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December 27, 2019 | by The Polyclinic

At The Polyclinic, we are proud to provide care and resources to help you be as healthy as possible. Health and wellness are top of mind for our patients, so it’s not surprising that our most-read blog posts in 2019 are related to preventive care, our talented physicians, and partnerships. Thank you for your readership, and best wishes for good health in the year ahead!

Here are our top 10 stories in 2019:

  1. Congrats to Our 2019 Seattle Met Top Docs

    In its annual survey, Seattle Met asked Puget Sound-area providers to nominate up to five peers as Top Doctors in 81 different specialties. This year 94 Polyclinic providers were named 2019 Top Doctors by Seattle Met magazine.

  2. What Parents Can Do About Nighttime Asthma

    Wheezing and coughing can be exhausting, especially when these symptoms disrupt your sleep. For children who suffer from asthma, it can be especially challenging to manage symptoms at night. Learn why asthma can be worse at night and what you can do to help prevent and control symptoms for a good night’s rest.

  3. How Serious is Your Heart Murmur?

    When undetected or not closely followed, an abnormal heart murmur can create cardiovascular problems. The Polyclinic's cardiologists describe the importance of taking early steps to understand and diagnose heart murmur symptoms in order to maintain heart health.

  4. Treating or Avoiding Shin Splints/Planter Fasciitis

    Lower leg and overuse injuries like plantar fasciitis and shin splints are common in runners and are often caused by overloading tissues by increasing distance, speed, or elevation too quickly, or by changing your primary running surface, or type of shoe. Learn more about these injuries and how they can be treated or avoided.

  5. Transgender Care at The Polyclinic

    We strive to make all our patients feel welcome, and especially take care to ensure our gender care patients feel accepted and comfortable. This story shares more about how Polyclinic primary care and specialty physicians deliver a wide range of services for transgender patients.

  6. Welcome Dr. Paula Arciaga

    The Internal Medicine department was pleased to welcome Paula Arciaga, DO to the primary care team at our Downtown clinic. Dr. Arciaga provides comprehensive care for adults of all ages and has a special interest in treating obesity and its metabolic complications

  7. Stay Injury Free When Playing on Artificial Turf

    Artificial grass is a very common playing surface around the region but there are questions related to artificial turf. Learn more about the injuries and tips for prevention.

  8. Seattle Magazine Announces Top Doctors 2019

    We were proud to announce the 45 Polyclinic physicians recognized in Seattle magazine as 2019 Top Doctors. These physicians were among the providers featured in the March issue and are considered to be among the most highly regarded in the region.

  9. The Polyclinic Joins OptumCare

    The Polyclinic’s partnership with OptumCare was finalized at the end of 2018.This partnership gave The Polyclinic the flexibility and independence to remain physician led, with significant resources to grow, serve more patients, and innovate faster.

  10. Thyroid Nodules: What You Should Know

    Most thyroid nodules don't require treatment but some do. Learn more about what a thyroid nodule is, what the symptoms are and more about treatment options.