The 2019 Diabetes State of the Union

Hey everyone! This is Andy Rogers, one of Dr. Rogers’ newest PA’s in the Johnson City Clinic. We see a ton of diabetics at Performance Medicine, and in this post I wanted to share a few things that I work on with our patients that I think will help a lot...

Should Medicare Be Free For All?

This week, we’re going to talk about our healthcare system, what is happening with the 2020 Democratic debates that many of us watched, and why I don’t think free healthcare addresses the healthcare problem we have. Please note that these are just my...

Why You Should Take Collagen Protein

What Is Collagen Protein? Collagen protein is something that’s in your connective tissues. It’s in structures like your hair, skin, nails and bones. It’s really the support your body needs for flexible joints, glowing skin, strong bones and nails....

Why you can’t lose weight

In this post I want to explore a statement I hear all the time from patients who come in to see me: “I can’t seem to lose weight, when I eat way less than my skinny friend.”  I get this all the time, and in this blog post are some of my thoughts on...

Shockwave Therapy for ED

Shockwave Therapy (extracorporeal shockwave therapy) is a painless treatment to the penis that helps break up plaque and reestablish circulation and nerve function. We call it the HISwave in our offices. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is usually a vascular problem, which...

Performance Medicine Skin Care

Microneedling Microneedling is used to treat and improve conditions like acne scarring, fine lines and wrinkles, loose skin, skin texture, pore size, brown spots, stretch marks, and pigment issues. It is also referred to as skin needling, or collagen induction...