Nearly everyone remembers the kind and gentle presence of Fred Rogers and “Mister Rogers Neighborhood.” It was an educational show that was a mainstay for children for more than three decades, always opening with the iconic “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” theme.
Summertime is one of the best times in Buffalo. With warm weather, outdoor concerts, boating, beaches and so much more, there are plenty of opportunities to have fun all across Western New York. However, there are equally as many ways that fun outdoors can lead to injuries especially for the youngest members of the family. Fortunately, UBMD Physicians’ Group has you covered.
June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association. Memory issues and other forms of dementia affect more than 50 million people around the world, according to the association, highlighting the extent of these conditions – and the importance of making strides to staunch and reverse their progression.
Movement disorders can be some of the most complex conditions for a patient to live with. Conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, essential tremor, and dystonia are complex to diagnose, as well as manage and treat. However, innovative techniques, like Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is a treatment option available at the UBMD Comprehensive Movement Disorders Clinic. DBS can offer hope for patients and can help them better manage their conditions and even regain some motor control.
As we’ve officially turned the corner into spring, we wanted to take a moment to welcome all of the new faces at UBMD Physicians’ Group. Seven physicians joined our team during the first quarter of 2018, adding new experience and expertise to our practices. Join us in welcoming these new doctors to the largest medical group in Western New York.
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, but it’s important to think about the health of your brain every day of the year. Injuries to the brain can be devastating, affecting not only the quality of your own life, but those around you in your relationships and work environments. Let’s take a deeper look at traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and how to be proactive at preventing them.
Your kidneys may not be something you think much about, but they contribute so much to your daily life. In recognition of World Kidney Day – March 8 – let’s take a closer look at the hard-working kidneys and offer some tips on how to keep them working well at every age.