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15 Oct
Cases of cabin fever are widespread throughout the Midwest as temperatures finally start rising and people begin emerging from their homes in pursuit of fun, warmer-weather activities. If you are someone who suffers from a back or neck condition, it’s likely that you are familiar with the effect weather (or rather the change in weather) may have on your pain.…
15 Oct
Spring is officially here! For many of us, there are spring projects that need to complete. Whether you are planting your flower garden or cleaning and organizing your garage, it is important to make sure you are lifting and moving objects correctly, so you don’t injury your back. Before you do any heavy lifting, we recommend you think through the…
15 Oct
**If you are at all unsure of whether a walking program is safe for you, please get medical clearance from your doctor before getting started with the tips below. Be prepared! It is important to dress for the weather; this could mean dressing in layers. It is also important to wear comfortable shoes that offer support, as well as moisture-wicking…
14 Oct
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Shah will be seeing patients at our Fond du Lac clinic location starting on June 2nd. Dr. Shah obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois where he studied bioengineering with a minor in chemistry. He decided to stay at his alma mater to obtain his medical degree. After medical school, Dr.…
26 Sep
Some of the benefits of gardening are readily observable, like the pride of growing something beautiful or the refreshing feeling of spending time outdoors. But gardening actually offers a multitude of benefits that can improve your health and peace of mind, and even reduce your pain. Endorphin Rush All that raking, digging and weeding not only helps you burn calories,…
21 Sep
In part one of our post on recommended warm-weather activities, we touched on the pain-fighting benefits of strengthening bones, increasing flexibility, building muscle and diminishing stiffness. We provided some back and neck friendly outdoor activity recommendations to enjoy in the month ahead. In this piece, APM experts share insight regarding activities to avoid if you are experiencing back or neck…

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