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Proud to carry on the tradition inspired by the Presentation and Benedictine Sisters.
Proud to carry on the tradition inspired by the Presentation and Benedictine Sisters.

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Are you rubbing your neck as you read this post?

The constant forward head position that accompanies much of the texting, emailing and Facebooking can really put a strain on the neck and cause neck pain and headaches.

So how can we decrease the effects of bad posture? Michelle McCormick, Physical Therapist at Avera Therapy in Watertown, shares some tips.

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Whether you are an athlete or just looking to start a walking program, having the correct shoes to propel you into the activity you love is priceless. Michelle McCormick from Avera Therapy in Watertown, shares five guidelines to finding the correct shoes. 

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Have you ever watched how people walk? As a physical therapist, , Stephanie Lenards does all the time. Stephanie describes four specific phases of walking (gait) that are important in order to maintain the best technique possible. 

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There is a new weapon in the battle against breast #cancer: 3D Mammography. It has only recently been implemented across the country but so far the technology is surpassing expectations.

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The extreme cold comes with the territory and many of us have jobs like Lee Ferguson that put us in the elements. It's nothing to fear but just remember, when venturing out be sure and pack your hat, gloves and good old common sense.

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The Avera Telemedicine network has links to 212 hospitals and clinics across the Midwest with more coming online every month. 

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