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LIVE PAIN-FREE, ONCE AND FOR ALL! Mar 31st, 2021

If chronic knee pain is limiting your daily routine or preventing you from activities you enjoy; our SPECIALIZED NON-SURGICAL TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR KNEE PAIN may be the answer you’ve been looking for! And the best part is ... It's Covered by Medicare and Most Medicare Supplemental Insurance Plans! You may...

Health Aging and Longevity Mar 18th, 2021

According to the World Health Organization, by 2020, chronic health conditions, such as heart disease, cancer, obesity, and diabetes are expected to account for approximately 60% of diseases worldwide. Fortunately, many of these conditions are preventable with appropriate dietary and lifestyle choices.   Prevention of chronic diseases can both improve...

Pain & Inflammation Mar 8th, 2021

March is Pain and Inflammation MonthAcute or short-term inflammation is a normal immune response triggered by factors such as tissue injury or pathogens. Long-term, chronic inflammation, however, is associated with pain and chronic conditions such as arthritis, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and certain cancers. Chronic inflammation may result from...

Exciting News- Don't Miss This! Mar 4th, 2021

Knee Pain? 3 Signs it is time to take action.  We Offer A NO-COST, NO-OBLIGATION Consultation NO-COST, NO-OBLIGATION Consultation is to determine if you are a candidate for this treatment.  Treatment is safe, effective, and requires NO SURGERY. Covered by Medicare, Ambetter, & Blue Cross Blue Shield Extremely high clinical success...

How to End Your Knee Pain and Get Back to Living Your Life! Feb 24th, 2021

A revolutionary new non-surgical treatment called Viscosupplementation Therapy is providing hope and relief for many knee pain sufferers. Offered locally by 180 Health Medical & Wellness, this procedure is minimally invasive, requires no-surgery, can provide immediate results, and has little to no recovery time. But before we discuss Viscosupplementation Therapy...

Osteoarthritis of the Knee Feb 19th, 2021

Osteoarthritis, also known as “wear and tear” arthritis, is a common problem for many people after they reach middle age. What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is the most common type of knee arthritis. A healthy knee bends and straightens because of a smooth, slippery tissue called articular cartilage. This substance covers,...

"An Exciting Announcement About Your Knees" Feb 9th, 2021

TO OUR VIPS (VERY IMPORTANT PATIENTS) "An Exciting Announcement About Your Knees" NOW COVERED BY MEDICARE Schedule Now We have 5 spots available for a Risk-Free Consultation.  Request Consultation Now   180 Health Medical & Wellness is proud to introduce an exciting and proven treatment for Osteoarthritis of the knees.If you have experienced...

Probiotics Jan 31st, 2021

What are probiotics? Commonly known as living bacteria that inhabit our digestive system, “probiotic” literally meanspromotion of microorganism grown. While usually associated with health-promoting bacteria,probiotics and probiotic supplements can include bacteria, bacterial spores, or fungi (yeast).Common forms of probiotics include:● Bifidobacterium spp.● Lactobacillus spp.● Bacillus coagulans (bacterial spore)● Saccharomyces boulardii...

Exercise & Structural Health Jan 26th, 2021

Maintaining healthy bones and joints is especially important as we age. Bones are a type of hard tissue providing structural support for the body, whereas joints are connection points between two or more bones.  Over time, bone density decreases and joint movement stiffens, which increases the risk of mobility issues, fractures,...

Don't Ignore Your Potential Jan 17th, 2021

Don't put yourself on the back burner. Taking care of yourself also affects how you can take care of your kids or how you can play with your grandkids.   You may be a good candidate for regenerative medicine if you have an illness or injury that causes damage to...

What is shoulder pain? Dec 29th, 2020

Your shoulder is an intricate assembly of several joints attached by a group of tendons and muscles. The shoulder provides your arm with a broad range of motion. But this extensive flexibility also leaves the shoulder prone to many different problems that cause pain.  Sometimes, shoulder pain results from an...

Immune support Dec 17th, 2020

The immune system is your body’s primary mechanism of defense, responsible for protecting you from potentially harmful invaders, including viruses. Certain lifestyle interventions can support your immune function, including:  Maintaining a balanced healthy diet, which focuses on whole, unprocessed foods high in antioxidants Engaging in regular physical activity Getting adequate,...

All About Keto Dec 15th, 2020

You've probably heard the term Keto, but you might not know exactly what it is. While it might sound like slang for Cheetos's, it is actually short for Ketogenic diet, a dietary plan quite popular right now. So today we are going to dive into the Ketogenic diet and delve...

