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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Arthritis Pain and Stiffness?: How incorporating exercise can give your joints a ‘tune up’ and help you get the most mileage out of your joints

By Kim Carroll, MD

In full disclosure, I am definitely no auto mechanic. However, I have been told that cars tend to run better when they are driven. A car left idle for long periods of time may run the risk of belts becoming corroded, carbon building up in the engine, and wheels getting flattened or jammed up.

In many ways, the same holds true for people. The Arthritis Foundation considers exercise to be, “the most effective non-drug treatment for reducing pain and improving movement in osteoarthritis.” 

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Transition to Wellness helps Patient Avoid Hospitalization

Eugene and Ada Taylor meet with nurse practitioner Connie Douglas. Douglas leads the Transition to Wellness Center at Christian Hospital. Since beginning the program almost a year ago, Eugene has learned to better manage his kidney disease and has avoided hospitalization for the condition. 

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Monday, August 25, 2014

Have You Heard the Latest Way to Evaluate Your Hearing Health?

Elizabeth Fernandez, AuD

Take a Three Question Quiz to Test For Hearing Loss:

 

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