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Your Healthcare Connection: Lisa Bowling Creates a Caring Community at Oly Ortho’s Physical Therapy Clinics

    Olympia Orthopaedics Associates is well known throughout the South Sound as a comprehensive provider of musculoskeletal care.  Essential to that service are the large, state-of the-art physical therapy clinics housed at their Westside and Eastside Clinics.  Since early March, those clinics have been under the experienced direction of Lisa Bowling, PT. Bowling is [...]

Tumwater Chiropractic Center: Complemented by Massage Therapy

  Headaches, back pain, and neck stiffness are just a few of the conditions that most of us are affected by daily. Aches and pains may be a result of an injury, stress or overuse. Tumwater Chiropractic Center offers both chiropractic care and massage therapy as independent or complementary treatments to provide a positive approach [...]

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Hot? Might Be Time to Call Chehalis Sheet Metal

  Summer in Washington is hit or miss. Some years the thermometer just manages to push past 90 degrees while in other years there never seems to be a reprieve from the heat. 2014 is shaping up to be more like the latter than the former. Trouble is we never know which kind we have [...]

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Springer Plumbing: 25 Years of Dedicated Service to the Community

  To Ron and Diane Springer plumbing is not just about responding to the drip, drip, drip of your faucet. It is about providing top professional and caring service to a community where they have grown up their entire lives. “We have helped many grateful customers who have been told their plumbing fixes will be [...]

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Under Pressure: The Hyperbaric Chamber at H3 Therapy Services Inc.

  More and more, people are taking charge of their own health.  While meeting regularly with a physician is still a part of the puzzle for most, adding alternate or supplemental treatments has become more common.  From seeing a nutritionist and taking natural supplements to utilizing acupuncture and massage, adding additional therapies to your health [...]

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Dr. Murray Smith’s Top 10 Reasons for Lower Back Pain (and How to Prevent It)

  By Kate Scriven Dr. Murray Smith has seen a lot of patients in his nearly 25 years serving Thurston County patients as an experienced chiropractor.  His practice, Eastside Chiropractic, has grown over the years to include experienced massage therapists, a licensed nutritionist, and most recently, another chiropractor to meet all his patient’s needs. With [...]

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Avoiding Burnout: Caregiver Support at Garden Courte

  Everyone needs a break sometimes.  Whether it’s from work, children, or the hustle and bustle of everyday chores, our health depends on those little moments of rest.  Sometimes, however, that’s easier said than done. The Family Caregiver Alliance states that over 43 million adult family members are caring for someone over the age of [...]

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A Gluten-Free Dining Tour of 15 Restaurants in Thurston County

  By Gale Hemmann It may sound funny, but wheat gluten and other grain glutens are a topic near and dear to my heart. I have a family member with Celiac disease, and have many years’ experience navigating gluten-free options when dining out. The good news is that knowledge of gluten sensitivity is growing rapidly. [...]

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Elite Cleaning of Washington Deep Cleans Your New Home

  Buying a home is both thrilling and terrifying.  Your investment becomes real when you finally receive the keys and cross the threshold for the first time.  But if you open the door to a mess, then what? Unless stipulated in the purchase contract, most homes are only required to be ‘broom clean.’  Purchases of [...]

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Grandpa’s Soda Fountain and Ice Cream Parlor – Family Friendly Throwback With Tasty Treats

  By Libby Kamrowski The door to Grandpa’s Soda Fountain and Ice Cream Parlor is secretly a time portal. One minute you’re on Fourth Avenue in 2014 downtown Olympia, and the next you’re blasted to Olympia of the 1950s. Black and white checkered floor. A long counter with scarlet red barstools. Young “soda jerks” working [...]

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