January 27, 2023

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A new year can sometimes mean a new you!

Let's Move Quad Cities looks at ways to enjoy the weather outside, no matter how "frightful" it might be - and shares a few observations on overcoming some of life's challenges.

ORA Health Tip:

Beware of the snowblower

Snowblowers can be a terrific convenience and also quite dangerous if you get fatigued by the cold or distracted while operating the equipment, says ORA Orthopedics', Dr. Justin Munns.

Check out our snowblower safety tips
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Battle of the Bulge:

When it comes to fitness resolutions,

try-fail-try-again is all part of the process.

LMQC Boomer blogger, Alan Sivell, says that it seems every January, gym memberships are up. Conversations about weight loss are up. And optimism is up - but when February rolls around, everything but weight is going back down. Never fear. It's all just part of the process.

It takes more than a steady diet of optimism to loose those new year's pounds!

QC Outdoors:

Snowshoeing in a winter wonderland

LMQC’s outdoor blogger, Teri Stickler, and her faithful companion, Kaia, take to the trails of the Wapsi River Environmental Education Center near Dixon, Iowa, to discover the joy of snowshoeing and find some great wintertime fun.

Come outside with your friends Teri and Kaia

The Trail Back:

A team approach to injury recovery

Blogger Mike Bawden shares observations about his recovery from a fall in October of last year that broke four ribs, punctured his lung, and shattered his scapula. The trail back to a full recovery will be long, but he's off to a great start.

Read how his "Wiley Coyote Moment" landed him at ORA Physical Therapy

Featured QCA Event

Running four miles in February could be the smartest thing you do all year ...

The Clinton Community College, B-rrry Scurry run helps raise money for the CCC scholarship program. It's a great way for the community to show its support for Clinton Community College and help change the lives of CCC students.

Find out more!

ORA Orthopedics
2300 53rd Avenue #100
Bettendorf, IA 52722

(563) 322-0971
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"Kindness is like snow.

It beautifies everything it covers."

- Kahlil Gibran