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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|

“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|

“It gets in your blood:” After nearly 55 years at Regional One Health, Mickey Ashburn’s desire to care for others is as strong as ever

Mickey Ashburn has been with Regional One Health for an amazing 55 years, most of them as a registered nurse in our Trauma Operating Room. Mickey works with a team that provides lifesaving care for the most critically injured patients by making sure they can get the emergency surgery they need within minutes of [...]

2022-03-18T08:03:51-06:00March 18th, 2022|

Regional One Health Chief Financial Officer Jim Proctor joins Tennessee Hospital Association Center for Innovative Solutions

Jim Proctor, CFO of Regional One Health, was recently selected to serve on the THA Center for Innovative Solutions (TCIS) board. "I am excited and honored to be on this board. It provides a valuable resource for hospitals across Tennessee," says Regional One Health Chief Financial Officer Jim Proctor. “TCIS drives value [...]

2021-12-08T09:33:58-06:00December 9th, 2021|
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