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4 reasons to ride: a prescription for good health

ORA’s Dr. Andrew Bries and Rock Valley Physical Therapist Anna Perry share their reasons why cycling is great for fitness, rehab after surgery, or at any age when impact sports are not an option.

Bike School Part 4: Ride-along alternatives for kids

Make sure your family enjoys a healthy, happy and safe bike experience by using the best ride-along options. ORA’s Dr. Andrew Bries and Rock Valley Physical Therapist Anna Perry walk you through the details.

Bike School Part 3: Road safety and path etiquette

In segment three of the Bike School series from ORA Orthopedics and Rock Valley Physical Therapy, avid cyclists, Dr. Andrew Bries and Anna Perry share some tips on bike handling and rules to stay safe while on bike paths or on the streets.

Every morning Is a good morning for Zander.

WQAD News Anchor Angie Sharp is a new mother with an appreciation for staying strong for her son after Zander was diagnosed with hip dysplasia soon after his birth.

Bike School Part 2: Choosing and fitting the right bike

In the second part of our Bike School series, Rock Valley Physical Therapist Anna Perry visits a local bike shop to demonstrate how to evaluate and select the best bike for you.

Bettendorf biking’s got the (concrete) edge

Bettendorf has earned a reputation for being a bike-centric community in the QCA. And with good reason. Learn how Bettendorf’s “wide sidewalks” came to be … and what’s yet to come!

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. 

Sign Up Now for our free E-Newsletter

We send out our free e-newsletter twice a month – loaded with uplifting stories, interesting information and event information to help residents of the Quad Cities get up, keep moving and feel great!

4 reasons to ride: a prescription for good health

ORA’s Dr. Andrew Bries and Rock Valley Physical Therapist Anna Perry share their reasons why cycling is great for fitness, rehab after surgery, or at any age when impact sports are not an option.

Bike School Part 4: Ride-along alternatives for kids

Make sure your family enjoys a healthy, happy and safe bike experience by using the best ride-along options. ORA’s Dr. Andrew Bries and Rock Valley Physical Therapist Anna Perry walk you through the details.

Bike School Part 3: Road safety and path etiquette

In segment three of the Bike School series from ORA Orthopedics and Rock Valley Physical Therapy, avid cyclists, Dr. Andrew Bries and Anna Perry share some tips on bike handling and rules to stay safe while on bike paths or on the streets.

Every morning Is a good morning for Zander.

WQAD News Anchor Angie Sharp is a new mother with an appreciation for staying strong for her son after Zander was diagnosed with hip dysplasia soon after his birth.

Bike School Part 2: Choosing and fitting the right bike

In the second part of our Bike School series, Rock Valley Physical Therapist Anna Perry visits a local bike shop to demonstrate how to evaluate and select the best bike for you.

Bettendorf biking’s got the (concrete) edge

Bettendorf has earned a reputation for being a bike-centric community in the QCA. And with good reason. Learn how Bettendorf’s “wide sidewalks” came to be … and what’s yet to come!

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. 

Sign Up Now for our free E-Newsletter

We send out our free e-newsletter twice a month – loaded with uplifting stories, interesting information and event information to help residents of the Quad Cities get up, keep moving and feel great!

Battle of the Bulge
Back to the gym after a pandemic

Back to the gym after a pandemic

A year and a pandemic later, what’s it like to go back to the Y? Let’s Move Quad Cities’ Boomer Blogger, Alan Sivell, shares his experience and prep tips for transitioning for home based lethargy to a public gym.

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Eart Smart with Jeni
How much protein is enough?

How much protein is enough?

Exercise and diet experts alike sing the praises of protein to sate hunger, build muscles, and keep your fitness plan on track. LMQC dietary blogger and Registered Dietitian, Jeni Tackett, explains protein basics and why we all need it.

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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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QC Outdoors
What Moves Me
ORA Health Tips
Success Stories
Get Fit
Battle of the Bulge
QC Outdoors
Eart Smart with Jeni
Four ways to spring clean your life.

Four ways to spring clean your life.

After surviving 2020, your life may need a spring cleaning. LMQC blogger Jeni Tacket suggests that decluttering your space and figuratively cleaning up your mindset can do wonders for your habits this year.

read more
ORA Health Tips
Bike School Part 4: Ride-along alternatives for kids

Bike School Part 3: Road safety and path etiquette

In segment three of the Bike School series from ORA Orthopedics and Rock Valley Physical Therapy, avid cyclists, Dr. Andrew Bries and Anna Perry share some tips on bike handling and rules to stay safe while on bike paths or on the streets.

read more
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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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
Battle of the Bulge
Spring can’t come soon enough.

Spring can’t come soon enough.

The Professor has been worrying that if he didn’t get outside on a more regular basis, he might have lost ground he might not get back. It turns out if you haven’t exercised in a year – or at all – you can reverse functional loss.

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Success Stories
QC Outdoors
Eart Smart with Jeni
Vitamin D: the magic cure?

Vitamin D: the magic cure?

Can adequate Vitamin D levels help you prevent cancer, avoid a heart attack, and even reduce the symptoms of COVID-19? Learn the facts about Vitamin D and how it can help you power through what’s left of winter!

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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
Battle of the Bulge
ORA Health Tips
Bike School Part 4: Ride-along alternatives for kids

Bike School Part 1: Cycling for life

ORA’s Dr. Andrew Bries and Rock Valley Physical Therapist Anna Perry share their reasons why cycling is great for fitness, rehab after surgery, or at any age when impact sports are not an option.

read more
QC Outdoors
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What Moves Me
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Four ways to spring clean your life.

Four ways to spring clean your life.

After surviving 2020, your life may need a spring cleaning. LMQC blogger Jeni Tacket suggests that decluttering your space and figuratively cleaning up your mindset can do wonders for your habits this year.

read more
Success Stories
QC Outdoors
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.

read more
ORA Health Tips
Bike School Part 4: Ride-along alternatives for kids

Bike School Part 3: Road safety and path etiquette

In segment three of the Bike School series from ORA Orthopedics and Rock Valley Physical Therapy, avid cyclists, Dr. Andrew Bries and Anna Perry share some tips on bike handling and rules to stay safe while on bike paths or on the streets.

read more
Success Stories
Get Fit
Battle of the Bulge
Spring can’t come soon enough.

Spring can’t come soon enough.

The Professor has been worrying that if he didn’t get outside on a more regular basis, he might have lost ground he might not get back. It turns out if you haven’t exercised in a year – or at all – you can reverse functional loss.

read more
QC Outdoors
Eart Smart with Jeni
Vitamin D: the magic cure?

Vitamin D: the magic cure?

Can adequate Vitamin D levels help you prevent cancer, avoid a heart attack, and even reduce the symptoms of COVID-19? Learn the facts about Vitamin D and how it can help you power through what’s left of winter!

read more
ORA Health Tips
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
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
Bike School Part 4: Ride-along alternatives for kids

Bike School Part 1: Cycling for life

ORA’s Dr. Andrew Bries and Rock Valley Physical Therapist Anna Perry share their reasons why cycling is great for fitness, rehab after surgery, or at any age when impact sports are not an option.

read more
Battle of the Bulge
Success Stories
QC Outdoors
Eart Smart with Jeni
What Moves Me