New Patient Education Portal Provides Reliable Information

The Internet contains a vast amount of medical information – some of it good, some not so good. We recognize that many of our patients conduct their own health-related research, and we encourage them to do so. We also know that it is important for patients to conduct that research in venues that provide reliable, […]

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Weight Regain after Surgery

I often get asked by patients and their families at the pre-op visit “Why do people regain weight after surgery?” So, why does this happen?

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Extra Pounds Can Mean Extra Dollars Out of Your Pocket

In today’s economy, most people are keeping a close eye on the bottom line and trying to save money by any means possible.

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Take Time for Hemorrhoid Treatment

Hemorrhoids are an oft maligned and far too often ignored medical condition. Symptoms typically begin with painless rectal bleeding during bowel movements. Other symptoms can include pain or a burning sensation, protrusion of tissue around the anus, and itching.

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PAD: Listen to Your Legs

Many people mark the New Year with a resolution to lead a healthier lifestyle. If you suffer from severe leg cramps or pain, particularly when you walk, climb stairs or exercise, your resolution should be to see a physician. You may be suffering from peripheral artery disease (PAD), also known as peripheral vascular disease (PVD), […]

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Cause for Celebration

One of the highlights of the year for us at Foothills Weight Loss Specialists is the Annual Bariatric Fashion Show, where post-surgery patients show off their new physiques and share their success stories.

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