May Skin Cancer Awareness Month!

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. UV damage can also cause wrinkles and blotches or spots on your skin. The good news is that skin cancer can be prevented, and it can almost always be cured when it’s found and … Read More

Healthy Recipes for Spring BBQ

Skip the fatty burgers and creamy potato salad for your first backyard BBQ of the year! Start the season off right with these healthier versions of your favorites that will make you feel good about indulging this spring grilling season! The good news is BBQ food can be healthy and relatively low in calories as well as finger-licking good. Grilling … Read More

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people ages 50 and older. The best way to prevent colorectal cancer is to get screened regularly starting at age 50. There are often no … Read More

August-National Immunization Awareness Month

We all need shots (also called vaccinations or immunizations) to help protect us from serious diseases. To help keep our community safe, Spectrum O&P is proudly participating in National Immunization Awareness Month. Shots can prevent serious diseases like the flu, measles, and pneumonia. It’s important to know which shots you need and when to get them. The best place to receive … Read More

Summer Health Tips

We all look forward time summertime, backyard BBQ’s with friends and family, cooling off at your favorite swimming spot, and enjoying the fireworks on the 4th of July! During the summer months the weather can also take a toll, heat stroke and sunburns are very common. We have put together some summertime wellness tips to keep you in tiptop shape … Read More

The Benefits of Walking Everyday

We have all heard the old saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, and this is a very helpful way of reminding us to eat healthier. Did you know that walking 30 minutes a day helps keep the weight away? A recent study conducted at Duke University, showed that the minimum daily requirement of exercise to prevent weight … Read More

Healthy Last Minute Thanksgiving Meals

Its almost Thanksgiving, a time for giving thanks and reuniting with family and friend for the holiday season.  It is also a kick start to holiday meals. This can be a hard time of year to make healthy choices in ones diet, especially during Thanksgiving. Spectrum O&P wants to help! Check out our Pinterest board for some healthy Thanksgiving ideas … Read More

Healthy Tips to Stay Energized

Staying energized during the day can be a challenge. If you wake up without your coffee, it can really throw the whole day off. You start to feel tired and before you know by the time 5pm rolls around your ready to go home and relax. To help combat daily fatigue and loss of energy we have put together some … Read More