Facial Volume Loss

With age the skin worsens and there is noticeable facial volume loss. Luckily, there are numerous types of treatments for improving facial volume, some of which include Dermal fillers and polydioxanone (PDO) threads

Aug 5th, 2021
Carbon Dioxide Laser Treatment

Regardless of the season the sun is always beaming down on us, so it is important to know about the effect that UV exposure has on the skin. One of the most popular laser treatments to improve the condition of the skin is the carbon dioxide (CO2) laser

Aug 4th, 2021
HydroFacial

Hydrofacial, also known as hydrodermabrasion, is a technique for improving skin condition. There is also Microdermabrasion which works by sanding off the outer layer of the skin and suctioning out dead cells using a vacuum which exfoliates the skin

Aug 4th, 2021
LED Therapy

LED therapy can be used for many things, some of which include regenerating tissue, and even improving the complexion of your skin. Red, blue, and infrared light were tested in clinical trials and found to help acne, psoriasis, basic skin cancers, etc..

Aug 4th, 2021
Cavitation Liposuction

While diet and exercise is helpful to achieving the ideal healthy body, there’s some fat that remains no matter how much you try, and Cavitation liposuction can help with ensuring that the stubborn fat stays away

Aug 4th, 2021
Hair Loss Options

Hair loss can be seen in both men and women for various reasons. It can occur as a complication of another medical condition, hormone imbalance, and from genetics. One helpful treatment is PRP which can stimulate the hair to grow

Aug 4th, 2021
FaceTite for Double Chins

No matter how hard you try, there is sometimes stubborn fat that just won’t disappear. For some people, this fat stays underneath the chin area, which creates the appearance of a “Double Chin”. FaceTite is a procedure that is used to remove the extra fat

Aug 4th, 2021
Ultrasound-Guided PRP Injection for Plantar Fasciitis

Our feet hold up our entire body weight while we are on our feet all day, and that kind of stress will diminish the tissue and joints involved in holding all of that weight. PRP is a great option for people suffering from plantar fasciitis and joint pain

Aug 4th, 2021
RF Skin Tightening with TempSure Envi®

The condition of the skin falters with age and fine lines and wrinkles appear. Radiofrequency energy has transformed many cosmetic procedures, with TempSure, radiofrequency can now be used to give optimal skin tightening results

Aug 4th, 2021
Microneedling with Radio Frequency: Benefits

Radiofrequency microneedling along with Morpheus8 allows for the incorporation of microneedling with fractionated Radio Frequency to target skin rejuvenation. The device is compatible to use anywhere in the body that is safe for all skin types

Aug 4th, 2021
Fractional Radio Frequency

Do you aim to have fresh rejuvenated appearing skin? Fractional Radio Frequency is the key to obtaining just that. It is a non-invasive and non-surgical approach to treat skin for rejuvenation. It can also treat uneven skin texture, wrinkles scars etc..

Aug 4th, 2021
AccuTite: Benefits

Smooth skin and unwanted fat is a dream for many people, but does it have to be a dream? AccuTite is the answer! AccuTite is a non-surgical, minimally invasive radiofrequency technique that smooths skin and provides contours by reducing unwanted fat

Aug 4th, 2021
HiFEM: how does it work?

HIFEM has been proved to be effective for many patients. HIFEM’s goal is to shape the abdominal area by targeting abdominal muscles. Benefits to this include increased core strength as well as other health benefits

Aug 4th, 2021
BodyTite: Minimally Invasive Body Contour

Have you ever wanted to get rid of unwanted fat but didn’t want to deal with the pain of surgery, or the stress of constantly having to go to the gym? BodyTite is a safe and effective procedure that requires local anesthesia.

Aug 4th, 2021
Osteoarthritis and Fluoroscopy

Osteoarthritis is an extremely common form of arthritis that millions of people experience. Fluoroscopy is an X-ray beam that is passed through the body and an image is transmitted to a monitor which helps better see the joints.

