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Brought to you by Rikki Markham, PT, DPT - Advanced Orthopedic Physical Therapy


Rikki Markham, PT, DPT
Advanced Orthopedic Physical Therapy, P.C.Rikki Markham is new to the team at Advanced Orthopedic Physical Therapy. Being a native of Alaska, she finds herself at home with the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest.

Urinary incontinence can be an embarrassing aspect of our health to discuss, therefore it is often dismissed or left untreated. However, as a physical therapist, it is my responsibility to advocate for patients and raise awareness that urinary incontinence is not a normal aspect of aging in women or men, nor is it a normal part of being a mother.

The International Incontinence Society defines urinary incontinence as a condition with involuntary loss of urine. According to the National Association for Continence, urinary incontinence impacts 25 million adult Americans. There are quite a few requirements of urinary continence including the ability of the bladder and pelvic floor musculature to expand and contract. In addition, urinary continence can be influenced by our behaviors such as diet, voiding habits, and hygiene.

The first step to treating urinary incontinence is becoming informed. Most cases can be treated, or at least managed, with conservative treatment including physical therapy and bladder retraining. In fact, physical therapy has been shown to be very effective in treating these symptoms. According to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, proper pelvic floor muscle training in conjunction with bladder retraining was shown to resolve symptoms of urinary incontinence (March 2008).

Physical therapy can be a successful and affordable first step in treating urinary incontinence. For further information regarding urinary incontinence and physical therapy treatment check out these resources:

National Association for Continence

Womenshealth.gov

Section of Women’s Health-APTA

ADVANCED ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICAL THERAPY, P.C.

700 Deborah Rd., Suite 190, Newberg, OR 97132

503-537-7070

www.advancedorthopt.com

Brought to you by Dr. Wendy Abraham, Naturopathic Physician - Sherwood Aesthetic Medicine


Dr. Wendy Abraham, Naturopathic Physician
Sherwood Aesthetic MedicineQ: I am noticing a lot of changes in my face as I get older. I want to avoid surgery for as long as possible, so what are some alternatives?

A: Of course, lifestyle and dietary changes are the first line of defense: quitting smoking, limiting alcohol and caffeine, and protecting your skin from UV damage by always wearing sunscreen are several good starting points. In addition, staying active, well-hydrated, and increasing the amount of nutrient dense foods in your diet are also important.

That said, after 40 years of age, in spite of good health, other factors are working against us ~ in particular, the decline of collagen and elastin production. The effect of this reduction is part of what you are seeing in the mirror. As our bodies produce less collagen, the skin becomes thinner, exposing unwanted changes. These changes ~ along with gravity ~ cause the descent of facial tissues. In order to combat this descent, some kind of structure and lift is needed.

We offer a variety of individualized treatments to address facial descent ~ from PDO thread lifts to fractionally ablative radio frequency. Our no pressure consultations are always complimentary, and provide a great opportunity to have your questions answered.

Please join us for a Q&A session with Dr. A ~ “Alternatives to Face Lifts,” on May 10 at 5:30 p.m. RVSP by calling our office, 503-610-1194.

Sherwood Aesthetic Medicine

16771 SW 12TH ST, SUITE C

SHERWOOD, OR 97140

503-610-1194

www.sherwoodaestheticmedicine.com

Brought to you by Rodney Robbins - First Step Treatment Center - Chemical Dependency Services


Rodney Robbins
FIrst Step Treatment CenterSubstance abuse and addiction is a daunting problem on many levels, but Newberg’s First Step Adolescent & Adult Treatment Center is available to provide help and hope.

First Step is a private, state-licensed facility that specializes in providing chemical dependency outpatient treatment services, and the business also offers group, individual, and family therapy for those with substance abuse/addiction problems.

“We offer treatment for substance use disorders to adult and adolescent individuals and their families,” said Rodney Robbins, owner of First Step. “Recommended treatment is always based on medical necessity and structured to meet the individual needs of the client and their family. There is no ‘one size fits all’ treatment. Each person who comes in to First Step is treated with dignity, respect, and careful attention to their specific situation.”

The ultimate goal of outpatient care at First Step is to achieve abstinence and long-term recovery.

“Like with any medical condition, the sooner a person receives the treatment, the better the prognosis,” said Rodney.

Although its primary focus is on care and treatment for addictions, First Step also helps educate the community about addiction and related topics.

“The more up to date information and research we share, the greater impact we can have to the community,” explained Rodney. “We provide informational talks whenever we have the opportunity.”

