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Joint-Friendly Stretches & Workouts

Joint-Friendly Stretches & Workouts

Exercise and good nutrition are key elements to keeping your body in a healthy state. But even these two health measures can cause harm if not done properly. For example, did you know that certain stretches and workouts can actually lead to joint damage?

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Tips for Avoiding Foot & Ankle Injuries While Running

Tips for Avoiding Foot & Ankle Injuries While Running

If you are a regular runner, it doesn’t matter the weather or the season, you will likely find no excuse big enough to keep you from pounding the pavement. One thing that will slow you down, however, is an injury to your foot or ankle.

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Celebrating Medical Fitness Week - September 14th-20th

Celebrating Medical Fitness Week - September 14th-20th

Medical Fitness Week is almost upon us. Typically celebrated in the spring, this annual observation had been postponed this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic until September. As many of us may have been less active this past summer because of added restrictions, Medical Fitness Week is the perfect time to get up and get moving!

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Hurt on the Job? Orthopaedic Immediate Care is the Solution

Hurt on the Job? Orthopaedic Immediate Care is the Solution

If you have sustained an acute workplace injury, MidAmerica’s Orthopaedic Immediate Care is not just a service, but a solution. When you value fast, yet quality treatment with a direct to specialist approach, orthopaedic immediate care is the answer.

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Direct to Specialist Care Saves Roughly 60% on Workers' Comp Claims

Direct to Specialist Care Saves Roughly 60% on Workers' Comp Claims

As an employer, it’s necessary to consider the best plan of approach when it comes to workplace injuries and workers’ compensation claims. Where you send your employees when an injury occurs on the job can have a significant impact on the final cost of a claim. A direct to specialist approach can help to substantially offset the overall costs of workers’ compensation claims.

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Why Your Child Under 21 Should See a Pediatric Orthopaedic Specialist

Why Your Child Under 21 Should See a Pediatric Orthopaedic Specialist

A growing child’s or young adult’s body doesn’t work exactly the same as an adult’s body does. That’s why there are doctors and specialists trained specifically to work with children. When your child at or under the age of 21 suffers from an orthopaedic condition or injury, it’s best to take them to see a pediatric orthopaedic specialist.

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Common Summer Pediatric Injuries

Common Summer Pediatric Injuries

With summer now in full swing, kids are likely to be outside playing more often and this means one thing: a higher chance of pediatric injuries. Learn about the most common summer pediatric orthopaedic injuries, all of which we see here at MidAmerica Orthopaedics.

Long summer days are a child’s favorite time of year. No school, warm weather, and time for making memories and constant play. But with all that excess daylight and energy to burn, comes a greater potential for getting injured.

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When an Injury Occurs

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