Help for Varicose Veins

If you have varicose veins, you may feel a little uncomfortable about showing off your legs. You may also feel pain, discomfort and swelling along with tired and achy legs. It is a myth that varicose veins are a problem only women will have; men can suffer from varicose veins as well, according to Dr. Read More

What is Brain Freeze & Why Do We Get It?

Few things taste better on a hot, steamy summer day than an ice cold frozen treat like tall, sweet water ice or a great big ice cream cone. But in the excitement of that delicious treat-in-hand, too much of a good thing too fast can cause sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia, better known as a “brain freeze.” It Read More

New Migraine Treatments Show Promising Results

A pounding head and blinding headache, loss of production at work, and family time lost are very real for people who battle migraines. The pain is severe and may last from three hours to three days and can be debilitating. But migraine patients of Neurologist, Dr. Joshua Daniel of Shore Physicians Group are having very Read More

Sixty Percent of People with Thyroid Disease Don’t Know They Have it: Are You One of Them?

The thyroid is a small but mighty hormone-producing gland in your neck that influences the activity of cells and tissue throughout the body, regulating metabolism and energy. Endocrinologist Dr. Vijay Balakrishnan of Shore Physicians Group says normal functioning of the thyroid is vital to metabolism. It plays a major role in the growth and development Read More

Tick Tock- June is Prime Tick Season

Frank Sinatra meant it lovingly when he sang “I’ve Got You under My Skin” in 1946 but when summer breaks out, there can be something a lot less desirable getting under your skin, like a tick. Spring and summer are prime tick season and Dr. Gregory Carson, Medical Director for Shore Urgent Care in Northfield Read More

Shore Physicians Group Welcomes Certified Diabetes Educator and Dietitian Tiffany Rios to its Endocrinology Practice

With the right lifestyle changes, people with prediabetes and diabetes can prevent or manage the disease and vastly improve their quality of life and longevity – but making those changes without support can be difficult. That’s why Shore Physicians Group (SPG) is proud to welcome Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietitian Tiffany Rios, RD, CDE, Read More

“Managing Back Pain and Knowing When it is Time for Surgery” is the Focus of Shore Physicians Group’s Be Well Connected Educational Breakfast, May 15

Back pain is a common problem, with 75 to 85 percent of all Americans expected to experience some form of back pain during their lifetime. To help those in our community struggling with back pain, Shore Physicians Group announced that it will host a community education breakfast on the topic Wednesday, May 15 from 10 Read More

Oh, My Aching Joints

If your morning starts out with joint stiffness, do you just chalk it up to your age or blame the gardening you did over the weekend? Or, is it possible that what is causing the discomfort is some form of arthritis? According to Rheumatologist Dr. Manpreet Tiwana of Shore Physicians Group, it is important to Read More

Know Your Numbers: Getting Technical about Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when the body’s blood glucose level, also called blood sugar level, is too high. Blood glucose is our body’s main source of energy, which comes from the food we eat. Our pancreas produces a hormone called insulin, which takes the glucose that comes from food and helps get it Read More

Does Gum Disease Increase the Likelihood of Alzheimer’s Disease?

A diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease is enough to scare anyone. With more than 5.5 million Americans over the age of 65 currently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is expected to double by the year 2050 according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Understandably, people are desperate to find causes, treatments and cures which Read More