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QC referee makes the right call for two new knees

Veteran QC Referee, Peter Duquette, officiates hundreds of games in 5 sports, on fields and in gymnasiums throughout Iowa and Illinois after successful total joint replacements in both knees at ORA Orthopedics.

Taking an early fall tour of Mississippi Palisades State Park

LMQC’s outdoor bloggers, Teri Stickler and Kaia, share pictures and impressions from their early fall trip to Mississippi Palisades Park in Savanna, IL and Iowa’s “island town”, Sabula.

Maroon Pride: Moline High team doc and alum enjoys youth sports

Former Moline Maroon and current team physician Dr. Shawn Wynn will be cheering for his team when they hit the gridiron this fall!

Trail nutrition tips for the perfect hike

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, makes sure she packs the food the body needs when she hits the hiking trails this fall with her husband Nathan.

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.

Stay in the game – three common football injuries

Dr. Ryan Dunlay, a specialist in Sports Medicine at ORA Orthopedics and team doctor for the Pleasant Valley Spartans, explains three common injuries suffered by football players of all ages and skill levels.

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. 

It's more than a marathon ... it's a two-day party!

It’s the 25th year of the Quad Cities Marathon – a classic that criss-crosses the Mississippi River and runs through each of the four Quad Cities. But there’s more than just a run to enjoy on September 24-25!

QC referee makes the right call for two new knees

Veteran QC Referee, Peter Duquette, officiates hundreds of games in 5 sports, on fields and in gymnasiums throughout Iowa and Illinois after successful total joint replacements in both knees at ORA Orthopedics.

Taking an early fall tour of Mississippi Palisades State Park

LMQC’s outdoor bloggers, Teri Stickler and Kaia, share pictures and impressions from their early fall trip to Mississippi Palisades Park in Savanna, IL and Iowa’s “island town”, Sabula.

Maroon Pride: Moline High team doc and alum enjoys youth sports

Former Moline Maroon and current team physician Dr. Shawn Wynn will be cheering for his team when they hit the gridiron this fall!

Trail nutrition tips for the perfect hike

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, makes sure she packs the food the body needs when she hits the hiking trails this fall with her husband Nathan.

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.

Stay in the game – three common football injuries

Dr. Ryan Dunlay, a specialist in Sports Medicine at ORA Orthopedics and team doctor for the Pleasant Valley Spartans, explains three common injuries suffered by football players of all ages and skill levels.

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. 

It's more than a marathon ... it's a two-day party!

It’s the 25th year of the Quad Cities Marathon – a classic that criss-crosses the Mississippi River and runs through each of the four Quad Cities. But there’s more than just a run to enjoy on September 24-25!

Battle of the Bulge
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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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Get Fit
Battle of the Bulge
QC Outdoors
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.

read more
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.

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
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
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
ORA Health Tips
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QC Outdoors
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What Moves Me
Get Fit
Battle of the Bulge
Where did all the kids go?

Where did all the kids go?

Boomer blogger and outdoor activity advocate, Alan Sivell, remembers the good ol’ days of summer that would take kids out of the house and give them the time and space for all kinds of fun, games, and adventures. But now … there are no kids to be found.

read more
ORA Health Tips
QC Outdoors
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.

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Success Stories
Eat Smart with Jeni
Packing a lunch with food allergies in mind.

Packing a lunch with food allergies in mind.

Now an empty nester, QC Dietician, Jeni Tackett, has packed her share of lunches for her kids over the past 20 years. She explores why food allergy cases are going up among children and how to know if your youngster has developed one.

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QC Outdoors
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Battle of the Bulge
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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.

read more
Eat Smart with Jeni
Battle of the Bulge
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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ORA Health Tips
QC Outdoors
Neighborhood fireworks are tough on furry friends

Neighborhood fireworks are tough on furry friends

For LMQC Outdoor blog-dog, Kaia, the 4th of July is full of bright lights, fun in the park, and – unfortunately – loud noises when the fireworks go off. Here are some things to keep in mind to make such a noisy holiday a little less stressful for the four-legged members of your family.

read more
Battle of the Bulge
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.

read more
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
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
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
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.

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
Where did all the kids go?

Where did all the kids go?

Boomer blogger and outdoor activity advocate, Alan Sivell, remembers the good ol’ days of summer that would take kids out of the house and give them the time and space for all kinds of fun, games, and adventures. But now … there are no kids to be found.

read more
Eat Smart with Jeni
Packing a lunch with food allergies in mind.

Packing a lunch with food allergies in mind.

Now an empty nester, QC Dietician, Jeni Tackett, has packed her share of lunches for her kids over the past 20 years. She explores why food allergy cases are going up among children and how to know if your youngster has developed one.

read more
Success Stories
What Moves Me
QC Outdoors
Get Fit
ORA Health Tips
Battle of the Bulge
Eat Smart with Jeni
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.

read more
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.

read more
QC Outdoors
Neighborhood fireworks are tough on furry friends

Neighborhood fireworks are tough on furry friends

For LMQC Outdoor blog-dog, Kaia, the 4th of July is full of bright lights, fun in the park, and – unfortunately – loud noises when the fireworks go off. Here are some things to keep in mind to make such a noisy holiday a little less stressful for the four-legged members of your family.

read more
Get Fit
ORA Health Tips
Battle of the Bulge
Eat Smart with Jeni
Success Stories
What Moves Me
QC Outdoors
Head west, young man (and women and boys and girls)

Head west, young man (and women and boys and girls)

Outdoor blogger, Teri Stickler and her 4-legged companion, Kaia, check out the natural habitat and restored wetlands at West Lake Park, located just west of Davenport. It’s just one of several summertime adventures for the intrepid duo.

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Get Fit
ORA Health Tips
Battle of the Bulge
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Eat to hydrate this summer

Eat to hydrate this summer

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, tells you how you can beat the heat and improve your hydration by eating fruits and vegetables that help increase your water intake.

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QC Outdoors
Exploring forest and prairie at Illiniwek

Exploring forest and prairie at Illiniwek

Outdoor blogger, Teri Stickler and her 4-legged companion, Kaia, explore forest, prairie and the Mississippi River as they venture through Illiniwek Forest Preserve, located north of Hampton, IL.

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Get Fit
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
Battle of the Bulge
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Marvelous melons

Marvelous melons

According to LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, melons are a nutritional miracle food. Nutritious, flavorful, and easily digestible, you can include a variety of melons to keep meals interesting, tasty, and nutritious.

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QC Outdoors
A historic hike through the Quad Cities

A historic hike through the Quad Cities

Let’s Move QC’s intrepid Outdoor Bloggers, Kaia and her human, Teri Stickler, headed to the west end of Davenport to check out the trails and spring flowers in Sunderbruch Park. With its more than 130 acres of parkland, Sunderbruch Park is a gem in the Iowa Quad Cities.

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