Mental Health Awareness

Promoting Mental Health Awareness: Breaking the Stigma

Awareness campaigns and forms of media about mental health have been instrumental in sparking conversations and changing attitudes in recent years. Despite the progress made, the stigma surrounding mental health issues continues to persist, often preventing individuals from seeking help or discussing their struggles openly. And the thing is, mental health problems are getting more common as we navigate the challenges of the modern world. From the pressures of a fast-paced lifestyle to the impacts of a global pandemic, more and more people are finding themselves grappling with various aspects of mental well-being. In fact, here in the US alone,

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Improving Chair Exit Technique: Do it the Right Way!

Improving Chair Exit Technique: Do it the Right Way!

When getting out of your chair isn’t really just getting out of your chair… You’ve just finished a long day of working, or perhaps lounging around the house and watching TV from your comfy couch. Next thing you know, you feel something quirky in your hips when you try to get up. We’ve all heard of the detriments of sitting in the same position for too long. But have you ever wondered how the way you get out of your seat affects your body? The thing is, the wrong chair exit technique can unleash a world of discomfort and even

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Battle of the Therapies

Battle of the Therapies: Heat vs. Cold

When to Apply Heat or Cold for Pain Relief and Healing Dealing with pain and injuries is an inevitable part of life, but thankfully, we have two powerful contenders in our corner: heat and cold therapy. The former, also known as a hot or warm compress, is primarily employed to soothe muscle spasms and promote relaxation. Meanwhile, the latter, commonly known as RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation), is a go-to for reducing inflammation and numbing acute injuries. These simple yet effective home remedies, often referred to as the dynamic duo of pain relief, have been used for generations to alleviate

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Introducing the Ortho Wellness Challenge: 5 Days to a Healthier You!

Introducing the Ortho Wellness Challenge: 5 Days to a Healthier You!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our Ortho Wellness Challenge, a transformative 5-day journey designed to promote better orthopedic health, address pain and mobility issues, and empower you to take control of your well-being. Are you ready to embrace a life of vitality and comfort? Sign up today and embark on this incredible adventure with us! Why Join the Ortho Wellness Challenge? 📥 1. Free Downloadable PDF: We understand the importance of having the right tools to support your wellness journey. When you sign up for the challenge, you’ll gain access to an exclusive PDF. This has been

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Joint Pain and Arthritis

7 Effective Ways to Reduce the Risk of Joint Pain and Arthritis

Is Joint Pain Impacting Your Life? Joint pain and arthritis are prevalent orthopedic conditions that can significantly impact a person’s quality of life. While some factors contributing to these conditions are beyond our control, there are several preventive measures we can take to reduce the risk, promote better joint health, and enjoy life the way we deserve. In this blog, we will explore seven effective strategies that can help safeguard your joints and mitigate the likelihood of joint pain and arthritis development. Let’s get right into it! 1) Foster a Well-Balanced Body Weight: One of the most crucial steps in

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Dangers of Heat Exhaustion

10 Warning Signs of Heat Exhaustion You Can’t Ignore (dangers of heat exhaustion)

What to watch out for and what you can do about heat exhaustion Have you spent long periods of time in the sun without proper hydration? Have you felt dizzy, nauseous, or had a headache after heat exposure? If so, you may have experienced heat exhaustion. Read more about the 10 warning signs of heat exhaustion, what you can do to remedy it and how to prevent future episodes. What is heat exhaustion? Heat exhaustion is a common condition that can occur when your body is exposed to high temperatures for extended periods. It happens when the body is unable

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Star Tribune names Stellis Health a 2023 Top Workplace, again

Star Tribune names Stellis Health a 2023 Top Workplace, again Stellis Health has been named one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune for the second year in a row. “We’re thrilled to be recognized as a top workplace again this year and want to thank our tremendous team of employees who helped make this happen,” said Lindsay Reiter, Human Resources Director at Stellis Health.   The Top Workplaces award recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction. The analysis included responses from 124,719 employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations.  Star Tribune

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Treating and Preventing Allergies

Breathe Easy

Expert Tips for Treating and Preventing Allergies Seasonal allergies are a common issue for many people, and they occur when the body’s immune system reacts to certain allergens that are present in the environment, such as pollen, grass, or dust. Symptoms of seasonal allergies include sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, and congestion. These symptoms can be uncomfortable and make it difficult to carry out day-to-day activities. However, there are various ways to manage seasonal allergies, including the use of local honey. Here are some things you need to know about seasonal allergies and how local honey could potentially help: What

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Physician Assistant Zack Sundly, PA-C, recently joined Stellis Health.

Physician Assistant Zack Sundly joins Stellis Health

Buffalo, Minnesota (May 1, 2023) — Board-certified physician assistant Zack Sundly, PA-C, recently joined Stellis Health. “We are happy to welcome Zack to our medical team and neighborhood,” says Brent Wilde, CEO of Stellis Health. “His upbeat attitude and focus on prevention are a perfect fit with our neighbors caring for neighbors philosophy.” Patients can expect a positive attitude and a listening ear to anything that may be going on in their lives when they see Zack Sundly, PA-C, in the exam room. “I truly believe preventative medicine is just as important as curative medicine,” says Zack. “I have a

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Skin Cancer Prevention

Skin Cancer Prevention: A Focus for Melanoma Month

Learn how to Protect Your Skin What is Melanoma? The cells that produce pigment (color) in the skin are called melanocytes. Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that occurs when the melanocyte cells start growing out of control. May is Melanoma Month May is melanoma and skin cancer awareness month. Skin cancer is America’s most common cancer with over five million cases diagnosed annually. During Melanoma Awareness Month it is important to talk about ways to prevent skin cancer like covering the skin when outdoors for long periods of time, using sunscreen, and incorporating a healthy skin care routine.

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We provide care when you need it, where you need it, at our three convenient locations in Albertville-St. Michael, Buffalo, and Monticello, with convenient access to Primary Care, Skin Care, Urgent Care and more.
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