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We have Physical Therapy for That: Pelvic Pain

Anne Klug, PT Anne Klug, PT December 6, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Pelvic pain is pain in the lowest part of your abdomen and pelvis. Pelvic pain can sometimes radiate to your lower back, buttocks or thighs, vagina or testicles. It is most common in women but can still be a problem for men. Symptoms Depending on its source, pelvic pain can be: Dull or sharp Constant […]

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Pelvic Floor Prolapse

Krista O'Dell, PT Krista O'Dell, PT November 29, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Pelvic organ prolapse is a disorder in which one or more of the pelvic organs (bladder, uterus, or rectum) drop from their normal position. This can occur do to a combination of weak pelvic floor muscles or decreased ligament support of these organs. Studies have shown that prolapse can occur in over 40 percent of women. […]

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There is Help for an Overactive Bladder

Becky McConnell, PT Becky McConnell, PT November 19, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Urination is a normal part of a healthy, functioning bladder. But when does an “active” bladder become an “overactive” bladder? Do you find yourself with the need to urinate often (more than 8 times in a day)? Are you planning your daily activities and your travel around your need to “go?” Do you experience urinary […]

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Diabetes Awareness: Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Robert Goldman, MD Robert Goldman, MD November 15, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Fall can be an unwelcome time of the year if you have diabetes. Cool evening walks and hiking through those crunchy, fallen leaves aren’t as appealing when you have a foot ulcer. A diabetic foot ulcer develops because of nerve damage or injury in the feet (where the nerves are the longest in your entire […]

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Normal Bladder and Bowel Health

Krista O'Dell, PT Krista O'Dell, PT November 9, 2018 0 Comments General Health

November is Bladder Health Awareness Month Who knew there was a “normal” for bladder and bowel health? Keeping a bladder and bowel diary for a few days is a great starting point to track and see if you have healthy habits. Guidelines for normal for bladder health Going to the bathroom 5-7 times a day about 2-4 […]

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Benefits of Controlling Type 2 Diabetes with Diet and Exercise

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare November 1, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Many people who have Type 2 diabetes use medication to control high blood sugar levels. But although medication can play an important role in Type 2 diabetes management, it may be possible to lower blood sugar levels by making lifestyle changes, such as diet and exercise. What causes Type 2 diabetes? If you have Type […]

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How speech-language therapy can help people of all ages

Abbie Krueger Abbie Krueger October 18, 2018 0 Comments Family Medicine

Speech-Language Pathologists, or SLPs, work with people who have speech, language, thinking, and swallowing problems. Speech therapy often involves strengthening and retraining the muscle groups involved in speech and swallowing, making the treatment for related conditions rehabilitative. Our speech therapists are specially-trained in the evaluation and treatment of dysphagia, issues with cognition, and communication – […]

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Don't let the flu get YOU! Here's what you need to know

Caleb Chitwood, PharmD Caleb Chitwood, PharmD October 11, 2018 0 Comments General Health

A century ago the most devastating pandemic in recent recorded history, the 1918 influenza virus (Spanish Flu) infected up to a third of the world’s population and is estimated to have killed more than 50 million worldwide; 675,000 in the United States. At the time, there were no vaccines available to prevent flu, no medications […]

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Rock The Walk Week 3

Tiffany Tiffany October 10, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Hello everyone, and welcome to week 3 of the Rock the Walk Challenge. We’re just about ready to hit the ‘hump’ of the challenge, which means time is FLYING by. You have plenty of time to keep working on your fitness and increasing the number of weekly minutes of exercise you achieve. Remember, each step […]

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3 Reasons to Schedule Your Mammogram Today

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare October 2, 2018 0 Comments General Health

According to the American Cancer Society, women in the United States have a 1 in 8 chance of developing breast cancer at some point in their lives. Although this statistic may sound scary, having a regular mammogram can help your doctor detect breast cancer in its earliest stages — when it is most treatable, and […]

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