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

Ask the Experts: Why is it so important to see a specialist for blood cancers?

During September's Blood Cancer Awareness Month, Regional One Health's medical oncology specialists are reaching out to educate the public about these complex diseases. They say blood cancers become more common as patients age, but advances in treatment mean people are living longer and better. It's important to see an oncologist who specializes in blood cancers, as they have additional expertise that allows them to make an accurate diagnosis and develop the optimal treatment plan. [...]

September 28th, 2021|

In aftermath of tragedy, Regional One Health leaders extend prayers and offer reassurances that the community’s emergency response network is strong

Regional One Health worked with other local emergency management entities to respond to the tragic mass shooting in Collierville  Thursday, September 23. In total, eight patients were transported to Regional One Health. On Friday, health care system leaders addressed the community to discuss the response and offer prayers to those impacted by the incident. They also said the community can rest assured that the local emergency response network is robust and highly effective at [...]

September 24th, 2021|

Pelvic floor therapy and dry needling can reduce pain and improve quality of life

Physical therapy is a great tool to help patients recover from injuries, address pain and improve their strength and mobility. At Regional One Health, therapists incorporate a number of techniques to help patients achieve those goals, including pelvic floor physical therapy and dry needling. When paired with therapeutic exercises and lifestyle changes, both options can have a significant positive impact on a patient's quality of life. Patients undergo physical therapy for a variety of [...]

September 24th, 2021|

Post-Rehab Wellness Program combines personal training and rehabilitation expertise to help patients build strength and agility safely

Learning to exercise properly, with good technique and correct use of equipment, can help you build strength while preventing injury. Regional One Health's Post-Rehab Wellness Program combines the expertise of physical therapists and certified personal trainers to give patients the knowledge they need to get fit the right way. It's a great way for athletes to improve their performance, or for patients overcoming a minor or serious injury or illness to get back to [...]

September 23rd, 2021|

“They take care of you here:” For Donald Reynolds, ONE Health opened a door to the healing power of medical care and human kindness

Regional One Health's ONE Health complex care initiative is designed to help patients meet their medical and health care needs so they can live healthier lives. For Donald Edward Reynolds, that meant support during a serious surgery and continuing care to manage chronic conditions. Now, Donald's health has stabilized, giving him the chance to enjoy time with his family and work in his garden. Donald Edward Reynolds had been struggling with foot pain for [...]

September 22nd, 2021|

Speech therapy can help patients overcome cognitive impairments caused by illness or injury

Speech-language pathologists can help patients with a wide variety of speech and swallowing disorders caused by illness and injury. When a communication challenge is brought about by a cognitive issue, they use techniques that help patients restore their abilities or compensate for lost skills. The goal is to help patients communicate effectively and confidently so they can return to the activities they enjoy. When communication is challenging, it’s important to seek help from an [...]

September 21st, 2021|

A rehabilitation therapist can help patients determine when it’s safe to return to work and resume activities

The goal of rehabilitation therapy is to help patients return to normal activities following an injury or illness. Part of the process includes a Functional Capacity Evaluation, where a therapist and rehabilitation medicine physician determine whether a patient can safely return to work. Regional One Health's Dardhielle Jean, OTR/L, CHT says patients can expect to spend about four hours on the test and will perform a variety of tasks related to general function as [...]

September 21st, 2021|

Adding physical therapy to your healthy aging plan can reduce pain and improve mobility

Joint pain, weakness and stiffness are very common complaints, especially as we age. Physical therapy can help by strengthening the muscles around the joints, reducing inflammation, and teaching patients good habits in terms of caring for their joints. Regional One Health offers outpatient physical therapy at its main campus and East Campus, and patients can see a therapist without a doctor's referral. Good medical care is key to healthy aging, but there’s one group [...]

September 19th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: Eat right all day long with our experts’ tips for healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner options

Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team provides education and counseling that help patients improve their health and manage chronic conditions. They focus on helping patients make easy, sustainable changes to their diet. They're offering advice you can use to make each meal of the day healthier. Consistency is important when it comes to a healthy diet. While that doesn’t mean you can’t splurge every now and then, it does mean you should try to incorporate [...]

September 14th, 2021|

“They brought me back to life:” Support from ONE Health and his sister’s love gave Jody Foster a second chance

Jody Foster fell on hard times when his health declined, and at one point he was homeless, surviving on the streets of Memphis. His sister Raquel refused to give up on her brother - and she found a partner in Regional One Health's ONE Health complex care initiative. Now, support from Raquel and his ONE Health team, Jody is getting back on his feet, improving his health and living in his own apartment. Raquel [...]

September 7th, 2021|