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What We Treat: Sprained Ankles

Even though many people, especially athletes, believe their bodies are invincible, the truth is no one is immune to injuries. One of the most common sports related injuries, ankle sprains, can happen not only on the athletic field or court, but simply by stepping off a curb and landing incorrectly as well.

7th September 2016

Brain Food: Do Certain Foods Actually Help Your Child Do Better in School?

As a parent, you want your child to do well in school. The best way to ensure their success is to give them the tools and the fuel they need to do well, both in the classroom and in life.

7th September 2016

Why Everybody Needs to Schedule an Annual Physical Exam

Not everybody recognizes the benefits of seeing a physician on a regular basis. With the way the United States’ healthcare system is set up, it is not uncommon for adults under the age of 65 to be uninsured.

1st September 2016

STD Rates Continue to Rise in Oregon: Why You Should Get Tested

The Oregon Health Authority recently reported a shocking statistic:

22nd August 2016

Back to School: Are Your Kids Getting Enough Sleep?

Nighttime fireworks shows, long stays at summer camp, family vacations and the late sunsets of summertime are some of the many joys your child may have experienced during their summer vacation.

12th August 2016

Can You Substitute Your Primary Care Doctor for a Walk In Clinic?

When you get sick, the last thing you want to do is to make an appointment with your primary care physician, miss more work than you need to, and then wait for what seems like hours in their waiting room.

12th August 2016

It’s Time for Your Back-to-School Immunizations

Vaccinations are one of the biggest public health innovations in history. Because of the myriad vaccines we have available, we have completely or nearly eliminated several devastating diseases, saving countless lives in the process. Diseases like measles, mumps, whooping cough and chickenpox can be debilitating, or even fatal.

5th August 2016

Why Now Is the Time to Be Thinking About Sports Physicals

If your child plays team sports through their school, you are probably looking forward to cheering them on during their season, and planning out your schedule around their practices. But have you planned for their sports physical yet?

29th July 2016

Why You Should Be Wearing Sunscreen Every Day (And We Know Most of You Aren’t!)

The summer equinox, also known as the longest day of the year, was June 20, and the rest of summer is looking pretty bright.

22nd July 2016

3 Common Summer Ailments to Be Cautious Of

Now that summer is in full swing, it is more important than ever to stay diligent when it comes to your health.

21st July 2016