“It’s important to come back every year because your body changes,” Novak said. “Women can be scared to death the first time, but we make it as easy and comfortable for them as possible.”
From miracle to miracle worker: Earl House Jr., once a trauma patient, now helps save lives as an RN at Regional One Health
The first time Earl House Jr. came to Regional One Health, he wasn’t expected to leave alive. Eleven years later, he’s the one helping save lives at the downtown Memphis facility. Earl is currently a registered nurse at Regional One Health, but on May 13, 2008, he was on his way to the hospital [...]
Fireworks, cookouts and the 4th of July go together like Memphis and BBQ – but even when something is a match made in heaven, it needs to be treated with responsibility. Every year, Regional One Health’s Firefighters Burn Center, the only full-service burn center in a 150-mile radius, sees over 500 patients, including several [...]
The test does use radiation, so doctors only request it when there is a clear medical benefit. Patients should not undergo repeated CT scans. But, using the test to diagnose a specific injury is safe. Do not avoid a CT scan if your doctor believes it will lead to better diagnosis and treatment.
In Regional One Health’s NICU, the healing touch of infant massage shows benefits for babies with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
For babies in the NICU, needles, tubes and monitors are a fact of life. It’s all done to help them grow and thrive, but for a newborn, it’s still negative stimulation that can lead to agitation and discomfort. At Regional One Health, doctors and therapists are looking at a way to bring a more [...]
Johnson said patients don’t have to stay silent if they’re struggling with speech. A trained speech-pathologist can help. “Even if you’re asking them, ‘What did you say?’ all day long because you can’t hear them, there’s hope,” she said.
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.
The June issue of Memphis Magazine features the annual Top Doctors list, and 13 physicians who practice at Regional One Health were among the honorees. These specialists have been chosen among their peers as the best in their field. Regional One Health is proud to partner with the top doctors in the Mid-South, together [...]
Stroke can thrust patients into a world of silence if it impacts the speech centers of their brains. But they are finding their voice – and hope – thanks to technology.
Regional One Health’s infant massage classes give caregivers another tool to comfort and bond with their baby
New parents will do just about anything to turn their baby’s cries and grimaces into coos and grins. As it turns out, the answer might be right at their fingertips – literally. Regional One Health is giving Mid-South parents and other caretakers a unique opportunity to learn the art of infant massage. The health [...]