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Thursday, July 6, 2017
This summer, injuries will send more than 55,000 golfers to their nearest emergency department. Shoulder, elbow and wrist injuries are very common, but one critical body part sustains the most damage. “Lower back injuries can stop any golfer, and those are by far the most common,” said Mike Mulcahy, MPT, director of rehabilitation services and the Athletic Medicine Institute (AMI) at McLaren Macomb. “Approximately 35 percent of all reported golf injuries are to the lower back. “All golf swings are diffe...
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
During the hottest months of the year, when outdoor activity is at its peak, countless incidents can send anyone to their nearest emergency department. With that, Dr. Richard Reidy , an emergency medicine physician at McLaren Macomb, sees a disproportionately higher occurrence of certain maladies among active youth. With fall sports practice starting soon in these hot months ahead, Dr. Reidy offers his expert advice on the most common, serious conditions: Dehydration “Thirst might actually occur later w...
Friday, June 16, 2017
Kicking off what will become an annual celebration of health and teen empowerment, Ride Richmond 2017 debuts its inaugural ride with something for everyone. Presented by McLaren Macomb and featuring bike rides of 1, 15 and 25 miles in and around the City of Richmond and the storied Macomb Orchard Trail, the day’s proceeds will benefit A Beautiful Me to further its mission of instilling self-worth in young ladies. The day’s festivities begin at 9 a.m. on July 29 at the Richmond Community Center. “We’ve b...
Friday, May 19, 2017
Cardiologist Dr. Melissa Ianitelli discusses the symptoms of heart disease and some of the preventative measures that can be taken to decrease the risk. View full episode here .
Friday, May 19, 2017
Cardiologist Dr. Melissa Ianitelli discusses symptoms and prevention of heart disease. Surgeon Dr. Gregory Gaborek explains chronic venous disease and introduces the new McLaren Macomb Vein Center. Local Macomb County high school students learn about the importance of diversity.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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
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.” Dr. Michae...
Monday, April 10, 2017
Physician's advice for peak performance on race day. Dr. Kurtis Kieleszewski Family medicine physician (click for physician info) With races of varying length and the drive of friendly competition, runners for the McLaren Let’s Move Festival of Races strive to show up on race day prepared to turn in a personal best. Organized by the Macomb Health and Fitness Foundation, the 7th annual McLaren Let’s Move Festival of Races will be held on Saturday, April 29, with proceeds donated to the Macomb Food Progra...