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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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All seminars are FREE to attend, but registration is required and can be made online at mclarenmacomb.eventbrite.com or by calling (855) 362-5273. March 22 Knee Pain Treatment featuring the panel of experts 5:30 p.m. McLaren Macomb Medical Auditorium May 10 Knee Pain Treatment featuring the panel of experts Location and time to be announced. Please check mclarenmacomb.eventbrite.com for details and registration. When at McLaren Macomb, please park in the East Lot and use the Outpatient Entrance. McLaren...
Monday, October 30, 2017
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If you weren’t able to make it to BRAvo 2017, no worries. Here are the stunning “Dancing with Our Docs” performances to help raise funds and awareness for breast cancer awareness. We’ll see you next year as we continue the BRAvo tradition ! Kathy Konath & Dr. Timothy Logan Read Kathy and Dr. Logan's story here . Michele Beitelshees & Dr. Mike Wagner Read Michele and Dr. Wagner's story here . Debbie Norris & Dr. Neal Bhatt Read Debbie and Dr. Bhatt's story here . Kelly Taylor & Dr. Joseph ...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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September 22, the first day of fall, was as good a time as any to discuss fall prevention. Fall Prevention Awareness Day, sponsored by the National Council on Aging, aims to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults, and at McLaren Macomb, Susan Schafer, RN, MSN, trauma program manager, devotes herself to this preventative education. “Falls from a standing position have the potential to cause life-threatening injuries,” Schafer said. “Anyone is at risk for falls, but we see a higher occurrence in...
Friday, September 22, 2017
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September 22, the first day of fall, is as good a time as any to discuss fall prevention. Fall Prevention Awareness Day, sponsored by the National Council on Aging, aims to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults, and at McLaren Macomb, Susan Schafer, RN, MSN, trauma program manager, devotes herself to this preventative education. “Falls from a standing position have the potential to cause life-threatening injuries,” Schafer said. “Anyone is at risk for falls, but we see a higher occurrence in ...
Thursday, July 6, 2017
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The wrist pain and numbness/tingling sensation characterizing carpal tunnel syndrome undoubtedly can lead many to significantly decreased quality of life. But Dr. Uzma Rehman wants those with the condition to know that they have options, even some they might not know about. “They might not realize there are a lot of options out there for them,” said Dr. Rehman, a fellowship-trained hand surgeon. “Some might think that it’s ‘just a hand’ and they can live with the pain and discomfort, but we have a lot w...
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
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Dr. Mandip Atwal has always said that it doesn’t take much. The rush of warm, seasonal weather sending more and more people outside for fun and physical activities also unfortunately sends more people seeking out their nearest emergency department after sustaining various injuries. “It only takes a second,” said Dr. Atwal, surgeon and trauma medical director with McLaren Macomb, “and many of these injuries can have serious and life-long consequences. My colleagues and I strongly stress everyone take pre...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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Take control of your health by attending one of McLaren Macomb’s free informational and educational seminars. All seminars are FREE to attend, but registration is required and can be made online at mclarenmacomb.eventbrite.com or by calling (586) 239-0402 (unless otherwise noted) . Refreshments and well-lit parking provided. When hosted at McLaren Macomb, please park in the East Lot and enter through the Outpatient Entrance. Classrooms and the Medical Auditorium are on the Lower Level of the East Tower....
Monday, April 17, 2017
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Many years of jogging and distance running can eventually take its toll on the body, specifically the knees, potentially leading to painful damage and, possibly, osteoarthritis. With many dedicated runners flocking to downtown Mount Clemens for the seventh annual Let’s Move Festival of Races on April 29, the thought of a medical procedure and extended time off their feet might cause these runners to forego medical advice, choosing instead for home readies or—more damaging—to “run through it.” “Some runn...