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Midlife mom is “movin’ and groovin’” after total knee surgery

Every day is a new day to move and celebrate life for Annette Rasmussen, Taylor Ridge, IL, following successful knee replacement surgery at ORA Orthopedics.

The diet of Sisyphus

LMQC Boomer Blogger Alan Sivell shares the ups and downs of his diet and fitness journey – which, unfortunately, has included occasional stops at the fridge.

Four tips for using a home treadmill to beat the workout blahs

ORA Orthopedic’s Dr. Connolly chases the blahs away on a home treadmill outfitted with a video screen that allows for him to take runs virtually anywhere in the world.

It’s snow time: tips to prevent back injury when you remove the white stuff

A heavy snowfall can lead to serious back and shoulder injuries for those trying to shovel it off their sidewalks and driveway, according to  ORA Orthopedics’s spine surgeon, Scott Collins. 

Should you get on the bone broth bandwagon?

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, debunks the bone broth dietary fad and puts the nutritional value of consuming broth in perspective.

QC Orthopedist’s 2nd office in the Colorado Rockies: “It’s a blast!”

ORA Orthopedics’ Dr. Thomas VonGillern is featured in this “What Moves Me” profile and shares his passions for snow skiing, carpentry and caring for his patients who often suffer from hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder pain.

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. 

Get ready to go outdoors again!

Better weather is just around the corner – and your guide to great outdoor activities in 2022 is at the QCCA Expo Center, February 17-20!

Midlife mom is “movin’ and groovin’” after total knee surgery

Every day is a new day to move and celebrate life for Annette Rasmussen, Taylor Ridge, IL, following successful knee replacement surgery at ORA Orthopedics.

The diet of Sisyphus

LMQC Boomer Blogger Alan Sivell shares the ups and downs of his diet and fitness journey – which, unfortunately, has included occasional stops at the fridge.

Four tips for using a home treadmill to beat the workout blahs

ORA Orthopedic’s Dr. Connolly chases the blahs away on a home treadmill outfitted with a video screen that allows for him to take runs virtually anywhere in the world.

It’s snow time: tips to prevent back injury when you remove the white stuff

A heavy snowfall can lead to serious back and shoulder injuries for those trying to shovel it off their sidewalks and driveway, according to  ORA Orthopedics’s spine surgeon, Scott Collins. 

Should you get on the bone broth bandwagon?

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, debunks the bone broth dietary fad and puts the nutritional value of consuming broth in perspective.

QC Orthopedist’s 2nd office in the Colorado Rockies: “It’s a blast!”

ORA Orthopedics’ Dr. Thomas VonGillern is featured in this “What Moves Me” profile and shares his passions for snow skiing, carpentry and caring for his patients who often suffer from hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder pain.

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. 

Get ready to go outdoors again!

Better weather is just around the corner – and your guide to great outdoor activities in 2022 is at the QCCA Expo Center, Febraury 17-20!
Battle of the Bulge
The diet of Sisyphus

The diet of Sisyphus

LMQC Boomer Blogger Alan Sivell shares the ups and downs of his diet and fitness journey – which, unfortunately, has included occasional stops at the fridge.

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Eart Smart with Jeni
Success Stories
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.

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What Moves Me
ORA Health Tips
Success Stories
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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Battle of the Bulge
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.

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Eart Smart with Jeni
Make your Dry January a New Year tradition

Make your Dry January a New Year tradition

America is drinking more alcohol now than ever. LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, explains how resolving to live a “Dry January” may be a great first step in taking control of your alcohol consumption and reduce calories in the process.

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ORA Health Tips
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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Get Fit
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.

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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
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What Moves Me
Get Fit
Battle of the Bulge
ORA Health Tips
QC Outdoors
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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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What Moves Me
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Eart Smart with Jeni
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
Battle of the Bulge
Battle of the Bulge
Eart Smart with Jeni
Make your Dry January a New Year tradition

Make your Dry January a New Year tradition

America is drinking more alcohol now than ever. LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, explains how resolving to live a “Dry January” may be a great first step in taking control of your alcohol consumption and reduce calories in the process.

read more
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
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
Battle of the Bulge
Eart 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
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
Eart 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
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
Eart Smart with Jeni
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.

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What Moves Me
QC Outdoors
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!

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Battle of the Bulge
Eart 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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Success Stories
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.

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

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ORA Health Tips
Battle of the Bulge
Eart Smart with Jeni
Success Stories
Back in the saddle after two new knees

Back in the saddle after two new knees

When it comes to putting on the miles, fewer do more than avid cyclist, Tom Hannah, 64, Davenport. His goal this summer, a good 75 miles a week or about 300 miles a month, biking along the scenic trails and byways of eastern Iowa and western Illinois. Thanks to two total knee replacements, he’s back in the saddle with no more pain, swelling, or limping.

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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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QC Outdoors
Get Fit
ORA Health Tips