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ProActive Sports Rehab Offers ASTYM Treatments to Decrease Pain, Increase Function

ProActive Sports Rehab Offers ASTYM Treatments to Decrease Pain, Increase Function

If you’ve been suffering from a chronic medical condition that causes pain in your daily life, there is new hope through the ASTYM system.

ASTYM, an advanced form of soft tissue mobilization proven to be a highly effective treatment for ailments such as chronic tendinitis and tendinosis, is now available at the Orchard Park and Hamburg offices of ProActive Sport Rehab.

For a Mom With Five Young Sons, Cool Gel ‘n Cap Sure Comes in Handy

For a Mom With Five Young Sons, Cool Gel ‘n Cap Sure Comes in Handy

Mandee knows all about bumps and bruises. Raising five sons will make you can expert on such things.

Mandee also has her own website called “Raising My 5 Sons,” on which she writes about her home life, which she describes as “a little crazy, hectic, silly, loud but always a lot of love and happiness!” Recently, she reviewed Cool Gel ‘n Cap, a unique first aid cap for kids that was invented and brought to market by Western New York resident Timothy Panicali. Here’s what the mom of five had to say:

Navigating Breast Health

Navigating Breast Health

Knowledge is power – especially when it comes to breast health and the early detection of breast cancer. Catholic Health will be sponsoring a free women’s wellness program entitled, “Navigating Breast Cancer,” on Tuesday, March 22 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Chestnut Ridge Family Practice, located at 6300 Powers Road in Orchard Park.

Candice Gerrity, RN, MSN, FNP, CBPN-IC, nurse practitioner and certified breast cancer navigator, and Ginny Lyons, RN, breast health educator, will present the latest information on breast health including a step-by-step guide to breast cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and recovery.  

‘Over Thirty Mommy’ Blog Gives Thumbs Up to Cool Gel ‘n Cap

‘Over Thirty Mommy’ Blog Gives Thumbs Up to Cool Gel ‘n Cap

Yet another “mommy blog” has great things to say about Cool Gel ‘n Cap, a unique first aid cap for kids that was invented and brought to market by Western New York resident Timothy Panicali. Here’s what the “Over Thirty Mommy” site has to say:

“Have you ever tried holding an ice pack on a screaming child's head? I have, and let me tell you it is not easy. Most of the time, I am trying to struggle holding her still, holding the pack and trying to comfort her. I need more hands!

Local Cool Gel ‘n Cap Product Continues to Earn Rave Reviews

Local Cool Gel ‘n Cap Product Continues to Earn Rave Reviews

Rave reviews continue to come in for Cool Gel ‘n Cap, a unique first aid cap for kids that was invented and brought to market by Western New York resident Timothy Panicali. In fact, here’s what “My Springfield Mommy” had to say following a test of the product:

“I love the Cool Gel ‘n Cap. It is absolutely adorable and functional as well. I love that it holds the gel pack anywhere around my child's head — forehead, back, sides, down over the ears (perfect place for the warm compresses that can relieve ear pain). It's great that my child loves to wear it, so I don't have to fight that during an already rough time. 

Catholic Health Free Program for Alzheimer's Caregivers

Catholic Health Free Program for Alzheimer's Caregivers

Catholic Health Home Care is sponsoring a free Community Health Education Program for health professionals, family members, and caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s or other dementia related conditions, entitled, Becoming an Alzheimer’s Whisperer: Gentle and Loving Management of Challenging Behaviors,” on Tuesday, March 8 from 6-7:30 pm at the OLV Senior Neighborhood Community Room located at 55 Melroy Avenue in Lackawanna.

Verna Benner Carson, PhD, a nationally recognized author and guest lecturer on behavioral health and Alzheimer’s care, will be the featured speaker. A clinical nurse specialist in psychiatric/mental health nursing and associate professor at Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland, Dr. Carson is best known for her work on the unique needs of the Alzheimer’s patient and a program she developed entitled, “Becoming an Alzheimer’s Whisperer.”

Blogger Raves about Local Cool Gel 'n Cap Product

Blogger Raves about Local Cool Gel 'n Cap Product

Cool Gel ‘n Cap, invented and brought to market by Western New York resident Timothy Panicali, was recently reviewed by “Shop With Me Mama,” a website for moms featuring product reviews, online giveaways and much more. Here’s what they had to say about this unique first aid cap for kids:

“It is horrible enough that your little ones have to experience headaches, bumps or bruises! One way to help your kids with these ‘owies’ is a cool wash cloth on their foreheads. But why not make it fun, too? With Cool Gel ‘n Cap you can at least get a smile out of your child when they are not feeling well!