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Ask the Experts: How can proper nutrition help fuel my athletic and fitness goals?

Spring and summer are great times to improve your fitness, and part of achieving your athletic goals involves proper nutrition. Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team has advice anyone can use, whether you're looking to start a fitness program or training for an endurance event. By eating nutrient-rich foods and staying hydrated, you can [...]

2021-04-20T10:27:06-06:00April 20th, 2021|

“Get the vaccine:” Regional One Health experts say COVID-19 immunizations offer safe, effective path out of pandemic

As COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue, Regional One Health experts are encouraging everyone who qualifies to get their vaccine. They say the products have been proven safe and effective through rigorous study, and the side effects are minimal. If you have questions about whether you should get the vaccine, talk to your health care provider. [...]

2021-04-27T15:36:45-06:00April 7th, 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|

Never ignore signs of cardiovascular disease: Whether you need emergency or preventative care, take your heart health seriously

If you think you or someone around you is having a heart attack, don't delay - seek immediate emergency medical attention. Classic signs to watch for include chest pain, trouble breathing, dizziness and profuse sweating. Some of the more subtle signs include back pain, headache, jaw pain, swelling and cough. Tomisha Byard, a family [...]

2021-02-05T11:09:25-06:00February 5th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: What are my treatment options if I have an intestinal blockage?

An intestinal obstruction is painful and potentially dangerous, and typically requires hospital care. However, you won't necessarily need surgery. Many blockages can be resolved with a non-invasive procedure, and patients often never have a recurrence. If you're having problems like stomach pain and an inability to pass bowel movements or gas, see your provider for [...]

2021-02-02T08:47:44-06:00January 21st, 2021|

“We’ve got hope for the future”: Regional One Health’s Dr. Andrew Wilner shares his experience with the COVID-19 vaccination

Receiving the COVID-19 vaccine allows health care providers to continue serving patients while keeping themselves and their loved ones safe. For Regional One Health neurologist Dr. Andrew Wilner, it also brought something else: a feeling of joy. Dr. Wilner shared his thoughts with a leading medical blog in hopes of encouraging others to get [...]

2021-04-27T15:37:35-06:00January 21st, 2021|
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