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Sometimes arthritis makes your joints feel like a rusty chain with the links grating together.

Arthritis and You: An Overview

By Beverly Matoney Medically reviewed by Kyle Aldinger, MD, Shelby Medical Associates   Arthritis.   This word conjures up visions of seniors moving slowly, perhaps hunched over a cane or …

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How To Outsmart The Flu

And What To Do If The Flu Finds You Anyway By Beverly Matoney Medically reviewed by Kyle Aldinger, MD Shelby Medical Associates The best way to avoid the flu is …

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keys on a table

Is Your Memory Failing You? 10 Causes Of Memory Problems That Aren’t Alzheimer’s

You’ve misplaced your keys…again. You forgot the name of that little cafe you love…again. And when was that appointment again? Forgetfulness is a part of life, and memory loss can …

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bed with pillows

Not Getting Enough Sleep Can Cause Serious Health Problems

By Beverly Matoney Medically reviewed by Kyle Aldinger, M.D., Shelby Medical Associates Are you getting enough sleep? A good night’s sleep for an adult is considered to be 7-8 hours …

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Get Checked For Melanoma In The Winter

Worried About Melanoma? Let Us Check Your Skin Now So You’re Summer Ready

by Beverly Matoney Medically reviewed by Michael Ribadeneyra, M.D. FACP, Shelby Medical Associates With winter winds and icy conditions all around, it seems strange to be talking about summer already. …

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Our Chronic Care Management Program Is Changing Lives

“My doctor just told me some tough news…” When your doctor tells you that you now have a chronic condition such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, or chronic issues with …

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Road closed sign, blocking the roadway like plaque blocks arteries.

Keep Those Arteries Clear!

by Kyle Aldinger, MD Shelby Medical Associates Getting around downtown Shelby was a bit of a challenge when several streets were blocked off due to repairs. Sure, we all understand the …

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Brittle Bones: Changes You Can Make Today To Keep Osteoporosis At Bay

What Is Osteoporosis? Are You At Risk? by Dr. Kyle Aldinger, Shelby Medical Associates Did You See the New Trees in the Park at our Carolina Thread? The new trees …

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Get Moving! 10 Smart Activities Seniors Can Do To Keep Healthy This Winter

Colder temperatures and blustery days mean wrapping yourself in your comfy blanket and snuggling on the couch, maybe to read a good book or watch a movie and have a …

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Meet Dr. Matthew Snead

Shelby Medical Associates is proud to introduce Matthew Snead, Doctor of Osteopathy. Matthew Snead, D.O. is a board certified physician of internal medicine who earned his medical degree from William …

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