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Don't Let Shin Splints Slow You Down This Year


It’s that time of the year – the snow is melting, the sun is shining and spring sports are beginning! For many high school athletes this means one thing: shin splints. As a Licensed Athletic Trainer, I see a lot of athletes in the spring with Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) also known as shin […]

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Heart Health Awareness - Year-Round

Tiffany Tiffany February 22, 2018 0 Comments Nutrition

Create Heart-Healthy Habits 365 Days a Year! February is American Heart Month. With 17.3 million deaths each year from cardiovascular disease, it’s important to remember about your heart health, not just for the month of February, but year-round! Let’s take a quick glance at the statistics of heart disease and just how prevalent and dangerous […]

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Eating for a Healthy Heart

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare February 16, 2018 0 Comments Nutrition

When it comes to nutrition and eating for a healthy heart, some simple diet changes can improve your lipid numbers. Lipid labs are the labs your doctor orders to check the levels of cholesterol, LDL (bad) cholesterol, HDL (good) cholesterol, and your triglycerides. It’s important to know your numbers and to understand what those numbers means so […]

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Are You Keeping To Your New Year's Resolutions?

Tiffany Tiffany January 19, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Resolutions might seem hard to maintain with January coming to a close. Health resolutions are very common for those looking to lose weight and improve the quality of their health overall. Having a resolution is a great approach to creating a healthier you, but why not try something new? Why not turn your resolution into […]

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Alcohol - How Much Is Too Much?

Traci Wilson Traci Wilson January 11, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Alcohol is the most frequently consumed substance of use and misuse in Wisconsin, and during the holidays our alcohol use is typically higher than normal. Alcohol can add a lot of additional calories we don’t need, but it can also be harmful to our overall health.  Do you know what the risks are?  How do […]

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Strategies for a Healthy Holiday Season

Traci Wilson Traci Wilson December 21, 2017 0 Comments General Health

Keeping Healthy During The Holidays Thanksgiving is over but we are now in the midst of MORE holiday gatherings, lots of great food, and often an overabundance of delicious treats. Temptations are tested and any attempt to “diet” is often crushed. I prefer to not use the word “diet”, or any other words often associated […]

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Eating for Heart Health- Easy as 1, 2, 3!

Amy Podmolik Amy Podmolik February 10, 2017 0 Comments Nutrition

When it comes to nutrition, some simple diet changes can improve your lipid numbers. Lipid labs are the labs your doctor orders to check the levels of cholesterol, LDL (bad) cholesterol, HDL (good) cholesterol, and your triglycerides. It’s important to know your numbers and to understand what those numbers means so that you can be more proactive […]

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Start exercising with 'Rock the Walk'

Tiffany Tiffany September 2, 2016 0 Comments General Health

Happy September everyone! It’s crazy to think the kiddos are back to school, football is starting up and the days are getting shorter—what!? WHERE DID THE SUMMER GO?! For me, summer is a little more ‘loosy goosy’ with schedules. Between sporting events, BBQ’s, grad parties, weddings, and “let’s go to the beach today because we […]

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How to Find Your Solution to Stress

donaldwilliams donaldwilliams February 25, 2016 0 Comments Family Medicine

Having gotten past Groundhog’s Day (didn’t see his shadow), Valentine’s Day (remembered my wife) and now being teased with warm weather, it may seem an odd time to write about stress. Unfortunately, however, all of us continue to be bombarded with stress in our everyday lives and learning to cope with the day-to-day issues we […]

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How to Keep Your Resolutions

nicolemiller nicolemiller January 28, 2016 0 Comments General Health

Resolutions might seem hard to maintain with January coming to a close. Health resolutions are very common for those looking to lose weight and improve the quality of their health overall. Having a resolution is a great approach to creating a healthier you, but why not try something new? Why not turn your resolution into […]

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