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April 18, 2013

A central Iowa woman was able to start skiing just one year after hip replacement surgery by McFarland Clinic Physician Dr. Peter Buck. Watch the video to learn more about the procedure and hear her story.

Read More about Hip Replacement - A Patient's Story

April 11, 2013

Healthiest Ames is pleased to present "What We Know about Living Well and Aging Well" on Wednesday, April 24 at 7 p.m. at the Ames City Auditiorium. The presentation is free and open to the public. Three international research scholars and experts in the field of longevity will be presenting the program.

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April 4, 2013

Most high school seniors probably feel like it’s their year to shine and want to give it their all. Nevada High School Senior Danielle Sporrer is no different. Throughout her four years of high school, Danielle has participated in several school sports including track, cross country, basketball, soccer and cheerleading....
Read More about Hip Arthroscopy - A Patient's Story

April 2, 2013

 Do you think that your child has a bone, muscle, or joint problem? McFarland Clinic is pleased to work with the Shriners Hospitals for Children to offer a specialty clinic here in Ames. 

Read More about Specialty Clinic for Children with a Bone, Muscle or Joint Problem

March 25, 2013

People who work at computers daily often assume awkward posture in order to position their eyes so they can perform their work often resulting in computer vision syndrome. Bi-focals and progressive lenses do not provide optimal intermediate vision for small environments so can actually contribute to the problem.
Read More about Office Lenses

March 5, 2013

Colon cancer may not be at the top of your list of things to talk about with family and friends. However, it can be a life saving conversation when both and men and women age 50 older are reminded of the importance of a colon cancer screening test. For this reason, advocates for colon cancer awareness have designated March as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

Read More about Colon Cancer Awareness Month

February 12, 2013

 Voice changes occur at all ages, most notably in adolescents, but changes can also occur as you age.

Read More about Your Voice as You Age

February 6, 2013

 An off-duty McFarland Clinic nurse saved a man's life while shopping at Homemakers Furniture. Check out this great story from KCCI featuring Registered Nurse Stacey Bockes. 

Read More about McFarland Clinic Nurse Featured on KCCI for Saving a Man's Life While Shopping

January 31, 2013

February is Go Red For Women month. The month creates awareness for cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women across the world. Differences in age, important risk factors and symptoms are often reasons women are approached differently and treated less aggressively.

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December 20, 2012

Do icy sidewalks and parking lots have you worried about getting out and about for fear of falling? Have you experienced back pain after shoveling snow?McFarland Clinic Physical Therapist Jennifer Handlos, MPT offers some tips for a safer, more enjoyable winter.

Read More about Reduce Your Risk: Shovel Safe and Slipping Tips
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