The Right Foods Could Be Wrong to You Dec 9th, 2020

Eating a nutritious meal is one of life’s pleasures, but some people’s bodies have a negative response to certain foods. The team at 180 Health Medical & Wellness Center in Springfield, Missouri, offers food sensitivity testing to identify which foods your body can’t tolerate. All About Food Allergy & Sensitivity Testing ...

Introduction to Back and Neck Pain Dec 9th, 2020

What is back and neck pain? Your spine has 33 bones (vertebrae) in a stack that extends from your lower back (sacrum) all the way to the base of your skull. Rubbery pads (discs) act as shock absorbers between each vertebra, while muscles, ligaments, and nerves help to provide your...

Knee Pain? Nov 30th, 2020

The prevalance of Knee pain has increased almost 65% over the last 20 years. It accounts for almost 4 million primary care visits yearly and knee pain affects approximately 25% of adults.   Knee pain can knock anyone off track, from young athletes to mature adults.   Our expert team...

Tips to De-Stress Nov 10th, 2020

Feeling stressed? Be assured you are not alone. We all experience stress at some point in our lives. Stress is a triggered body response to situations that thus causes anxiety, concern, as well as other mental strains. Some top triggers of Stress are as followed: Illness Finances Feeling Overworked Work...

Say Goodbye to Headaches Oct 27th, 2020

   

All About the Paleo Diet Oct 21st, 2020

What is the Paleo diet?  While based off the diets from Paleothietc era 2.5 million to 10,000 years ago, the Paleo diet most certainly is not a blast from the past.  You might have heard of the paleo diet, but under its other names. People commonly call it the caveman...

Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections- What Should You Know? Oct 16th, 2020

Our team at 180 Health Medical & Wellness Center offers integrative treatments that help your body heal itself naturally, including platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections.  Platelet-rich plasna injections are a concentrated form of your body’s own healing substances. Normal blood is mainly comprised of liquid (plasma), but it also contains small...

Wild for Elderberry Oct 9th, 2020

Elderberry's come from an Elderberry plant, which is a tall shrub with fast-growing canes that produce white flowers. These flowers pollinate into berries. While the berries come in an array of red, yellow, or blue and black, only the blue and black elderberries are edible.  Elderberry's have been reputed over...

10 Small Steps You Can Take Towards a Healthy Lifestyle Oct 1st, 2020

Whether it is being motivated by just a general overall want to feel better or simply wanting to lose a few pounds before you see your family at the holidays, a lot of people this time of the year are looking for ways to improve their lifestyle and their health....

All About Mood Support Sep 21st, 2020

Sick of the Covid Isolation? Us too. Being stuck inside, the population is dealing with issues such as higher depression and lower cortisol levels. These issues lead to us feeling down and needing something to boost not only our spirits, but our immune system and over-all health and well-being.  That's...

Do your Vitamin D levels need checked? Aug 30th, 2020

Vitamin D is a necessary vitamin for your bone health- both building your bones and maintaining your bones. It is pivotal in the regulation of calcium and phosphorous in your body because calcium can actually only be absorbed by bones if Vitamin D is present.  Even if you know very...

Boost Your Immune System Aug 16th, 2020

Is your immune system needing a little boost? Make sure you are getting plenty of Vitamin C.  Vitamin C, also know as ascorbic acid. is a vitamin vital to your body's healing process. It is needed in your body to form blood vessels, muscle, cartilage, and collagen in your bones....

Looking to Avoid Surgery? Aug 7th, 2020

At 180 Health Medical & Wellness, we have several different non surgical joint pain treatments available.  Stem Cell Regenerative Therapy Hyaluronic Acid Injections Traumeel Homeopathic Injections How do I know if these treatments will fix my pain and are right for me?  First, your 180 Health Medical & Wellness Center...

Aches and Pains Jul 23rd, 2020

Vitamindrip® “ACHES AND PAINS” is a functional IV Injection providing replenishing fluids, vitamins, minerals and amino acids at a cellular level reducing inflammation while increasing circulation. BENEFICIAL FOR: Effective in relieving aches and pains associated with back and muscles, headaches, teeth, menstrual cramps, rheumatic and much more. WHAT’S INSIDE? Vitamin C +...

