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Prayer and Great Medical Care Beat COVID-19 at 106 Years Old

Prayer and Great Medical Care Beat COVID-19 at 106 Years Old

Minnie McRae knows first-hand that the purpose of Gonzaba Medical Group is much more than patient care. At 106 years old, she just beat COVID-19. From the time Dr. Bill Gonzaba opened the doors of his one-room clinic on the Southside of San Antonio on South Flores Street more than 60 years ago, he...

The Importance of Physical Therapy for Seniors

The Importance of Physical Therapy for Seniors

As you grow old, you can experience more pain and are vulnerable to more injuries. Physical therapy can help relieve pain and restore physical functions such as flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination. Some of the physical therapy treatments that can be used are stretching, walking,...

National Physical Therapy Month

National Physical Therapy Month

Physical therapy is used to treat people of all ages, from newborns to the very oldest, who have medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their abilities to move and perform activities in their daily lives. This month, it is National Physical Therapy Month. We would like to...

What is Open Enrollment?

What is Open Enrollment?

Open enrollment- also known as the Annual Coordinated Election Period, is typically between October 15 through December 7. This is typically the only acceptable timeframe in which you can either change your Medicare private drug plan and/or your Medicare health plan for the following year. This is...

Why Immunization Awareness is Important

Why Immunization Awareness is Important

Did you know in the last 50 years, vaccines have saved more than one billion lives in the United States alone? Imagine what the world would be like without vaccinations. When the majority of people are vaccinated, it can lead to eliminating preventable illness and eventually put an end to...

Glaucoma: Everything You Need to Know

Glaucoma: Everything You Need to Know

A Guide to Glaucoma Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness for people 60 years and older, but with early diagnosis and treatment, it can be preventable. At Gonzaba Medical Group, we specialize in senior care and believe it is important to bring awareness of conditions such as glaucoma. Here...

How Strong 65 Can Impact Your Health

How Strong 65 Can Impact Your Health

STRONG65, through Gonzaba Medical Group, is a free senior health care program designed by Dr. Bill Gonzaba that promotes healthy lifestyles and fitness to seniors all over the San Antonio area. Those who sign up for the program can participate in events and activities such as: Farmers Markets...

6 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Hematologist

6 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Hematologist

Finding out you need to see a hematologist can be stressful. Most people think of cancer when they hear the word hematologist, but a hematologist actually can help people with various blood disorders. Choosing a hematologist is a personal decision, and it is essential to select one that is right...

Primary Care: Why It Is So Important

Primary Care: Why It Is So Important

Primary care professionals serve on the front lines of healthcare. In many circumstances, they are the first point of contact in the healthcare system and are usually the first to see depression, early signs of cancer or chronic disease, and other health concerns. They ensure that patients get the...

Heat Awareness Tips

Heat Awareness Tips

Did you know that in the last ten years, extreme heat has killed more people than any other weather condition? As summer approaches and temperatures rise, it is important to be informed about the dangers of heat. Texas summers are hot, and temperatures can reach dangerous levels. Heat-related...