National Influenza Vaccination Week was December 2-8, 2018. The NIVW provides an opportunity for healthcare professionals, health advocates, communities, and families to work together to promote the flu vaccination before the traditional winter peak in flu activity.
Do you find your fingers are swelling and hurting more than usual? Does your persistent knee pain cause an issue every time you attempt to sit or stand up? Do you find yourself limping to get around? All of these are symptoms that come with having a rheumatic disease, and if you haven't already, it may be time to see a professional.
Are you suffering from joint pain? Do you constantly feel as if your joints are stiff or swollen? Many of these symptoms may be attributed to rheumatic diseases that cause inflammation in supporting and connecting structures of the body. There are many different kinds of rheumatic diseases, so working with a rheumatologist will help aid in diagnosing your particular disorder. Keep reading to learn about common rheumatic diseases below.
Do you love your family doctor here at North Clinic? Let them know by nominating them for the 2019 Minnesota Physician of the Year award!
North Clinic will be sponsoring a myTalk 107.1 Santa Stop on December 11th at the Osseo location, benefiting the Ronald McDonald House charity fundraiser during their morning show broadcast with Jason and Alexis from 5:30am to 9:00am.