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 …

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 …

Stop Icing

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From a young age we’re taught that if something hurts you should put ice on it. If you sprain your ankle at practice, wrapping a bag of ice tightly around the injured area is the first step in treatment. We do this because we’ve been told that icing helps reduce harmful inflammation and swelling, and even kick starts the recovery …

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!

Exercising Post COVID-19

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Getting back into shape after COVID-19 can be a struggle. How can you get back to having an active lifestyle and regain your quality of life? Following a few tips can make it an easier transition. First, you may consider talking to a doctor or your primary care physician before engaging in high level activities. This is especially recommended if …

Joint Pain — Common, But Not Normal

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Did you know… There are 360 joints in the human body! If you are having joint pain, why? What can you do to relieve it? Joint pain can be caused by arthritis, bursitis, or inflammation. So, what caused the inflammation? Injury or trauma? Repetitive activity? Exercising incorrectly? Or it could be… foods that are high in sugars?! Doctors can do …