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Slash your risk of a devastating disease

Millions of Americans are at risk from Diabetes – including LMQC Fitness blogger Aryn Lloyd. She shares her story about living with Type 1 Diabetes.

Beating the Workout Blahs with Perry Mason

How do you stay entertained when you’re working out? LMQC blogger, Alan Sivell, shows how he decided to multi-task during his daily workout, and thinks you ought to, too!

Worn out hands, wrists, shoulders respond to the right treatment

As we get older, our parts start wearing out – a condition known as Osteoarthritis. Dr. Jonathan Winston, ORA Orthopedics explains the treatment options available for those suffering from “wear and tear” arthritis.

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.

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.

QC Thanksgiving weekend family fun

Get your family up and out with this list of QC-area activities!

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. 

Think running is for the birds? That's not a bad thing!

Join in the fun on Thanksgiving Day and help support the YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley by participating in this year’s Turkey Trot (and related events)!

Slash your risk of a devastating disease

Millions of Americans are at risk from Diabetes – including LMQC Fitness blogger Aryn Lloyd. She shares her story about living with Type 1 Diabetes.

Beating the Workout Blahs with Perry Mason

How do you stay entertained when you’re working out? LMQC blogger, Alan Sivell, shows how he decided to multi-task during his daily workout, and thinks you ought to, too!

Worn out hands, wrists, shoulders respond to the right treatment

As we get older, our parts start wearing out – a condition known as Osteoarthritis. Dr. Jonathan Winston, ORA Orthopedics explains the treatment options available for those suffering from “wear and tear” arthritis.

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.

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.

QC Thanksgiving weekend family fun

Get your family up and out with this list of QC-area activities!

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. 

Think running is for the birds? That's not a bad thing!

Join in the fun on Thanksgiving Day and help support the YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley by participating in this year’s Turkey Trot (and related events)!

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

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What Moves Me
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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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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Eat Smart with Jeni
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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Mr. QC Marathon shares his love of running

Mr. QC Marathon shares his love of running

Meet the Quad Cities’ own “Marathon Man,” Joe Moreno, the race director for the TBK Quad Cities Marathon and other local runs throughout the year. We asked Joe to not only talk about his passion for running but also how he’s overcome his own health challenges and what it’s like to manage so many popular road races in the Quad Cities.

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Stride right year ’round

Stride right year ’round

ORA Physical Therapy PT, Keeley Knobloch, and her colleague, ORA PT David Carius, have developed a running protocol to help runners and walkers hit the trail year ’round. The mix of instruction, goal-setting, and good, old-fashioned fun helps runners and walkers get back on track following an injury or prepare them for their “next big race.”

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QC Outdoors
Falling into a midwest autumn

Falling into a midwest autumn

LMQC’s outdoor bloggers, Teri Stickler and Kaia, set out to find this fall’s most brilliant colors. Along the way, they re-discovered some favorite parks and drove some of the most color-filled backroads in the Mississippi Valley. Come on the adventure with them!

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Battle of the Bulge
Battle of the Bulge
Eat Smart with Jeni
Success Stories
What Moves Me
QC Outdoors
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.

read more
ORA Health Tips
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
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.

read more
ORA Health Tips
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
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
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
ORA Health Tips
Stride right year ’round

Stride right year ’round

ORA Physical Therapy PT, Keeley Knobloch, and her colleague, ORA PT David Carius, have developed a running protocol to help runners and walkers hit the trail year ’round. The mix of instruction, goal-setting, and good, old-fashioned fun helps runners and walkers get back on track following an injury or prepare them for their “next big race.”

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

Mr. QC Marathon shares his love of running

Meet the Quad Cities’ own “Marathon Man,” Joe Moreno, the race director for the TBK Quad Cities Marathon and other local runs throughout the year. We asked Joe to not only talk about his passion for running but also how he’s overcome his own health challenges and what it’s like to manage so many popular road races in the Quad Cities.

read more
QC Outdoors
Falling into a midwest autumn

Falling into a midwest autumn

LMQC’s outdoor bloggers, Teri Stickler and Kaia, set out to find this fall’s most brilliant colors. Along the way, they re-discovered some favorite parks and drove some of the most color-filled backroads in the Mississippi Valley. Come on the adventure with them!

read more
Get Fit
RAGBRAI DAY 4 and 5 – Beating the heat (before it beats you)

RAGBRAI DAY 4 and 5 – Beating the heat (before it beats you)

This year’s RAGBRAI has been rough on riders. Record heat and plenty of hills have made this year’s ride one for the record books – and LMQC’s biking blogger Gabe Lareau has been gathering stories along the way. But the heat the past day has been too much for even Gabe who files this dispatch following a day of rest before he rides into Davenport on Saturday, July 29.

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ORA Health Tips
Battle of the Bulge
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A healthy empty nest

A healthy empty nest

According to LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, once the kids go off to college, you need to take some time to re-set your priorities to make sure your empty-nest life takes off.

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Successful surgery is par for the course

Successful surgery is par for the course

With a lingering collegiate football injury behind him – thanks to some help from ORA Orthopedic Surgeon Jonathon Winston – Bettendorf alum, Dustin Harris looks forward to a cooler fall that includes a new-found passion for golf.

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What Moves Me
QC Outdoors
Where to get away from it all (for an hour)

Where to get away from it all (for an hour)

We hit the trail and head to three spots just north of the Quad Cities with outdoor blogger Wade Ellett where we can take in some outstanding scenery and enjoy out-of-the-way parks filled with beautiful nature trails.

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Five simple exercises for Quad City seniors

Five simple exercises for Quad City seniors

ORA Physical Therapy Manager, Max Whiting, DPT, has good news to share with Quad City seniors who have given up on staying fit. “You can stay strong in your senior years” – and Max gives you five realistic exercises you can practice at home or with friends.

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RAGBRAI Day 1 – Greetings from Storm Lake, Iowa!

RAGBRAI Day 1 – Greetings from Storm Lake, Iowa!

With the first day of RAGBRAI in his rearview mirror, native Quad Citian, Gabe Lareau, shares some of his first observations, stories of veteran riders, and why “there are no hills in Iowa” might be a slight understatement. Ride with Gabe as he participates in RAGBRAI’s 50th ride and shares his adventure on Let’s Move Quad Cities.

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