Read the Summer 2017 Beacon
“If I knew then, what I know now...”
Don’t eat that extra slice of pizza. Stay away from beer and cigarettes. Turn off the TV and take a walk outside. Call family and friends more often. Remember that work isn’t everything. If you could go back in time, what advice would you give your younger self to improve your health and wellbeing down the road? Visit us on facebook to hear stories from men In the community, and share your own thoughts!
Why Men Avoid the Doc
If you are, or know, a man that’s been putting off that yearly physical for nearly a decade, remember that health applies to all—so set aside the excuses and take the first step toward routine checkups by scheduling an appointment with a local physician. Find a primary care doctor on our provider database or call (302) 645-3332 for a list of accepting physicians close to you!
Dad's Dish - Planning for Health
Whether Dad is the primary cook or the whole family takes part, be sure to plan meals for health. Dr. Joe Farrell, orthopaedic surgeon with Premier Bone & Joint, affiliated with Beebe, wants to teach his daughters what it looks like to eat healthy portions and a balanced, nutritious meal when they sit down at the dinner table. One way they’ve found to help make this happen is by getting the girls involved in the meal prep process. “If the girls help stir the eggs or mashed potatoes, or help set the silverware, they’re much more likely to take part in eating the food.”
Parenthood + Joint Pain Don’t Mix
- Consistent loss of motion.
- Can’t place weight on the joint or move it around without pain.
- You hear popping and feel movement when you use that joint.