Traditional Medicare vs Advantage Plans

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During this time of year, patients are often deciding on their health insurance for the upcoming year. We get lots of questions about the difference between Traditional Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans. Here are some of the differences between the two. The differences in regards to physical and occupational therapy are listed at the bottom. Choice Traditional Medicare: Allows you …

Breast Cancer & Lymphedema

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! In honor of that, we wanted to put together some helpful information regarding lymphedema caused by breast cancer treatment. Lymphedema Lymphedema is a chronic condition that can occur as a result of breast cancer treatment, especially if any lymph nodes are removed or damaged during surgery. Symptoms of lymphedema include swelling, discomfort, heaviness, and …

Signs of a Stroke

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If you have any of the following symptoms call 911 immediately! Act F.A.S.T. It’s important to act fast if you think someone’s having a stroke! Recognize the symptoms by thinking F.A.S.T. F – Face: Ask them to smile. Does either side of their face droop? A – Arms: Ask them to raise both of their arms. Does one arm drift …

Clinic Update

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We have some exciting news to share. We are officially moving into our new clinic location! Monday, July 24th will be our first day there! Our new address will be 813 E 6th St, Ste 300 here in Okmulgee. Our phone and fax numbers will remain the same. We look forward to seeing you there! Located right next to Midge …

We’re Moving!

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We have some exciting news! In the near future, Impact will be moving to our new home! In January, Michael and Kris bought the Kunklers building, located at 813 E 6th St. They’ve been hard at work renovating the building. Midge & Millie’s Booksellers & Coffee Shop has already moved in and they’re staying busy! Impact will be moving as …

Sitting: Could it be the new smoking?

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It may feel nice to sit & relax, but too much can hinder your health! Sitting for an extended period increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, anxiety, depression, diabetes, varicose veins, DVTs, and some cancers. Not only does it increase our risk for these chronic diseases, but it also weakens our muscles and causes weight gain. Our bodies are made …

Our Team Is Growing!

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Welcome Kelly Bailey, DPT Kelly Bailey, DPT recently joined our team at IMPACT! She is originally from the Chicago suburbs, but mainly grew up in central Arkansas. Kelly graduated from Harding University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s in General Studies. Later, in 2016, she graduated from Harding University Physical Therapy with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. While in her undergrad …

Tips To Keep You Young!

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Aging is inevitable, but you can still be healthy, active, and preserve your quality of life! Staying Active It is so important to stay active as we age. Just 30 minutes of physical activity a day can help build muscle and keep bones strong to avoid unwanted falls and injuries. Diet Diet is another factor to consider when getting older. …

Healthy Snack Options

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What do avocado toast, salsa, and peanut butter balls have in common? They’re all healthy snacks! Check out these recipes for simple, delicious snacks that won’t leave you feeling guilty afterwards!