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Women aren’t doomed to weak bones as they age – your provider can help you stay strong and reduce fracture risk

Our Transitioning Through Menopause support group provides women evidence-based information to make good decisions about their health. Experts recently addressed bone health, which is a big concern for women as they enter menopause due to dropping estrogen levels. An experienced provider can help you make lifestyle changes and, if necessary, find medications to strengthen [...]

2021-06-22T14:19:27-06:00June 30th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: Should I try hormone therapy for my menopause symptoms?

Hormone therapy helps with the symptoms of menopause because it addresses the falling estrogen levels that are causing issues. It's a complex topic and requires a careful conversation with your provider. Regional One Health's certified menopause practitioners have expertise in treating menopausal women and can help you navigate whether hormone therapy is right for [...]

2021-06-02T13:02:36-06:00June 16th, 2021|

Don’t let sexual health be a taboo topic – your provider can help with this important aspect of your wellbeing

Too many patients and providers aren't discussing an important aspect of wellbeing - sexual health. Diane Todd Pace, a Certified Menopause Practitioner at Regional One Health, wants to change that. Pace understands that menopause can be a time when women experience more sexual health issues, so she makes sure to discuss the topic with [...]

2021-05-25T08:53:04-06:00June 1st, 2021|

Hot flashes: Facts, figures and finding relief with Regional One Health’s certified menopause practitioners

Hot flashes are the most common symptom of menopause, but their cause still is not fully understood. However, there is help available, and a certified menopause practitioner is a good place to start. Regional One Health's menopause care practice can counsel women about options including hormone therapy, lifestyle changes and avoiding hot flash triggers. [...]

2021-05-12T07:37:48-06:00May 4th, 2021|

A swallowing disorder can be dangerous – but a speech-language pathologist can help you resume a safe, more normal diet

While many people think of communication disorders when they think of speech-language pathologists, these medical professionals also help patients with trouble swallowing. Swallowing disorders, or "dysphagia," can include pain, the feeling that something is stuck in the throat, or losing the ability to swallow altogether. Speech-language pathologists can help patients stay safe and return to [...]

2021-04-06T07:24:40-06:00April 6th, 2021|

Speech-language pathologists help patients resume healthy, independent lives by treating communication and swallowing disorders

Speech-language pathologists can help patients with both communication disorders and swallowing disorders. They treat a wide variety of diagnoses, and often work with patients after a stroke or traumatic brain injury, or those with neurological conditions like Parkinson's disease. At Regional One Health, our speech-language pathologists develop individualized treatment plans aimed at achieving each [...]

2021-03-23T08:40:37-06:00March 23rd, 2021|

When a hand or arm injury impacts quality of life, Certified Hand Therapist Dardhielle Jean can help improve function and reduce pain

Dardhielle Jean, OTR/L, CHT, has joined our Center for Rehabilitative Medicine as a Certified Hand Therapist and Occupational Therapist. Her specialty in hand therapy allows her to help patient recover from injuries and illnesses that impact the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. These are complex parts of the body, and hand therapists use specialized [...]

2021-02-10T11:49:22-06:00February 17th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: How does focused ultrasound compare to other treatments for essential tremor and tremor-dominant Parkinson’s disease?

Focused Ultrasound is a new treatment for hand tremors that is being offered at our East Campus. It's an alternative to medications, which don't work for as many as 50 percent of patients. It's also a way to avoid invasive surgery that can carry risks and a difficult recovery. Focused Ultrasound involves no incision [...]

2020-12-16T15:39:52-06:00February 2nd, 2021|
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