Scott recommends a comprehensive approach with three types of therapy: Physical therapy, Occupational therapy, and Speech therapy
Pregnancy can cause the muscles and connective tissue in the pelvic area to be injured or weakened. When this happens, women may experience pain, urinary problems or prolapse, the sensation that the organs are falling. A pelvic floor physical therapist like Regional One Health's Darianne Butler can help, either during pregnancy or after a [...]
Pelvic floor physical therapist Darianne Butler can help patients struggling with pelvic pain and dysfunction improve their quality of life
Regional One Health has recently added Darianne Butler, DPT, to its Center for Rehabilitative Medicine team. She is certified in pelvic floor physical therapy, which can help patients with issues like pelvic and abdominal pain, incontinence and pain during sex. Butler became a therapist after seeing how rehabilitation helped a loved one after an accident, [...]
When Scott Finney was hurt in a training ride, doctors helped him heal without dangerous drugs that could undermine his goals
Scott Finney’s life was right on track. He had gotten married over the summer, and he was training for a 100-mile century ride. When he got on his bike August 25, words like “collapsed lung” and “broken ribs” weren’t on his radar. Scott Finney had no idea what lay in store when he [...]
Driven by compassion, Emily and Joel Long want to donate cuddle cots to all Tennessee hospitals, including Regional One Health
Emily and Joel Long say the compassionate care they received after losing their infant daughter last summer helped them heal, and now they’re on a mission to provide that same opportunity for other Tennessee families. Joel and Emily Long created the Helen James Foundation after losing their baby girl. Their goal is to [...]
Radiation from imaging is safe, but the tests should only be performed when a doctor says they’re needed
Susan Edwards, manager of Regional One Health’s East Campus Imaging Center, said the level of radiation in the tests is low and safe. “You’re not getting any more radiation than you do if you spend the day out in the sunshine,” she said.
Center for Rehabilitative Medicine offers hope for Parkinson’s patients thanks to full range of unique therapies
Recently added is a specialty program which is specifically geared toward persons with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s. It complements the unique Parkinson’s speech therapy they were already providing.
“Plenty of patients ask, but techs should not give information and should not even react to what they’re seeing on the image,” Edwards said. “They aren’t doctors, and while they do know how to get around your anatomy, they aren’t qualified to diagnose you.”
After surviving cancer, David Scott rebuilt strength and confidence with Regional One Health’s Post-Rehab Wellness Program
"This is the ideal place to get healthy. My doctor told me it’s best not to try to do it on my own, and he was correct. Here, I’m surrounded by knowledgeable people.”
Ask the Experts: 6 things to do with your baby every day (besides feed them and change their diaper!)
OB/GYN Owen Phillips, MD, FACOG promotes healthy pregnancies and deliveries at Regional One Health. But she believes obstetricians can also have an impact beyond a child’s birth.