Flu Season is Almost HereColumbus, Ohio – The dreaded flu season. Every year it sweeps through offices, schools and other places where people gather and makes life miserable for some. It can be particularly troublesome for some groups, such as the very young and senior citizen. While most flus manifest as a miserable bout for a few days, left unprotected it can truly harm the most vulnerable. Even if you do not fall into a high risk group, it is good to be prepared and save yourself trouble this season by getting a flu shot.
As the President’s Cup approaches in nearby Dublin, you might not know that many golf tournaments feature volunteer doctors among the crowd! So, if you take ill while walking the course, chances are you’ll be in good hands. Our doctors have been known to be present at the Memorial Tournament, which you can read more about in this article.
“If you were going to have a heart attack at an event, that would be the place to do it,” said Dr. Marcus Pesa, an emergency-room physician and co-owner of Scioto Urgent Care. Pesa, 40, spends as many days at the Dublin tournament as his schedule allows.”
Proper hydration is often overlooked! Water is great for moderate exercises but sports drinks can be useful for intense workouts. Sports drinks bring the added benefit of replacing lost electrolytes, but bring with them the added calories. Dehydration can bring fatigue, dizziness or headaches, but can be avoided. A simple rule of thumb is to drink eight 8oz glasses of water per day.
We offer easy school, camp and sports physicals. You can rest easy knowing your child is fully prepared and compliant with all camp requirements before they head out the door. These exams are a way to ensure that you or your child is healthy and physically prepared for the whatever they have planned. These physical exams also check whether he or she is up-to-date with current immunizations for their age. These camp physicals are quick, easy and without hassle. Talk to us about what you need for the upcoming season.
Research suggests that exercise seems aids children by helping them with stress. The CDC recommends a least 1 hr of physical activity per day. Read More