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October 12, 2016

Dear Cyclone Fanatics- Today I’m going to teach you a bit about a fairly infrequent injury to the shoulder: the pectoralis major tendon rupture. Unfortunately this injury requires operative repair, followed by months of healing and rehabilitation. 

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October 10, 2016

McFarland Clinic is excited to introduce five new physicians to our Carroll office: Dr. Samuel Dvorak, Dr. Carly Quam, Dr. Shaun Quam, Dr. Abby Williams and Dr. Joshua Williams.

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October 5, 2016

Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repairs: My Most Common Procedure


While rotator cuff tears are very common in the 50+ age group, they are relatively uncommon in 20 year-olds. However, each Fall I do a hand-full of rotator cuff repairs on football players from Iowa State and the surrounding high schools.  

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September 28, 2016

Peggy Lewis, RN, and Jenna Hunt, Central Iowa Healthcare Dietitian, talk about managing diabetes on the First Nurse radio show on KFJB.

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September 22, 2016

This week I want to address a relatively rare and sometimes confusing sports injury: the Shoulder Separation. This injury generally results from a direct blow to the top of the shoulder, such as when a quarterback is sacked and the shoulder in driven into the ground.

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September 16, 2016

Last week I focused on knee dislocations, a rare and particularly severe knee injury. This week I’ll cover Pivot Shift injuries, which are much more common.

A pivot-shift is a partial dislocation of the knee. It usually occurs with a non-contact injury and accounts for a large majority of ACL injuries.

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September 15, 2016

It is impossible to predict what the 2016-2017 influenza season will bring as flu viruses are always changing. Receiving an annual flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your family. 

Getting vaccinated before flu activity begins helps protect you once the flu season starts in your community.

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September 15, 2016

McFarland Clinic is pleased to welcome Abby Vanderah, OD, FAAO to the Marshalltown Eye Center. Dr. Vanderah will begin seeing patients on September 19, 2016. 

 

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September 7, 2016

With all the news about Teddy Bridgewater and his knee dislocation, what’s all the fuss? Reports are that he tore his ACL. Doesn’t this happen all the time?… Why is there so much sports talk about this injury?

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September 1, 2016

Welcome back to another season of Sports Docs’ Weekly Blitz, a blog where we share sports medicine information with all of you Cyclone Fanatics. Of course, all of Cyclone Nation is super excited about the upcoming start to the Matt Campbell era, as the football team prepares to host UNI this Saturday. The team has been working hard all offseason, including doing overall strength and speed work, as well as skill and position work.

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