| Posted On Jul 09, 2018 | By:

Atrius Health Recognized in Wicked Local’s 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards

We are very proud to announce that several of our Atrius Health practices and providers have been recognized on Wicked Local’s 2018 Reader’s Choice awards lists in their various communities.

During the months of January and February, Wicked Local newspapers asked their readers to nominate their local favorites in more than 70 categories. Thousands of votes were cast to select the top choices in each community. Here are the Atrius Health winners in the categories of Doctor/Primary Care Physician or Pediatrician,

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| Posted On Jul 16, 2015 | By:

Congratulations to our 2015 Reader’s Choice Winners

Atrius Health is very proud to announce that several of our practices and doctors at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Dedham Medical Associates and Granite Medical Group have been recognized on Wicked Local’s 2015 Reader’s Choice awards lists in their various communities.

During the months of January and February, Wicked Local papers asked their readers to nominate their local favorites in more than 75 categories.

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| Posted On Oct 07, 2014 | By:

Better Care for a Better Life: Andrea

From a young age, weight had been a struggle for Andrea. She tried diet after diet, but always found herself unable to keep the weight off. It became a vicious cycle. As Andrea got older, her concerns about being overweight became less about her appearance and more about her health. She grew concerned about diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease.

So, she turned to her long-time Harvard Vanguard primary care physician,

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| Posted On Apr 29, 2013 | By:

Top 10 Questions Women Ask Their Primary Care Doctor, Part 3

Well, here they are, the last 3 questions women commonly ask their primary care doctors.  It’s not entirely accurate to call these the “top” 3, as every woman is different and has different concerns and questions.  For some women, answers to questions in Part 1 or Part 2 of my top 10 list may have been the most important to them.

Nonetheless, here are questions 3, 2,

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| Posted On Apr 17, 2013 | By:

Top 10 Questions Women Ask Their Primary Care Doctor, Part 2

About two weeks ago, I published the first 4 of the top 10 questions women ask their primary care doctor.  Here is part 2, which contains the next 3 questions – #6 – 4, as I’m counting down to the top 3.

I stressed this in the first post but do not want the message to get lost: whatever questions you may have for your doctor or any of your primary care providers about your body or your health,

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| Posted On Mar 28, 2013 | By:

A Pain in the Neck

As a physical therapist, I know that neck injuries, whether caused by something as severe as an accident or as seemingly innocuous as a simple at-home task, are no laughing matter and can cause neck pain and strain that interferes with your daily routine.

When you injure your neck, the pain can present itself in many ways.  Symptoms may range from a dull ache to a sporadic sharp pain located anywhere from the base of the skull to the shoulders and upper back. 

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| Posted On Apr 27, 2012 | By:

Meet Michelle: “…HMR® was about my whole health.”

“I had always been a sociable person but deep inside I didn’t feel comfortable in social situations.  I didn’t join any events and my life had become dull and boring.  I really didn’t think that any program would be able to help me.”

After many attempts to lose weight, Michelle had lost hope and, for a long time, did not even try anymore.  It wasn’t until Michelle saw her brother in-law’s success with HMR that she thought “there was still hope.”

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| Posted On Mar 02, 2012 | By:

Stand Up Straight! Improving Your Posture

Growing up, most of us were told at some point by our parents or grandparents to “Stand up straight!” or “Stop slouching!”  Although it might have felt like they were nagging, studies have shown that this was in fact excellent advice. There is a direct correlation between maintenance of proper posture and efficient body function throughout your daily activities and work tasks. Poor posture habits, such as slouching while standing or hunching over your computer at work,

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| Posted On Jun 14, 2011 | By:

Tennis, golf and elbow pain

Now that the warmer weather season is in full swing, so are the golfers and the tennis enthusiasts (pardon the pun.)  Most will enjoy the sunshine and the game without a problem (except, perhaps, for their scores), but others may develop a consistent pain in their elbow known as elbow tendonitis or epicondylitis.  While it can be very uncomfortable, it is temporary and can be managed or prevented altogether.

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| Posted On Apr 05, 2011 | By:

Meet Tim, an inspiration for everyone trying to lose weight

Our Facebook fans may remember Tim, a patient at our Chelmsford practice and a participant in The HMR Program for Weight ManagementTM at Harvard Vanguard.  We featured Tim back in August.  At the time, he had lost a total of 117 pounds, just 19 weeks into the program.  We had shown him holding a 50-pound bushel of corn, which weighed less than half of the total weight he had already lost. 

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