Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

If you are pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant, here are a few tips to help you increase your chances of a healthy pregnancy and baby: Establish Healthy Habits You should start taking care of yourself before you start trying to get pregnant. This is called preconception health. It means knowing how health conditions and risk factors could affect you or your unborn baby if you become pregnant. For example, some foods, habits, and medicines can harm your baby —...

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The Importance of Prenatal Care

If you are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant, it is recommended that you get prenatal care from a certified professional. There are different women's services you can consider to increase your chances of having a healthy pregnancy and baby. What is prenatal care? Prenatal care is the health care you get while you are pregnant. Take care of yourself and your baby by Getting early prenatal care. Why do I need prenatal care? Prenatal care can help keep you and...

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Seven Things Every Patient Should Hear

Customer service is an important part of IMC clinics. We believe that every patient should be treated with courtesy and respect. When you visit us, here are seven things you can expect to hear during and after your visit. "Welcome to our practice." Each and every patient is warmly welcomed with a big smile. "What are the most important issues you would like to cover today?" We ask each patient this question to make sure we deal with their most...

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A Closer Look At Chronic Heel Pain

By Dr. Mel Colón, International Medical Clinics Heel Pain, Heel Spurs and Plantar fasciitis are all often described as "A sharp pain that hits when first standing from lying down or sitting position. A stone bruise type pain or burning arches may also accompany this condition. This pain seems to get better as you warm up or walk it out, but remains as a dull ache when standing for long periods. Pain usually returns in the morning or following rest". 

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Could Your Feet be the Hidden Source of Your Back Pain?

By Dr. Mel J. Colon, International Medical Clinics If your lower back has been hurting, and you don’t remember doing anything to injure it, the source of your pain could be your feet! Foot pain is something that many people try to ignore. After all, doesn’t everyone’s feet hurt now and then? But if foot pain is something that has been with you for quite awhile, it could be causing problems in your ankles, knees, hips and even your back....

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