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Speare’s Annual Senior Resource Fair

Posted on September 18th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Searching for and navigating the maze of abundant services and organizations available in central New Hampshire can prove to be a challenge. Speare’s annual Senior Resource Fair will showcase the large variety of resources available to seniors and their caregivers in central New Hampshire that many people are not aware of. Please join us on […]


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Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month – White Sock Campaign

Posted on September 13th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Peripheral arterial disease, or (PAD) develops when arteries become completely or partially blocked with plaque deposits that limit blood flow to legs. Just like clogged arteries in the heart, clogged arteries in the legs increase the risk of heart attack, stroke or even death. Atherosclerosis (plaque buildup) in the legs does not always cause symptoms, […]


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RehabFit Exercise of the Week – Calf Stretch Lunge

Posted on September 12th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

The RehabFit Exercise of the Week is presented by Speare Memorial Hospital’s medical fitness team members, Leah Baron, MS and Rebeccah Chase, MS, CSCS, RCEP. This week they present how to do the Calf Stretch Lunge. This is a popular stretch because it can be done anywhere, and it improves mobility as well as flexibility. […]


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RehabFit Exercise of the Week – Side Shuffle Walk

Posted on August 29th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

The RehabFit Exercise of the Week is presented by Speare Memorial Hospital’s medical fitness team members, Leah Baron, MS and Rebeccah Chase, MS, CSCS, RCEP. This week they present how to do the Side Shuffle Walk. The Side Shuffle Walk exercise is perfect for targeting the lower body, especially the hips and glutes. This is […]


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RehabFit Exercise of the Week: The Bird Dog

Posted on August 23rd, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

The RehabFit Exercise of the Week is presented by Speare Memorial Hospital’s medical fitness team members, Leah Baron, MS and Rebeccah Chase, MS, CSCS, RCEP. This week they present how to do the Bird Dog. The Bird Dog exercise is a classic core exercise that emphasizes lower back strength and balance. If you’ve never done it before, the first […]


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Dr. Ough — New Optometrist at White Mountain Eye Care & Optical

Posted on August 20th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

We are pleased that the community has so warmly welcomed Dr. Lance Ough, our new optometrist at White Mountain Eye Care & Optical. Highly experienced, Dr. Ough earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. He has 22 years of experience treating eye disease and the eye-health needs of an aging population. He […]


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RehabFit Exercise of the Week: Chair Sit to Stand

Posted on August 16th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

The RehabFit Exercise of the Week is presented by Speare Memorial Hospital’s medical fitness team members, Leah Baron, MS and Rebeccah Chase, MS, CSCS, RCEP. This week they present how to do the Chair Sit to Stand. It’s easy to take sitting and standing for granted as a fit, younger adult, but for some people, […]


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Your Birthing Suite at Speare Memorial Hospital

Posted on August 14th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

The birth of your baby is a highly anticipated event and an experience you will always remember. You want a supportive, family-centered care approach to the delivery process that respects your personal needs and birth plan, as you welcome your baby into the world. At the same time, you want to be able to take comfort in knowing additional […]


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Dr. Lauren Blue joins Plymouth OB/GYN

Posted on August 10th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Obstetrician and gynecologist, Dr. Lauren Blue, is a now an official addition to the team at Plymouth OB/GYN. Dr. Blue began working at the practice temporarily last October, seeing patients when needed but has made the decision to stay permanently. “I’m excited to be part of Plymouth OB/ GYN and continue the tradition of providing high-quality healthcare to women in the community,” says […]


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RehabFit Exercise of the Week – TRX Low Row

Posted on August 9th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

The RehabFit Exercise of the Week is presented by Speare Memorial Hospital’s medical fitness team members, Leah Baron, MS and Rebeccah Chase, MS, CSCS, RCEP. This week they present how to do the TRX Low Row. TRX is a form of suspension training that uses bodyweight exercises to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability […]


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