow)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Sciatica
  • Work-related injuries

Our whole team works together, to alleviate pain and assist with your rehabilitation in a program personalized for your unique needs.

Call Advanced Healthcare of the Palm Beaches at 561-296-1715 to schedule a FREE consultation to see how we can help you!

Medical Pain Relief

Acute and chronic pain affects millions of individuals across the nation, resulting in diminished quality of life and productivity. If you are suffering from pain, the healthcare professionals at Advanced Healthcare are here to work with you. We offer medical pain relief treatments to reduce your discomfort and improve your overall well being so you can resume your previously enjoyed activities. Our medical pain relief can be used to treat the following conditions:
  • Back pain
  • Whiplash
  • Sciatica
  • Headaches and Migraines
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
  • Arthritis

To determine which pain relief method is right for you, you’ll first meet with our doctor for an in-depth physical evaluation and diagnostic assessment. After diagnosing the underlying cause of your discomfort, the doctor will then prescribe the appropriate treatment plan for you—whether that’s trigger point injections, functional medicine, or other forms of medical pain relief.

Call Advanced Healthcare of the Palm Beaches at 561-296-1715 to schedule a FREE consultation to see how we can help you!

Injections

Advanced Healthcare offers natural anti-inflammatory injection treatments to help our patients with joint pain and dysfunction. We use the natural, anti inflammatory SARAPIN or TRAUMEEL to treat the pain and inflammation. In severe cases, steroid injections are available.
To ensure that we are in the exact location that is causing the pain, we use ultrasound needle guidance. This allows us to visualize the joint and the needle being inserted into the joint. This ultimately provides the best results possible.


SUPARTZ® Joint Fluid Therapy

We at Advanced Healthcare know how debilitating knee pain can be and how it can rob you of life’s simple pleasures. It can cause you to give up your favorite sport and leisure activities and makes the simplest of daily activities a battle. SUPARTZ Joint Fluid Therapy helps to relieve joint pain and improve knee function so people can go back to their active lifestyles.
The SUPARTZ Joint Fluid Therapy consists of a hyaluronate injections that are applied directly to your knee joints. Hyaluronate helps to replace lost synovial liquid that normally keeps your knees lubricated. This results in less pain, less degeneration, and better mobility. For patients who are not able to get adequate relief from pain relievers or physical therapy, hyaluronate (also known as SUPARTZ in trade) is usually employed.

Call Advanced Healthcare of the Palm Beaches at 561-296-1715 to schedule a FREE consultation to see if you are a candidate for this non-pharmacological, non-surgical pain relief therapy!

Diagnostic Testing

slide-1At Advanced Healthcare we use state of the art and modern testing to get to the root cause of your pain and health problems. We employ methods that will guarantee that we obtain precise and accurate results to diagnose your condition.

Diagnostic UltrasoundultrasoundAlso known as Medical Sonography, diagnostic ultrasound is a medical diagnostic imaging technique that is used to visualize muscles, tendons, joints, nerves, and many internal organs. The images can be used to look for size, structure, and any any pathological lesions.  At Advanced Healthcare we also use diagnostic ultrasound for needle guidance during our joint injections.  This ensures that our joint injections go to the exact area that is causing the pain and dysfunction.

Diagnostic Ultrasound does not use any mutagenic ionizing radiation and therefore is generally described as a “safe test”.  This test has been around for nearly 50 years and is one of the most widely used diagnostic test in modern medicine.

X-rays

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Our doctors are trained to take x-rays with our digital x-ray equipment, to use the least amount of radiation possible in order to help diagnose your injury or condition, and get to the root of your problem. Our doctors use theses x-rays to determine:  (1) how severe your problem is, (2) are there any contraindications to certain types of treatment, and (3) whether your condition requires referral to another specialist. X-rays specifically help with diagnosing fractures, dislocations, arthritic conditions, bone infections, and tumors.

