Williams Icare Blog

Obamacare Summary: What Happens After the Election?

There’s nothing quite like a presidential election year. Despite best efforts to keep political conversations at bay, some always seem to sneak their way into daily life. I mean, how couldn’t it? Political coverage is in the media and in our news feeds, even if we don’t follow particularly political channels or websites.

Assessing Growing Pains and Your Child's Health

What the human body is physically capable of is nothing short of miraculous. Human development is the process of growth and change that takes place between birth and maturity. Beyond your child getting taller, there are several changes in shape, composition, and distribution of your child’s bone, muscle, and tissue. While experiencing “growing pains” is a normal part of development, each child’s pain level and pain tolerance differs.

Breast Cancer: Awareness at All Levels

This time of year is unlike any other. The leaves are almost finished falling, the kids are excited about trick-or-treating, and hearty meals like soups and stews are making their way to the dinner table. At the moment, I’m looking forward to the end of raking leaves, counting how many Disney princesses ring my doorbell October 31st, and having honest, genuine conversations about breast cancer.

Meet Our New Physical Therapy Assistant, Amanda Mohr

It's my pleasure to introduce you to Amanda Mohr on behalf of Williams Integracare Clinic. Amanda is our new Physical Therapy Assistant, and we’re so thankful to have her on our team. As a Physical Therapy Assistant, Amanda is responsible for providing support and assistance to our physical therapists.

Nutritional Supplement Quality: Do's and Don'ts

Many individuals today are turning to nutritional supplements as opposed to prescription medications. While everyone has their own reason why they believe nutritional supplements are the best alternative, there are a number of things that you need to know when purchasing these products. After all, you want to make sure you are purchasing a quality product, not something made with inferior ingredients. As such, where you purchase your supplements is integral to the overall integrity of the product.

Are You Receiving Olympic Athlete-Level Treatment?

The summer just wrapped up and with it, the end of the Rio Olympics. It was an action-packed and awe-inspiring few weeks of cheering for the USA, and the incredible display of performance, perseverance, and passion reminds me of how incredible the human body is. Some notable highlights for me include cheering for the local Olympians, including Alise Post, St. Cloud native who Silvered in Women's BMX, and watching former Gopher David Plummer taking Bronze in swimming

Introducing Our New Doctor of Physical Therapy, Jared Eickhoff

Meet Jared Eickhoff, our newest Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) at Williams Integracare. Jared joined our team during the summer of 2016, becoming our third on-staff physical therapist. Jared obtained his DPT through the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth. While he greatly enjoyed his time up north, he is happy to be back in central Minnesota.

The Back to School Super Blog: Your All-in-One Guide to Prepping Your Kids

After a summer filled with memories, activities, sunshine, and rest, your kids (and you!) are gearing up to head back to school. With an expansive to-do list, seemingly endless errands to run, and preparations to tackle, we know how precious your time is this time of year. We wanted to help you and your family get into the healthy swing of things, so we’ve created a Back to School super blog. It’s filled with all the topics related to your kids including their schedules, their school supplies, and most important, their health. Just click on the link in each heading to find the related Williams Integracare Clinic blog.

Bulletproof Coffee: Is it Good For You?

Is coffee healthy and what is the rage with Bulletproof coffee, MCT oils, and good fats? How can good fats make me lose more weight? I will answer your questions here in this blog.

Breastfeeding + Chiropractic Care = a Natural Match

August is National breastfeeding awareness month and whether you are an expectant mom, a new mom who is breastfeeding, or you are a mom with older children, this article is for you! I will explore different ways you can benefit from chiropractic care and breastfeeding and detail how they go hand in hand. Even if you're not nursing, make sure to check out the tips below as they can help you raise happy, healthy kids.