Aug 3rd, 2021
Vaginal Rejuvenation with TempSure Vitalia

Throughout a woman’s life she experiences many things that can have an impact on her vaginal health as well as hormones, and these changes can alter her overall quality of life. Vaginal rejuvenation is a non-surgical approach to correct these problems

Aug 3rd, 2021
PicoSure for Acne Scarring

Everyone loves vibrant skin, if you are experiencing acne scarring and want a safe and effective way to remove your scarring PicoSure is the best route to take. PicoSure can take care of things like brown spots, sun damage, freckles, pigment lesions etc

Aug 3rd, 2021
Autologous Fat Transfer: Plantar Fasciitis

Heel pain is extremely uncomfortable, having to walk long distances or even short distances and having to sit down immediately after can be very inconvenient. Plantar fasciitis is an extremely common cause of heel pain

Aug 3rd, 2021
Adipose tissue in Rejuvenation and Precaution Procedures

While excessive adipose tissue buildup can lead to obesity and heart problems, these tissues still play an important role. In fact research and clinical trials have proved that Adipose Tissue-Derived Stem Cells are extremely useful

Aug 3rd, 2021
Skincare: Microneedling

Healthy skin is in! Microneedling involves the use of small needles to prick the skin, which helps the treated skin produce collagen and elastin. It is extremely common and is deemed as minimally invasive especially being that it requires low downtime.

Aug 3rd, 2021
Evolution of Cosmetic Procedures

Cosmetic surgery has advanced throughout the years, especially since the first-ever cosmetic surgery that was reported in 1877 which was Rhinoplasty. Many people regardless of gender are becoming more open to changing their appearance

Aug 3rd, 2021
Can Probiotics Reduce Depression?

Depression is extremely common, in fact, over 264 million people of all ages experience it. If left untreated, it can cause people to feel unfulfilled and lose interest in daily activities and life in general

Aug 3rd, 2021
Cellulite Reduction Treatment: BodyTite

Cellulite is an extremely common problem amongst many people. Men can experience cellulite, but it is more prevalent in women, most women begin to develop cellulite after puberty. An easy approach to ridding yourself of cellulite is BodyTite

Aug 3rd, 2021
BodyTite with Liposuction: Better Results?

While both BodyTite and Liposuction have their advantages, both of them used together achieve extremely desirable results. Both can be done as a part of the same treatment plan as well as on the same day.

Aug 3rd, 2021
Minimally invasive facial rejuvenation: FaceTite introduction

Skin that glows in the sun is something that everyone desires, but most importantly, healthy skin is the ultimate goal. Acne, wrinkles, sunspots, and scars get in the way of radiant skin. With FaceTite, a minimally invasive facial rejuvenation treatment.

Aug 3rd, 2021
Why is addiction neglected?

There are various reasons as to why someone can be addicted to certain substances, such as genetics, depression, anxiety, etc. Addiction is a very complex disorder many seem to forget that, which has caused a stigma to be attached to the topic of addiction

Aug 3rd, 2021
Acne and Acne Scar Treatment

The severity of acne varies from person to person and that can be due to hormones, genetics, and even diet. Healthy and happy skin is definitely a confidence booster and there are services that will help with just that: Picosure, Potenza, etc.

Aug 2nd, 2021
Autologous Fat Transfer

Unwanted facial lines and fat can be a thing of the past with the help of an Autologous Fat Transfer (AFT). The procedure can be used to treat to reconstruct creases, droopy eyelids, thinning lips, loss of facial volume, etc.

Aug 2nd, 2021
Face and Neck Contouring with NeckTite

Stubborn fat is fat that doesn’t leave no matter how hard you try. It can exist in different areas of the body for some it exists in the love handles or breasts, it can even exist in the face and neck areas. A way to get rid of that excess and unwanted fat

Aug 2nd, 2021
Body Contouring with Radiofrequency-assisted Liposuction

No matter how much you work out some fat just won’t go away no matter how hard you try. A great way to combat this is Body Contouring with Radiofrequency-assisted Liposuction. The liposuction uses a vacuum (suction) to suck fat out of a given area.

