July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Did you know that kids can get arthritis too? It’s not just a disorder in the elderly, hundreds of thousands of kids are suffering from this disease today. That is why we wear blue in July, it’s juvenile arthritis awareness month, a month dedicated to increase...
Things to Know About Scoliosis

Things to Know About Scoliosis

June is Scoliosis Awareness Month. The goal is to raise awareness about scoliosis while also uniting scoliosis patients, their families, and doctors. Scoliosis is the most common deformity of the spine. It is characterized by an abnormal curvature over 10 degrees,...
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

An estimated 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, and about one-third of these will die as a result of the cancer. However, cervical cancer is preventable and treatable with screening and follow-up treatment! January was named Cervical Health...
Thyroid Awareness Month

Thyroid Awareness Month

By: Kelsey Davis According to the American Thyroid Association, 20 million Americans will develop a thyroid condition in their lifetime. Plus, it is estimated that 60% of those with a thyroid condition are unaware they even have a medical issue. It is important to...
Why Should I Wash My Hands?

Why Should I Wash My Hands?

This week is National Handwashing Awareness Week. We have all been told from an early age that washing our hands was a good idea…but do you know why? It turns out that, aside from your mother’s nagging, there is actually real science to back up handwashing....