Progress Reports

At my three-month checkup yesterday, my naturopathic physician, Dr. Steven D’Antonio, found that my health is continuing to improve.  Osteoporosis no longer comes up in the conversation!   In fact, Dr. Steve said I no longer need a couple of the supplements I was taking, and he may further eliminate another supplement next time, if […]

Continue reading about Progress Report: Appointment with Dr. Steven D’Antonio – November 24, 2009

Who would have believed that one year after my shoulder fracture I would be mountain climbing?  The good news is that’s exactly what  happened! In our recent trip to Caritas, Alabama, George and I joined hundreds of others in climbing a mountain to a Marian grotto carved into the side of a mountain.  Near the […]

Continue reading about Progress Report: Complete Shoulder Fracture Recovery After One Year

Valentine’s Day coincided with my three-month checkup with Dr. Steven D’Antonio.  Here’s where I stand now: 1) Osteoporosis is no longer an issue!  I am no longer taking massive doses of calcium or other bone building supplements.  I do, however, take a calcium supplement as part of the Twice-Daily Essentials multivitamin pack. 2) Candida is […]

Continue reading about Progress Report – Visit to Dr. Steven D’Antonio 2/14/09

Seven months ago I fractured my shoulder in four places in a bike accident.  Following the instructions of my orthopedic surgeon, Dr. White, I initially kept the injury immobilized with a sling and swath, and eventually I started physical therapy. Using a combination of therapies, including chiropractic adjustment and massage therapy, the pain resulting from […]

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Kathy on December 8th, 2008

Although I no longer see Dexascan scores as the most telling indicator of bone health, I was encouraged by the results of this year’s scan.  A 2.2% gain in the bone density of the hip (femoral neck), correlating with a T-score of -2.4 and a Z-score of -1.7.  No longer is my hip in the […]

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Kathy on November 29th, 2008

Last Wednesday I had a new bone scan done at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial.  The results are supposed to be in on Monday.  You would think I’d be anxious about my Dexascan readings, but I’m not.  After what Dr. Rogers said about my not needing one (“Once the blood is fixed, the blood will take […]

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Kathy on November 21st, 2008

The other condition that both Dr. D’Antonio and Dr. Rogers want me to clear up is lymph congestion. To maintain optimum health, it’s essential to keep the lymph flowing! You may be asking yourself:  What is lymph?  When I talk about lymph congestion, most people think I’m talking about either nasal congestion or lymph nodes, but […]

Continue reading about Sluggish Water Pipes! Dealing with Lymph Congestion