Aug 2nd, 2021
SculpSure® Non-Surgical Body Contouring

While dieting and exercising is beneficial, sometimes that stubborn fat just won’t budge. SculpSure is a Non-Surgical Body Contouring that can burn that stubborn fat right off.

Jul 27th, 2021
Liposuction for Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is the enlargement of one or more male breasts, it can develop at different stages in life, due to the fact that certain points in life are characterized by this hormone imbalance. Gynecomastia can be combated by liposuction.

Jul 24th, 2021
PDO Thread Lift

Achieving youthful skin is a dream for some people, and a minimally invasive way to do just that is PDO Threads, which use a biodegradable thread to lift the skin and create a younger appearance.

Jul 23rd, 2021
Dermal Fillers

Most treatments aim to replace aging skin with the younger variant in order to target the decrease in collagen, elastin, and other scaffolding proteins with age. Meanwhile, Dermal Fillers aim to fill fissures on the skin’s surface and moisturize it at the

Jul 23rd, 2021
ICON® Laser Skin Rejuvenation

While soaking up the sun is fun, it is important to be mindful of the long-term effects that UV Exposure has on the body. ICON laser treatment is a great non-invasive option for skin rejuvenation.

Jul 23rd, 2021
Brotox

Many people think plastic surgery is a treatment that is just for women but more and more men are opting into the world of cosmetics as well. It is important to note that “bro”-tox doses are different for men than they are for women, so it is important to

Jul 23rd, 2021
Chemical Peels and Microdermabrasion

Healthy skin is the key to a fresh and rejuvenated looking face, smoothing fine lines and wrinkles is easier than it may seem with the help of chemical peels and Microdermabrasion

Jul 23rd, 2021
Testosterone and Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is an illness that affects and weakens the bones and comes along with old age. While age is definitely a factor, there are many other factors that can increase the risk of getting Osteoporosis down the line such as celiac disease, cancer, and

Jul 23rd, 2021
FaceTite

FaceTite: Safety, Downtime, Results Facial Rejuvenation procedures are getting more and more popular in modern-day medicine.

Dec 17th, 2020
Posture and Your Health 

Posture is based on the interaction between multiple body systems, but for simplicity's sake, we will focus on the interaction between skeletal and muscle systems. 

Feb 13th, 2020
Do You Have A Leaky Gut?

People are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of our digestive systems to our overall health.

Jan 14th, 2019
Articles

National media coverage and articles written by the staff!

Mar 19th, 2018
How to Meditate

Meditation is a specific technique for resting the mind and attaining a state of consciousness that is totally different from the normal awake state. In meditation, your mind is fully awake and alert with an inward focus that is clear and relaxed.

Apr 24th, 2020
Migraines: The B(r)ane of Our Existence

While migraines are thought to result from an imbalance of certain chemicals in the brain, the cause of migraines is unknown. Multiple genetic and environmental factors such as age, stress level, and family history can affect the risk of having migraines.

Jun 19th, 2019
Dry Skin 101

DRY SKIN 101 During the winter months, you may notice that your dry skin seems to be more aggravated. And while some of the tricks you picked up in the past might be helpful, most dry skin sufferers make simple mistakes that can end up doing more harm..

Jan 14th, 2019
Benefits of SculpSure

SculpSure is an innovative laser body contouring treatment that melts your unwanted pockets of fat in a 25-minute session.

Sep 10th, 2018
Vitamins and Minerals That Help Your Skin

Everyone knows that vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients. Vitamin D improves bone strength, while Vitamin C boosts the immune system. However, many of the vitamins and minerals we use for our body actually have various beneficial effects on the sk

Jul 6th, 2018
How To Deal With Crow's Feet

Crow’s feet, sometimes known as smile crinkles or laughing lines, are lines spreading from the outer corner of the eyes.

Jul 6th, 2018
Proinflammatory food can cause colon cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S. Due to heightened awareness and increased rate of screening the number of deaths decreased significantly over the course of last few decades

May 21st, 2018
Sitting Too Much is Bad for Our Brain

A sedentary lifestyle is a known risk factor for heart disease, diabetes, and early death. Scientists from UCLA has observed an interesting but rather alarming change in our brain when we are not very physically active.

