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Rock The Walk 2021: Week 2

Tiffany Tiffany October 4, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Welcome back to week 2 of the Rock the Walk Challenge—hopefully you dominated week 1 and are ready to tackle week 2. If you feel you can make improvements from last week…hey—you’re in luck! You have an opportunity this week, and 4 more weeks to continue to improve and be a better version of yourself. […]

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Rock The Walk 2021: Week 1

Tiffany Tiffany September 27, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Hey everyone! Happy first week of the Rock the Walk Challenge. I hope you’re enjoying getting into the groove (or continuing your groove) with incorporating physical activity into your day and dominating this challenge. Remember, making lifestyle changes takes time, and is a marathon, not a sprint! The overall theme to this challenge is “Awareness […]

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Helping Athletes Beat The Heat

Julia Neppl PT, LAT Julia Neppl PT, LAT August 19, 2021 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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Protect your hearing this summer

Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. June 29, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Prevent hearing loss this summer! It’s important to note that many outdoor activities can lead to noise-induced hearing loss if you  are not careful. Many popular summer activities can be hazardous to our ears due to high decibel levels, bacteria, or other elements. Prolonged exposure to lawn mowers, power tools, motorized vehicles, sporting events, concerts, […]

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"Make Each Step Count" Community Challenge - Week 6

Tiffany Tiffany June 3, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Hot dang! We made it to the grand finale! It’s time for you all to do a (large) happy dance and celebrate your success! There’s something so dang awesome about being able to take a step back and focus on the great things you’ve accomplished. I think there’s also something very powerful in noticing the […]

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"Make Each Step Count" Community Challenge - Week 5

Tiffany Tiffany May 28, 2021 0 Comments General Health

I can’t believe how close to the finale we are! These days have been flying by (Which they do say, happens when you’re having fun!) As we’ve discussed over the last few weeks through these blogs and education, exercise can have a great and lasting affect with mental health, stress, anxiety and even your self-esteem […]

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Shop for a doctor, not a device

The difference between medical and retail hearing care Today’s hearing care landscape is crowded. Hearing aid retailers, big-box stores like Costco and over-the-counter hearing device makers alike all claim that they can effectively treat hearing loss without an audiologist. But can they? Fort Healthcare Audiology follows a medical model, meaning you can trust that you […]

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"Make Each Step Count" Community Challenge - Week 4

Tiffany Tiffany May 21, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Welcome to week 4 of the challenge—you made it over the hump, and we hope you’re feeling on top of the world! There are a LOT of great reasons why spring and summer are wonderful—longer days, the warm sun, pool and beach days, backyard get togethers, sports, and of course the warmer weather…just to name […]

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"Make Each Step Count" Community Challenge - Week 3

Tiffany Tiffany May 14, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Welcome back! We’re almost to that midway point of the challenge—this is a great point to reflect on what you are proud of from the last few weeks, and also, what you would like to accomplish for the 2nd half of the challenge. Maybe you’re thinking that this is a good point to be adding […]

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"Make Each Step Count" Community Challenge - Week 2

Tiffany Tiffany May 7, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Welcome back, everyone! Week 2! I bet you are feeling great from starting your first week of this challenge, and hopefully you have started experiencing the GREAT benefits of exercise—such as feeling stronger, more energy, better sleep, clothes fitting a bit better and even the scale number moving. Week 2’s topic is an important one, […]

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