4 Reasons Trigger Point Therapy May be Right for You Jul 13th, 2020

Nearly 50% of American adults are living with chronic musculoskeletal pain. This type of pain is common, but it can be difficult to diagnose and even more difficult to treat effectively. Trigger point therapy is a nonsurgical, drug-free type of alternative medicine for musculoskeletal pain. It’s focused on improving chronic pain by...

VitaminDrip IV Therapy is Here! Apr 17th, 2020

We are so excited to announce the start of VitaminDrip IV Therapy at 180 Health! This service can be individualized for each patients specific needs and lifestyle!   Benefits: Deliver 100% of the fluid electrolytes and vitamins directly into the bloodstream. Hydrate Boost energy levels and release those unwanted toxins...

7 Conditions that Improve with PRP Therapy Mar 18th, 2020

Sure, golf pro Tiger Woods and Super Bowl star Hines Ward use cutting-edge therapies like platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to help them get back in their games. But celebrities can afford to take advantage of groundbreaking therapies like that. Can you? Though PRP sounds like science fiction, it’s actually a simple procedure that...

PRP and Arthritis: All Your Questions Answered Mar 8th, 2020

Arthritis, the No. 1 cause of disability among American adults, takes many forms, all leading to the deterioration of the joints that give you mobility. The degenerative process can move fast or slow, outstripping your body’s ability to repair the damage. Once, joint replacement surgery was the only option beyond...

Understanding How Regenerative Medicine Works Feb 27th, 2020

Medical science has long understood that your body works constantly to regenerate itself at the cellular level. Some cells last longer than others. New skin cells replace old about every seven days. Red blood cells last about four months, and a bone regenerates all its cells over 10 years. When...

Regenerative Medicine May Be Your Treatment Solution for Tendon Tears Feb 24th, 2020

Tendons, the soft tissues that connect your joints and muscles, can tear or rupture with a sudden wrenching movement, such as in a sports injury, auto accident, or fall. Whether you have a partial tear or a complete rupture, you know the pain is intense and makes it hard or...

How Regenerative Medicine Can Help You Heal From an Injury Faster Feb 19th, 2020

Advancements in medicine and medical care have provided new treatments that can heal people faster from disease or injury. Regenerative medicine is one of those revolutionary treatments. At 180 Health our medical team treats pain and inflammation with the highest quality and safest regenerative medicine products available.  Regenerative medicine explained...

How Regenerative Medicine is Revolutionizing Pain Management Feb 17th, 2020

Healing naturally is not just an ideal, it’s a possibility. For our team at 180 Health helping you heal naturally is our mission. Our team, led by the talented and caring can help you recover from a variety of soft tissue injuries associated with accidents and sports. We also assist...

Am I a Good Candidate for Regenerative Medicine? Feb 16th, 2020

Regenerative medicine definedAccording to AABB, an organization dedicated to making cellular therapies available worldwide, regenerative medicine is defined as “the process of replacing or ‘regenerating’ human cells, tissues or organs to restore or establish normal function.” In other words, regenerative medicine stimulates your body to use its own repair mechanisms to heal...

5 Tips for Protecting Your Knees During Exercise! Jan 27th, 2020

Why are knees vulnerable to injury? Your knee joints are the largest in your body and are a complex network of bones, ligaments, tendons, and other soft tissue structures that make it possible for you to walk, run, and jump. You also use your knees when you sit, stand, or...

Bad Habits with Knee Pain! Jan 24th, 2020

As two of the most complex and reliable joints in your body, your knees are built to function flawlessly on demand and under pressure. They support 80% of your weight when you stand and absorb an impact force that’s one-and-a-half times your weight when you walk (or much more, if you happen...

7 Tips for a Healthier Fall! Sep 23rd, 2019

With Fall upon us I thought it would be a good time to talk about some ways that we can better prepare our health for the changing season! Below are 7 ways to ensure you have a healthier Fall transition. 1-Take a Vitamin D Supplement and have your levels checked,...

Could it be low Vitamin D? Sep 13th, 2019

In our office we see so many low Vitamin D levels on patients that it has began to be concerning. Where we live in the midwest many work in offices and are not outside enough in direct sunlight to produce adequate Vitamin D levels. Here are 5 symptoms that can...

The Key to Weight Loss! Sep 9th, 2019

Most diets focus on calorie restrictions and hard to follow unsustainable methods that have most moving from one fad to the next. What if though there was a way to possibly eat more food and still see the weight loss results you are looking for? When we think of overall...