First Step is located at 120 North Everest Road in Newberg. For more information on how First Step can help, call the center at 503-538-7647.

First Step Treatment Center

120 N. Everest Rd., Newberg, OR 97132

503.538.7647

www.firststeptreatmentcenter.com

Brought to you by Rob Lewis, Anvil Academy, Trade Training


Rob Lewis
Anvil AcademyWe weren’t sure if the Anvil Academy’s inaugural Pacific Overland Expo Horsedrawn Vehicle Auction, held April 22-23 at the fairgrounds in McMinnville, would be a success. But it turned out to be a huge success, and we made money for the YES (Youth Educational Scholarship) Foundation! The event focused on horse-drawn farm equipment, wagons, buggies, and stagecoaches, with demonstrations of leather work and blacksmithing.

Over the past few years, there has been less and less interest in horse-drawn vehicles. Like a lot of old crafts, the true masters are dying off, and the kids are not as interested in the past. However, we believe there is a large enough interest in the coming generation to keep some of that going and to offer a venue for their needs.

During the weekend’s activities, we were able to meet some of the giants in the industry who also have a passion for the craft, and they have offered to help both financially and through teaching. We are confident the auctions will continue and become an important event for Anvil Academy and Yamhill County.

My guess is that there were about 700 in the stands at the peak, and there was very spirited bidding going on until the last item was sold. I know we will have a better turnout next year; we have a whole year to plan and we’ll have the input of the crowd that makes this thing go, makes it successful, and most importantly, makes it fun!

Anvil Academy

105 N. Main St., Newberg, OR 97132

503.538.8123

www.anvilacademy.net

Brought to you by Diane Edwards - Edwards & Associates Financial Services Inc - Financial Advisors


Diane Edwards
Edwards & Associates Financial Services, Inc.Money Chat with Diane

Tiger Woods, the Man ~ the Marvel ~ the Mystery. While in his early 30s he was known as “the most dominant player in history” and “maybe the fittest golfer ever” (April Sports Illustrated) ~ so what happened?

It was 2009, Thanksgiving Day, when Tiger Woods crashed his SUV. Prior to the crash, it appeared he was an unstoppable force and would continue to enthrall audiences of all ages. Then, the unthinkable happened ~ his body, young and strong, was defeated. Since that fateful night, Tiger has had three back surgeries and has been handed a new lifestyle no young man could ever foresee.

Unlike Tiger, whose income previously seemed to know no boundaries, many live well within their means and strive to be the best provider possible. The ability to earn an income is a key ingredient of any financial plan. While life will always take turns we don’t expect, knowing your personal situation and exploring options to prepare for those “didn’t see that coming” moments is a prudent practice.

The loss of income due to disability, whether illness or accidental, can bring a double-punch to the budget. Not only is the source of income to pay the standard bills lost, but most incur additional expenses (medical) due to the disability.

Many understand the importance of life insurance, but what is commonly overlooked is purchasing insurance on the income ~ the financial stability piece of the equation.

For more information on this topic, see our blog at www.eafsi.com ~ Money Chat.

Edwards & Associates Financial Services, Inc.

Diane Edwards, AWMA Wealth Manager

503.537.2995

www.eafsi.com

Brought to you by Dr. Randy Morgan - Newberg Family Dental


Dr. Randy Morgan
Newberg Family DentalWhile you might think that not brushing and flossing frequently enough places only your teeth and gums at risk, a number of studies in recent years have shown that patients with poor oral health have an increased risk of developing a number of chronic, long-term health problems ~ including heart disease, obesity, diabetes, and even some forms of cancer.

Yet a new study suggests that the list of health problems caused by poor oral health may have grown. According to researchers, poor oral hygiene habits may also increase an individual’s risk of hypertension. Researchers determined that oral hygiene should be considered an independent risk factor for hypertension, and that practicing quality oral hygiene habits may help control and lower an individual’s risk for the condition.

About 80 million American adults have been diagnosed with hypertension, according to the American Heart Association. Commonly referred to as “the silent killer,” hypertension can lead to damage of the kidneys and heart arteries and stroke.

Gum disease affects more than 50 percent of adults in the U.S., according the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Gum disease is caused by an inflammatory reaction to a bacterial infection below the gum line, and the condition can lead to receding gums, irritation, swelling, and tooth loss if not properly treated. The American Dental Association recommends brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and scheduling regular dental exams and cleanings to lower your risk of gum disease and tooth decay.

