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Exercising at Home

There are so many amazing options for virtual fitness training, it can actually be overwhelming to determine which one will work best for you and your lifestyle! Furthermore, many top virtual fitness programs vary dramatically in format and cost. In this article, we will give an overview of a few of the leading virtual workout programs so that you can determine which one might work best for you and your fitness journey! SWEAT by Kayla: This program is available as an App marketed towards women of all fitness levels. You can select a trainer and embark on a week-long program aimed at achieving maximum results. The workouts vary in length but stay around 30 minutes/day with some rest days built-in. SWEAT is also designed to be a social network where you...

Pandemic PTSD?

PTSD (Posttraumatic Stress Disorder) is a set of reactions that can occur after someone endures a traumatic event. In the first days and weeks after a traumatic event, people often experience strong feelings of fear, sadness, guilt, anger, and grief. As they begin to process what happened to them, these feelings typically subside. Most people will recover especially through the support of family and friends. For some people though, a traumatic event can lead to mental health issues such as “posttraumatic stress disorder” (PTSD), depression, or alcohol and drug use. In fact, research suggests that 5 to 10 percent of people will develop PTSD due to a major world event such as a pandemic. In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors are bracing themselves for...

Preventative Care During Coronavirus

Our desire is that patients will continue to follow best practices for safety during the pandemic, while still seeking preventative care. Effective May 4th, we are resuming regular well-checks for patients.  The benefits of regular check-ups include: Reduce your risk of getting sickDetect potentially life-threatening health conditions or diseases earlyIncrease chances for treatment and cureLimits the risk of complications by closely monitoring existing conditionsIncrease lifespan and improve healthReduce healthcare costs over time by avoiding costly medical servicesForm a good partnership with the doctor so treatment can be more efficientGet updated on new medical information or technologies that are available ...