Sugar Sugar Sugar. Aug 29th, 2019

Sugar When you eat or drink sugar the sudden energy surge your body experiences is followed by an insulin surge that rapidly drops the blood sugar level-so two hours later, you feel famished and tired. To keep an even keel, replace simple carbohydrates with complex ones so the absorption is...

All about the labels! Aug 28th, 2019

Just about every packaged food made in the U.S. has a food label indicating serving size and other nutritional information. Learning how to read food labels is like looking at a prescription for your health and your life. We recommend looking for red-flag ingredients- if a Hall of Shame ingredient...

Backpack and Technology Safety: What parents need to know! Aug 23rd, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- The school year is officially back in session. That means heavy bookbags, stuffed with books, supplies and whatever gear they need to get through their day. It's a problem you wouldn't expect in children--back and shoulder pain. But with weighted loads on their back, it's something you might...

AIP ORANGE-GLAZED PORK TENDERLOIN RECIPE Aug 21st, 2019

PREP TIME 8 HOURS COOK TIME 1 HOUR TOTAL TIME 9 HOURS Serves: 4 servings INGREDIENTS ⅙ cup coconut aminos ⅙ cup honey ⅙ cup orange marmalade or 1 tablespoon each orange zest, orange juice, and honey 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar 1 pound pork tenderloin 2 stalks green onions,...

Hashimoto's Medical Study! Aug 20th, 2019

Who was studied? 17 women between the ages of 20-45 with a diagnosis of HT. 14 of the 17 women were taking thyroid replacement medications before the study. 3 women had elevated thyroid antibodies (TPO and anti-thyroglobulin antibodies), but were not on replacement medication. The women were either normal weight...

Why we should think about Nutrient Density! Aug 19th, 2019

I want to start this post out by talking for a brief moment about the term "Diet" which to most of us entails what are we going to be removing from our diets but instead think of diet in terms of Nutrient Density and what we choose to add to...

7 Signs it's time for a Hormone Test! Aug 8th, 2019

Our hormones control so many aspects of our overall health and general well being, When our hormones are in balance our bodies function at more of a stable rate, when hormones move out of balance this can lead to problematic symptoms and long term even certain diseases. There are many...

Back to the Basics! Jul 30th, 2019

This crazy busy Summer is coming to an end with back to school time right around the corner, That's why I wanted to share this reminder of when life becomes too hectic to stay on top of your health and wellness goals sometimes the best thing you can do is...

5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Fiber! Jul 22nd, 2019

Fiber is one of the crucial nutrients in our diet, There are so many health benefits of adding more fiber to your everyday routine and here are just a few!   1- Fiber is Satisfying and found in many fruits and vegetables like the artichoke above, Fiber is also filling...

5 Reasons You Should Try The Nitric Oxide Routine! Jul 18th, 2019

We all know there is always a new fad with what is the best workout but have you ever heard of the Nitric Oxide Dump Routine? This quick and simple 4-5 minute routine does more for you body in just a few minutes than you could imagine. This workout falls...

What a difference a few weeks can make! Jul 2nd, 2019

I suffer from multiple inflammatory conditions. Over the years I have learned to eat healthier and reduce inflammation in my body. Last year I began struggling with chronic fatigue and severe muscle pain and cramps. Over time this lead to poor sleep patterns, increased joint pain, anxiety and depression. I...

Choosing the Right Supplements? Jul 2nd, 2019

We all have that drawer at home that is full of the half used bottles of supplements that we thought would be the exact thing we were looking for to give us optimal health. Just like myself I have tried so many supplements just looking for that one that makes...

Diabetes vs. Real Food! Jun 26th, 2019

The headline on March 10, 2016 in the Los Angeles Times read: “Almost half in the state are at risk for diabetes.” While many have always thought those “granola-fed Californians” are a bunch of health food nuts, researchers from UCLA have recently determined that 55 percent of California adults either have diabetes or...

My time at the Drew Lewis Foundation. Jun 24th, 2019

After my experience guest speaking this past week for the Drew Lewis Foundation I have to say that I have a whole new outlook and perspective on how hard it is for many families in this area who are trying to actually break out of their circumstances and better their...

Paleo Dark Chocolate Cherry Shake Apr 12th, 2019

Ingredients Needed: -180 Health Paleo Pro Meal Protein Powder "Chocolate" 1 Scoop -1 Cup Almond Milk 2/3 Cup Frozen Organic Cherries 2 Tablespoons Cacao Top with Shredded Coconut and a sprinkle of Cacao! Enjoy!