Does Stretching Reduce Injuries?

Published on October 29th, 2012

Research has shown that stretching and warm-ups before activity results in 64% fewer muscle strains than those that did not incorporate a pre-workout routine. One research study showed a 66% decrease in injuries for militaries trainees that stretched before and after training versus those that did not stretch. Another study found that pre-workout stretching caused […]

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Dr. Dave’s Winter Foot Care Tips

Published on September 24th, 2012

Winter has finally arrived for everyone in the Chicagoland area, and now is the time to take special care to maintain healthy feet through this bad weather. Here are my five tips to help everyone maintain optimal foot health: 1.  You shoes and/or boots are important. The best way to protect your feet during winter […]

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Welcome, Dr. Gurrera!

Published on September 23rd, 2012

Effective August 1, I have chosen to add another doctor to my practice, Dr. Anna Gurrera. Dr. Gurrera grew up in Glenview and attended the University of Illinois-Chicago where she received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and later obtained her doctorate at Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. She recently graduated from the Rush University […]

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New Treatment for Nail Fungus

Published on April 18th, 2012

Just in time for summer I am now beginning to treat nail fungus using FDA approved laser treatments. There are multiple benefits to this treatment compared to the old one. Previously, treatment for nail fungus included blood testing, oral medication, and the possibility of harsh side effects from said medication. With laser treatment, all that […]

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