Tag: Elvis Presley Trauma Center

“I am extremely blessed.” After a critical injury, Regional One Health helped Geoffrey Yoste get back to family and cross the finish line at the St. Jude Half Marathon

When Geoffrey Yoste was suffered a skull fracture and brain bleed in a skateboarding accident, he needed everything to go right in order to have a chance to survive. Fortunately, he says, he was taken to Regional One Health's Elvis Presley Trauma Center, where a team of experts was able to deliver the lifesaving care [...]

2023-04-11T08:55:19-06:00May 17th, 2023|

Regional One Health and the Rollin’ Grizzlies are helping patients reclaim independence and joy after life-changing trauma

At Regional One Health, we believe patients shouldn't just survive a traumatic injury, they should get the chance to return to the activities they love. Our Elvis Presley Trauma Center and Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital are built to help critically injured patients heal, regain strength, and return to independent life. That's exactly what happened for [...]

2023-05-17T09:02:09-06:00May 17th, 2023|

Ask the Experts: During Physical Fitness and Sports Month in May, follow simple tips to avoid injuries and soreness

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, and it's a great time to improve your fitness and activity level. Being physically active improves the performance of the lungs, heart, and muscles, and also has benefits for your emotional health. The team at Regional One Health's Elvis Presley Trauma Center has advice for how to [...]

2023-04-27T09:17:27-06:00May 16th, 2023|

“It gets in your blood:” After nearly 55 years at Regional One Health, Mickey Ashburn’s desire to care for others is as strong as ever

Mickey Ashburn has been with Regional One Health for an amazing 55 years, most of them as a registered nurse in our Trauma Operating Room. Mickey works with a team that provides lifesaving care for the most critically injured patients by making sure they can get the emergency surgery they need within minutes of [...]

2022-03-18T08:03:51-06:00March 18th, 2022|

“I’m looking at a miracle:” Gia Broadway is keeping the beat of the life she loves thanks to a positive spirit and exceptional medical care

After Gia Broadway suffered life-threatening injuries from head to toe in a car accident, doctors told her she might never walk or work again. For a dancer, teacher, wife and mother, it was devastating news. But Gia wasn't about to give up - and her fighting spirit was matched by her world-class medical team at [...]

2022-01-25T09:53:12-06:00February 3rd, 2022|

“We are joyful just to have him here:” As they celebrate the holidays, the Reids reflect on their son’s inspiring recovery from a sledding accident

Sam Reid was sledding with some friends when he was thrown into a metal tractor spike, which impaled him from his stomach to his neck. Thanks to the lifesaving care and intensive rehabilitation therapy he received at Regional One Health, the accident does not define Sam's life. Instead, 2021 was full of milestones, including [...]

2022-01-05T10:55:14-06:00December 21st, 2021|

“They gave me a second shot:” Trey Carter, a Regional One Health Foundation board member, experienced firsthand the value of the care he supports

As a Regional One Health Foundation board member, Trey Carter helps support lifesaving care for the entire Mid-South - but he never imagined he'd need that care himself. Trey severely broke his leg and hand in an accident and was rushed to the Elvis Presley Trauma Center. After 31 days of care and physical [...]

2022-01-06T09:16:13-06:00December 15th, 2021|

The Elvis Presley Trauma Center provides care for a wide variety of injuries – and for one local family, it inspired a commitment to giving back

As one of the five busiest Level-1 Trauma Centers in the country, the Elvis Presley Trauma Center treats an incredible wide variety of critical injuries. The multidisciplinary team is ready around-the-clock to provide lifesaving medical care with skill and compassion. For one area family, the fulfillment of that mission led to a commitment to giving [...]

2021-11-29T18:04:40-06:00November 29th, 2021|

“I knew I could get better:” Faith, family and exceptional care gave Deputy Sheriff Austin Eldridge strength to overcome devastating injuries – copy

The last thing Desoto County Deputy Sheriff Austin Eldridge recalls after he was hit by a drunk driver is the terrifying sensation of going from upright to on the ground in an instant. It’s the kind of moment when one’s life flashes before their eyes. For Austin, that meant work, church, and, [...]

2021-11-29T17:45:20-06:00November 29th, 2021|

No one plans for a traumatic injury – but when it happens, the Elvis Presley Trauma Center provides lifesaving care for patients like Kevin Adams

A traumatic injury can happen to anyone, anytime – which is why having a world-class team of experts available around-the-clock to provide lifesaving medical care is so vital to the health and safety of our community. Kevin Adams, a family man and CEO, was seriously injured during a ride with his cycling team. [...]

2021-11-30T12:52:57-06:00November 29th, 2021|
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