Monthly Archives: August 2013

Oregon Coast Beach Advisories Lifted

Health advisory lifted for water contact at Cannon, Tolovana and Short Sand beaches   (Salem)  Testing shows fecal bacteria levels have subsided Public health advisories for contact with marine water at Cannon Beach and Tolovana Beach in Clatsop County and Short Sand Beach in Tillamook County were lifted today by the Oregon Health Authority. The… Read more »

Just in Time for the Long Holiday Wknd

  BEACH CLOSURES!!!   If you’re heading out for the long holiday weekend, you need to know about some beach closures at some very popular spots along the Oregon Coast.  Oregon health officials have issued public health advisories (Wed., August 28) for Cannon Beach, Tolovana Beach (Clatsop County) and Short Sand Beach (Tillamook County).  The… Read more »

Check Out New Physical Therapy Videos!

Our crew in NeuroSpine Physical Therapy is spreading the word about basic back health…what it is, how to achieve it at home and at work. Click on the NSI home page, go to Patient Services, find Physical Therapy and you’ll see a selection of 4 videos to get you started. Follow along as we share… Read more »

Sports Physicals…A BIG Hit!

  The last athlete walked out the door shortly after 7 o’clock on Thursday August 22 with a blue popsicle and a smile on his face.  In all, NeuroSpine doctors and medical staff saw an estimated 500 Pop Warner and Kidsports athletes (and their siblings and their parents) in the four days the sports physical… Read more »

Final Sports Physical Night Set

  4th and FINAL Sports Physical Night  Thursday, August 22, 2013:  5 pm to when we’re done   NeuroSpine physicians and medical staff will once again open their doors to the young athletes and their parents on Thursday, August 22, for the fourth and final sports physical night this year.  While it’s expected to mostly… Read more »

Check Out the New Video

We get asked a lot, “What’s a Physician Assistant?”  Our own Physician Assistant, Mark Wells explains.  Go to the homepage, at the top of the page, click on ‘About NSI’.  One of the options is ‘Physician Assistants’.  Left click on the picture of Mark and he will explain all!

HEALTH ADVISORY issued for Fern Ridge

Issued by Oregon Health Division- August 15, 2013   High algae levels found at Lane County reservoir A health advisory is being issued today based on visual observation of scum on Fern Ridge Reservoir, located 12 miles west of Eugene off Oregon Route 126 in Lane County. Water monitoring is underway to determine whether blue-green… Read more »

Public Health Care Transformation Update

What: Public Health Plan Transformation Meeting Where: PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center, University District  When: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 6 p.m. Who’s Invited: Interested Community Members Cost: Free   (taken from Register Guard 8/12/13)   Trillium, the private company that manages the Oregon Health Plan — Oregon’s health insurance system for lower-income residents — in… Read more »

Pop Warner Sports Physicals Today and Tomorrow

Eager Pop Warner football players and their parents will be lining up this afternoon, eager to get one of the mandatory items of their fall training, DONE.  It’s the sports physicals that, if not done by the start of conditioning, will prevent a player from participation in the sports league. The Sports Physicals, provided by… Read more »

Sports Physicals This Week!

Tomorrow is THE BIG DAY! Mark your calendars for Wednesday and Thursday, Aug 7 & 8! NeuroSpine of Eugene, will offer sports physicals to young boys who signed up to play Pop Warner Football, for the fall season of 2013.   NSI medical staff is again donating their time, on Wednesday, August 7 and Thursday, August… Read more »