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Holiday Injuries Happen, and We're Here to Help Dec 6th, 2019

Whether you’re heading out to celebrate the holidays with loved ones or you’re staying home to prepare the meal, you’re not exempt from holiday-related injuries. The risks of injury or worse may be related to: Food preparation Alcohol consumption Cooking Food allergies Holiday travel Trimming the tree and hanging festive...

Why Would I Need a Sonogram? Nov 1st, 2019

Most people are more familiar with the term “ultrasound” than “sonogram,” but the sonogram is actually the image that results from the ultrasound procedure. This quick and painless imaging test helps your doctor clearly view your body’s systems and look for a wide range of conditions. From there, the doctor...

Feeling Run Down? It Might Be a Vitamin Deficiency Oct 1st, 2019

Are you feeling tired and run down? Have you stopped doing some of your normal activities like cleaning or gardening or taking a walk because it’s just too much of an effort? It’s time for a visit to the doctor to find out what’s going on. It might be something...

Most Common Types of Chronic Illnesses Sep 3rd, 2019

Chronic illness is typically defined as a condition lasting more than a year, which requires consistent medical care and/or impacts your daily life significantly. Six out of ten adults in the U.S have a chronic illness, and four out of ten have two or more chronic illnesses. As a rule...

An Annual Wellness Exam Is a Major Step in Preventing Illness and Ensuring Good Health Aug 1st, 2019

Some people only learn about annual wellness exams when they turn 65 and qualify for Medicare. However, an annual wellness exam is a fantastic option for individuals of all ages. You should take advantage of this opportunity. These exams allow you to have a one-on-one discussion with your primary physician,...

The Essential Vaccines Every Adult Should Have Jul 1st, 2019

Vaccines are an essential preventive health measure that allow you to walk through life with that extra measure of security. Vaccines basically work by building up your immunity to a specific disease through one or multiple injections. In many states, certain vaccines are broadly required for children and teenagers to...

How Physical Therapy Can Help Relieve Your Chronic Back Pain Jun 20th, 2019

Virtually everyone experiences back pain at some time, and fortunately, about 90% of all cases resolve in under two months. But for the 10% who suffer back pain for six weeks or longer, it can take over their lives. Shorter-lived back pain usually comes down to soft tissue injuries that...

What to Expect From an EKG May 30th, 2019

It may sound like some kind of shock therapy for your heart, but an electrocardiogram (EKG) is a quick and painless test that provides valuable information about the health of your heart. Your anxiety level may already be high if you’re experiencing symptoms that may indicate heart trouble, which is...