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Have a Hoppy, Healthy Easter

Stacy Moretz, registered dietitian, Corporate and Community Health. When you think of the Easter Bunny, chocolate bunnies, marshmallow treats and candy-filled eggs are often the first things that come to mind.  This year try to turn away from these sugar-filled treats and focus more on things to get kids outside and moving.  In the Triangle, […]

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Yoga for Scoliosis

Several weeks ago, we posted a letter to the editor written by Dr. Keith Mankin of Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic about scoliosis and back braces.  Scoliosis was back in the news yesterday with an article about how yoga could possibly help the disorder.  Dr. Mankin provided the following comments on the article. As a specialist in […]

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The S-Curve

Last week the News & Observer published a syndicated story about a study reviewing the effectiveness of back braces for treating scoliosis. Integrated Scoliosis Surgery Programs WakeMed features one of the most integrated scoliosis surgery programs in the state if not the country, where patients have access to a rehab program, pre and post op education […]

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