Health in Springfield, OR

Don't give up your outdoor workout routine due to the cold weather. Instead, says Bend physical therapist Laura Cooper, just go into each cold-weather workout prepared while following certain common-sense precautions.

We understand you have a choice when selecting a physical therapy provider and are honored you chose Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy as a member of your healthcare team. If you are recovering from an injury, a surgical procedure, or regaining strength and balance to your body, we understand these decisions can be overwhelming. We want …

Have a pimple-like bump on your eyelid? How to get rid of it for good.

What do the winners of the 2015 Masters Tournament and the Women’s World Cup have in common? One shocking response - Basketball! Jordan Spieth and members of the Women’s U.S. National soccer team accredit a large chunk of their renowned athletic success to being multi-sport athletes until high school or college age. Jordan enjoyed playing basketball with his brother Steven, and was also a successful quarterback and pitcher through his high school career4.

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Taking care of your teeth is important. This Dental Health Kindergarten Lesson Plan will bring a great big smile -students will not know they are learning!

Kids love the Tooth Fairy, so we wanted to find out what kids do to prepare for her visit and how they use the money she leaves behind. For more information ...

Choosing the right toothpaste and toothbrush and their regular replacement is important. Use Colgate's techniques and products for brushing and flossing teeth.

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These strength training workouts for distance runners can be done in front of the TV and use body weight to build strength and improve performance.

Looking for motivation to get out the door for a run? Learn why running will undoubtedly make you happier, even if you're feeling blue.

Did you know our eyes focus light similar to the way a camera does? Learn more about refraction...

Part Four: The Wrist and Hands | Come learn how you can improve your grip and what is necessary to create lag and torque in your golf swing. Emphasis will be on injury prevention for common overuse syndromes, how to increase your grip strength, and drills to improve your leverage.

May 22, 2017
The nation’s top pediatricians are advising parents to stop giving fruit juice to children in the first year of life, saying the drink is not as healthful as many parents think
In the past, the American Academy of Pediatrics had advised parents to avoid 100 percent fruit juice for babies younger than 6 months. On Monday, the group toughened its stance against juice, recommending that the drink be banned entirely from a baby’s diet during the first year. The concern…

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We have partnered with artist, Erika Bartlett, to offer an introduction to meditation class in a relaxed group setting. A short introduction and some tips will be provided before the guided meditation begins. We will sit for 20-30 minutes, and then have a few minutes for open discussion, questions and sharing any insights we experienced. Meditative practice stabilizes the mind in a powerful manner.

A promise ring is a symbol of commitment; but beyond that, its meaning is subjective. For some, a promise ring represents a future engagement, the promise of a proposal. The ring (a sort of pre-eng…

Having a high turnover rate as a result of employees quitting isn't exactly a great scenario for a business. Here is how to ensure your talent stays with your company.

What references say about somebody is more important than what they say on their resume.

Prints are fun to wear, but they’re not always easy to accessorize. Here are four prints to try this season, plus tips for picking your jewelry. Feminine Floral Choose feminine, understated j…

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Waterpiks are easy to use – You can keep them right by your sink to remind you, and it takes minimum effort to just squirt and swoosh
Plaque doesn’t have the opportunity to build up – When you come to see your dentist, we spend a fair amount of time chipping off plaque. With a Waterpik, the bacteria and plaque between your teeth wash away. And, Waterpiks do a better job of this than dental floss. It’s like power-washing your teeth.
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Proper footwear is critical for runners and walkers, and in order to help you determine which shoe is best for you, it may help to know the “anatomy” of a shoe. Rearfoot: The heel and rounded back, called the counter. Forefoot: The rocker shaped front, which is the last part of the shoe to be …

Working with running-related injuries has fascinated me for a long time. Runners, whether they are seasoned athletes or recreational weekend warriors, are some of the most self-motivated and resilient people I know. For years, I have gradually seen an increase of injuries among runners in the clinic.

Mental health, if not addressed, can have debilitating side effects -- some of which may be detrimental to your business.

We can't control the behavior of the people we work with but don't underestimate how much you can influence it.

The morning sets a tone for how the rest of the day is going to go, and even a handful of small hiccups can take its toll on your productivity.

What Exactly is Yoga? Yoga has been around for thousands of years. Yoga is a practice that started in India, and is now very popular in the United States and around the world. It has gained a lot o...

Peripheral vision loss (tunnel vision) can be a symptom of these 8 serious problems.

Green eyes range in color from emerald to lime, and they produce an appearance that is both alluring and mysterious.