August 21, 2017 - Monday

ARE YOU GOLF FIT?

Golf Fit

Of the estimated 27.8 million golfers in the United States, approximately 60% of golf professionals and 40% of amateurs will encounter injury during the course of each year. By Tim Cummings, PT, DPT, CSCS, TPI-CGFI, Elite Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy – Why is Physical Preparation for Golf Important? The repetitive nature of the golf swing can ingrain swing faults …

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Workplace Wellness: What It Is and Why It’s Important To All Of Us!

By Jacob Wayman, Project Manager, Corporate Medicine and Wellness Services – As an employer or employee, you may already be aware that ‘Wellness’ is the new buzz word of the health care industry and, more importantly, the workplace. But what exactly is Wellness? And how can we incorporate it in the Workplace? By definition Workplace Wellness is: “…an organized, employer-sponsored …

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Hormonal Changes Affect Men Too

Hormonal Changes Affect Men Too

What is Andropause and what can you do about it? By James Mirabile, MD, FACOG – Men, there comes a time when we start hearing age-related comments like “you’re just getting older,” or “you’re not as young as you used to be.” Issues of masculinity can be a sensitive topic and no man wants to hear that he’s losing testosterone, …

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June is Men’s Health Month

June is a Men's Health Month

By Sarrisa Haley, Wellness Manager, The Athletic Club – As a woman, I know full well that men have a tendency to be hardheaded and stubborn. Many times, they experience symptoms, warnings, or challenges that they’d rather ignore than find out something might be wrong. So for the sake of this article, I will keep it light, neutral and informative …

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Strength-Based Approach to Challenges and Differences Within Your Family

Differences Within Your Family

A positive twist gives us more power to Improve Relationships and Build Confidence By Jennifer Buehler, LSCSW, LCAC, Leawood Counseling Center – Families are a compilation of many different personalities, characters, dreams, challenges, fears, past experiences, and needs. Putting so many elements together without an understanding and appreciation for them can create chaos, misunderstanding, brokenness and separation. Combining my passion …

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Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Pain Treatment

Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Pain Treatment

By Dr. Thomas F. Bembynista – The discomfort associated with plantar fasciitis and heel pain is normally located in the center of the arch extending to the heel. The pain can occur on either one or both feet and generally occurs with the first step in the morning or after sitting for a long period of time. Sometimes when x-rays …

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Common Working Man Concern: Stress Related Insomnia

Stress Related Insomnia

Q: I toss and turn in bed counting sheep thinking about work. The only medications that I take include a variety of over-the-counter (otc) sleep aids. What can help? A. If you are suffering from insomnia, then you are not alone. Millions of Americans suffer from stress related insomnia. Stimulants such as caffeinated beverages or foods high in sugars consumed …

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Just For Her Event – Kansas City’s Premier Women’s Event!

Just For Her Event

The Just For Her Event is Kansas City’s premier annual women’s event! This once-a-year, aone-of-a-kind event offers women the opportunity to spend time shopping, pampering themselves, having fun, and learning everything they need to know, JUST FOR HER. This event was started by Aimee Jacobson and Lindsay Aydelotte of Kansas City, who recognized the need to bring Kansas City a …

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Heart-Healthy Diet Helps Men Lower Bad Cholesterol

Heart-Healthy Diet Helps Men Lower Bad Cholesterol

By American Heart Association- A heart-healthy diet helped men at high risk for heart disease reduce their bad cholesterol, regardless of whether they lost weight, in a study presented at the American Heart Association’s Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2013 Scientific Sessions. The 19 24- to 62-year-old men in the study had metabolic syndrome, which refers to three or more …

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Conquering Your Thoughts and Strongholds

By Coach Lucy DelSarto, WEC, TCOY Wellness – Every day we battle a war. The casualties are everywhere as people suffer emotionally, physically and financially from disease, unhealthy relationships and career changes. Often, the most significant conflict exists in our minds and is where most battles are won or lost. Could you be subconsciously holding yourself captive and fueling disease …

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The messageQube: Keeping Older Adults Connected with the People Who Care for Them

The messageQube

Truth be told, when Rob Sweeney first invented the messageQube, he never imagined it would impact public safety systems, or be the communication hub that remotely monitors congestive heart failure patients. However, he did think it could make it easier for family and friends to communicate with elderly and ill people. Rob saw his own mom in a lonely hospital …

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Putting the Boots to ALS – Second Annual 5K RUN/WALK

Putting the Boots to ALS

Race Day: Saturday, June 22, 2013 Time: 8:00 a.m. Location: Rockhurst High School Project 5 for ALS is a grassroots organization, which started from the vision of Robert C. Willson (Big Bob) two years before he died of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). Rob urged all of his friends and family to support his goal of starting a foundation to fund …

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Live a Fit Life!

Live a Fit Life

By Jimmy Page, Fellowship of Christian Athletes – A friend of mine has a huge sign on his office door that quotes a saying his father lived out: “Life is God’s gift to you… What you do with it is your gift back to God.” It serves as a constant reminder that every day and every decision really matters — …

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When Minutes Matter

When Minutes Matters

PATIENT BENEFITS FROM ADVANCED TREATMENT FOR STROKE All of a sudden, Bobby Smith couldn’t talk. He also couldn’t lift his left arm or left leg. Just minutes before, he had been chatting with his daughter, enjoying a quiet afternoon and some quality family time. Minutes later, he was in an ambulance, en route to the Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center at …

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