Check Your Spine

Check Your Spine

Balance issues, clumsy hands could be a bad sign — Cervical Laminoplasty stops myelopathy in its tracks   While one may think tingling hands or balance issues may be a sign of age, they could indicate something more. According to Joseph Maslak, MD, a Fellowship...
10 Tips For Your Best Home Workout

10 Tips For Your Best Home Workout

Home workouts have always had advantages, even before social distancing health imperatives, says Dr. Tim Degan, a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Surgeon at The CORE Institute. Convenience tops the list. Forget commuting; just go into your designated exercise area....
Faster Service… No Appointment Necessary!

Faster Service… No Appointment Necessary!

The CORE Institute’s Urgent Ortho clinics deliver fast care for orthopedic injuries We’ve all been there at one time or another: ending an afternoon bike ride abruptly because of a throbbing ankle, wrestling with the family dog and losing after a knee gives way, or...
Back On Track

Back On Track

After a slip-and-fall accident that tore her hamstring, Sue Gaines is back to participating in group exercise classes Sue Gaines prided herself on being active. A resident of Sun City West, Gaines, 66, is an avid hiker and walker. She grew up riding horses. Her...
Back On The Go

Back On The Go

Bilateral shoulder surgery transforms life for auto industry engineer For many people who require a joint replacement surgery, nagging pains start slowly. For Mark Messer, they arrived quickly and were debilitating. In early 2018, the active 64-year-old Michigan-based...
Comfort In Care

Comfort In Care

Study examines patient modesty concerns and a novel approach to solving them   For as long as most of us can probably remember, it’s been standard practice to remove all street clothes, including underwear, before surgery. Patients are then asked to wear a...
Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot Ginger Soup

1 tbsp. unsalted butter (use oil for dairy-free) 1 large white onion, chopped 3 cups reduced-sodium vegetable broth 1 lb. peeled baby carrots 1 tbsp. grated fresh ginger 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream or coconut milk for dairy-free Kosher salt and white pepper, to...
Born to Ride

Born to Ride

You don’t need to spend too much time with Mike to pick up on his love of motorcycles. He owns six of them and has plenty of stories to share about rides across the U.S., through the European Alps, South America, Asia and even the Middle East. A few years ago,...