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How and why to record your (honest) behavior

LMQC Nutrition Blogger, Jeni Tackett, challenges you to be honest with yourself about your healthy habits and your dietary progress and answer four basic questions that are the key to your success.

Fitness Resolutions: Try-Fail-Try-Again is all part of the process!

A steady diet of countless beers, midnight pizzas, and 2 a.m. ice creams schooled the Professor on the need for a better fitness resolution. Learn how he finally succeeded!

The right prescription for your home gym workout from ORA’s Dr. J.C. Clark

ORA Orthopedic’s Dr. J.C. Clark provides his advice on how selecting the right home gym equipment and workout can boost your health while reducing your risk for surgical complications!

Boost your attitude!

Do you dread working out? Learn how to handle the negative thoughts, diet temptations and weight plateaus that dog any fitness challenge.

Are carbs and fat good for you?

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, explains that food is fuel, and the type of fuel you put into your body helps determine how well it runs!

Globe trotter visits 75 countries and six continents on one new knee

Moline Globetrotter, Linda Meadors, stands atop Machu Picchu, Peru, following her successful total knee replacement surgery at ORA Orthopedics.

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. 

The community's "icestravaganza" is back this January!

Enjoy a celebration of ice and lights in this free, family-friendly event held in downtown Davenport January 13-15! The ice sculptures are alight from dusk to 10 pm every night.

How and why to record your (honest) behavior

LMQC Nutrition Blogger, Jeni Tackett, challenges you to be honest with yourself about your healthy habits and your dietary progress and answer four basic questions that are the key to your success.

Fitness Resolutions: Try-Fail-Try-Again is all part of the process!

A steady diet of countless beers, midnight pizzas, and 2 a.m. ice creams schooled the Professor on the need for a better fitness resolution. Learn how he finally succeeded!

The right prescription for your home gym workout from ORA’s Dr. J.C. Clark

ORA Orthopedic’s Dr. J.C. Clark provides his advice on how selecting the right home gym equipment and workout can boost your health while reducing your risk for surgical complications!

Boost your attitude!

Do you dread working out? Learn how to handle the negative thoughts, diet temptations and weight plateaus that dog any fitness challenge.

Are carbs and fat good for you?

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, explains that food is fuel, and the type of fuel you put into your body helps determine how well it runs!

Globe trotter visits 75 countries and six continents on one new knee

Moline Globetrotter, Linda Meadors, stands atop Machu Picchu, Peru, following her successful total knee replacement surgery at ORA Orthopedics.

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. 

The community's "icestravagaza" is back this January!

Enjoy a celebration of ice and lights in this free, family-friendly event held in downtown Davenport January 13-15! The ice sculptures are alight from dusk to 10 pm every night.

Battle of the Bulge
Eat Smart with Jeni
Are carbs and fat good for you?

Are carbs and fat good for you?

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, explains that food is fuel, and the type of fuel you put into your body helps determine how well it runs!

read more
Success Stories
QC Outdoors
What Moves Me
ORA Health Tips
Success Stories
Get Fit
How and why to record your (honest) behavior

How and why to record your (honest) behavior

LMQC Nutrition Blogger, Jeni Tackett, challenges you to be honest with yourself about your healthy habits and your dietary progress and answer four basic questions that are the key to your success.

read more
Battle of the Bulge
Broccoli, the new white meat

Broccoli, the new white meat

LMQC blogger, Alan Sivell, admits to using a bit of “self-hypnosis” as he trained himself to choose broccoli over unhealthy stuff … but says being fit is worth it.

read more
QC Outdoors
Snowshoeing in a winter wonderland

Snowshoeing in a winter wonderland

LMQC’s outdoor blogger, Teri Stickler, and her faithful companion, Kaia, take to the trails of the Wapsi River Environmental Education Center near Dixon, Iowa, to discover the joy of snowshoeing and find some great wintertime fun.

read more
Eat Smart with Jeni
ORA Health Tips
Even Santa has back pain.

Even Santa has back pain.

There’s more to life than cookies, hot cocoa, and making little girls’ and boys’ wishes come true for everyone’s favorite jolly, old elf. Delivering presents to billions of kids around the world can be a real pain in the back.

read more
What Moves Me
Get Fit
Boost your attitude!

Boost your attitude!

Do you dread working out? Learn how to handle the negative thoughts, diet temptations and weight plateaus that dog any fitness challenge.

read more
What Moves Me
ORA Health Tips
Beware of the snowblower!

Beware of the snowblower!

Snowblowers can be a terrific convenience and also quite dangerous if you get fatigued by the cold or distracted while operating the equipment, says ORA Orthopedic’s, Dr. Justin Munns.

read more
Battle of the Bulge
Success Stories
QC Outdoors
Eat Smart with Jeni
The power of a mini-resolution

The power of a mini-resolution

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, gives you some important tips for overcoming roadblocks and making this year the year of SUCCESS! And it all starts by making mini-resolutions …

read more
What Moves Me
Get Fit
Battle of the Bulge
ORA Health Tips
QC Outdoors
Presents for pooches

Presents for pooches

LMQC’s outdoor blogger, Teri Stickler, celebrates the holidays with her faithful Samoyed, Kaia, and some new friends as they check out what kind of toys Teri should be putting under the tree this season.

read more
Success Stories
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
Success Stories
Nuts about Nutcrackers!

