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A walk on the “wild side”

Spring has sprung and woodland wildflowers are showing their faces throughout the wooded ravines of the Quad Cities. Let’s Move Outdoor Blogger, Teri Stickler, and her beloved pooch, Kaia, take us on a tour right along an old Bettendorf trail.

How much protein is enough?

Exercise and diet experts alike sing the praises of protein to sate hunger, build muscles, and keep your fitness plan on track. LMQC dietary blogger and Registered Dietitian, Jeni Tackett, explains protein basics and why we all need it.

Back to the gym after a pandemic

A year and a pandemic later, what’s it like to go back to the Y? Let’s Move Quad Cities’ Boomer Blogger, Alan Sivell, shares his experience and prep tips for transitioning for home based lethargy to a public gym.

Chasing “the runners’ high” since 1980

Asked why he ran five miles a day, the Professor said “Because it makes me feel good.” Little did he know, it was all in his head.

Keep the spring in your step.

ORA Orthopedic’s Physician’s Assistant, Jim Earel, shows us how you can ease into running and avoid injuries this spring.

QC baseball and softball: preventing injuries in kids

Younger and younger players are being hurt on the field leading to a rise in youth sports injuries. Samantha’s story shows how to keep them safe!

Welcome to Let’s Move Quad Cities, an online news magazine dedicated to keeping  you moving. The publication is updated weekly and published by ORA Orthopedics for the Quad City area community as well as the patients, family, friends and staff of ORA and its partners. 

Sign Up Now for our free E-Newsletter

We send out our free e-newsletter twice a month – loaded with uplifting stories, interesting information and event information to help residents of the Quad Cities get up, keep moving and feel great!

A walk on the “wild side”

Spring has sprung and woodland wildflowers are showing their faces throughout the wooded ravines of the Quad Cities. Let’s Move Outdoor Blogger, Teri Stickler, and her beloved pooch, Kaia, take us on a tour right along an old Bettendorf trail.

How much protein is enough?

Exercise and diet experts alike sing the praises of protein to sate hunger, build muscles, and keep your fitness plan on track. LMQC dietary blogger and Registered Dietitian, Jeni Tackett, explains protein basics and why we all need it.

Back to the gym after a pandemic

A year and a pandemic later, what’s it like to go back to the Y? Let’s Move Quad Cities’ Boomer Blogger, Alan Sivell, shares his experience and prep tips for transitioning for home based lethargy to a public gym.

Chasing “the runners’ high” since 1980

Asked why he ran five miles a day, the Professor said “Because it makes me feel good.” Little did he know, it was all in his head.

Keep the spring in your step.

ORA Orthopedic’s Physician’s Assistant, Jim Earel, shows us how you can ease into running and avoid injuries this spring.

QC baseball and softball: preventing injuries in kids

Younger and younger players are being hurt on the field leading to a rise in youth sports injuries. Samantha’s story shows how to keep them safe!

Welcome to Let’s Move Quad Cities, an online news magazine dedicated to keeping  you moving. The publication is updated weekly and published by ORA Orthopedics for the Quad City area community as well as the patients, family, friends and staff of ORA and its partners. 

Sign Up Now for our free E-Newsletter

We send out our free e-newsletter twice a month – loaded with uplifting stories, interesting information and event information to help residents of the Quad Cities get up, keep moving and feel great!

Battle of the Bulge
Eart Smart with Jeni
Four ways to spring clean your life.

Four ways to spring clean your life.

After surviving 2020, your life may need a spring cleaning. LMQC blogger Jeni Tacket suggests that decluttering your space and figuratively cleaning up your mindset can do wonders for your habits this year.

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Success Stories
QC Outdoors
What Moves Me
ORA Health Tips
Success Stories
How much protein is enough?

How much protein is enough?

Exercise and diet experts alike sing the praises of protein to sate hunger, build muscles, and keep your fitness plan on track. LMQC dietary blogger and Registered Dietitian, Jeni Tackett, explains protein basics and why we all need it.

read more
Get Fit
Battle of the Bulge
Spring can’t come soon enough.

Spring can’t come soon enough.

The Professor has been worrying that if he didn’t get outside on a more regular basis, he might have lost ground he might not get back. It turns out if you haven’t exercised in a year – or at all – you can reverse functional loss.

read more
QC Outdoors
Eart Smart with Jeni
Vitamin D: the magic cure?

Vitamin D: the magic cure?

Can adequate Vitamin D levels help you prevent cancer, avoid a heart attack, and even reduce the symptoms of COVID-19? Learn the facts about Vitamin D and how it can help you power through what’s left of winter!

read more
ORA Health Tips
What Moves Me
QC doctor, father, beer brewer

QC doctor, father, beer brewer

QC orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ryan Pokorney didn’t start brewing beer until he moved to Iowa – but now he’s found a favorite scientific pursuit that yields a tasty outcome.

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After surviving 2020, your life may need a spring cleaning. LMQC blogger Jeni Tacket suggests that decluttering your space and figuratively cleaning up your mindset can do wonders for your habits this year.

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QC Outdoors
What Moves Me
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How much protein is enough?

How much protein is enough?

Exercise and diet experts alike sing the praises of protein to sate hunger, build muscles, and keep your fitness plan on track. LMQC dietary blogger and Registered Dietitian, Jeni Tackett, explains protein basics and why we all need it.

read more
Get Fit
Battle of the Bulge
Spring can’t come soon enough.

Spring can’t come soon enough.

The Professor has been worrying that if he didn’t get outside on a more regular basis, he might have lost ground he might not get back. It turns out if you haven’t exercised in a year – or at all – you can reverse functional loss.

read more
QC Outdoors
Eart Smart with Jeni
Vitamin D: the magic cure?

Vitamin D: the magic cure?

Can adequate Vitamin D levels help you prevent cancer, avoid a heart attack, and even reduce the symptoms of COVID-19? Learn the facts about Vitamin D and how it can help you power through what’s left of winter!

read more
ORA Health Tips
What Moves Me
QC doctor, father, beer brewer

QC doctor, father, beer brewer

QC orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ryan Pokorney didn’t start brewing beer until he moved to Iowa – but now he’s found a favorite scientific pursuit that yields a tasty outcome.

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