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Why You Want to Get Your Flu Shot as Soon as Possible, Especially This Year Sep 9th, 2021

Strategies to prevent COVID-19, such as social distancing, wearing masks, remote learning, telecommuting, and increased handwashing, contributed to unusually low flu activity during the 2020-21 flu season. So, if flu activity was low last season, do you need a flu shot this year? Yes you do, and they’re available at...

5 Reasons You Shouldn't Skip Your Annual Physical Aug 19th, 2021

You’re not alone if you’ve put off scheduling your annual physical. It’s easy to procrastinate going to the doctor’s office if you’re feeling fine without any concerns about your well-being.  However, if you’re skipping your annual physical, you’re missing an important opportunity to focus your attention on disease prevention and...

What Are Trigger Point Injections? Jul 15th, 2021

Most of us have sore muscles from time to time, and usually, the soreness clears up after a bit of gentle stretching, rest, or ice and heat therapy. But if your pain is related to a muscle “knot” or trigger point, you may find your symptoms won’t go away —...

The Many Benefits of Physical Therapy Jun 14th, 2021

A strained muscle, sprained ligament, arthritis, and even a stroke are just a few of the injuries and illnesses that prevent you from participating in your favorite activities. Pain, swelling, and limited range of motion make it tough to get dressed, let alone play a sport or engage in your...

How Physical Therapy Can Improve Balance, Strength, and Flexibility as You Age May 10th, 2021

Losing strength, mobility, and independence isn’t inevitable as you age. As the saying goes: Use it or lose it! Physical therapy can help you maintain the best possible health and thrive well into your golden years.  It’s common to assume physical therapy is the answer to injury or surgery, but...

Botox Versus Fillers: Which Aesthetic Treatment is Right For Me? Apr 6th, 2021

Once upon a time, not that long ago, the only way to make your face look younger was to undergo surgery. Now, noninvasive procedures, like Botox® and fillers, can make your face look years younger without undergoing the knife. But which of these minimally invasive cosmetic treatments are right for...

Is Stress Making Your Hypertension Worse? Mar 4th, 2021

A stressful situation comes up at work or home, and you feel your pulse racing. Does that mean you have high blood pressure? No. But if this happens often, you might want to shift the ways you respond—especially if your blood pressure levels haven’t been ideal. High blood pressure, also...

Should I Be Tested for COVID19? Feb 5th, 2021

Almost a year has passed since COVID-19 arrived on our shores and disrupted life as we know it. Even still, there’s plenty of misinformation swirling around. Dr. Daniel Maenner at The Doctor’s House is here to clear up any confusion and answer your most pressing questions about the COVID-19 pandemic, specifically...