Category Archive: arthroscopic surgery

Aug 15

Want to Have Before and After Pictures Too?

Have you been looking at those wonderful before and after pictures of people who have undergone weight loss surgery? That could be you. Just call Dr. Birkedal from Cocoa Beach and start your journey to your own lap band before and after pictures!

Jul 27

Spider Veins vs. Varicose Veins

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Spider veins are literally swollen blood vessels that are smaller in size than varicose veins. Spider veins surgery is essentially easier to perform in Intercession City. Dr. Birkedal and his staff offer treatment to take care of your unsightly varicose veins.

Jul 08

Get your Gallbladder Cleaned Up

A defective gallbladder can give rise to several diseases and can lead to extreme pain. If you are experiencing pain in your chest area, make an appointment and have yourself checked to see if you need gallbladder surgery in Groveland.

May 10

Importance of Bariatric Vitamins for Long Term Success

When first hearing the term “bariatric vitamins,” one might think of probiotics that millions take on a daily basis. However, probiotics are helpful bacteria that help with digestive health and bariatric vitamins are a totally different thing. Bariatric vitamins are recommended for people who have undergone bariatric surgery. What are Bariatric Vitamins and Why are …

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Feb 19

Simple Routine Modifications to Help you Avoid Gaining Weight

Body Mass Index (BMI)

It is easier to gain weight than to reduce it, even with the help of safe weight loss techniques. If you thought that you were the only one in the world most prone to putting on weight, think again. Did you know that more than half of Americans suffer from weight issues? The number of …

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Dec 02

Holiday Eating

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Research has shown that most people gain weight over the holiday season. With parties and family get togethers, it’s hard to limit your intake of all the available goodies. Just do the best you can in watching what you eat, because you know it will be hard to take the extra pounds off once the …

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Nov 30

Vein Thrombosis

If you have varicose veins, it is a possibility that you could also suffer from vein thrombosis, or a blood clot in your veins. If you have pain in your legs, be sure to talk to your doctor about it. An ultrasound of your legs may be in order and vein thrombosis treatment to treat …

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Oct 16

The Expense of Lap Band Surgery

If you are obese and are considering lap band surgery, but are concerned about the cost, you may be in for a pleasant surprise. If you meet the necessary criteria, your insurance carrier may pay all, or most of the cost of weight loss surgery. Call Dr. Birkedal’s office in Daytona Beach today for a …

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Oct 14

Treating Thyroid Problems

The thyroid controls many of our bodily functions through the release of hormones, and when it doesn’t work properly, not much else in the body does either. When thyroid treatment is unsuccessful in Winter Springs or Palm Harbor, it may be necessary to undergo thyroid surgery to eliminate problems. Consult with an experienced surgeon such …

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Oct 07

Complications of the Lap Band

Just like anything in life, sometimes there are lap band complications after surgery. Living in Palm Coast, as with anywhere, complications can arise after surgery. Along with other possibilities, band slippage could happen, or you simply may need a lap band adjustment. If you are having problems, make sure you contact your doctor right away. …

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