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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|

Firefighters Burn Center recognizes Burn Awareness Week with education on preventing electrical burns and fires

Burn Awareness Week is February 7-13, and our Firefighters Burn Center is using the opportunity to education the public about preventing electrical burns and fires. Tips include checking wiring, using extension cords properly and always consulting with a licensed electrician if you're having problems. The Burn Center team encourages everyone to use common sense [...]

2021-01-21T15:46:13-06:00February 8th, 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: 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|

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 [...]

2021-01-20T16:55:06-06:00January 21st, 2021|

During the pandemic, dietitians are fueling patients’ recovery with healthy meals, nutrition support and encouragement

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our clinical nutrition team has been tasked with preparing meals that will help COVID-19 patients heal. They've also worked throughout the health care system to provide patients with a healthy diet and a sense of normal. Through it all, they've risen to the challenge of providing not only nutritional support, [...]

2021-02-02T08:47:30-06:00January 20th, 2021|

Is a hand tremor negatively impacting your quality of life? You might be a good candidate for focused ultrasound

There's new hope for patients with hand tremor thanks to Focused Ultrasound, a procedure done with no incision and no hospital stay at our East Campus. It's designed for patients age 22 and over who have a diagnosis of essential tremor or tremor-dominant Parkinson's disease, and whose condition has not responded to medication. Patients [...]

2020-12-16T15:39:21-06:00January 19th, 2021|

“These vaccines represent hope:” With vaccinations underway, health care experts see a path to controlling the COVID-19 pandemic

As Regional One Health frontline providers receive their COVID-19 vaccinations, they're talking about why it is important to them to take this step. Our team members say they see the vaccine as another tool to protect themselves and their families and allow them to continue to be there for patients. They encourage others to [...]

2021-01-11T11:37:20-06:00January 11th, 2021|
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