Health Vantis Blog

Second Opinions

Would a second opinion be helpful or even save your life?  See this article:   http://www.cbsnews.com/news/getting-a-second-opinion-from-a-doctor-could-save-your-life

Lower Back Pain? What about a Facet Rhizotomy?

Facet Rhizotomy A large number of Canadians suffer from lower back pain, often left with an inability to work or enjoy their daily activities.  In some cases, their options are limited due to lack of resources or the long wait time they have to endure to get treatment.  The facet joints are often the primary source […]

Dupuytren Contracture and FDA Non-Surgical Treatment Available with Our Doctors

Dupuytren contracture is an abnormal thickening and tightening of the normally elastic tissue beneath the skin of the palm and fingers. This causes the cords to tighten or contract making the finger(s) curl forward.  In severe cases, it can leave people with deformed hands or crippling. Dupuytren’s disease typically starts at the age of 50 to 60, […]

Medical Travel Success – Plan and Ask Questions!

There are numerous reasons to travel outside one’s local area to receive a medical treatment.  A procedure may not be available where you live, the wait for it is too long, or the price is too high. With the world becoming so well connected and easy to communicate, all one has to do is to […]

Colon and Rectal Cancer Rates Are on the Rise – in Young People!

We are posting a link to this very interesting article from The New York Times. It talks about the alarming rate of colon and rectal cancer in young people. It has been on the increase in every generation born since 1950. Please have a read and be aware. This could be valuable information if you […]

Preventing Knee Replacement Through Stem Cell Therapy

Stem Cell Therapy for Knee With an increase in the aging world population and baby boomers, the number of cases of Osteoarthritis are expected to increase globally.  As we continue to add the years on, our body starts to deteriorate, especially in our joints.  There are, however, other risk factors that contribute to this outside […]