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  • Treatment for Hammertoe and Achilles Tendon Injuries

    Foot and ankle problems can range from minor nagging pains to serious injuries. If not treated quickly, even minor issues or imbalances can escalate, so it’s important to begin treatment immediately. Below we discuss two common foot problems and what you need to know to make a full recovery from each.

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  • It’s National Medical Staff Services Week!

    It’s National Medical Staff Services Week!

    This week we recognize our Medical Staff Services Professionals – key members of the healthcare team who are dedicated to thoroughly investigating and verifying the credentials and practice history of the providers who are granted privileges here. They are also experts in medical staff organization/bylaws, accreditation, regulatory compliance, and provider relations

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  • North Central Surgical Center Hospital Receives Two Press Ganey Awards

    Each year, Press Ganey recognizes and honors organizations that have accomplished and sustained top performance. North Central Surgical Center Hospital is proud to announce that we’ve received the Guardian of Excellence award and the Beacon of Excellence award for 2014! The Guardian of Excellence Award honors facilities that have achieved the 95th percentile or higher in the composite overall rating during 2014, and the Beacon of Excellence Award honors top-performing organizations at or above the 95th percentile on the basis of extraordinary achievement and excellence for patient experience. Thank you to our amazing staff and to our community for making this achievement possible! Our CEO, Suzanne Greever received our awards today during their 2014 National Client Conference Awards Lunch.

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  • Announcing the Employee Excellence Award Recipients

    It is with great honor and excitement that the MPC committee would like to announce the first recipients of the Employee Excellence Award(s)!

    Congratulations to JULIE VORDENBAUM (Operational Excellence Award) and WENDY HUNKA (Clinical Excellence Award), please see the attached announcements.

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  • Throwing Injuries In Children

    Throwing Injuries In Children

    One of the more common injuries in children’s sports—specifically in baseball—is medial apophysitis, more commonly known as Little Leaguer’s elbow. Baseball pitchers are most susceptible to this injury, but any athlete who throws regularly can be susceptible. If you’re concerned your child may be at risk of Littler Leaguer’s elbow, read below to make sure you know what action to take.

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  • Everything You Need To Know About Lower Back Pain

    Everything You Need To Know About Lower Back Pain

    Almost everyone experiences lower back pain at some point in their lives. For some, it’s just a slight discomfort in the morning, while others may experience a debilitating pain that just won’t go away. Understanding what causes back pain can help you minimize the symptoms or possibly eliminate them altogether. Below is useful information to help educate you on lower back pain.

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  • Conditioning Your Foot And Ankle After An Injury Or Surgery

    Conditioning Your Foot And Ankle After An Injury Or Surgery

    In order to get back to your normal activities after a foot or ankle injury or surgery, it’s important to implement a conditioning program. A typical conditioning program usually involves various exercises to help strengthen the foot or ankle. A doctor can help determine the best type of program for your specific injury or need in order to get you back to your healthy lifestyle.

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  • Choosing The Right Pair Of Athletic Shoes

    Choosing The Right Pair Of Athletic Shoes

    One of the most important purchases you can make when it comes to injury prevention is a good pair of athletic shoes. Athletic and physical activities can generate a lot of force through the legs—as much as five times your body weight, in fact. If you play a sport, it’s crucial to find a pair of athletic shoes designated specifically for the sport you play. If you perform various exercises at a gym, you might benefit most from a cross training shoe.

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  • The Risks Of Steroid Use

    The Risks Of Steroid Use

    Anabolic steroids have been in the spotlight in the world of professional sports since many athletes have been discovered using drugs to enhance their performance. But what often slides under the radar is the increased use of steroids by adolescents looking to improve their physical appearance and abilities. While most adult athletes are aware of the risks of steroid use, it’s important to stress the dangers to young adults who may be unaware of the potential harm they can do to their bodies by using steroids. Below is some information to help you educate your child on the risks of steroid use.

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  • How to Prevent Yoga Injuries

    How to Prevent Yoga Injuries

    Perhaps due to the increasingly stressful lifestyle of many Americans, yoga has become an increasingly popular way to release stress and strengthen the body. Studies have demonstrated yoga’s many benefits, including increased flexibility, better posture, improved breathing, reduced stress and improved heart health. But as with any form of physical activity, there is a risk of injury involved in yoga practice.

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