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New approach to osteoarthritis of the knee offers relief without surgery

New approach to osteoarthritis of the knee offers relief without surgery

By Justin Pearce, D.C., Millpond Integrative Health & Wellness Center More than 30 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis … and a good portion of them have arthritis of the knee. It’s not surprising, considering how complex the knee joint is and the role it plays in locomotion. Osteoarthritis occurs when …

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Summer sandals

Summer sandals

By Dr. Amy Barko, CWSP Lexington Podiatry One of the biggest questions we get asked in our office is “What kind of shoes are best for my feet?” So,  as you can imagine, we get the same question for sandals in the summer! Even though there are many options for …

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Understanding Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Understanding Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Although there is much progress yet to be had, over the past 50 years, society has dramatically changed its view of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Today, we recognize both the right and ability of individuals with IDD to lead full and fulfilling lives. Getting there requires a better …

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Start Now to Make This School Year the Best Yet

Start Now to Make This School Year the Best Yet

It may seem as though the kids just got out of school a few weeks ago, but it’s already time to start thinking about back-to-school. If you’re not already shopping for bookbags and crayons, we understand. But now is the perfect time to do something about getting the kids physically ready …

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Heat and Exercise: Keeping Cool in Hot Weather

Heat and Exercise: Keeping Cool in Hot Weather

Stay safe during hot-weather exercise by drinking enough fluids, wearing proper clothing and timing your workout to avoid extreme heat. Whether you’re running, playing a pickup game of basketball or going for a power walk, take care when the temperature rises. If you exercise outdoors in hot weather, use these …

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July is UV Safety Awareness Month

July is UV Safety Awareness Month

We all love to take in those warm summer rays, but everyone must remember to protect their skin and eyes from the damaging effects of the sun. The sun emits radiation known as UV-A and UV-B rays. Both types can damage your eyes and skin: • UV-B rays have short …

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Lexington Diagnostic Center: Making outstanding care, superior quality convenient and affordable

Lexington Diagnostic Center

When it is time for an imaging study – CT scan, MRI, ultrasound – many patients simply “go with the flow” in the belief that there are no choices or that all of their choices are, essentially, the same. Nothing could be further from the truth! Lexington Diagnostic Center and …

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Time for a Summer Road Trip? UKFCU Can Help You Stay Safe and Sane!

Time for a Summer Road Trip

Millions of Americans will be taking a summer vacation this year; 69 percent of those will involve a road trip, according to the American Automobile Association. In addition to being less expensive, the summer road trip gives everyone a chance to share common experiences and bond together. Even so, even the …

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Revolutionary Diagnostic Screening Services

Diagnostic

Lexar Labs is a national full service clinical reference laboratory which offers specialized diagnostic screening and personalized service options allowing healthcare providers to personalize patient treatment plans, aximize patient quality of care, and reduce the overall cost of treatment. Lexar Labs uses cutting edge equipment and the highest quality of standards …

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EXPLORATION DURING OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME

EXPLORATION DURING OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME

The start of a new school year is the perfect time for kids and parents to discover new things, like the before and after school programs offered by the YMCA of Central Kentucky. These programs offer the perfect environment for kids to explore, learn and grow. And now, parents and …

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