The NACA Behavioral Health Center places a priority on improving mental health for all people in the community of Flagstaff and utilizes a wide variety of counseling techniques that honor Flagstaff’s unique population and its customs, culture and beliefs (including Traditional & Western … [Read more...] about NACA Counseling Techniques Honor Customs, Culture, Beliefs
Hip arthroscopy, sometimes called a hip scope, is a minimally-invasive surgical technique used to treat several different pathologies in and around the hip. While knee and shoulder arthroscopy techniques have been popular for a much longer period of time, hip arthroscopy as a field has experienced … [Read more...] about Why Hip Arthroscopy has Gained Popularity
While in recovery for drug or alcohol addiction, people must avoid activities that may lead them back to their old ways. Many recovery programs offer recreational activities as part of their treatment, but seeking out alternatives to help with the recovery process can help as well. Getting involved … [Read more...] about How Those in Recovery Benefit from Participating in Community Service
In our world of sound and how it contributes to communication, it is important to have every child’s hearing tested at birth and then screened though elementary school age. We learn to communicate during the early years and if there is even the slightest interruption in the auditory signal going to … [Read more...] about Testing Babies’ Hearing
Fatigue is very common issue that I see in my practice on a daily basis. There are many causes of fatigue, but one of the most common causes is hormone imbalances caused by stress, poor nutrition or hormone shifts of aging – perimenopause, menopause and andropause. Stress triggered by lifestyle, … [Read more...] about Why Are You So Tired?
Our normal day-to-day lives are risk-filled adventures that sometimes get out of hand. While we live in a society that provides us protection from much that can harm us, we crafty humans find ways around the protections all the time. Let’s talk about a few examples and what could or should have been … [Read more...] about Don’t Be the One Who Says: ‘That Won’t Happen to Me’
Each year, the Flagstaff City Council adopts state and federal legislative priorities that drive our advocacy and the work of the city’s lobbyists. Our state priorities include forest health, transportation, affordable housing, workforce development, early childhood education, clean energy, rural … [Read more...] about Tracking Legislation that May Impact Flagstaff
Flagstaff Pulliam Airport (FLG) experienced its third busiest year for passenger travel in 2022. Eager to keep up with the growing demand of passenger travel, as well as serving as the hub for passenger, air freight, public safety flights and other transportation services in Northern Arizona, FLG … [Read more...] about Airport Improvement Projects Scheduled for This Year
The Native Americans for Community Action, Inc. (NACA) Health Promotion programs and Wellness Center are designed to enhance services provided through NACA’s Family Health Center and from surrounding healthcare facilities. Patients are referred by their medical provider and encouraged to take … [Read more...] about NACA Providing Guidance to a Healthy Lifestyle
Neuropathy is a condition that involves damage to the peripheral nerves: the nerves in your hands and feet. Symptoms include muscle cramping, difficulty walking, burning, tingling, numbness and pain in the legs or feet. In many cases, it’s caused by diabetes, but poor circulation can also cause … [Read more...] about Is it Neuropathy or Poor Circulation?