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This holiday, give the gift of fitness

This time of year, everybody has an excuse for not getting to the gym – but that doesn’t mean you can’t work out. LMQC Fitness blogger Cody Lichthardt suggests four, essential (and low-cost) fitness tools you can keep around the home or apartment to help get you in shape this winter.

Those bumps in your palm could be Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s Disease is a little-recognized condition of the hands in which the connective tissue of the palm of the hand hardens and thickens. Dr. Tobias Mann, ORA Orthopedics, discusses the symptoms and possible treatments.

QC musician pounds the keys again after carpal tunnel surgery

After two, successful carpal tunnel surgeries, this Davenport musician is happy to get back to singing the blues.

In every season, Scott County Park never disappoints

LMQC’s outdoor bloggers, Teri Stickler and Kaia, explore the trails and natural beauty of Scott County Park – and give us a glimpse of the pioneer village at Walnut Grove along the way.

A little discipline can go a long way, but don’t let it spoil your holidays

LMQC Boomer Blogger Alan Sivell shares his sage advice and ponders the challenges of holiday revelry without losing too many belt-notches.

Five tips for a healthy holiday season

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, offers up five healthy tips for the coming holiday season.

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. 

Shake your giblets Thanksgiving morning!

A Quad City Thanksgiving tradition, the YMCA’s annual McCarthy Bush Turkey Trot, is a great way to get your body moving before the big dinner!

This holiday, give the gift of fitness

This time of year, everybody has an excuse for not getting to the gym – but that doesn’t mean you can’t work out. LMQC Fitness blogger Cody Lichthardt suggests four, essential (and low-cost) fitness tools you can keep around the home or apartment to help get you in shape this winter.

Those bumps in your palm could be Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s Disease is a little-recognized condition of the hands in which the connective tissue of the palm of the hand hardens and thickens. Dr. Tobias Mann, ORA Orthopedics, discusses the symptoms and possible treatments.

QC musician pounds the keys again after carpal tunnel surgery

After two, successful carpal tunnel surgeries, this Davenport musician is happy to get back to singing the blues.

In every season, Scott County Park never disappoints

LMQC’s outdoor bloggers, Teri Stickler and Kaia, explore the trails and natural beauty of Scott County Park – and give us a glimpse of the pioneer village at Walnut Grove along the way.

A little discipline can go a long way, but don’t let it spoil your holidays

LMQC Boomer Blogger Alan Sivell shares his sage advice and ponders the challenges of holiday revelry without losing too many belt-notches.

Five tips for a healthy holiday season

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, offers up five healthy tips for the coming holiday season.

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. 

Shake your giblets Thanksgiving morning!

A Quad City Thanksgiving tradition, the YMCA’s annual McCarthy Bush Turkey Trot, is a great way to get your body moving before the big dinner!

Battle of the Bulge
Eat Smart with Jeni
Success Stories
QC Outdoors
What Moves Me
ORA Health Tips
Success Stories
Get Fit
This holiday, give the gift of fitness

This holiday, give the gift of fitness

This time of year, everybody has an excuse for not getting to the gym – but that doesn’t mean you can’t work out. LMQC Fitness blogger Cody Lichthardt suggests four, essential (and low-cost) fitness tools you can keep around the home or apartment to help get you in shape this winter.

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Battle of the Bulge
QC Outdoors
Eat Smart with Jeni
Low-cal substitutes for full-taste holiday menus

Low-cal substitutes for full-taste holiday menus

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, says as long as you’re in control of your grocery list, you can ward off those unwanted pounds that seem to find us during the holidays by making a few simple ingredient substitutions.

read more
ORA Health Tips
What Moves Me
Get Fit
What Moves Me
Mr. QC Marathon shares his love of running

Mr. QC Marathon shares his love of running

Meet the Marathon’s, Joe Moreno, race director for the Quad Cities Marathon, Freedom Run and Genesis Firecracker Run. We asked Joe to not only talk about his passion for running, but how he’s overcome his own health challenges as well as what it’s like to manage 3 popular road races in the Quad Cities.

