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Waynedale Health

We like to keep our Waynedale News readers safe and healthy! These are the most current articles and stories to improve your body and mental health written by our original, local writers from around the Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana Community.

A HEALTHY DAY

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Plantar Fasciitis

 

When a person thinks of a chiropractor, they usually think that the only thing a chiropractor does is treat back and neck pain. Of course, this isn't true. In this article I am going to tell you about one of the most common problems today which can be treated successfully by a chiropractor and is neither a back nor neck problem. Plantar fasciitis is a problem that affects thousands of people every year and can also cause a disability among most that have it. It is a strain...

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DID YOU KNOW?

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Sunday, August 7, was the anniversary of the Purple Heart, which is awarded in the name of the President of the United States to members of the U.S. Armed Forces who are wounded in conflict with an enemy force or while held by an enemy force as a prisoner of war.‑The Purple Heart is also awarded posthumously to the next of kin of members of our armed forces who are killed in conflict with an enemy force or die of a wound received in conflict with an enemy force.

The Purple Heart is the oldest...

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DR. JUSTINA GIROD JOINS BROOKLYN MEDICAL

Details At home in their backyard Dr. Justina Girod spends valuable time with her husband Troy, daughter Jelena-4 yrs, and son Darsen-5 mos.

Dr. Justina Girod has recently opened a new practice at Brooklyn Medical Associates.‑ Dr. Girod comes to Brooklyn after completion of a Family Practice residency at Fort Wayne Family Practice Center.‑She attended Indiana University School of Medicine.‑She also‑received a Degree in Biology from Butler University, Indianapolis.‑She also is a Bishop Luers alumni, class of 1993.

Dr. Girod is‑married with two small children, ages 4 yrs. and 5 months.‑She enjoys gardening, antiquing, and spending...

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FORT WAYNE SLEEP CENTER RECEIVES AASM ACCREDITATION

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Parkview Hospital Sleep Disorders Center in Fort Wayne, directed by Dr. Thomandram Sekar, recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).

"The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates Parkview Hospital Sleep Disorders Center on fulfilling the high standards required for receiving accreditation as a sleep disorder center," said Dr. Lawrence J. Epstein, President of the AASM.‑ "The center is a significant resource to the local medical community...

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HERE'S TO YOUR HEALTH

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This week's "Here's To Your Health" is a continuation of Sister Ruth's story. We ended last week with...I meditate in silence and imagine God is right there with me and that He has His arm around me. It's such a good feeling...I enjoy knowing that God loves me. What an honor. Who am I to deserve such grace? God loves me and I relish that feeling.

Some days I sit there and nothing seems to happen. It's like pulling for a fish and finding nothing there. But that's just life and that's the way it...

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PREVENTING ACCIDENTAL POISONING AT HOME

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Spring is here and, along with the warmer temperatures, homeowners will begin the traditional spring cleaning. That means using household chemicals that can increase the risk of accidental poisoning, especially around small children. Another very real poisoning risk for children is common household medicines.

According to the National Poison Prevention Week Council, approximately 30 children die every year due to accidental poisonings, and approximately 1 million phone calls are placed to...

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