Category: Health

The Effects of Stress on Your Body

March 5, 2020

Stress is the body’s reaction to harmful situations – whether they’re real or perceived. When you feel threatened, a chemical reaction occurs in your body that allows you to act in a way to prevent injury. This reaction is known as “fight-or-flight,” or the stress response. The effects of stress can impact the body in […]

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Shoulder Dislocation: What You Need to Know

December 20, 2019

The shoulder joint, also called the ball-and-socket joint, is the body’s most mobile joint. The downside of this mobility is that the joint is more susceptible to shoulder dislocation. Symptoms of Shoulder Dislocation Your shoulder becomes dislocated when the top of your upper arm bone, which is shaped like a ball, pops out of the […]

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Concussions: What you need to know

August 29, 2019

A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that can occur after severe impact to your head or after an injury that causes your head and brain to shake quickly back and forth. Anyone can become injured due to a concussion during a fall, car accident or daily activity. Your risk is increased if you […]

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How to Tell If You Have a Strained, Sprained or Broken Ankle

August 16, 2019

Sometimes in life, we are just plain clumsy. While slips and falls often result in hurt pride, they can also leave you with more serious injuries such as strains, sprains or breaks. When the injury occurs in a joint, like the ankle, it can be hard to tell how serious it is. The treatment process […]

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Total Joint Replacement Digital Seminar Hosted by Campbell Clinic

August 8, 2019

Interested in learning more about joint replacement surgery? Attend our free seminar via Facebook Live on Monday, August 26, for a virtual discussion with Campbell Clinic Total Joint Replacement Surgeon Marcus Ford, M.D. WHEN: August 26, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. WHERE: Facebook Live INFO:  The goal of joint replacement is to ease pain […]

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What to Eat When Training for a Marathon

July 25, 2019

Whether you’re a seasoned competitor or it’s your first time running a marathon, training for race day requires excellent nutrition. What you eat on a daily basis throughout your training program is just as important as what you eat the day before the big event. Without the necessary dietary requirements, your athletic performance can suffer. […]

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Juvenile Arthritis: What You Should Know

July 18, 2019

Juvenile Arthritis (JA) is an umbrella term used to describe the many autoimmune and inflammatory conditions that can develop in children under the age of 16, and it affects nearly 300,000 children in the United States. Although the various types of JA share similar symptoms, like joint swelling, pain, redness and warmth, each one is […]

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How to Prevent a Hernia

June 13, 2019

June is Hernia Awareness Month. The purpose of this month is to raise awareness of the warning signs and treatment options for hernias. A hernia develops when a section of your intestine, or other tissue in your abdomen, pushes through a layer of muscle that has become weakened. The pain associated with a hernia can […]

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What Getting Enough Sleep Does for Your Body

May 16, 2019

Sleep plays a vital role in your physical health. And getting enough sleep each night protects your body from both mental and physical health problems. We all know what it feels like to wake up energized after getting a full night of rest and equally understand what it feels like to function on a mere […]

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