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ORA Health Tips
How to prevent a fall season of injuries

How to prevent a fall season of injuries

Dr. Waqas Hussain, a Sports Medicine physician at ORA Orthopedics and team doctor for United Township High School, explains how football players – and all athletes – can avoid injuries by taking some simple, preventative measures.

read more
Battle of the Bulge
Success Stories
Dancing through high school without missing a beat

Dancing through high school without missing a beat

Isabelle Sneath has been dancing with her teammates from Davenport North High School for three years – but that almost came to an end when a back flip resulted in a shoulder injury requiring surgery by Dr. Suleman Hussain of ORA Orthopedics. 

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QC Outdoors
Boo-tiful QC cemetery walks

Boo-tiful QC cemetery walks

Wade Ellett explores the cemeteries of the Quad Cities to find some interesting (and at times spooky) monuments at the grave sites of some of the people who put our community on the map.

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Eat Smart with Jeni
What Moves Me
Kayaking is an adventure anyone can enjoy

Kayaking is an adventure anyone can enjoy

From a handful of kayak enthusiasts, to a membership of several thousand, this avid kayaker has paddled area QC waters enjoying the peaceful wildlife and camaraderie of his fellow paddlers.

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Get Fit
Them’s the breaks.

Them’s the breaks.

Gabe Lareau, 19, our featured “Bike-to-Work Week” blogger, shares some tips for making sure your bike remains relatively trouble-free (even if it means you might have to make a repair on the fly) and safe for your travels.

read more
Battle of the Bulge
ORA Health Tips
QC Outdoors
Success Stories
What Moves Me
Success Stories
Going toe-to-toe with painful bunions

Going toe-to-toe with painful bunions

Josh Lippens, a defensive end for the Central DeWitt High School Sabers, has returned to the field and is kicking tail in opposing backfields thanks to surgery by ORA Orthopedics Dr. Beau Shay to address his Tailor’s bunions.

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Eat Smart with Jeni
QC Outdoors
Get Fit
Battle of the Bulge
Success Stories
Get Fit
Eat Smart with Jeni
Battle of the Bulge
What Moves Me
Why I take the road less travelled

Why I take the road less travelled

ORA Orthopedic’s Dr. Sanjay Sundar and his musical family take center stage in this moBecky Bernard, office administrator for the RI County State’s Attorneys Office and avid off-road cyclist, shares her passion for off-road cycling and mid-life fitness!nth’s “What Moves Me” feature story.

read more
ORA Health Tips
QC Outdoors
Battle of the Bulge
Battle of the Bulge
Eat Smart with Jeni
Low-cal substitutes for full-taste holiday menus

Low-cal substitutes for full-taste holiday menus

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, says as long as you’re in control of your grocery list, you can ward off those unwanted pounds that seem to find us during the holidays by making a few simple ingredient substitutions.

read more
Success Stories
What Moves Me
QC Outdoors
Get Fit
ORA Health Tips
Battle of the Bulge
Eat Smart with Jeni
Success Stories
Dancing through high school without missing a beat

Dancing through high school without missing a beat

Isabelle Sneath has been dancing with her teammates from Davenport North High School for three years – but that almost came to an end when a back flip resulted in a shoulder injury requiring surgery by Dr. Suleman Hussain of ORA Orthopedics. 

read more
What Moves Me
Mr. QC Marathon shares his love of running

Mr. QC Marathon shares his love of running

Meet the Marathon’s, Joe Moreno, race director for the Quad Cities Marathon, Freedom Run and Genesis Firecracker Run. We asked Joe to not only talk about his passion for running, but how he’s overcome his own health challenges as well as what it’s like to manage 3 popular road races in the Quad Cities.

read more
QC Outdoors
Boo-tiful QC cemetery walks

Boo-tiful QC cemetery walks

Wade Ellett explores the cemeteries of the Quad Cities to find some interesting (and at times spooky) monuments at the grave sites of some of the people who put our community on the map.

read more
Get Fit
Them’s the breaks.

