How the Pandemic Has Changed Where We Exercise

By |2021-11-09T18:27:01+00:00November 9th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

As I discussed in our last health blog post, having metabolic syndromes such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, can seriously impact one’s ability to prevent and recover from Covid-19. Getting adequate exercise is essential to reducing risk factors for metabolic conditions. Exercise is often associated with a gym membership. Membership rates suffered a decline during [...]

How Metabolic Syndromes Impact Covid-19 Recovery

By |2021-11-09T18:28:48+00:00November 9th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Among the many possible takeaways from our time during the pandemic, is a clear understanding of the importance of physical and mental health. The impact of the global pandemic on our collective mental health and our physical health through controllable lifestyle modifications have experienced a setback, one that has been progressively declining over the past several [...]

CDC Releases New Guidelines after Vaccination

By |2021-03-08T18:33:43+00:00March 8th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) has just released their much anticipated guidelines for people who have been vaccinated for Covid-19. As expected, having a vaccination gets us a few steps closer to what we remember as normal. So, here is what the CDC is advising. What is FULLY vaccinated? The CDC defines fully vaccinated as [...]

Dr. Satish Dasari Discusses Covid-19, Vaccinations, and Getting “Back to Normal” …

By |2021-02-01T22:23:23+00:00February 1st, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

My Personal Thoughts on Covid-19  ... By Satish Dasari, MD ... Our world as we know it has been upended by this pandemic like nothing before, at least for our generation. The work of many amazing scientists both in the private sector and in the federal government have made a remarkable achievement of getting a vaccine [...]

Today on WJOB – Dr. Kondamuri Discusses how to reduce anxiety during stressful times …

By |2020-05-14T16:04:18+00:00May 4th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dr. Shaun Kondamuri - Today on WJOB - Discusses how to reduce anxiety during stressful times ... Today on WJOB Radio, Dr. Shaun Kondamuri, Interventional Spine and Pain Management Specialist in Northwest Indiana, offers advice on reducing anxiety during these challenging times. As states around the country, including Indiana, prepare to re-open, many patients may be [...]

Getting Help for Stress, Anxiety, Depression, and Fear from COVID-19 …

By |2020-04-29T17:40:04+00:00April 29th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Getting Help for COVID-19 Stress, Anxiety, Depression, and Fear ... COVID-19 has disrupted our lives, our health, our economy, and our world in so many ways.  So, it is no surprise that with this coronavirus, there has been a significant increase in people suffering from stress, anxiety, depression, and fear. And for anyone already battling these [...]

CDC Coronavirus Update for Pet Owners … 

By |2020-04-28T21:12:16+00:00April 28th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

CDC Coronavirus Update for Pet Owners ...  The CDC, Centers for Disease Control and prevention, has issued some important new guidelines for pet owners. The update includes guidance If You Have Animals, and outlines the Risk of animals spreading the virus that causes COVID-19 to people, and the Risk of people spreading the virus that causes [...]

What Happens if You Get COVID-19 Coronavirus?

By |2020-04-22T00:49:13+00:00April 21st, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

What Happens if You Get COVID-19 Coronavirus? ... This video animation on COVID-19 and the coronavirus is a collaboration between Nucleus Medical Media and the What If Channel. It shows what happens in the body when someone contracts the Coronavirus, how one can develop pneumonia, and how a vaccine works.     Medical Disclaimer: This content [...]

Sew and No-Sew Patterns to Make Your Own Face Mask

By |2020-04-14T17:48:36+00:00April 14th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sew and No-Sew Patterns to Make Your Own Face Mask ... The CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has published some easy patterns to make sew and no-sew face masks and other face coverings. Sew and No Sew Instructions Sewn Cloth Face Covering Materials Two 10”x6” rectangles of cotton fabric Two 6” pieces of elastic [...]

A Message to Our Patients from Our Medical Director

By |2020-04-10T19:59:04+00:00April 10th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

A Message to Our Patients from Our Medical Director ... Patient and staff safety is a top priority at Midwest Interventional Spine Specialists. We are also keenly aware that for patients who are struggling with severe chronic pain, the services we provide are truly essential. Still, this is a challenging time for patients and practitioners. As [...]

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