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Ways to reduce pain (on your feet and back) during the Holiday season

The Holiday season is upon us, and you may find yourself pounding the pavement running from store to store or standing in a line to make a purchase. All of this standing and waiting in line can cause discomfort on your feet or back pain to act up. Here, NEBH Podiatrist Ken Leavitt, DPM, offers some tips on how to make your feet more comfortable, while NEBH physiatrist Kevin Bernard, MD, suggests some ways to keep your back feeling good during the Holidays.

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Keeping Up With Exercise During the Holidays

The holidays can be a busy and stressful time. Starting with Thanksgiving through New Year’s, you may find yourself moving from one obligation to the next. From going to work parties, fitting in holiday shopping and attending social gatherings, it might be a challenge to stay active and exercise during the season. To help you stick to your fitness routine during this festive time here are a few tips from NEBH Athletic Trainer Bryan Truscott:

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Six Tips for Cooking with Arthritis

The holiday season is almost upon us, and for many of us that means a lot of time in the kitchen cooking, baking and preparing festive meals. For the millions of Americans who suffer from arthritis, these tasks can be difficult. NEBH rheumatologist Monica Piecyk, MD offers the following tips on ways to make your holiday cooking preparations easier.

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After Surgery: Nutrition Tips

Although a well-balanced diet is always important, after surgery, it is especially crucial you are mindful of what you eat as certain nutrients are known to be essential for healing. Additionally, patients who are well-nourished and healthy have a much lower risk of infection. NEBH surgeon Lisa Ferzoco, MD, offers some general but vital nutrition tips.

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Caring for Your Surgical Incision During the Summer

Summertime usually means fun in the sun and trips to the beach, pool or lake. However, the summer months can pose a special challenge for care of a surgical incision. Read more for helpful tips to ensure that you take proper precautions when caring for your incision. 

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