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December 14, 2016

The 12th annual McFarland Clinic Turkey Food Drive was held on Thursday, December 8th. McFarland Clinic and the 2016 Turkey rallied together to benefit local food pantries in Story County, including MICA, Loaves and Fishes and the Community Cupboard. The clinic as a whole donated 5,563 items and an additional...
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December 9, 2016

At 295 pounds, and suffering from chronic ulcerative colitis, Jeremiah was at risk for multiple health problems. After McFarland Clinic's Population Health department reached out to him, Jeremiah's weight loss journey began.

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November 28, 2016

McFarland Clinic honored four outstanding providers and employees recently with the 2016 Trusted Choice Awards.

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November 16, 2016

Seventy local high school students participated in an “Introduction to Healthcare Careers” workshop on Saturday, November 12 in Marshalltown. The first-time workshop was a collaboration by healthcare and educational professionals at Central Iowa Healthcare (CIH), Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD), and McFarland Clinic.

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November 9, 2016

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is a very frequently injured ligament (estimates of over 250,000/year). It is the primary stabilizer of the knee, both with regard to anterior translation and rotational movement. 

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November 2, 2016

In an earlier blog I discussed true knee dislocations such as the Teddy Bridgewater knee injury. Patella (kneecap) dislocations are not nearly as severe of an injury, yet they still remain a significant problem requiring weeks of rehab.

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October 27, 2016

Last week the medical blog listed some factoids about muscles. And with Halloween just around the corner, it seems appropriate to do the same with bones.

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October 24, 2016

Today we will go back to the basics. By their contraction, skeletal muscles are responsible for human locomotion, erect posture and extremity movement. 

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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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