Treating Arthritis – San Pedro

Arthritis is a joint disorder that causes pain, inflammation and wear of the affected area. There are over 100 different types of arthritis and related conditions. Arthritis can cause pain, loss of movement and swelling. Early symptoms, which may include a dull ache, may be confused with other things, such as fatigue or over use. […]

How Safe is Your Home During an Earthquake?

During an earthquake, stay away from heavy furniture, appliances. Large panes of glass, shelves holding heavy objects and masonry veneer (such as the fireplace). These items tend to fall or break and can injure you. Usually, a hallway is one of the safest places if it is not crowded with objects. Kitchens and garages tend […]

Medical Weight Management

Recent studies have shown that most people misjudge what weight category they fall in to not considering themselves overweight or obese when they fall well in to either category. Over two-thirds of adults in the United States are overweight or obese, and over one-third are obese, according to data from the National Health and Nutrition […]

Symptoms of High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure (HBP) is a serious, and sometimes life threatening condition which very frequently leads to many other health problems. Though 1 in 3 adults suffer from high blood pressure, many are completely unaware that they do, or that their health is at risk. This is because high blood pressure usually has no symptoms. […]

Avoiding Stroke or Cardiovascular Disease

If you suffer from achy, painful legs and limbs, or hand or foot pain that worsens over time, you may be suffering from Peripheral Artery Disease (P.A.D.) or another serious circulatory condition. P.A.D. sufferers are more than six times likely to be at risk for heart attack or stroke and usually exhibit the following: Cramps […]

Treating Lower Back Pain Without Surgery

Causes of Lower Back Pain Lower back pain affects millions of Americans and can be quite debilitating. Common causes of lower back pain are fractures, herniated discs, osteoarthritis, vertebra defects, spinal stenosis, and back strain, causing injury to the muscles, joints, ligaments, bones, or discs within the spinal structure. Some low back pain can even cause […]

Important Screenings Every Senior Should Have – San Pedro, California

America is growing older at an unprecedented rate. The number of people 65 and older is larger than ever before, and those 85 and older constitute the fast-est growing segment of the population. When the baby boom generation enters its senior years, between 2010 and 2030, it is projected that one in five Americans will […]

Sleep Apnea Treatment – San Pedro, California

According to Dr. Shah “Sleep Apnea is a common sleep disorder characterized by brief interruptions of breathing during sleep. Symptoms include snoring, snorting or gasping during sleep and daytime sleepiness. Apnea comes from the Greek word meaning want of breath. The reason that Sleep Apnea is so dangerous is because when the soft tissue at […]

Doctor in San Pedro Offers Occupational Medicine

On-site Blood and Urine Draw Integrative Primary Care is happy to coordinate on-site blood and urine draws. Regular screenings give you, as the employer, the tools you need to work toward to optimum health, safety and well-being of your employees. Employee Drug Screenings Employee drug screenings are an important tool for employers in assuring workplace […]

San Pedro Medical Clinic for Geriatrics

General Internal Medicine Our physicians recognize that today’s seniors face a number of medical health concerns and our primary focus is to improve the health, maintain the independence and increase quality of life of all our senior patients through thorough testing, comprehensive screenings and a detail health history of each and every one of them. […]