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Weekend doctor: Six steps to avoid back injury

Engaging in exercise three to five times per week is a great way to maintain physical fitness, good strength and flexibility

By Thomas Kindl, MD
Blanchard Valley Pain Management

Is your back pain becoming unbearable? You’re not alone! According to the National Institute of Health Statistics, lower back pain is the most common type of pain, affecting 8 out of every 10 adults during their lifetime. These numbers show the importance of learning to prevent back injuries so that you can stay healthy.

There are six key steps to avoiding back injuries at work or play.

Blanchard Valley Health System opens plastic surgery and aesthetics office

Blanchard Valley Health System announces the opening of Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics of Northwest Ohio.

As a part of this new venture, Beyond MedSpa will transition into the new office, located at 2113 Tiffin Avenue, Suite A, Findlay.

Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics of Northwest Ohio offers services in facial plastics, body enhancements and cosmetic treatments and products, including facelift/neck lift, rhinoplasty, otoplasty, botox and derma fillers, CoolSculpting®, chemical peels, clinical skincare and more. 

Mid-week doctor: Staying active and preventing injuries

RICE is an important part of your recovery • R-rest, I-ice, C-compression, E-elevation

By Laura Durliat, occupational therapist
Blanchard Valley Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Are you one of the many that have headed out to the pickleball court? 

Weekend doctor: Influenza during the covid-19 pandemic

New vaccines are produced each year to match the circulating viruses

By Kris Kaufman, APRN-CNP
Certified Nurse Practitioner, Putnam County Primary Care

The influenza (flu) vaccine with the COVID-19 pandemic will be an interesting topic this year. This article addresses the timing of when to get your flu vaccination.

Influenza is an acute respiratory illness caused by INFLUENZA A OR B virus, occurring as an epidemic every year. These viruses change frequently, and their subsequent spread depends on the susceptibility of the population to viruses.

BVHS physician recognized as a cosmetic medicine rising star

Vincent McGinniss, DO, a provider with Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics of Northwest Ohio, a Blanchard Valley Health System (BVHS) division, was recently recognized by the Miami Cosmetic Surgery’s (MCS) Mentee Program. 

MSC showcased Dr. McGinniss as a cosmetic medicine rising star on their list of “today’s most experienced and brightest minds in cosmetic medicine.” Dr. McGinniss provides comprehensive services for ear, nose and throat care, and surgical and nonsurgical aesthetic services. 

BVHS opens Plastic surgery & Aesthetics of NW Ohio

Blanchard Valley Health System is pleased to announce the opening of Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics of Northwest Ohio. As a part of this new venture, Beyond MedSpa will transition into the new office, located at 2113 Tiffin Avenue, Suite A, Findlay.

Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics of Northwest Ohio offers services in facial plastics, body enhancements and cosmetic treatments and products, including facelift/neck lift, rhinoplasty, otoplasty, botox and derma fillers, CoolSculpting, chemical peels, clinical skincare and more. 

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