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Walk Like a Penguin and Other Tips to Avoid Winter Slips

Don’t underestimate the snow, slush and ice beneath your feet. Every winter the number of injuries that come from falls increases by more than 10 times, and those spills can happen to anyone. Avera Physical Therapist Phil Moe, who serves as the Avera Therapy Outpatient Manager, said it’s easy to overlook a change in conditions that quickly occurs as we get some snow, freezing rain or a drop in temperature. Read More »
Wellness and Prevention · Avera Health

A Holistic Approach to Discovering Your Ideal Body

When it comes to starting a weight loss program, your needs – physically, mentally and emotionally – are unique. That’s why the best approach is one that’s personalized for you. Discover how to make lifestyle changes that promote not only weight loss, but overall well-being when you work with a health coach at Avera Medical Group Integrative Medicine. Read More »
Wellness and Prevention · Avera Health

Contact Lenses and Good Eye Health – Don’t Skimp When it Comes to Sight

There’s nothing wrong with being frugal – just like our moms and dads taught us. We squeeze toothpaste tubes until they are flattened, clip coupons and of course we keep wearing our contacts well past their expiration date because it’ll save money. Read More »
Wellness and Prevention · Avera Health

Set Specific Goals for New Year’s Success

If you’re among the 80 percent of Americans who just say PASS when it comes to setting New Year’s resolutions – think again. We can all use some positive change, and with a bit of insight, yes, you can achieve your goals in 2017. Read More »
Wellness and Prevention · Avera Health

Get Your Sweat On

It’s officially cold outside! Walking to work today, I felt my eyelashes freeze my eyes open. I realized that in order to sweat this season I am going to have to make a conscious effort. Sweating is so good for our bodies. Read More »
Wellness and Prevention · Avera Health

‘Tis the Season to Make (And Keep) Resolutions

As I am in the midst of the holiday season and busy with the holiday rush, I realize it is time for me to sit down and set my 2017 goals! I set SMART goals. Specific Measurable Attainable Relevant Time-Bound Mind Tools™ has a great article on their website about SMART goals. Read More »
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