AAP Updates Child Development Milestones

You may have heard that the American Academy of Pediatrics has updated their child development milestones. Those milestones — when kids are expected to crawl, speak, walk, and so on — are in important part of your child’s well child appointments. Your pediatrician will check and see whether your son or daughter has met the […]

Combat Stress with Routines

Routines may sound boring at first, but research shows they’re actually able to ease our stress and help us relax. Good routines ultimately enable us to make fewer decisions, free our creativity, and strengthen healthy habits. The focus of National Stress Awareness Month this April is “Back to Basics.” Try some of these ideas to […]

MANA Gives Back to Children’s Safety Center

On April 6, 2022 MANA physicians and staff donated $2,300 to the Children’s Safety Center of Washington County (CSC) as part of the MANA Giving Program. Several staff members from this month’s clinic sponsor, Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics, presented the check to leaders at CSC before they toured the center and learned about the organization. The […]

Take Charge of Your Health

The last few years has taken its toll on everyone’s health, physical and mental. Many of us have developed unhealthy habits, experienced health issues, and dealt with anxiety and added stress. However, it doesn’t have to be this way! MANA encourages you to take charge of your health by scheduling an annual wellness visit. There […]

World Health Day Is April 7

World Health Day is celebrated each year as a day to work toward healthier societies. For 2022, the theme of World Health Day is “Our Planet, Our Health.” Clean air, water, and food, the WHO reminds us, are essential for our health — and better for the environment, too.  Climate change is increasing the number and […]

Chiropractic for Runners

It’s spring in Northwest Arkansas, and a young (or older) person’s fancy naturally turns to running. The Hogeye Marathon takes place April 9-10, 2022, the Cherishing Children Glow Run is on April 22, and the Spring Sprint is in Fayetteville on May 7.  If you’re getting ready to race, or even just to get back […]

Hogeye Marathon

Since 1977, the Hogeye Marathon has been supporting local charities in Northwest Arkansas. For 2022, it’s scheduled for April 9-10. April 9th includes the serious competitions: Marathon Half Marathon 4-person relay April 10th is Sunday Fun Day, with 5k and 10k fun runs plus a kids’ run.  There is a Health and Fitness Expo at […]

MANA Gives Back to Loving Choices

On March 29, 2022, MANA physicians and staff donated $2,300 to Loving Choices as part of the MANA Giving Program. This month’s clinic sponsor, Renaissance Women’s Health, presented the check to Dana Schwiethale, Executive Director at Loving Choices.  Loving Choices is a pregnancy resource center that helps girls and women in crisis pregnancies. They provide free and […]

Welcome, Desiree Nelson, APRN

MANA physicians are proud to welcome Desiree Nelson, APRN, to the Pulmonary Medicine team at Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic, A MANA Clinic.  Nurse Practitioner Nelson is not new to MANA. She has worked in health care in Fayetteville for 16 years. During that time she was a Pulmonary RN at Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic for several years […]

National Doctors Day: 10 Surprising Facts

March 30th is National Doctors Day, since 1933 a day to recognize and appreciate doctors. Here are 10 surprising facts you might not know about doctors. The average doctor has 40,000 hours of training. There are about 1,062,205 doctors in the United States. 65% of those doctors are male. However, there are more female pediatricians […]