NCV Testing (Nerve Conduction Velocity Testing)

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NCV Testing is used to test and measure how well your nerves send messages. Symptoms of nerve problems are pain, weakness, numbness, tingling, and burning, especially in the arms or legs. This test can help diagnose sciaticacarpal tunnel syndromeperipheral neuropathyspinal disc herniations, and cervical and lumbar radiculopathy.

EMG Testing (Electromyography)

EMG Testing can help to diagnose irregular electrical activity in muscles. This can be caused by pinched nerves, disc herniations, muscle inflammation, and other diseases such as ALS.

Doppler Vascular Testing

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Vascular Testing will determine if a patient has blood flow blockage problems, such as atherosclerosis or peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Symptoms may include pain, cold hands or feet, numbness, tingling, or weakness.  We use a simple and painless method to get accurate results fast. This test is instrumental for determining if a patient is at risk for a vascular incident, such as heart attack or stroke.

Laboratory Testing

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We employ the most up to date and modern laboratory tests to discover the true cause of your health condition. This may include blood analysis, saliva analysis, urine analysis and stool analysis. We also employ approaches within Functional Medicine that use laboratory work and detailed questionnaires to discover hormonal and functional imbalances which address health conditions before they become a full-fledged disease.

Physical Examination

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We perform comprehensive examinations that include orthopedic, neurological and functional tests to assist in obtaining an accurate diagnosis for your condition.

Call Advanced Healthcare of the Palm Beaches at 561-296-1715 to schedule a FREE consultation to see how our diagnostic testing can be of value to you!

Medical Supports and Braces

We utilize multiple types of braces and supports to facilitate the treatment program and improve healing and recovery. Medical braces and supports are prescribed to the patient to be used or worn when not in the office so healing and recovery can continue.

Low Back Braces:
 We utilize multiple types of braces that are prescribed specifically for the particular injury that is affecting the patient. Low back braces support and stabilize the lower back to allow for faster healing and recovery and to prevent further injury. We use top-of-the-line low back braces that are excellent at relieving low back pain so that normal pain-free motion can be restored.

Transcutaneous Nerve Stimulation (TENS):
 We prescribe TENS units to help reduce muscle and nerve pain. TENS units work by delivering a gentle nerve impulse into the painful area. The electrical impulse stimulates the nerves in a way that blocks the pain.

Knee Braces:
 We use knee braces to target specific knee conditions and injuries. We prescribe “unloading” knee braces to stabilize and unload osteoarthritic knee joints. We also use supportive knee braces to help injured, inflamed knee joints. For post-surgical knees, we have specific knee braces to support the knee and facilitate healing and recovery.

Cervical Traction:
 Cervical traction devices are used to distract injured, compress neck joints, and decrease muscle spasm to reduce neck pain. These also help to reduce compression of nerves that may cause pain into the arm or upper back. We also have specific types cervical traction that help to restore the normal neck curve which is vital for preventing cervical disc degeneration, muscle spasm, pain, and abnormal nerve tension.

Custom Foot Orthotics:
 Orthotics are used to stabilize and restore the normal arch to the foot. We perform an examination and laser scan of the feet to uncover arch problems and create a custom orthotic. Fallen or over pronated arches in the foot affect the foot, knees, hips and lower back, which may cause the following problems:
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Heel Spurs
  • Bunions
  • Hammer Toe
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • Knee Problems and Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Problems and Osteoarthritis
  • Low Back Pain

Carpal Tunnel Brace:  For patients with diagnosed Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, a carpal tunnel brace helps to support the wrist joints and prevent further compression of the median nerve that travels down the arm and through the carpal tunnel to the hand.

Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis) Brace:  For patients with tennis elbow we use a tennis elbow brace which supports the inflamed tendons and their insertion in the elbow to help reduce further pain and inflammation.

Call Advanced Healthcare of the Palm Beaches at 561-296-1715 to schedule a FREE consultation to see how our braces can be of value to you!

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