Them’s the breaks.

Gabe Lareau, 19, our featured “Bike-to-Work Week” blogger, shares some tips for making sure your bike remains relatively trouble-free (even if it means you might have to make a repair on the fly) and safe for your travels.

read more
ORA Health Tips
How to prevent a fall season of injuries

How to prevent a fall season of injuries

Dr. Waqas Hussain, a Sports Medicine physician at ORA Orthopedics and team doctor for United Township High School, explains how football players – and all athletes – can avoid injuries by taking some simple, preventative measures.

read more
Battle of the Bulge
Eat Smart with Jeni
Success Stories
What Moves Me
Kayaking is an adventure anyone can enjoy

Kayaking is an adventure anyone can enjoy

From a handful of kayak enthusiasts, to a membership of several thousand, this avid kayaker has paddled area QC waters enjoying the peaceful wildlife and camaraderie of his fellow paddlers.

read more
QC Outdoors
Get Fit
ORA Health Tips
Battle of the Bulge
Eat Smart with Jeni
Success Stories
Going toe-to-toe with painful bunions

Going toe-to-toe with painful bunions

Josh Lippens, a defensive end for the Central DeWitt High School Sabers, has returned to the field and is kicking tail in opposing backfields thanks to surgery by ORA Orthopedics Dr. Beau Shay to address his Tailor’s bunions.

read more
What Moves Me
QC Outdoors
Get Fit
ORA Health Tips
Battle of the Bulge
Eat Smart with Jeni
QC Apples are ripe and ready!

QC Apples are ripe and ready!

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, shares her love of apples and the joys of her family’s annual visit to a nearby apple orchard.

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Success Stories
What Moves Me
Why I take the road less travelled

Why I take the road less travelled

ORA Orthopedic’s Dr. Sanjay Sundar and his musical family take center stage in this moBecky Bernard, office administrator for the RI County State’s Attorneys Office and avid off-road cyclist, shares her passion for off-road cycling and mid-life fitness!nth’s “What Moves Me” feature story.

read more
QC Outdoors
Get Fit
A lifetime of biking can take you places.

A lifetime of biking can take you places.

Gabe Lareau, 19, Moline is LMQC’s 2021 Bike To Work Week Blogger, sharing his love for cycling and perspective on the benefits of biking to work and the issues surrounding local cycling routes.

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ORA Health Tips
Battle of the Bulge
Eat Smart with Jeni
Success Stories
What Moves Me
The music moves him

The music moves him

ORA Orthopedic’s Dr. Sanjay Sundar and his musical family take center stage in this month’s “What Moves Me” feature story.

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QC Outdoors
Get Fit
ORA Health Tips
Spotting scoliosis in your child

Spotting scoliosis in your child

A school physical discovered Morgan Martin’s scoliosis while in high school. ORA Orthopedic’s Dr. Michael Pyevich, the only pediatric orthopedist in the Quad Cities, explains that scoliosis is often seen and diagnosed in the fall, during back-to-school physicals.

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Battle of the Bulge
Eat Smart with Jeni
Success Stories
What Moves Me
QC Outdoors
Get Fit
ORA Health Tips
Battle of the Bulge
Eat Smart with Jeni
Fall for beans this fall

Fall for beans this fall

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, explains why you should plan to put more beans in your diet and shares a delicious chili recipe that’s perfect for the fall weather.

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Success Stories
What Moves Me
QC Outdoors
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Sitting all day? For your health, get up!

Sitting all day? For your health, get up!

Does sitting long hours really have an effect on your health? It sure does … even after a brisk morning workout. Now with our new normal of working from home, you may be sitting way too much.

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ORA Health Tips