Newberg Family Dental

615 E SECOND ST., NEWBERG, OR 97132

503.538.7717

www.newbergcommunitydental.com

Brought to you by Randy McCreigh - Bella Casa Real Estate Group


Randy McCreith
Bella Casa Real Estate GroupLocal real estate update: A strong first quarter is a harbinger of an exceptional year! Yamhill County, two years behind Portland’s housing markets, is right on schedule. Newberg/Dundee is leading with multiple quick offers on most kinds of properties. We expect this trend to spread throughout the county this year and by next year to be commonplace in all wine country.

Our industry is changing: Technology can set us free to accomplish greater goals. Fifteen years ago the Justice Department leaned heavily on our industry to force greater competition. But it had no effect, as nothing had for 100 years! Technology, and a horrifying housing crash, accomplished what nothing else could!

The proliferation of local brands and experimental business models is good for our industry and the public. National brands had their dominance, but this is the era of going local and independent, autonomous agents. Yet with epic change, there will sometimes be confusion and failure on the way to success. Some local brands growing too fast will fail. Some novel business models will fail to work, or the marketplace rejects them, or poor management will do them in. Competition is producing new realities and better choices for its professionals ~ and for the public.

Bella Casa Real Estate Group was an early adopter of new technologies and novel models. Tried in the fires of a devastating housing depression for the past nine years, we have come out of it as a proven local leader.

Bella Casa Real Estate Group

1002 SPRINGBROOK RD, NEWBERG, OR 97132

207 NE 19TH ST, STE 100, MCMINNVILLE, OR 97128

503.538.2085

www.bellacasarealestategroup.com

Brought to you by Paula Runnells - Pogy's Subs - Restaurant


Paula RunnellsPogy’s Sub Sandwiches wants to invite the community to call Pogy’s for catering of your parties and gatherings.

“We’d like to do more office meetings, business parties, graduation parties, and serve more George Fox students,” said Paula Runnells, owner of the Newberg business. “It’s always fun to make food for these kinds of events and have people be happy about it, and we’d love to feed the students.”

Pogy’s provides a superb level of quality and variety of foods, and can handle gatherings of virtually any size.

“We can do any amount ~ any size ~ as long as we know in advance,” Paula said. “If it’s a huge gathering, we need at least 48 hours’ notice.”

The variety of high quality food Pogy’s offers is especially impressive. In addition to fresh sandwiches of all kinds, the Pogy’s menu features soups; homemade potato salad and macaroni salad; individual pizzas; several styles of nachos; fries that are baked, not fried; Frito pies; and cookies for dessert.

“We pretty much have everything people would need at a gathering,” Paula said, adding that she can also provide vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free offerings on request. “I’m kind of an outside the box person; I want to find a way to do what the customer wants.”

To get a more detailed menu and an estimate of the cost to have Pogy’s cater your party or meeting, give Paula a call at 503-538-1000.

POGY'S SUBS

2855 E. Hayes St., Suite 100, Newberg, OR 97132

503.538.1000

www.pogys.com

Brought to you by Stacy Bunke - French Prairie Gardens & Family Farm - Nursery and Family Farm


Stacy Bunke
French Prairie Gardens & Family FarmFor the past 20 years, French Prairie Gardens ~ part of a larger family-owned farm near St. Paul ~ has been expanding by adding a series of unique activities.

The business started as a commodity farm, but has been transforming ever since.

“We built the store in 1996,” she said. “This is our 20th year, and we continue to add more facets to the business,” said Stacy Bunke, one of the owners. “It started out selling fresh produce and flowers and hanging baskets, and now it just keeps growing.”

In addition to being a garden center/greenhouse and a place to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables, French Prairie Gardens has created a series of family friendly events and festivals throughout the season.

“We want to let the public come out and enjoy all kinds of farm fun for the whole family,” said Stacy. “We have pig races in the fall, a corn maze, a hay maze, a pumpkin patch with wagon rides, and several ‘farm to table’ dinners. We specialize in hanging baskets, with thousands of combinations.”

Coming right up at French Prairie Gardens is the annual Mother’s Day Brunch, which is now in its third year.

“It’s a buffet-style, farm to table brunch. We do all the cooking,” said Stacy. “We will feature pastries, egg bakes, quiches, and all sorts of goodies.”

The event, set for Sunday, May 8, from 9 a.m. until noon, is increasingly popular, so reservations are required. Call 503-633-8445.

