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Doctor Tips

A New Fix for Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendinitis

By Buffalo Medical Group | November 15 2017 | Doctor Tips

With plantar fasciitis affecting more than one million people a year, and Achilles tendinitis plaguing many runners and athletes, Buffalo Medical Group is excited to offer a new treatment option called AmnioFix® to help patients hit the ground running again.

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Common Sports Injuries & Prevention Tips

By Buffalo Medical Group | November 9 2017 | Doctor Tips

Sport injuries can be all too common, particularly as we age or take on new activities. Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a well-trained athlete, there are important tips to be aware of to help you prevent sports injuries. Dr. Andrew O’Hara listed some of the most common injuries he sees at Buffalo Medical Group, and what you can do to help keep yourself from experiencing one of them.

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Avoid Food Allergy Scares This Halloween

By Buffalo Medical Group | October 27 2017 | Doctor Tips

Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to food allergies. Buffalo Medical Group allergist Dr. Roland Honeine shared his easy and effective tips on how to help your child reduce their risk of allergic reactions and enjoy Halloween this year.

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Colonoscopies: The Who, What, Where & When

By Buffalo Medical Group | October 17 2017 | Doctor Tips

Getting a colonoscopy can be intimidating for many patients, but it's not as bad as many would think. The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) recommends screening for the average risk patient beginning at age 50. However, there are circumstances where screening begins earlier depending on you or your family's medical history, which your primary care doctor can help you determine.

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Taking the Mystery Out of Mammograms

By Buffalo Medical Group | September 12 2017 | Doctor Tips

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month approaches, our team put together a list of questions we're often asked when it comes to getting a mammogram. Mammograms are an important step in taking care of your health, and we want to ensure you feel as comfortable as possible and the process goes smoothly for you.

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Understanding Allergies for Better Relief

By Buffalo Medical Group | July 12 2017 | Doctor Tips

With so many of us having allergy problems during the summer months, having an understanding of the problem can help allergy sufferers best deal with this annoying issue.

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Summer Skin Care Tips

By Buffalo Medical Group | June 13 2017 | Doctor Tips

Summer is finally here. And while most of us look forward to the warm weather and sun (which can be a rarity in Western New York!), it's important to remember what it means for our skin. With the summer sun, it's all about prevention and protection.

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Vitamin D – Where to Get It and Why You Need It

By Buffalo Medical Group | June 2 2017 | Doctor Tips

With summer coming, the sun is great for vitamin D, but many of us don't get enough of it and need additional sources, such as supplements or certain foods. If you want to add more vitamin D into your diet, choose foods like fatty fish and cod liver oil.

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Four Tips to Ease Into Exercise This Spring

By Buffalo Medical Group | May 16 2017 | Doctor Tips

Spring is here, and while some of us maintained a workout routine through the winter, others are dusting off the cobwebs and getting back on track for summer. When you haven't worked out in a while, it's important to ease your body back into a physical routine.

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The dangers of head injuries

By Buffalo Medical Group | February 28 2017 | Doctor Tips

Even if it’s not a concussion, it can still be dangerous. That’s one important thing to keep in mind during Brain Injury Awareness Month.

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