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What's In Your Pie? A Senior Looks At Life

I was recently asked if I considered myself more of a Physician or a Healer. A Physician possessing Medical Expertise vs. A Healer, who deals with the Mind, Body, and Soul. I would like to consider myself "both", but in actuality, I want very much to

Jul 7th, 2020
What Am I Grateful For Today?

I have gratitude for the self-realization of the present moment. Each moment is filled with grace. When I am fully immersed in the present in the here and now, nothing is ever enough. I am ever so thankful for the joy of simply being here with family

Jul 7th, 2020
I Like You

Just a few days ago, I had an office visit with a patient that impacted me greatly, touched my heart, and opened my eyes to see kindness in a new and profound way. I've watched this special lady deal with Parkinsons Disease as it slowly and steadily has pr

Jul 7th, 2020
Hidden Anger : The Enemy Within

First of all I would like to thank one and all at Royal Oaks for inviting Pinnacle Care Internal Medicine to have an office on its premises. We feel privileged and honored. I would also like to thank the powers to be that run the monthly newsletter

Jul 7th, 2020
Mindful living

In a very real way, the stories we tell ourselves inside our own heads every day change what and how we see our lives … And this "self story" is a simple collection of beliefs that ultimately make us what and who we are.

Jul 7th, 2020
Heartbeats in Relationships - Care vs. Control

Hello, there! After what has felt like a long cold winter, spring has finally come, and with it, thoughts of love, freshness, and change! As we look about and see God's beautiful changes in nature, perhaps it's also a good time to look at our lives and how

Jul 7th, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

May 26th, 2020
THANKFUL.

I have gratitude for the self-realization of the present moment. Each moment is filled with grace. When I am fully immersed in the present in the here and now, nothing is ever enough.

Nov 22nd, 2018
IS THERE AN ELEPHANT IN YOUR LIVING ROOM?

What does “ An elephant in your living room?” Really mean? It's "a problem or an uncomfortable issue that is very obvious to everyone, but no one wants to talk about it.

Nov 7th, 2018
HIDDEN ANGER: THE ENEMY

Being a physician gives us a unique privilege to delve into the mind, soul, and body of our patients. Being an elder care physician, I am writing this based on my personal experiences and insight wrought of my practice.

Sep 19th, 2018
PARKINSON’S DISEASE AND TREMORS

Patients often come to us because of an abnormal movement, the most common of which is tremor. By definition, tremor is a rhythmic and oscillatory movement that can occur during movement, at rest, or when a limb is held in a certain position.

Feb 20th, 2018
SKIN CANCER

The Valley’s endless supply of sunny days is one of its best qualities. Excessive sun exposure comes with an important consequence though: an increased risk of skin cancer. As Valley of the Sun residents, we should all be skin cancer-savvy.

Feb 20th, 2018
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

“What?” Do you hear that phrase often from your spouse or other family or friends? If so, here are some things you can do to help ease frustration on both sides.

Feb 20th, 2018
HEARING PROBLEMS

“What?” Do you hear that phrase often from your spouse or other family or friends? If so, here are some things you can do to help ease frustration on both sides.

Feb 20th, 2018
OSTEOPOROSIS

By definition, osteoporosis is a skeletal disorder characterized by reduced bone strength leading to increased fracture risk. The name literally means ‘porous bones’ and occurs when the level of bone absorption is greater than the amount of new bone formed

Dec 20th, 2013