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COPC Sports, Spine & Joint is Here for You!

COPC Sports, Spine & Joint (CSSJ) is a multi-disciplinary practice; the physician team specializes in physical medicine, rehabilitation, pain management, and sports medicine. We combine expert knowledge and a comprehensive approach to improve our patient's quality of life. CSSJ provides specialized care for a wide range of muscle, nervous system, bone, and joint conditions and injuries for patients 13 years and older.

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Meal Planning for Busy Families

Do you ever find yourself scrambling for dinner after a long workday, turning to fast food or even frozen food? It can be difficult to make healthy food choices when we’re mentally drained, already starving or in a time pinch.

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Understanding Allergic Conjunctivitis

Distinguishing between allergic, viral, and bacterial conjunctivitis (pink eye) can be a challenge. Exposure to a known allergen is often associated with eye itching, burning, tearing, and eyelid swelling. These symptoms typically occur in both eyes and resolve after the allergen is removed. Discharge is watery and clear in color.

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5 Tips For Solid Food Introduction From a Pediatric Allergist

As parents, we have a lot on our plate, but feeding your baby solid foods shouldn’t give you a bellyache! In fact, this is an important and exciting time for both you and your child. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends starting solids between 4 and 6 months of age. Use these tips to start solid foods off right – and set your baby on the road to healthy eating for life!

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5 Ways to Reduce Picky Eating

Selective eating and food refusal is a major source of stress and frustration for many families. Since we know how important nutrition is for growth and development, we often feel the need to micromanage our child’s diet. Unfortunately, doing this creates power struggles, mealtime meltdowns and stress for everyone. So how do we work to improve our child’s diet variety and adequacy without all the stress?

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Preventing Heart Disease Through The Foods You Eat!

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most ethnic and racial groups in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, one person dies every 34 seconds in the U.S. from cardiovascular disease.

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7 Ways to Kick Addictive and Toxic Habits

The first step toward breaking any addiction is having a willingness to change your unwanted behavior. This article explores the ways you can kick your detrimental addictions and habits.

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Pediatric Support Centers, Here When you Need us Most!

We provide pediatric care for acute illnesses and injuries when your regular doctors’ offices are fully booked or closed.

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The Benefits of Winter Squash

Find out how you and your family can enjoy the benefits of winter squash!

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How to Lower Your Risk of Colon Cancer

Cancer of the colon and rectum is an important topic to discuss since this issue is actually the second leading cause of cancer deaths overall. Over 50,000 people die of it yearly. So, while the topic might make some people uncomfortable, not taking action to prevent it could have dire consequences. That prevention has two parts - addressing risk factors and getting screened.

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Pediatric Care Coordination

COPC has a team of Pediatric Care Coordinators who work specifically with these types of situations and many others every day. Our Care Coordinators work with families to link them with resources available in the community. Care Coordinators help with a variety of things from food assistance, linking with a counselor, helping new moms, to even assistance with navigating the special education system.

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Great Beginnings Book Club- EP2

In this book club episode, Dr. Derek McClellan reads Ruby Finds A Worry, a book about what to do when a worry won't leave you at alone -- perfect for reassuring young readers in times of stress.

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