Fort Myers Beach - Health and Fitness
Lee Memorial Health System - Lee Memorial Health System is the leading provider of health care services in Southwest Florida and the largest and only community-owned healthcare system in the area. We have been here nearly 90 years, operating always as a not-for-profit organization, accountable to the community we serve.
Lee Memorial Health System operates:
· Five acute care hospitals and two specialty hospitals
· An employed primary care physician group
· Walk-in medical centers
· A skilled nursing home
· Home Health services
· …and more
Decongestant, check. Sunscreen, check. Antacids, check. So you're going on vacation and your bag is well-stocked with remedies for every illness that could possibly derail your good time - from sunburn to an upset stomach. While you're taking steps to preserve your good health on vacation, don't overlook the body part that will carry you through all that fun: your feet.
"Foot health is especially important for travelers," says Dr. Joseph Caporusso, a podiatrist and president of the American Podiatric Medical Association. "If your feet hurt or you sustain an ankle injury, your whole vacation can be ruined. Plus, poor foot health can have a long-term detrimental effect on your overall well-being."
The approach of warm weather means more Americans will be planning their spring and summer getaways. Before you step out on vacation, APMA offers a few foot health tips for travelers:...read more »