“The worst in nearly a decade.” “The worst in over a decade” is how the 2017-2018 flu season was described by The New York Times. The CDC classified the 2017-2018 flu season as “high severity,” accounting for drastic levels of hospitalizations due to multiple factors. The flu impacted all age groups as severely as one Read More
We offer immunizations for our patients because we believe strongly that vaccinations help preserve the health of our communities. From reigning in the flu and whooping cough all the way to preventing cancers, vaccines are a cornerstone to our approach to health. Reserve yours here.
Once your vaccine is reserved we have MA visits readily available so that you can slip in and out of our office. We also have flu shot clinics every year so that the whole family can come in at the same time to receive their seasonal protection.
At River Bend Medical Associates, we believe in preventative medicine. Preventative medicine is the understanding that many serious diseases can be avoided entirely if their causes are addressed long in advance. Preventative medicine typically includes tools in order to attack problems from multiple angles: recommending lifestyle choices, encouraging annual physicals, scheduling screenings for certain diseases Read More
Our Healthy Life program is designed for people: with weight maintenance or small weight loss goals highly recommended for clients who achieved their weight loss goals as part of our Healthy Weight program with nutritional concerns vitamin and mineral deficiencies constipation diarrhea GERD or heart burn food allergies/intolerances gastric bypass planning or management wanting to improve and Read More
Our Patient Portal is one of the best services we offer our patients, and we would really like to motivate more of our patients to use this program. Here are a few reasons why you should consider using the Patient Portal: No need to use the phone! One of our most common patient complaints is Read More
The CDC has now updated their guidelines for the HPV vaccine for children between 10 and 11 years old. Instead of three vaccinations, now adolescents at that age should receive just two doses, at least six months apart. The CDC has made this recommendation based on the latest research on the efficacy of the HPV Read More
A Brief Review of MyFitnessPal One of our favorite apps is MyFitness Pal. For best results, we suggest using it in conjunction with our Brittany, our Registered Dietician. She works under close medical supervision to help you reach your health goals. Even if you are not enrolled, keeping an accurate food journal has a variety Read More
One of the best things you can do for your children is make sure that you have the necessary or recommended vaccines. Use these PDFs to help guide you in making sure your child has the correct vaccinations at the correct age: Babies’ Immunization Guide Vaccinations for Infants & Children