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F I T 2 0 1 6 - 2 0 1 7 2 9 Oral pain medications have many disadvantages. They take time to work, have side effects and must be taken by the patient at scheduled times. Another disadvantage of oral pain medication is that over time the body can become accustomed to its dosage, requiring higher doses to manage pain. — Dr. A.J. Nair, Kentuckiana Pain Specialists Surgical hair restoration, or hair transplant, is one of the most effective treatments for hair loss and can result in improved self- esteem and a more youthful and vigorous appearance. — Dr. Mark Waldman, Parsley Waldman Hair Center When discussing the importance of physical therapy and consulting with a dietician, we typically describe it in terms of gaining an education. Focus on what works and does not work, as well as safety. The ultimate goal is to gain enough knowledge and confdence to continue an exercise and/or diet regimen when at home. — Drs. Kyle Young and Jason Lewis, Commonwealth Pain Associates Limit processed foods. One of the most effective ways to lose weight is to limit your intake of processed foods. These foods are not only generally high in calories, but are usually flled with harmful chemical ingredients. — Dr. Vincent Lusco, Louisville Surgical Associates Ask your healthcare provider about taking aspirin every day. Aspirin has been shown to be very effective at preventing serious vascular events, such as heart attack or stroke. We know that people with diabetes are at much higher risk for these types of events, so they should defnitely consider this therapy. — Lakshmana Pendyala, M.D., Board Certifed Cardiologist, Floyd Memorial Medical Group – River Cities Cardiology Try out new shoes, new nutrition, new sleeping patterns and new apparel on training runs. Race Day is NOT the time to try new things! — Larry Holt, Ken Combs Running Store HT

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