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To Fix Back Pain, Start With Your Feet

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Pain in your feet or ankles can change how you walk—and leave your back hurting, too. THE FEET AND ankles are the body’s shock absorbers. With every step you take, they absorb and distribute the force exerted by the ground. A variety of conditions, including arthritis, plantar fasciitis, fallen arches, and bunions, can cause pain …

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Radiation: Treating Cancer

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When you hear that you have cancer, you may have a little out-of-body experience. It’s hard to hear that word, and we completely understand that you may react out of anger, fear, or sadness. But, after we react, it’s important to understand your options and take back control. When it comes to cancer treatment, chemotherapy …

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New Family Practice Providers at Summit Healthcare

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Join us in welcoming these four new providers to the White Mountain community. SUMMIT HEALTHCARE’S family medicine professionals treat patients of all ages and provide preventive care as well as treatment for acute illnesses. Summit Healthcare Family Medicine–Lakeside Matthew Waite, D.O., chose to specialize in family medicine so he can advocate for better quality of …

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Overcoming Breast Cancer: One Woman’s Story

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When she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Patti Bird found the solutions she needed at Summit Healthcare. PATTI WAS INSTALLING a windshield in a car with her fiancé, Brad Anderson, when she first felt pain. “I was climbing on a trunk and hit my chest, which really hurt,” Patti says. “I thought that maybe I …

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SummitCares.net: Where the Doctor Will See You—Anytime You Want

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A physician can be anywhere you are, thanks to SummitCares.net, Summit Healthcare’s new telehealth service. IT’S 11 P.M. You can’t sleep because your throat is raw and your entire body aches. You think you have the flu and can’t bear the thought of waiting until the morning to see your provider. Fortunately, you don’t have …

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Time for Your Flu Shot!

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Summit Healthcare’s primary care providers want to make sure residents of the White Mountain Community are ready for the 2018–2019 flu season. “GETTING IMMUNIZED CAN help protect you from the flu, but it does more than that,” says William Thomack, Director of Occupational Health at Summit Healthcare. “This vaccine safeguards your coworkers, family, and friends …

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What Is Post Nasal Drip?

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Spring allergies get all the attention, but fall allergies can be just as troublesome for some of us. Hayfever is here to help you sneeze, sniffle, and even cough your way through another week. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Keep reading to learn more about allergies and post-nasal drip. What is it? …

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Grief vs. Depression

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Losing a loved one, getting diagnosed with a chronic illness, or retiring and feeling a lack of purpose are all stressful life events that can make older adults grieve or feel sad. LOSING A LOVED ONE, getting diagnosed with a chronic illness, or retiring and feeling a lack of purpose are all stressful life events …

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