Nuts about Nutcrackers!

Davenport resident, Sally Hanson, is back to decorating her house, dusting off her small army of nutcrackers, and getting to work making her family’s holiday bright – thanks, in part, to her new knee from Dr. Peter Rink at ORA Orthopedics.

read more
Eat Smart with Jeni
QC Outdoors
All is calm at Nahant Marsh

All is calm at Nahant Marsh

LMQC’s outdoor bloggers, Teri Stickler and Kaia, take a walk through the Nahant Marsh Preserve, one of the few remaining urban wetlands in the Upper Midwest.

read more
Get Fit
Battle of the Bulge
Success Stories
Get Fit
Eat Smart with Jeni
5 tips to eating healthfully through the holidays.

5 tips to eating healthfully through the holidays.

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, reminds us that it’s all the little things – like extra bites, “just-a-sips”, and holiday treats – that can add pounds to your waistline. Here are five ways to keep eating healthy during the holidays.

read more
Battle of the Bulge
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
How NOT to fall off your ladder

How NOT to fall off your ladder

Thinking about climbing that ladder this fall or winter to put up or take down the lights on your house? You better watch your step – it could be your first one on the way to the emergency room!

read more
QC Outdoors
Battle of the Bulge
Battle of the Bulge
Broccoli, the new white meat

Broccoli, the new white meat

LMQC blogger, Alan Sivell, admits to using a bit of “self-hypnosis” as he trained himself to choose broccoli over unhealthy stuff … but says being fit is worth it.

read more
Eat Smart with Jeni
Success Stories
What Moves Me
QC Outdoors
Snowshoeing in a winter wonderland

Snowshoeing in a winter wonderland

LMQC’s outdoor blogger, Teri Stickler, and her faithful companion, Kaia, take to the trails of the Wapsi River Environmental Education Center near Dixon, Iowa, to discover the joy of snowshoeing and find some great wintertime fun.

read more
Get Fit
Boost your attitude!

Boost your attitude!

Do you dread working out? Learn how to handle the negative thoughts, diet temptations and weight plateaus that dog any fitness challenge.

read more
ORA Health Tips
Even Santa has back pain.

Even Santa has back pain.

There’s more to life than cookies, hot cocoa, and making little girls’ and boys’ wishes come true for everyone’s favorite jolly, old elf. Delivering presents to billions of kids around the world can be a real pain in the back.

read more
Battle of the Bulge
Eat Smart with Jeni
The power of a mini-resolution

The power of a mini-resolution

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, gives you some important tips for overcoming roadblocks and making this year the year of SUCCESS! And it all starts by making mini-resolutions …

read more
Success Stories
What Moves Me
QC Outdoors
Get Fit
ORA Health Tips
Beware of the snowblower!

Beware of the snowblower!

Snowblowers can be a terrific convenience and also quite dangerous if you get fatigued by the cold or distracted while operating the equipment, says ORA Orthopedic’s, Dr. Justin Munns.

read more
Battle of the Bulge
Eat Smart with Jeni
Success Stories
What Moves Me
QC Outdoors
Presents for pooches

Presents for pooches

LMQC’s outdoor blogger, Teri Stickler, celebrates the holidays with her faithful Samoyed, Kaia, and some new friends as they check out what kind of toys Teri should be putting under the tree this season.

read more
Get Fit
ORA Health Tips
Battle of the Bulge
Eat Smart with Jeni
5 tips to eating healthfully through the holidays.

5 tips to eating healthfully through the holidays.

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, reminds us that it’s all the little things – like extra bites, “just-a-sips”, and holiday treats – that can add pounds to your waistline. Here are five ways to keep eating healthy during the holidays.

read more
Success Stories
Nuts about Nutcrackers!

Nuts about Nutcrackers!

Davenport resident, Sally Hanson, is back to decorating her house, dusting off her small army of nutcrackers, and getting to work making her family’s holiday bright – thanks, in part, to her new knee from Dr. Peter Rink at 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
All is calm at Nahant Marsh

All is calm at Nahant Marsh

LMQC’s outdoor bloggers, Teri Stickler and Kaia, take a walk through the Nahant Marsh Preserve, one of the few remaining urban wetlands in the Upper Midwest.

read more
Get Fit
ORA Health Tips
How NOT to fall off your ladder

How NOT to fall off your ladder

Thinking about climbing that ladder this fall or winter to put up or take down the lights on your house? You better watch your step – it could be your first one on the way to the emergency room!

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
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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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
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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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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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.

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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. 

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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
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.

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