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Gardening with Arthritic Hands

Statistics show that that up to 97% of people over the age of 60 will demonstrate signs of Osetoarthritis in one joint or another. Osteoarthiritis is characterized by deterioration of the cartilage in a joint and is progressive in nature.... Read More

Waking Up Wet

Tommy is 9 and wets the bed almost every night. In the morning, he is so embarrassed that he hides his sheets in his closet. His mom is worried about him because he’s started to become less talkative, and seems... Read More

Tue, March 3, 2020 in Blog

Overloaded backpacks may be hazardous to your health

The end of summer marks the beginning of another school year. As students return to school backpacks should be a subject matter taken seriously. Medical complications could result from backpacks that are too heavy, not properly fitted, or poorly designed.... Read More

Tue, August 6, 2019 in Blog

Benefits of Aquatic Therapy

Did you know that pools are great for a lot more than just swimming? In fact, aquatic therapy can be a very effective form of treatment for people in need of physical rehabilitation. Two great things about it (besides the... Read More

Fri, July 19, 2019 in Blog

Oaklawn's 2019 Benefit Auction sets record

MARSHALL – “Mitten State” fans filled the FireKeepers Casino Hotel ballroom Saturday, March 9, during the 29th annual Oaklawn Hospital Benefit Auction – and they turned out in record numbers. As two giant video screens displayed the Michigan-Michigan State basketball... Read More

Mon, March 11, 2019 in Blog