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6 reasons you should swim for your next workout

Swimming is one of the best workouts you can do to get healthy. Whether you’re looking for a workout that’ll be easy on your joints, strengthen your heart, or help you lose weight, swimming is the answer.

Back Pain

Back pain can be the result of trauma, such as a fall or a car accident. Some people even suffer from chronic back pain.

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Chronic health conditions can be hard to manage. Learn ways to make small changes that will have a big impact on your life. Classes are taught in a small group setting where you can meet people who are going through the same things you are.

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The entire staff was professional, attentive, cheerful, and helpful. I felt very confident I was being well taken care of.
Toni M.
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Learn if you are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in your state. Schedule your appointment online.

Know The Code

Helmet, goggles, and gloves are a few important things to bring along for a long day on the slopes to stay safe and warm. But common sense is probably the most important thing to bring when you’re skiing or snowboarding.

12 tips to enhance running effectiveness

Runners tend to be very committed and self-motivated once they set their mind to something, especially their run training.

I’ve had five procedures at TOSH. Great care as always.
Steven M.
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Keep in mind you will more than likely burn less calories in your strength workout so you will have less calories to replace. But then again, having more muscle leads to burning more calories overall.

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America started to breathe a little easier once the first COVID-19 vaccines were rolled out. But experts warn that we still have a few more laps to run to beat the virus because of new variants entering the race. The Centers for Disease Control says that variants pose a threat that could reverse the improvements we’re seeing nationwide in new cases and hospitalizations.

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The class is based on a program developed by Stanford University and held at various Intermountain Healthcare locations. Each location will hold its own six-week class. The day of the week that a class begins is the same day of the week that each subsequent class session will be held.

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Discover the latest healthcare breakthroughs from Intermountain Healthcare experts, through news and tips on medicine.

Quick, professional, and friendly … [I had] the best hospital experience I’ve had from all of the hospitals I’ve been in.
David H.
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You’ve been working out. Cardio, cardio, cardio! Even with all of that cardio, you may not be seeing the results you’ve been hoping for. What’s a girl to do?

Efficient running mechanics

Most runners want to get the most out of each stride they take with the least amount of effort on their part.

Every time I’ve had [physical/occupational therapy] at TOSH, I have been so impressed with how the caring and knowledgeable [therapists] were able to really help me.
Krystin E.
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Conditions like back pain and head and spinal cord injuries are treated at Intermountain Healthcare using a team-based approach.

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Now that COVID-19 vaccines are making their way into the general community, many people are wondering which vaccine they should get when it’s their turn in line. The one that comes in one dose or two? 66 percent vs. 95 percent effective? One that uses mRNA or DNA?

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Intermountain Healthcare is now offering COVID-19 vaccination appointments for individuals 12 and older throughout Utah.

Running Treadmill

With the warmer weather, many runners are getting back outside running. And some are thinking about entering one of the many 5K races out there.

[My physical therapy team] had to be a little creative in creating a physical therapy routine for me that is effective. They have been massively successful. They are wonderful!
Brain training for runners

The list of physical benefits of exercise – and running in particular – is a long one. If you’re looking for a reason you should run, you don’t have to look far to find positive physiological reasons.

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It’s natural to have questions and concerns before you have total joint replacement surgery. That’s why Intermountain offers a free informational class about what to expect.

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Someone asked me the other day how things have changed since more and more people are getting the COVID-19 vaccine. The truth is, it’s night and day different. As the medical director of Infectious Diseases TeleHealth at Intermountain Healthcare, I’ve had a front-row seat to the devastation caused by the virus. In the past couple of months, we’ve seen fewer cases of serious illness and death. Our ICUs and other hospital units are feeling less stress.

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Genomics can help to create personalized treatment plans for patients, as well as find serious hereditary diseases in families before problems get worse.