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Move It or Lose It: Screening for Function After Quarantine

By |2020-07-31T10:42:30-04:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

The coronavirus pandemic has changed us in many ways, including how our bodies function. Whether you’ve spent months quarantining to help flatten the curve or you’ve isolated to recover from COVID-19, it has limited our ability to move. Muscle strength decreases 1-3% per day for each day of inactivity [...]

Good Neighbors: Community Support Lifted Spirits, Bolstered Defenses

By |2020-07-07T13:41:16-04:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

When faced with the fear and unknown of the novel coronavirus this spring, the community stepped up in the most heroic of ways—with everyone playing a role in the fight against COVID-19. Through the CentraState Healthcare Foundation, businesses and organizations donated personal protective equipment (PPE), while local community members [...]

Coronavirus Q & A

By |2020-06-22T18:11:36-04:00April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

As concerns over coronavirus rise, you may be wondering exactly what it is, how you can protect yourself and what to be on the lookout for. Robert Pedowitz, DO, from Family Practice of CentraState helps answer what we know to date: What is a novel coronavirus? A novel coronavirus [...]

Helping Your Child Manage the Emotional Impact of Coronavirus

By |2020-06-22T18:17:53-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

By Ankur Desai, MD Empty shelves in the grocery stores. Schools closed. Social distancing. The global coronavirus outbreak has hit home, leaving parents in uncharted territory. These factors can raise the overall level of anxiety for both children and adults. Here are some tips for parents to help address [...]