News and Events2017-05-03T07:36:57-06:00

Ask the Experts: If you want to get more exercise, making gradual and realistic changes is the way to go

Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team works with patients on making lifestyle changes that help manage chronic conditions and improve overall health through proper nutrition. Healthy physical activity is also important, and they're reaching out with tips on how to implement exercise into your daily life. Fitting exercise into a busy schedule may sound intimidating, but experts say there are easy ways to get healthy physical activity – and your body will thank you [...]

June 23rd, 2021|

Ask the Experts: Should I try hormone therapy for my menopause symptoms?

Hormone therapy helps with the symptoms of menopause because it addresses the falling estrogen levels that are causing issues. It's a complex topic and requires a careful conversation with your provider. Regional One Health's certified menopause practitioners have expertise in treating menopausal women and can help you navigate whether hormone therapy is right for you. Hormone therapy has proven effective in treating many symptoms of menopause. Still, it’s a complex topic that requires careful [...]

June 16th, 2021|

Family medicine physician Dr. Richard Kyle Hayes joins Harbor of Health to provide patient-driven primary care

Dr. Richard Kyle Hayes, a Memphis native and board-certified family medicine physician, recently joined the team at Regional One Health's Harbor of Health. Dr. Hayes takes a patient-centered, individualized approach to providing care. He looks to build lasting relationships with patients so he can help them manage chronic conditions, prevent serious illness and improve their overall wellbeing. Family medicine physician Richard Kyle Hayes, MD has joined Regional One Health’s Harbor of Health primary care [...]

June 8th, 2021|

Don’t let sexual health be a taboo topic – your provider can help with this important aspect of your wellbeing

Too many patients and providers aren't discussing an important aspect of wellbeing - sexual health. Diane Todd Pace, a Certified Menopause Practitioner at Regional One Health, wants to change that. Pace understands that menopause can be a time when women experience more sexual health issues, so she makes sure to discuss the topic with her patients. She said options like counseling, physical therapy and medication can help with sexual dysfunction.  Many factors are crucial [...]

June 1st, 2021|

New Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center aims to establish Regional One Health as a leader in treating Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis

World-renowned Inflammatory Bowel Disease specialist Leonard Baidoo, MD has joined the team at Regional One Health to treat conditions like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. He plans to establish a world-class IBD Center that provides the type of cohesive, ongoing care that patients with a chronic condition require. Along with delivering exceptional medical treatment, Dr. Baidoo looks to be a source of education and support for patients and their families. Inflammatory Bowel Disease, or [...]

May 28th, 2021|

Breastmilk is lifesaving medicine for NICU babies – so Regional One Health is helping “donor warriors” provide mom-to-mom, woman-to-woman support

For hospitalized infants, breastmilk is more than nutrition - it can be lifesaving medicine.  Regional One Health's Milk Depot helps provide breastmilk for these vulnerable babies by making it easy for moms to donate their excess milk. Donors simply undergo a screening process and then contact the Milk Depot to drop off their donations. Donations benefit NICUs across the country. As a first-time mom, Paige Guy wasn’t sure what to expect when her son [...]

May 19th, 2021|

Marvin Richardson reclaimed his voice and health with the help of Regional One Health’s unique Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy program

After undergoing radiation for a carcinoma on his vocal cords, Marvin Richardson started having difficulty breathing and speaking. He ultimately needed an emergency tracheostomy. Marvin's physician referred him to Regional One Health's Wound Care Center, where he could be treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which sparks the body's natural healing processes. The unique treatment made an enormous difference for Marvin. His symptoms improved after just a couple weeks, and he was ultimately able to [...]

May 18th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: Why is breast health such an important topic for menopausal women?

As women age, they need to pay attention to breast health due to a rising risk of cancer. Dr. Pallavi Khanna counsels patients to manage their risk factors and be vigilant about their recommended screening mammograms. She said women should start by finding a doctor who is comfortable talking with them openly about breast health. Breast health is one of the most important topics Pallavi Khanna, MD, OB/GYN, NCMP talks about with patients in [...]

May 12th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: Pain and muscle tightness and decreased mobility are impacting my quality of life. Can hands-on myofascial release help?

Myofascial Release is a hands-on physical therapy technique that helps restore a pain-free range of motion. Andrew Wofford, who provides the therapy at our Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, said it can help patients recover from everything from a traumatic injury to pain caused by poor posture. Myofascial Release, which involves using pressure and stretching to release muscle tension, is typically incorporated into a comprehensive physical therapy treatment plan that also includes stretching and strengthening exercises. [...]

May 11th, 2021|

During National Nurses Week, Regional One Health celebrates the exceptional care our nursing team provides all year long

It's National Nurses Week! Regional One Health is proud to celebrate the many nurses who provide exceptional and compassionate care to our patients. During this special work, our nurses are taking a moment to share what drives them in their career. While every nurse has his or her own story to tell, our team is united by a desire to help make a positive difference for Mid-South patients and families. National Nurses Week is [...]

May 6th, 2021|