December 2012

It is early December and we hope your holiday season is getting off to a good start.In this issue we have an update on changes to your physician staff and hospital services offered by your physicians at Arthritis Health. Next is an article regarding compounded steroids as well as reassurances of your care at Arthritis Health as our nation takes on upcoming changes to our health care system.As always, we thank you for allowing us to be part of your health care. -Your Staff at Arthritis Health Dr. Manek Returns to Fulltime Research Dr. Nisha...

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Fluzone – High Dose

Fluzone – High Dose A new higher dose flu shot is available at Arthritis Health this season and is recommended by Drs. Howard and Manek for anyone over 65 years old, or those patients with immune disorders or taking immune suppressing medications.  The details of this new vaccination and the reasons for this recommendation are a follows:   What? Fluzone High Dose is a new influenza vaccine designed specifically for people 65 years and older.   It contains 4 times the amount of antigen (the part of the vaccine that prompts the body to...

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September 2012

September 2012

Raw Vegan Italian Class at Arthritis Health If you have already attended the Raw Experience Class and would like to learn some specific recipes or just want to learn more about Raw Vegan food, spend a night with Chef Haley learning how to prepare 3 great dishes – Caesar Salad, Fettuccini Alfredo, and Apple Pie. Come learn how to make a healthy version of three popular dishes that taste as good as they feel for your body. This is a more intimate class, with space for only 15 people. Class details: When – Thursday, September 27th,...

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August 2012

Sun Style Tai Chi offered at Arthritis Health by Krista Hom, Tai Chi Instructor I began my journey into Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese mindful art, because it was something that I knew I could do. It looked so graceful and safe! When I told Dr. Howard that I was interested, he said, “Get your certification!” I have rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis and have suffered from a brainstem stroke that left me paralyzed. After hard work and determination after the stroke, I learned to walk again. So I understand how it feels to be scared to...

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July 2012

July 2012

In this issue we have a heartfelt thank you for a successful Zoo Walk as well as a great tip for exercise during the heat of Arizona summer. In addition, we have a special treat for you in July. With our approach to Comprehensive Care, your practitioners at Arthritis Health often address diet and its role in health and disease. To learn more about this, we have scheduled a special evening with an expert Raw Vegan chef. This should be a great event, please read more below and reserve your spot. As always, we thank you for allowing us to be part...

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