Overview of Popular Imaging Diagnostics Tools

At International Medical Clinics (IMC) we have on-site access to imaging technology. This allows us to diagnose and treat most issues faster than other practices that rely on third party imaging providers. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions. MRI uses a powerful magnetic field, radio frequency pulses and a computer to produce detailed pictures of organs, soft tissues, bone and virtually all other internal body structures. The...

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Treatment of Arthritis and Arthritis Related Disorders

Orthopedics is a medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal disorders. The physicians who specialize in treating injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system are called orthopedic surgeons or orthopedists. Although orthopedists may perform surgery to restore function lost as a result of injury or disease of bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, or skin, they are involved in all aspects of health care pertaining to the musculoskeletal system. They employ medical, physical and...

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Benefits of Treating Chronic Pain With BioElectric Medicine

Many chronic painful conditions are serious and affect over 75 million people in this country today, women more than men.  These conditions cause many symptoms including swelling, extreme pain, fatigue, burning, numbness, tingling, decrease in circulation to arms and legs, muscle spasms, decrease in range of motion of joints, shooting nerve pain, hypersensitivity reaction to touch, difficulty sleeping and anxiety. BioElectric Medicine Applications International Medical Clinics (IMC) is pleased to offer BioElectric Medicine, a comfortable, revolutionary new patented FDA approved Horizontal® Therapy that is...

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Understanding Common Foot Complications and Disorders

By Dr. Mel Colón, CEO Medical Director As the foundation of your body, the foot is a structural wonder of the human body. The foot has 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles, and tendons hold the structure together and allow it to move in a variety of ways. The foot is called upon to carry, balance and support the entire human body. The average person walks 115,000 miles in a lifetime — more than four times the circumference of the...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Feet

Good foot care is of vital importance to everyone. Physicians like IMC Podiatrist Dr. Mel Colón can help ensure an active, independent and healthy life. Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions Dr. Mel Colón is asked. If you have concerns about your feet or would like an evaluation please call today to schedule an appointment. 678.547.0000. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions On Feet Are foot problems widespread?  Seventy-five percent of people will experience foot health problems of varying...

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