School and Sports Physicals Due

Shorten Your “Must Do’s” & Enjoy More “Want To’s” How good will it feel to have this task taken care of before the first day of pre-season practice? If your student needs an athletic physical, pre-Kindergarten exam, or even their annual well-being check-up, we can help you get that off your “to-do” list. At Glenwood…

No Shots, No School

Kids may be happy to hear, “No shots, no school,” but they need them. It’s Minnesota state law. All students must be up-to-date with all required immunizations prior to the start of the school year or have a medical or notarized conscientious objection form submitted to the school, otherwise, they can not attend. Students entering…

Shoe Shopping Advice for Back-to-School

By Alissa J. Redding, D.P.M., Doctor of Podiatric Medicine With the end of summer quickly approaching, the time has come to prepare for back-to-school shopping. Here are some tips, courtesy of the guidelines of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, to help with shoe shopping for your children to get them off to a…

Sports and School Physicals – Why Wait?

August 10th marks the start of the fall varsity sports season so if your student needs an athletic exam this year, don’t delay. Call 320.634.5157 now for an appointment at Glenwood Medical Center or 320.346.2272 for the Brooten Medical Center and cross this off your “to-do” list. Appointment times for physicals are available starting the…

4 healthy tips to get your kids back-to-school ready!

Are school supplies, backpacks, new clothes, class and bus schedules the first things that come to your mind when preparing your kids for the new school year? These are certainly important, but preparing for a successful new school year should not end there. Here are some tips to make the transition easier. Tip 1: Getting…