Yearly Archives: 2021

Regional One Health welcomes Manoucheka Thermitus as new Chief Operating Officer

Regional One Health is pleased to welcome Manoucheka Thermitus, MBA to the health system’s executive leadership team as chief operating officer. Manoucheka Thermitus, MBA, is the new Chief Operating Officer at Regional One Health. She will lead a variety of clinical and non-clinical operational areas. In her new role, Thermitus will lead [...]

2021-10-01T13:30:45-06:00October 1st, 2021|

Ask the Experts: Why is it so important to see a specialist for blood cancers?

During September's Blood Cancer Awareness Month, Regional One Health's medical oncology specialists are reaching out to educate the public about these complex diseases. They say blood cancers become more common as patients age, but advances in treatment mean people are living longer and better. It's important to see an oncologist who specializes in blood [...]

2021-09-17T11:15:03-06:00September 28th, 2021|

In aftermath of tragedy, Regional One Health leaders extend prayers and offer reassurances that the community’s emergency response network is strong

Regional One Health worked with other local emergency management entities to respond to the tragic mass shooting in Collierville  Thursday, September 23. In total, eight patients were transported to Regional One Health. On Friday, health care system leaders addressed the community to discuss the response and offer prayers to those impacted by the incident. [...]

2021-09-30T08:36:44-06:00September 24th, 2021|

Pelvic floor therapy and dry needling can reduce pain and improve quality of life

Physical therapy is a great tool to help patients recover from injuries, address pain and improve their strength and mobility. At Regional One Health, therapists incorporate a number of techniques to help patients achieve those goals, including pelvic floor physical therapy and dry needling. When paired with therapeutic exercises and lifestyle changes, both options [...]

2021-09-21T07:52:13-06:00September 24th, 2021|

Post-Rehab Wellness Program combines personal training and rehabilitation expertise to help patients build strength and agility safely

Learning to exercise properly, with good technique and correct use of equipment, can help you build strength while preventing injury. Regional One Health's Post-Rehab Wellness Program combines the expertise of physical therapists and certified personal trainers to give patients the knowledge they need to get fit the right way. It's a great way for [...]

2021-09-17T11:19:58-06:00September 23rd, 2021|

“They take care of you here:” For Donald Reynolds, ONE Health opened a door to the healing power of medical care and human kindness

Regional One Health's ONE Health complex care initiative is designed to help patients meet their medical and health care needs so they can live healthier lives. For Donald Edward Reynolds, that meant support during a serious surgery and continuing care to manage chronic conditions. Now, Donald's health has stabilized, giving him the chance to [...]

2021-09-22T09:28:31-06:00September 22nd, 2021|

Speech therapy can help patients overcome cognitive impairments caused by illness or injury

Speech-language pathologists can help patients with a wide variety of speech and swallowing disorders caused by illness and injury. When a communication challenge is brought about by a cognitive issue, they use techniques that help patients restore their abilities or compensate for lost skills. The goal is to help patients communicate effectively and confidently [...]

2021-09-21T07:53:39-06:00September 21st, 2021|

A rehabilitation therapist can help patients determine when it’s safe to return to work and resume activities

The goal of rehabilitation therapy is to help patients return to normal activities following an injury or illness. Part of the process includes a Functional Capacity Evaluation, where a therapist and rehabilitation medicine physician determine whether a patient can safely return to work. Regional One Health's Dardhielle Jean, OTR/L, CHT says patients can expect [...]

2021-09-21T07:55:04-06:00September 21st, 2021|

Adding physical therapy to your healthy aging plan can reduce pain and improve mobility

Joint pain, weakness and stiffness are very common complaints, especially as we age. Physical therapy can help by strengthening the muscles around the joints, reducing inflammation, and teaching patients good habits in terms of caring for their joints. Regional One Health offers outpatient physical therapy at its main campus and East Campus, and patients [...]

2021-09-21T07:55:55-06:00September 19th, 2021|
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