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Is it Time to See a Sports Medicine Doctor?

Is it Time to See a Sports Medicine Doctor?

What's the first thought that comes to your mind when you hear the term "sports medicine doctor"? It's natural to think of major sports organizations like the NHL, MLB or NFL. For that reason, you might think that sports medicine doctors are only meant to treat professional athletes.

Your Guide to Flu Season During Pregnancy

Your Guide to Flu Season During Pregnancy

The autumn season means pumpkin patches, changing leaves and excitement around the holidays. Unfortunately, fall also means the start of flu season. In previous years, you’d just get a flu shot and forget about it.

3 Common Golf Injuries and How They are Treated

3 Common Golf Injuries and How They are Treated

After a stressful week, there's something therapeutic about hitting the links and enjoying a nice round a golf. Plus, it's a great outdoor activity to help you stay active during COVID-19 and social distancing. But even though many of us enjoy golf, the risk of a sports injury can be high. That's because there are a lot of repetitive motions in golf that can cause your body some trouble over time. If you're planning on hitting the green this year, take a look at some of the most common golf injuries and how you can treat them.

  • Written by: Dave Ommen
How to Boost Your Immune System When Pregnant

How to Boost Your Immune System When Pregnant

When you're pregnant, it's only natural to want the best for your baby! And to give your baby the very best, you need to keep yourself healthy. Since we're all currently navigating through the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19), you might be looking for more ways you can boost your immune system during your pregnancy.

The good news is there's plenty of ways you can improve and nurture your immune health. From eating healthy foods to taking more naps, you can keep yourself healthy during pregnancy and have peace of mind about your own baby’s health.

  • Written by: Heather Foy
4 Ways to Naturally Improve Your Bone Health

4 Ways to Naturally Improve Your Bone Health

Did you know that your bones are a living tissue? Although the skeleton you saw in your high school science classroom might make you think otherwise, it's true. In fact, about 10 percent of bone in your body is replaced each year. That's because your bones are always hard at work repairing and replenishing themselves.

Since your bones work tirelessly to keep your body strong, it's only natural to want to return the favor. We've all heard that drinking milk can supply enough calcium to build strong bones. But there are other natural ways to improve your bone health.

  • Written by: Heather Foy
What You Need to Know About Giving Birth During COVID-19

What You Need to Know About Giving Birth During COVID-19

If you ask around, many mothers will tell you that giving birth is one of the most amazing and precious moments of their lives. As your delivery date draws closer, you can't wait to experience the miracle of life for yourself. But there's something you could have never planned for that's causing you to worry: The coronavirus (COVID-19).

  • Written by: Heather Foy
What Pregnant Women Should Know About Coronavirus

What Pregnant Women Should Know About Coronavirus

If you're expecting, you know that being pregnant can be stressful. But now the coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused states all across the country to close down. Your routine has been disrupted and social distancing has become a daily practice.

Top Pregnancy Fears and How to Feel Better About Them

Top Pregnancy Fears and How to Feel Better About Them

It's natural to worry during your pregnancy. After all, your body is going through a lot of major changes. And sometimes, all it takes is one unfamiliar feeling to push you through the rabbit hole of uncertainty and anxiety. Worrying is part of every pregnancy. But sometimes you need some help stopping those worries before they gain momentum.

Tips for Traveling After a Knee Replacement

Tips for Traveling After a Knee Replacement

Did you know that knee replacement surgery is one of the most common procedures performed by orthopedic surgeons? Whether you've recently undergone the surgery or plan to soon, thinking about when you can get back to your normal lifestyle might be top of mind. After all, it's natural to want to get back out there right after surgery. But taking the right precautions is the key to a successful recovery after a knee replacement.

  • Written by: Dave Ommen
4 Tips on How to Get a Newborn to Sleep at Night

4 Tips on How to Get a Newborn to Sleep at Night

As a new parent, there's plenty of questions you still want to ask. But one seems to stay at the top of your mind: How can you get a newborn to sleep at night? Putting a baby to sleep and having them stay asleep can sometimes feel like an impossible task. Oftentimes, just when you think you're all set, you hear sounds from the baby monitor and you're back to square one.

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