Trauma

After Mario Reed survived a football injury that left him paralyzed at age 15, he found a new calling in helping other patients in similar circumstances

When a football injury left Mario Reed paralyzed at age 15, he survived thanks to his own strength of character and expert medical care at the Elvis Presley Trauma Center. The experience inspired Mario to give back to his community by creating the Mario Reed Foundation to help other paralyzed patients. Now, he wants to [...]

2024-06-04T11:04:56-06:00June 12th, 2024|

Regional One Health provides essential training for critical care partners during inaugural Trauma & Burn Conference

Regional One Health recently hosted the inaugural Trauma & Burn Conference to provide hands-on training and expert education for critical care professionals from all over the Mid-South. As the region's level-one trauma center and full-service burn center, outreach and education are a crucial part of our lifesaving mission. The conference and future events help [...]

2024-05-14T10:04:25-06:00May 16th, 2024|

During National Trauma Awareness Month, learn to save a life with free classes offered by Regional One Health

May is National Trauma Awareness Month, making it a great time to learn how you can help keep our community safe. Regional One Health's Elvis Presley Trauma Center offers a variety of free classes focused on health and safety issues that impact Memphis and the Mid-South. Classes are held year-round for schools, civic groups, churches, [...]

2024-04-30T09:52:41-06:00May 7th, 2024|

After their son received lifesaving care at Regional One Health, the Ready family found a way to share hope and healing with other patients

After Banks Ready suffered a severe traumatic brain injury in a car crash, the team at Regional One Health's Elvis Presley Trauma Center provided lifesaving care that allowed him to progress to rehabilitation and ultimately lead a full, healthy life. The Ready family always wanted to find a way to give back and help other [...]

2024-04-23T09:28:27-06:00April 23rd, 2024|

Ask the Experts: Motor vehicle accidents are a leading cause of injury and death, but everyone can do their part to stay safe

In 2023, our Elvis Presley Trauma Center treated over 2,000 patients for injuries from automobile accidents. It's the most common type of injury our team treated, but the good news is many of these injuries can be prevented. By using your seatbelt, avoiding distractions, following the rules of the road and more, you can keep [...]

2024-03-19T07:09:09-06:00March 19th, 2024|

Once a trauma patient, Adil Abdurahaman is now training at Regional One Health to share the hope and healing he received

In 2018, Adil Abdurahaman was rushed to the Elvis Presley Trauma Center with a traumatic brain injury following a car accident. His parents were told he might not survive. Today, Adil is back at Regional One Health, this time doing his residency rotations for medical school at University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Adil has [...]

2024-02-13T11:22:09-06:00February 13th, 2024|

Ask the Experts: Reduce your risk of fall-related injuries at work, home and outdoors

Falls were the third most common source of injury treated at the Elvis Presley Trauma Center last year, causing everything from broken bones to head injuries. Fortunately, falls are preventable, and our trauma experts are sharing their advice for how to stay safe. By evaluating your fall risk, staying healthy and fit, and removing tripping [...]

2024-01-09T09:16:28-06:00January 16th, 2024|

“They saved my life:” After three months as a patient, Payton Carter returned to Regional One Health on her own terms to say thank you

Payton Carter recently made the trip from Kentucky to Memphis for a very special reason - to thank the providers at Regional One Health who she credits with saving her life. Payton was rushed to the Elvis Presley Trauma Center with life-threatening injuries after a car accident. Thanks to the expert medical care and compassion [...]

2023-12-07T08:37:18-06:00December 21st, 2023|
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