What Happens During a Pre-Op Evaluation?

Before you schedule your surgery, you have to schedule what’s commonly referred to as a pre-op evaluation. Below, we’ll explain what happens during this appointment at Windermere Medical Center to ensure you are prepared for a safe, successful surgery. What is the Purpose of a Pre-Op Evaluation? The preoperative evaluation is [...]

Eating Disorders: What You Should Know

Eating disorders affect nearly 20 million women and 10 million men at some time in their life in the United States, according to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). Eating disorders can have serious consequences on a person’s health and shouldn’t be viewed as a fad or phase. To support National [...]

Tips for a Happy, Healthy Year

From choosing the right insurance plan, avoiding the flu and keeping your allergies under control there’s a lot you can do to ensure a healthy year. Remember, you can help take your health into your own hands by using a proactive approach to wellness. Choosing the Right Insurance Plan Healthcare can [...]

How Your Pet Can Help Manage Your Well Being

Can your pet really help improve your health? Many experts think so. In many cases, pet owners are much healthier and have lower risks than those who do not have a pet at all. Here are a few of the ways pets are beneficial for your health. Stronger Heart Having a [...]

6 Ways to Improve Your Heart Health Today

Your cardiovascular health relies on the proper functioning of your heart and circulatory system. The circulatory system, in case you didn’t know, is like the highway of your body. Its “roadways” allow blood and lymph circulation to transport nutrients, oxygen, carbon dioxide, hormones, and blood cells where they need to go. [...]

March is National Nutrition Month

We know it’s important to maintain a healthy lifestyle – eating right and staying active in beautiful Windermere, Florida. But, because March is National Nutrition Month, we wanted to take a deeper look into what it means eat and live healthy. What to Eat Many people think eating right means eating [...]

Childhood Vaccinations Resources for Parents

As parents in Windermere, you may not be able to protect your child from every form of harm at all times, but you can take an important step to help protect them from many diseases and illnesses with proper vaccinations. Here are five important reasons why the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Dr. Gigi Maniar and [...]

3 Things to Know When Your Child Has a Sprain

Your child can encounter any number of normal, day-to-day injuries while participating in recreational activities. As a parent in Windermere, it is important to know the signs of a sprain and when you should take your child to see an orthopaedic specialist. In order to help ease the initial questions after [...]

The Importance of Preventative Wellness

Have you ever considered taking a proactive approach to your healthcare? When used properly, preventative wellness is a vital tool to mange your health, and yet many of us choose to be reactive instead – only scheduling an appointment when something doesn’t feel right. The fact is, many of the top [...]