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Ask the Experts: Complete Decongestive Therapy can help with swelling, pain and reduced mobility due to lymphedema

Regional One Health's East Campus Center for Rehabilitative Medicine is now offering Complete Decongestive Therapy for patients with lymphedema, a swelling of the limbs that can occur when the lymphatic system is disrupted. Patients who have breast cancer surgery, radiation near their lymph nodes, and other conditions that impact the lymph nodes can be [...]

2022-05-10T12:37:18-06:00May 18th, 2022|

Don’t shy away from discussing colorectal symptoms – your doctor can help you feel better and prevent serious illness

Many women are embarassed to talk about issues like incontinence and constipation, but discussing digestive concerns with your health provider is essential to your wellbeing. Elizabeth Wood, MD said patients should always bring up their concerns so their doctors can help them avoid serious illness and improve quality of life. Dr. Wood is part [...]

2022-04-05T11:17:22-06:00May 17th, 2022|

“It’s not a journey you take alone:” Regional One Health therapists helped heal John Malone’s heart while making him feel like family

John Malone flat-lined for two minutes after suffering a massive heart attack, then spent 16 days in the hospital. Afterwards, he needed intensive cardiac rehabilitation to regain his strength. He found both expert care and second-to-none compassion at Regional One Health's Center for Rehabilitative Medicine. John said Occupational Therapist Dardhielle Jean not only helped him [...]

2022-04-27T11:55:19-06:00May 3rd, 2022|

ONE Night Gala, presented by Valero Energy and Drexel Chemical Company, will benefit lifesaving care at Regional One Health

This year's ONE Night Gala takes place May 7 at Renasant Convention Center and features an amazing talent lineup including Sister Sledge, The Pointer Sisters, Four Tops and more. The presenting sponsors are Valero Energy and Drexel Chemical Company. ONE Night helps the Regional One Health Foundation support lifesaving care for patients throughout the Mid-South [...]

2022-04-28T13:23:06-06:00April 29th, 2022|

BIG Initiative puts Regional One Health at the forefront of helping develop personalized, effective medical treatments

Regional One Health and University of Tennessee Health Science Center have partnered to create the Biorepository and Integrative Genomics Initiative, or the BIG Initiative. The BIG Initiative will create a database of DNA samples that researchers can use to study how a patient's genes impact which diseases they get and how well they respond to [...]

2022-04-26T10:18:15-06:00April 28th, 2022|

“He poured his heart into me:” Faith, family and expert physical therapy helped Walter Tuggle get back on his feet

Walter Tuggle was in a mechanical wheelchair after a spinal stroke, having lost use of the right side and much of the left side of his body. He faced significant challenges, but he had incredible willpower and family support on his side. That, combined with the expertise of Regional One Health Physical Therapist Assistant [...]

2022-04-19T11:04:09-06:00April 18th, 2022|

Ask the Experts: When do I need to see a colorectal surgeon?

Colorectal surgeons like Elizabeth Wood, MD treat a variety of conditions, from benign issues like hemhorroids and Inflammatory Bowel Disease to colon and rectal cancers. Dr. Wood always looks for the least invasive surgical approach possible to minimize scarring, risk and recovery. She encourages patients who are experiencing gastrointestinal symptoms to see a health care [...]

2022-04-05T11:17:03-06:00April 17th, 2022|

“It felt like she was part of the family:” Social worker Carol Dennis helped Sharon Person bring her father home to continue healing

For Regional One Health's Subacute/Skilled Nursing team, the goal is to help every patient return home safely so they can continue to heal and get stronger. When Sharon Person's dad James was admitted to the facility after a diabetic episode, she felt overwhelmed - but quickly realized he was exactly where he needed to be. [...]

2022-04-06T11:13:48-06:00April 14th, 2022|

Do you suspect you have a food intolerance? Learn your triggers and how to find relief

Food intolerances are common conditions that can cause symptoms like bloating, gas, diarrhea and stomach pain. If you're experiencing these issues, talk to your health care provider - they can help rule out other problems and figure out which foods are causing your problems. By cutting back, avoiding those foods and finding healthy alternatives, you [...]

2022-03-23T10:18:42-06:00April 13th, 2022|

Neurosurgeon Douglas Taylor, MD now providing focused ultrasound to treat essential tremor at Regional One Health East Campus

Neurosurgeon Dr. Douglas Taylor is now part of the team providing focused ultrasound at Regional One Health's East Campus Imaging Center. Focused ultrasound is for patients suffering from hand tremor due to Essential Tremor or tremor-dominant Parkinson's disease. The procedure involves no incision and no hospital stay, and most patients experience immediate, lasting relief [...]

2022-03-16T12:09:03-06:00March 22nd, 2022|
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