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ApexNetwork PT: Bringing the best in rehab to Mt. Sterling, Frenchburg & Stanton

ApexNetwork PT: Bringing the best in rehab to Mt. Sterling, Frenchburg & Stanton

ApexNetwork Physical Therapy wants to be the first name that comes to mind when you think of physical therapy services. If you live in Mt. Sterling, Frenchburg or Stanton, or soon Morehead, ApexNetwork is already an integral part of the healing community. ApexNetwork Physical Therapy specializes in bringing rehabilitation services to people in small or rural communities – places where access …

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“Test Drive” Hearing Aids with FLEX TRIAL

“Test Drive” Hearing Aids with FLEX TRIAL

By Ann L. Rhoten, Au.D., CCC/A Would you buy a car without test driving it first?  Would you buy a house without seeing it first? If the answer is no, then why would you buy a hearing aid without taking it for a “test drive”? If you are like most people for whom hearing aids have been recommended, you are reluctant …

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Are Your Shoes Causing You Pain and Making You Fat?

Your Shoes Causing You Pain

By Dr. Brian K. Bailey, Podiatric Physician & Surgeon Foot pain can be a serious problem that can keep you tied to your recliner and TV. And it can cause you to give up on exercise. Are your feet making you fat? Ever wonder how much damage you are doing when you walk round in shoes that don’t fit proper …

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Your Secret Weapon for the New Year

By Alex Anderson In August of 1996, I was having breakfast with a pastor that I admired. He did not come from a privileged family, but his life was full of good things. He was very blessed in every way. He had started his church a year and a half earlier, and it was flourishing. He had a beautiful, healthy …

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It’s no time to hibernate: A lot is happening at the Y

Ashland Area YMCA

Things don’t slow down at the Ashland Area YMCA in December … everything just moves indoors! Soccer is one of those things that moves inside. “Indoor soccer is very similar to outdoor soccer, but there are some obvious differences,” said Kevin Busick, YMCA Youth Sports director. “The most obvious change being that the game is played on a hard court, …

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This Holiday Think Safety!

This Holiday Think Safety

The holiday season will be here before we know it. Great food, crisp weather, spending times with loved ones, evening getaways looking at beautiful lights — all the wonderful things that a joyful holiday brings. As we approach this eagerly anticipated time of year, it’s imperative that we exercise caution and judgment to keep ourselves and our families safe. With the …

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Macular Degeneration Poised to Become Epidemic in U.S.

Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is poised to become a new epidemic in the U.S. by 2030, affecting more than 10 million Americans. Already, it is the No. 1 cause of blindness, robbing more people of their sight than cataracts and glaucoma combined. AMD is caused by the deterioration of the central portion of the retina, the surface at the back …

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Get the most out of your hearing aids by using them!

Get the most out of your hearing aids by using them

By Ann L. Rhoten, Au.D., CCC/A Kentucky Audiology and Tinnitus Services I am constantly shocked by the number of new patients who come to my office who already have hearing aids that they never wear! Why? Because they didn’t fit right, weren’t comfortable, were of poor quality, or they didn’t know how to use them properly. When it comes to hearing …

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Don’t let hearing loss isolate you from the world!

Don’t let hearing loss isolate you from the world!

By Ann L. Rhoten, Au.D., CCC/A Kentucky Audiology and Tinnitus Services People – like most creatures on the earth – are social beings. We interact with and relate to other human beings in times of great joy and in times of great sorrow. We find comfort in human touch, reassurance in a familiar face, delight in verbal expressions of love, …

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Presbyopia… Correcting the Aging Eye

Presbyopia… Correcting the Aging Eye

Presbyopia, which literally means “aging eye,” is an age-related eye condition that makes it more difficult to see things that are near the face. When you are young, the lens in your eye is soft and flexible. The lens of the eye changes its shape easily, allowing you to focus on objects both close and far away. After the age …

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Make the holidays easier for aging parents … and you!

Make the holidays easier for aging parents … and you!

Thanksgiving is a time when people of all ages gather to express their gratitude for the blessings in their lives: family, homes, faith, new jobs, promotions, personal accomplishments, the ability make a difference and help others. Most – if not all – families have cherished Thanksgiving traditions: Mom cooks a big turkey, Aunt Christine brings the pies, and Cousin Pat brings …

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More than a gym, the Ashland Y is a force for good

More than a gym, the Ashland Y is a force for good

The Ashland Area YMCA (AAYMCA) is more than a gym: It is a community where people from all walks of life come together to grow stronger and healthier; support youth development; and live a commitment to social responsibility. The underlying goal of everything the YMCA does is strengthening the community. “The Y believes that lasting personal and social change happens when …

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Ashland’s Finest Ophthalmology Clinic

Ashland's Finest Ophthalmology Clinic

Unmatched eye care in Ashland Tri-State Ophthalmology has provided the finest eye care for Ashland and all of the Tri-State area for over 50 years. No matter the condition, we’ll treat you with the utmost care and respect, and will work to alleviate any optical problems you may be experiencing. When you need the finest eye care in Ashland, come …

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A Firsthand Glimpse at God’s Mighty Work

A Firsthand Glimpse at God’s Mighty Work

By Don Thompson, MD, MPH&TM A handicapped man venturing outside and enjoying the sunshine for the first time in nearly four years. A hospital receiving handicapped man venturing outside and enjoying the sunshine for the first time in nearly four years. A hospital receiving desperately needed medical supplies out of nowhere without asking. A burned out and weary physician rediscovering his passion …

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Choices Lifestyle Management Program Helps Seniors, Families Live Their Best Life

Choices Lifestyle Management Program Helps Seniors

“After dad died, Mom was left in the two-story, three-bedroom house where we grew up, all alone. She doesn’t want to move – she’s lived there since the 1960s – but the house is really getting to be too much for her to take care of. “When I go home, I notice things. Like the water coming out of the …

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