Lyme disease is contracted through infected black-legged tick bites and can result in many health complications. This disease can be a very challenging disease to live with, but it can be well-managed if detected and treated early.  So, it is important to get tested right away if you suspect you have it. But, “Does Medicare…

Does Medicare Cover Shock Wave Therapy? Extracorporeal shock wave therapy, also known as ESWT, has emerged as a potential therapy option for various musculoskeletal conditions.  If you are considering this treatment, you may wonder, “Does Medicare cover Shock Wave Therapy?” In this article, we answer the question in plain English. You will also find some…

Methadone, also known as Dolophine and Methadose, is a synthetic opioid agonist. This means it is used to treat chronic pain and opioid dependencies and/or addictions.  It is the most well-known and oldest opioid treatment. If you or a loved one requires this type of treatment, a common question you may have is, “Does Medicare…

Continuous Glucose Monitors, or CGMs for short, are a relatively new way to monitor your blood sugar levels.  Using a CGM, as opposed to older methods, is a less invasive and less painful way to track your blood sugar levels. This is a significant advancement in the medical industry. A popular CGM model is the…