222017Jun
Healthy Living:  Sciatica Symptoms

Healthy Living: Sciatica Symptoms

Sciatica is an underlying medical condition that can originate from lumbar herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, or spinal stenosis. Sciatica usually begins with leg pain in the lower back that travels through the buttocks toward the sciatic nerve in the legs. Common sciatica symptoms include: Constant leg pain in one side of the buttock…

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192017Jun
News:  Job Opportunities

News: Job Opportunities

IRMC Physician Group is accepting applications for: Certified Medical Assistants Licensed Practical Nurses Secretary Positions Call Center Representatives We have several full-time positions available, which include health benefits and competitive pay! If you’re interested, please apply online at http://irmcdocs.org/job-opportunities/.

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142017Jun
News:  Lab Testing Available in Carrolltown

News: Lab Testing Available in Carrolltown

IRMC Physician Group is now offering lab testing at Patton Family Medical Center in Carrolltown, Pa. Hours: Monday – Thursday:  6:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Walk-ins accepted! Call 888-452-IRMC (4762) or 814-344-9234 to schedule an appointment.

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122017Jun
Healthy Living:  Diet Journals

Healthy Living: Diet Journals

Dieters who use diet journals and track their food intake typically lose the more weight and maintain a healthy weight for a longer time period than those who don’t. Typically, dieting and maintaining a food journal is not always easy. Although packaged foods are easy to read and list, diet journals become more difficult to…

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82017Jun
News:  The Wild Heart

News: The Wild Heart

Join IRMC Physician Group and Glenn Stutzman, nationally registered paramedic and IPG practice manager, for a free presentation about hunting, fishing, and your health! When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Time:  6:00 p.m. Where:  Triple Nickel Park, 555 Elm St., Indiana, Pa.  15701 If you would like to sign up or have additional questions, please call…

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62017Jun
News:  Welcome Yousuf Qureshi, M.D.

News: Welcome Yousuf Qureshi, M.D.

Please welcome IRMC Physician Group dermatologist, Yousuf Qureshi, M.D. Dr. Yousuf Qureshi is a board-certified dermatologist from Manhasset, N.Y., who received his bachelor’s degree in human biology from Brown University in Providence, R.I., and earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass. After graduating from Harvard Medical School, he completed an internal…

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302017May
Healthy Living:  Sclerotherapy

Healthy Living: Sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy is a procedure performed by a vascular surgeon to treat spider veins and varicose veins. A vascular surgeon performing sclerotherapy utilizes a small needle to inject a salt solution into the visibly affected veins. After the solution is injected, the treated veins turn into scar tissue, which make the affected veins less visible. During…

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252017May
Healthy Living:  Diabetic Foot Care

Healthy Living: Diabetic Foot Care

Diabetics are at higher risk of developing foot complications due to prolonged periods of high blood sugar, which can come in the form of diabetic neuropathy or peripheral arterial disease. For healthy feet, follow the 10 foot-health tips below. Examine your feet daily for any changes or injuries. Wash your feet daily to keep them…

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232017May
Welcome Lisa Kwisnek-LaMantia, D.O.

Welcome Lisa Kwisnek-LaMantia, D.O.

IRMC Physician Group would like to introduce board-certified internal medicine physician, Lisa Kwisnek-LaMantia, D.O. Dr. Lisa Kwisnek-LaMantia is a board-certified internal medicine physician from Clarksburg, Pa., who received her Bachelor of Science degree from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., and earned her doctorate of osteopathic medicine from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in…

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182017May
Healthy Living:  Common Exercise Errors

Healthy Living: Common Exercise Errors

Exercise is vital to living a long and healthy life, but several exercise errors can stymie progress. To create an effective workout regimen, avoid the seven exercise errors listed below. Avoid not keeping a workout journal/log. Keeping a workout journal tracks progress and the correct time to move to a more difficult workout level. Also,…

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