Fit Louisville

2016

Greater Louisville Health Guide is a directory and resource guide to health providers and services in Louisville, Kentucky. Includes listings of area doctors and dentists, hospitals, nursing homes and emergency care.

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2 8 F I T 2 0 1 6 - 2 0 1 7 Special Advertising Section Health Tips HT The muscles and joints need lots of blood before exertion, especially when it's cool. At colder temperatures in races like the Anthem 5k and Rodes City Run, a good 15-20 minute warm up is imperative. — Larry Holt, Ken Combs Running Store There are several advantages to targeted therapy. Because medication is delivered to the spinal fuid, waiting time for targeted therapy to take effect is reduced. Also, patients do not have to remember to take their medications. — Dr. A.J. Nair, Kentuckiana Pain Specialists The experience of chronic pain is unique, dynamic and insidious. Everybody's experience of pain is different. Chronic pain is a complex problem that typically requires treatment approaches from multiple disciplines. Behavioral and mental health play a signifcant role in treatment, but are often overlooked. We believe treatment with a mental/ behavioral expert is paramount in obtaining the best results of chronic pain treatment plan. This will keep the pain from getting ahead of the patient. — Drs. Kyle Young and Jason Lewis, Commonwealth Pain Associates Base each meal around protein. Protein burns a larger amount of calories during digestion than carbohydrates and dietary fats. By basing each of your meals around protein you can increase the amount of calories you burn digesting the meal and give your weight-loss efforts a boost. — Dr. Vincent Lusco, Louisville Surgical Associates Keep your A (A1C) B (blood pressure) and Cs (cholesterol) in check. Large-scale research studies have shown that controlling LDL-cholesterol (bad cholesterol) and blood pressure can prevent heart complications by 30 to 50 percent. A1C levels of less than seven percent can also have heart-healthy benefts – Vasdev Lohano, M.D. Board Certifed Endocrinologist, Joslin Diabetes Center Affliate at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services

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