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Welcome to the Patient Education Library of Intercoastal Medical Group

We invite you to explore our comprehensive list of resources and educational materials designed to help educate you about any medical condition you may face or treatment you may undergo. Simply click on a topic below to learn more.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your condition or treatment, please feel free to contact Intercoastal Medical Group at one of our 7 locations in Sarasota and Manatee County. 

This information is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It should not be used in place of an individual consultation, examination, or the medical advice of your doctor. This information should not be relied upon to determine a diagnosis or course of treatment.

Achilles Tendon Tear & Repair
Actinic Keratosis
Aging Skin
Amenorrhea - Absent Menstruation
Anal Cancer
Anaphylaxis & Anaphylactic Shock
Ankle Replacement
Anterior Hip Replacement
Aortic Aneurysm
Aquatic Therapy
Atrial Fibrillation
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
Bacterial Vaginosis - Vaginal Infection
Brachytherapy - Intracavity & Interstitial
Breast Examination
Cardiac Arrhythmia - Irregular Heartbeat
Cardiac Catheterization
Carotid Artery Disease
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Open Release Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
Cervical Radiculopathy - Cervical Nerve Compression
Clavicle Fracture - Broken Collar Bone
Cold Therapy
Computed Tomography (CT)
Concussion (TBI)
Conjunctivitis - Inner Eyelid Infection
Contact Dermatitis
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Contraception - Birth Control Methods
Da Vinci Robotic Surgery
Diabetes - Type 1
Diabetes - Type 2 & Pre-Diabetes
Dilation and Curettage (D&C)
Dysmenorrhea - Painful Periods
Environmental Allergy
Epidural Injections - Neck (Cervical Transforaminal Steroid Injection)
Epidural Injections - Upper Back (Thoracic)
Erectile Dysfunction
Exercise Therapy - Pain Management
Facet Injections - Pain Management
Facet Joint Syndrome - Pain Management
Female Reproductive System: An Overview
Female Sexual Dysfunction
Femur Fracture - Broken Thigh Bone
Food Allergies
Gallbladder Disease/Gallstones
Ganglion Cysts - Foot
Golfer's Elbow - Medial Epicondylitis
Hair Loss
Hamstring Muscle Injuries
Hand Nerve Injury and Repair
Hand Therapy
Hearing Loss & Deafness: An Overview
Heart Attack - Myocardial Infarction (MI)
Heat Therapy
Herniated Disc - Pain Management
Hindfoot Fracture (Heel/Ankle Joint)
Hip Fracture - ORIF
Hip Resurfacing
Humerus Fracture - Broken Upper Arm
Incontinence - Urine
Interscalene Brachial Plexus Block
Interstitial Cystitis
Juvederm® - Facial Rejuvenation
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Tendon Bursitis - "Goosefoot"
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Resection
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopy - Gynecologic
Lisfranc Fracture Dislocation (Midfoot)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Massage Therapy
Meniscus Tear - Knee Cartilage
Menorrhagia - Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
Metrorrhagia - Abnormal Bleeding
Middle Ear Infection - Otitis Media
Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement - Arthroplasty
Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement - Arthroplasty
Minimally Invasive Lateral Access Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Posterior Fusion Spine Surgery
Myofascial Release
Neuromuscular Re-education
Neuropathy - Nerve Pain
Occupational Therapy: An Overview
Older Adults and Sleep Problems
Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee Pain)
Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Ovarian Cyst
Panic Disorder
Partial Knee Replacement
Patellar Tendon Tear
Pediatrics - Asthma
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Peripheral Neuropathy
Physical Therapy: An Overview
Physical Therapy: An Overview
Pitcher's Elbow - Little League Elbow
Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy
Polycystic Ovary Disease
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Premenstrual Syndrome - PMS
Preparing for Surgery
Progressive Strengthening
Progressive Strengthening Exercises
Prostate Cancer
Radiesse® - Facial Rejuvenation
Rectal Cancer
Rehabilitation - Balance Retraining and Vestibular Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation - Gait Training
Rehabilitation - Hand Therapy
Rehabilitation - Myofascial Release
Rehabilitation - Neuromuscular Re-education
Rehabilitation - Progressive Strengthening
Rehabilitation - Shoulder Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation - Transfer Training
Restylane® - Facial Rejuvenation
Reverse Shoulder Replacement
Rotator Cuff Tear & Repair
Scaphoid Fracture - Broken Wrist
Shin Splints
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome - Shoulder Tendonitis
Shoulder Rehabilitation
Skier's Thumb
Sprains & Strains
Stress Fracture - Leg and Foot
Swallowing Disorders
Swimmer's Ear - Otitis Externa
Syncope - Fainting
Tennis Elbow - Lateral Epicondylitis
The Digestive System: How It Works
The Eyes: How They Work
The Liver: How It Works
Tibia Fracture - Broken Shinbone
TMJ Disorder
Total Knee Replacement
Total Shoulder Replacement
Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) Injury - Wrist Sprain
Trigger Finger and Trigger Thumb
Tubal Ligation - Female Sterilization
Ultrasound - Pelvic & Transvaginal
Ultrasound Therapy - Pain Management/Rehabilitation
Upper GI Endoscopy
Upper GI Series / Barium Swallow
Urinary Tract Infection - Bladder Infection
Uterine Cancer - Endometrial Cancer
Vomiting / Nausea
Weight Loss Surgery: An Overview
Weight Management
Wrist Fracture - Open Reduction and Internal or External Fixation
Yeast Infection - Vaginal
Intercoastal Medical Group - Patient Educaton Library

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This information is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It should not be used in place of an individual consultation or examination or replace the advice of your health care professional and should not be relied upon to determine diagnosis or course of treatment.

The iHealthSpot patient education library was written collaboratively by the iHealthSpot editorial team which includes Senior Medical Authors Dr. Mary Car-Blanchard, OTD/OTR/L and Valerie K. Clark, and the following editorial advisors: Steve Meadows, MD, Ernie F. Soto, DDS, Ronald J. Glatzer, MD, Jonathan Rosenberg, MD, Christopher M. Nolte, MD, David Applebaum, MD, Jonathan M. Tarrash, MD, and Paula Soto, RN/BSN. This content complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information. The library commenced development on September 1, 2005 with the latest update/addition on April 13th, 2016. For information on iHealthSpot’s other services including medical website design, visit www.iHealthSpot.com.