FRENCH PRAIRIE GARDENS & FAMILY FARM

17673 French Prairie Rd., St. Paul, OR 97137

503.633.8445

www.fpgardens.com

Brought to you by Darrel Baumer - DB Collision & Auto Works - Collision & Automotive Repair


Darrel BaumerDB Custom Autoworks tackles all types of collision repairs, and when a wrecked vehicle arrives at his shop, owner Darrel Baumer swings into action.

Depending on the level of damage, Darrel ~ who opened the Newberg business in 1993 ~ said it can take anywhere from about three days to three weeks to repair a vehicle.

“Parts hold us up sometimes, or maybe we find more damage as we go through the repairs,” Darrel said. “We’ll do a preliminary inspection, and we get as many parts here as we can before we get started. Once we tear the vehicle down, we might find additional damage that will extend the time for repairs.”

Darrel said he focuses on repairs that will maintain the value of the vehicle. He pointed out, however, that there is a basic threshold beyond which it may not make sense to try to fix a vehicle.

“Essentially, repairs can run up to about 70 percent of the car’s value,” Darrel explained. “That’s kind of where insurance companies draw the line.”

DB Custom Autoworks repairs about four or five cars in a given week, and has earned a reputation for excellent customer service that has endeared Darrel to his customers.

“We are not a direct repair facility for any insurance company,” Darrel said. “People chose to come here without their insurance company referring them because they know us and know we do good work. We routinely exceed expectations with quality and individualized attention to detail.”

DB COLLISION & AUTOWORKS

1040 Industrial Parkway, Suite G, Newberg, OR 97132

503.554.1747

www.db-custom.com

Brought to you by Mike McBride - Farmers Insurance - Insurance


Mike McBride
Farmers InsuranceRestaurants are among the most prolific of small businesses, and to help meet their diverse needs, Mike McBride Farmers Insurance makes taking care of restaurants a specialty.

“One of the nice benefits of our policies is, if you have a loss and the business can’t be open, we’ll give you loss of income for 18 months ~ and there is not a monetary limit,” explained owner Mike McBride. “Most insurance companies in the marketplace have a monetary limit. Ours has no monetary limit.”

Farmers will also pay rent for a new location if the old location won’t work any longer, due to events such as fire, smoke damage, windstorm damage, or an explosion.

“In a case like that, you could be out of business for two months or more, and paying rent is part of our package,” Mike said. “We will also pay lost wages. We’ll help pay your payroll for 18 months so you don’t lose your employees.”

Other unique benefits of a restaurant policy through Farmers Insurance: Farmers includes liquor liability as part of the overall package, while many insurance companies require a separate policy. Further, the rate a restaurant owner pays for coverage with Farmers is not based on annual gross receipts.

“Let’s say you have a great year and we had you listed at making around $150,000, but you made $250,000 in one year,” Mike said. “With most companies, your rate would go up. But it’s not that way with Farmers.”

FARMERS INSURANCE

Mike McBride

1548 E. First St., Newberg, OR 97132

503-538-8898

www.farmersagent.com/mmcbride

Brought to you by Dr. Navid Newport - Newberg Kids Dentist - Pediatric Dentistry


Dr. Navid NewportToothbrushes have come a very long way since ancient times. The early toothbrushes ~ from around 5,000 years ago ~ consisted of a chew stick; a twig that had a frayed end used to scrape food debris off the teeth. Thankfully, technology has provided us with the modern toothbrush made of nylon bristles and a convenient handle!

Selecting a toothbrush can be confusing, because there are so many choices. Let’s simplify this: There are two basic kinds: powered and manual. They both can effectively remove plaque buildup.

If you chose a manual brush, make sure to buy one that has soft bristles. Harder bristles can wear enamel more rapidly, and may lead to increased gum recession. When brushing, hold the brush using three to four fingers and brush gently at an angle aimed toward your gum line.

If you chose an electric brush, I recommend the Sonicare or Oral-B brands. These brushes have extra soft bristles that pulsate at high frequency. The pulsing reportedly creates bubbles of air that, upon reaching the surface of the tooth, burst and break up plaque and stain. They all have interchangeable brush heads, different brushing modes, and a self-limiting timer. In children, electric brushes are more effective than manual brushing, especially for little ones who cannot hold for more than a few seconds. I encourage all parents to consider buying electric toothbrushes for their kids.

For more information on the best toothbrush for you or your children, please contact our office.

NEWBERG KIDS DENTIST

2502 NW Portland Rd., Newberg, OR 97132

503-538-4289

www.newbergkidsdentist.com

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