Physician Spotlight: Dr. Heather Gladue

Tell us why you chose Nova Southern University for medical school?       I chose NSU-COM because I was drawn to osteopathic medicine. I have always believed that medicine is about treating the whole person and osteopathic medicine focuses on this. Everything we do and eat affects our body and it is important that we not ...
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Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients 2 Cups of Kale 1 Medium Steamed or Boiled Beetroot 1 Cup of Frozen Mango 1 Cup of Frozen Pineapple 3 Cups of Coconut Water 2 TBSP of Flax Seed 2 TBSP of Chia Seed   Directions Blend until smooth adding more Coconut Water as needed to achieve a smooth texture.  
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Beneficial Types of Exercise for Arthritis

Exercise is critical for maintaining optimal joint health.  If you suffer from arthritis, exercise can help promote joint function, flexibility, and overall strength. It can even help reduce your arthritis symptoms and pain. Also, as you probably know, consistent exercise is important for maintaining a healthy weight. Losing excess weight alleviates pressure on your joints ...
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Physician Spotlight: Dr. Mai Abdelnabi

Arthritis and Osteoporosis Consultants of the Carolinas welcomes Dr. Mai Abdelnabi to our group! Dr. Mai is now accepting new patients. Tell us, why did you chose George Washington University for medical school? I really liked GW’s medical curriculum, their scholarly concentration program (I was in the medical education track) and their commitment to community service. I ...
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Healthy Eating for Gout

Gout typically manifests as painful inflammation and swelling in joints due to an excess of uric acid in the body. Fortunately, there are ways to mitigate symptoms of gout through lifestyle changes and self-management. Maintaining a healthy weight is a proven way to reduce your risk of developing gout. In fact, a recent study revealed that ...
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Procedures for Infusions, Labs & Scans During COVID-19