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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 19, 2016

New McFarland Clinic optometrist Dr. Abby Vanderah talks about eye care and eye diseases on the First Nurse radio show on KFJB.

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October 14, 2016

Marshalltown, Iowa Central Iowa Healthcare (CIH) and McFarland Clinic announced today a change in the physician staffing in the Emergency Department (ED).

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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

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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