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 […]

Sports Physicals and COVID-19

Northwest Arkansas’s community danger level for COVID-19 is now low, and athletes are excited about getting back to their sports. Team sports, in particular, have been hampered by the pandemic. How does COVID-19 affect sports physicals this spring? Do you need a sports physical? Student athletes usually require a sports physical or sports clearance exam. […]

Hiking with Children

Spring is in the air, and Northwest Arkansas is calling us all to get outside and enjoy the natural beauty. It’s a perfect opportunity to take your family hiking. Short family hikes There are plenty of easy family hikes in Northwest Arkansas. Here are some of our favorites: Tanyard Creek Loop in Bella Vista Crystal […]

5 Top Health Benefits of Running

The Hogeye Marathon is coming up, and the weather is just right for training! Even if you’re not training for a marathon, running is an excellent form of exercise. Here are the top 5 health benefits of running: Aerobic exercise Running is a terrific cardiovascular exercise since it gets your heart rate up and increases […]