Apr 24th, 2018
November 2017 Newsletter

Sugar is a key component of our diet; it is the main fuel for our body. At least 50 to 60 percent of our daily calories should come from carbohydrates- the major source of sugar. Excess dietary sugar is a major health concern worldwide.

Nov 2nd, 2017
October 2017 Newsletter

According to Journal of the American College of Cardiology, skipping breakfast is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease.

Oct 6th, 2017
The Skinny on Fats (Part II)

This is the killer ingredient which is hidden in many common food sources we consume every day. Every major scientific and regulatory advisory bodies e.g.

Oct 2nd, 2017
August 2017 Newsletter

Knowledge about fats is very important in our daily lives. Imbalance between healthy and unhealthy fats can have a long standing deleterious effect on our body. High blood cholesterol (the bad one, LDL) is known to associate with heart disease which is the

Sep 5th, 2017
July 2017 Newsletter

Cutting down calories abruptly can have deleterious effect on body and mind. Eating less than usual suddenly will results in mood swing, headache, irritability and even depression. Limiting calorie slowly and gradually will give our body time to adjust and

Jul 13th, 2017
June 2017 Newsletter

Emotional trauma can take many forms. There are major traumas that are considered out of the norm for typical lives. They can range from wide ranging traumas that can affect an entire community such as natural disasters or war and personal traumas such as

Jun 7th, 2017
April 2017 Newsletter

The Mayo Clinic has determined that intense aerobic exercise has the potential to reverse the aging process in adults. Though everyone knows exercise is beneficial, there are plenty of questions regarding which types of exercises are the best and what age

Apr 10th, 2017
Detox: Time to Hit the Reset Button

Now that the holidays are over, it’s an ideal time to embrace the New Year with a goal to cleanse your body. There is no better way to achieve it than with a detox. So, what is a detox and why do we need it?

Feb 10th, 2017
January 2017 Newsletter

This month’s newsletter article was assembled by our physical therapist, Molly Fisher, DPT. Dr. Fisher is the founder of a Yoga-Pilates based Physical Therapy approach, holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University and has worked i

Jan 16th, 2017
November 2016 Newsletter

The holidays are great opportunities to take a break from our daily lives and catch up with friends and family and enjoy each other’s company. They can also stress us physically, emotionally and spiritually with all the hustle and bustle and preparation. T

Nov 22nd, 2016
August 2015 Newsletter

Brassica oleracea, better known as kale, is a nutritious leafy vegetable that contains a plethora of nutrients and vitamins. Kale belongs to the Brassica family, of which includes Brussels sprouts, cabbage, and collards.

Aug 13th, 2015
November 2014 Newsletter

With Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years quickly approaching on our calendars, our thoughts turn to spending time with our loved ones and counting our blessings; that is, IF we have time in between shopping, cooking, preparing, traveling, and all the ot

Nov 24th, 2014
“Understanding Emotional Eating” Support Group

Our Licensed Professional Counselor, Beverly Hodsden will be holding “Understanding Emotional Eating” support groups. Come explore the role of food and feelings in your life and how they can be experienced in a positive and healthy light.

May 6th, 2014
Expansion of Physical Therapy Services

Sleep and Wellness Medical Associates is proud to announce the expansion of our physical therapy hours, as well as welcoming board-certified chiropractor John Stobie, DC to our practice. He has over 15 years of experience treating patients of all ages. C

Oct 1st, 2013
Demystifying Full Body Detox

Living in a modern, industrialized society has its benefits in terms of convenience and quality of life, but all too often in the news we hear of pollution and environmental contamination as a result of it.

Feb 11th, 2013
Sleep and Stress

Experts believe that almost 50% of all sleep problems are due to stress. Stress can modify sleep-wakefulness cycles.

Aug 6th, 2012
Sleep Apnea and Depression

Studies have shown that there is an association between sleep apnea and depression. For example, one study showed that people with depression symptoms improved significantly when treated with a CPAP machine.

Jun 30th, 2012