When should you see a doctor for muscle aches and fatigue? Definitely see a doctor if you have sudden-onset weakness, fatigue or pain and can’t identify the reason.
A non-invasive DEXA Scan is recommended for post-menopausal women and patients who take medicines that impact the bones. The scan looks for two conditions: Osteopenia (lower than normal bone density) and Osteoporosis (weak bones that are susceptible to fracture). Ask your doctor if you should have a DEXA Scan if you think you are at risk for bone conditions.
Patients don’t always need to turn to medication for relief from common types of pain. Ambrosia Scott, DPT, LAT, CCI, says therapy can help patients address aches and pains from head-to-toe. Ambrosia Scott, DPT, LAT, CCI, outpatient rehabilitation manager for Regional One Health, said physical therapy helps in several ways: Education and [...]
Taking a comprehensive approach to therapy, with physical, occupational and speech therapy, leads to a quicker recovery and better quality of life after a stroke. Ambrosia Scott, DPT, LAT, CCI, Outpatient Rehabilitation Manager explains how Regional One Health integrates all three.
Regional One Health’s East Campus Imaging Center offers convenient MRI appointments so patients can get a diagnosis and start treatment quickly. Imaging Center Manager Susan Edwards addressed common questions about what to expect if your doctor asks for an MRI.
Dr. Cramer’s advice: breast ultrasound is a companion, not an alternative, to mammography. A diagnostic radiologist should read the results of the two tests simultaneously.
Epilepsy patients can decrease how many seizures they experience or even become seizure-free. Exploring treatment options with an expert is key.
The best option is to be in treatment with a neurologist who can identify a plan for your specific needs. Don't suffer from recurring headaches. Seek help.
When it comes to talking to her patients about menopause, Diane Todd Pace, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, NCMP, FAANP, FAAN likes to start with a question: Diane Todd Pace, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, NCMP, FAANP, FAAN “Did you know menopause is just a single day in your life?” she asks. “It’s the day on [...]
Regional One Health’s Center for Rehabilitative Medicine has a new option for patients who finish physical therapy and want to return to the activities they love in a safe, healthy manner. The Post-Rehab Wellness Program brings physical therapists and a certified personal trainer to your team to get you back to work, sports, hobbies, [...]