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Athletes Dealing with Heat

Julia Neppl PT, LAT Julia Neppl PT, LAT August 28, 2019 0 Comments Sports Medicine

Late summer brings the kids back-to-school along with the heat and humidity we all dread. I look forward to this time of year because I love football!  As an athletic trainer, however, I see the dangerous effects this heat can have on young athletes; this is especially true when combined with dehydration. In a perfect […]

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Welcome Back To School

Tiffany Tiffany August 22, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Hey, friends! This is the end of August that many kids dread, and parents are out celebrating— it’s back to school time! With back to school it usually means earlier bedtimes, parents trying to remember what they learned in math to help their kids with their homework, and a much crazier schedule with drop off […]

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Taking Concussions Seriously is a No-Brainer

Julia Neppl PT, LAT Julia Neppl PT, LAT August 15, 2019 0 Comments Family Medicine

The school bells will be ringing soon and your children will be back in the classroom. As your kids return to the fields or courts for another sports season, it is important to remember how to protect your kids, especially from concussions. Symptoms Sometimes it can be hard to tell if someone is suffering from […]

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Back to School Vaccinations

Toni Zastrow, RN, BSN, NCSN Toni Zastrow, RN, BSN, NCSN August 8, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Vaccines are the best way to protect your child’s health As you are making your back-to-school checklist for your preteen, we encourage you to make sure your sons and daughters get all the vaccines that are required/recommended for them. Schedule your child’s appointment today to ensure they are up-to-date on the vaccines they need. The […]

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4 Common Challenges when Breastfeeding

Diane Markham, RN OB Diane Markham, RN OB August 1, 2019 0 Comments General Health

There is no question that breastfeeding is a healthy choice for your baby. But, for a lot of mothers, breastfeeding past the first few months can be a struggle. In fact, in Wisconsin 82.2% of mothers choose to start out breastfeeding, but only 48.8% are exclusively breastfeeding at 3 months. During those first months of […]

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