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On-Site Availability

Family Medicine and Foot and Ankle are taking patients on-site.

Telehealth Availability

All departments with the exception of Radiology are offering telehealth services. Please contact your provider through the patient portal or by calling.

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Our patients receive exceptional care and a lifetime of results, all while training the next generation of health care professionals.

What is Osteoporosis? Bone Density and Aging–It’s NOT Just a Geriatric Disease

By Laura Covill, D.P.T., OCS, COMT

Osteoporosis is a loss of bone mass, bone quality and bone strength, resulting in an increased risk for fractures. It can be classified as primary and secondary; primary is common and occurs in both genders, while secondary is less common …

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To Pee or Not to Pee (In Your Pants)–Is That the Question?

By Laura Covill, D.P.T., OCS, COMT

I will admit that on occasion I watch those sappy movies on Hallmark Channel TV. If you also do, you may have noticed MANY commercials selling adult diapers or medications for urinary incontinence. The people in these commercials are attractive …

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Menopause and Sex: A Physical Therapist’s Perspective

By Laura Covill, D.P.T., OCS, COMT

As a women’s health physical therapist, I see many patients with sexual problems. Sometimes it’s a physical problem that PT or medical intervention can improve; sometimes, it’s a psychological issue, stress, or fear. As physical therapists we teach and counsel …

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