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December 19, 2023 / Health / Jamie Kogut

Staying Healthy Through the Holidays

As the year is coming to an end and the holiday season is quickly approaching, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the hustle of it all. As a company, we are busy as ever and our duties as healthcare providers never slow down, however it’s equally important to enjoy this season prioritize health and wellbeing in our personal lives. Here are a few helpful reminders to help make the best of this season!

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December 14, 2023 / Health / Kelly Murphy

Winter INJURIES???

As the weather gets colder and the snow starts falling, we start to see an increase in orthopedic injuries. There have been reports of about 1 million U.S. adults injured due to slips and falls every year, with significant increase as temperature declines. Living in New England, we not only experience snow but ice, sleet, and the lovely slush. This causes wet pavement, slippery…

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Ankle & Foot / Thomas Cao

What to Wear on Your Feet in the Winter?

New England winters can bring lots of beautiful snow. That also means freezing temperatures, wet conditions, and icy walkways. It is important to have proper gear in order to help you enjoy the winter and to avoid injuries. The keys are: staying warm and dry, picking shoes that fit, and choosing function over style.

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December 1, 2023 / Health / Christina Gosselin

Winter Gift Guide for Runners

With the winter holidays fast approaching and time running out to get the perfect gift, why not treat your special someone with a gift that can really help them start the new year off right. We compiled a list of holiday gifts with running in the winter in mind!

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Sports / Paulo Rodrigues

High School Sports Injuries

This study is unique because it looks at a variety of different sports and injuries in a single study. Most studies that look at injury rates only examine one sport or one type of injury. The sports being examined in this study are…

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November 17, 2023 / Health / Julie Tolento

Lymphedema: The Swell Life of a Limb

Living with lymphedema can be very challenging, however there are self-management strategies and professional therapies that can improve overall quality of life and prevent the condition from worsening.

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November 7, 2023 / Back Pain / Donald Murphy

“My back really hurts. What should I do? Whom should I see?”

Back pain is a part of life. Nearly everyone develops some kind of back problem at some point – and often multiple times throughout life. In most cases the pain is not serious and resolves fairly quickly. But there are times when the pain is quite intense and does not go away on its own.
There are a lot of…

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October 31, 2023 / Health / David Interlini

Use It or Lose It

As the obesity epidemic in America continues to worsen, and the prevalence of chronic disease
rises, it is clear our lifestyles are having a negative impact on society. The burden is
overwhelming our healthcare system, and the economic impact is unsustainable. As providers,
we encourage people to lose….

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October 26, 2023 / Bone Health / Julie Maas

Strength Training for Osteoporosis

Strength training is a powerful tool in the fight against osteoporosis. It not only helps build stronger bones but also enhances balance, coordination, and overall…

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