Prevent Bruising from Botox & Fillers View More

By Yvette La-Garde   Have you received Botox or Juvederm and experienced bruising after the treatment?  Or, are you scheduled for Radiesse or Sculptra and worried that you might bruise after these dermal fillers?   As a woman in her 50s, I’m no stranger to getting Botox and Juvederm.  And, as the director of education… Continue Reading

Speedy Recovery After Surgery View More

Whether you’re planning on having a small, elective procedure or something more comprehensive, recovery after surgery is probably a concern.  The good news is that the steps you take now to prepare for your upcoming procedure, can dramatically improve your recovery time.   In my almost 30 years as an anesthesiologist, I’ve helped thousands of… Continue Reading

The ABCs of Recovery Support View More

When preparing for surgery or sidelined from a sports injury, your doctor is more likely to provide you with information on nutritional supplements to discontinue than information on supplements that could help improve your recovery. If you’re lucky, you might be handed a laundry list of vitamins and minerals that can help; only now you’re… Continue Reading

Pineapple Plant View More

Inflammation is the body’s natural reaction to tissue damage.  But despite your body’s healing efforts, inflammation can be unsightly and painful.  This can be especially true in sensitive or frequently used areas like the face and joints.    Much to the dismay of the pharmaceutical industry’s best efforts, many patients are still seeking out natural… Continue Reading

Arnica Montana Plant View More

Are you worried that you may experience bruising after plastic surgery?  If so, your surgeon or a friend may have recommended that you take Arnica Montana as a natural bruise treatment.   This brief article provides you with information on this natural remedy along with guidelines on how to select the Arnica Montana formulation that… Continue Reading

14 Tips for a Rapid Recovery View More

Whether you’re planning on having nose surgery, breast augmentation or a tummy tuck, recovery after plastic surgery is probably a concern.  The good news is that the steps you take now to prepare for your upcoming procedure, can dramatically improve your plastic surgery recovery time.   Dr. David H. Rahm, a board certified anesthesiologist and… Continue Reading