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.”
Volunteer Spotlight: When there’s a need at Regional One Health, the Johnson Auxiliary steps up to help
Over the years, an increasingly important project has been the Jency Mitchell Scholarship, which helps children of full-time Regional One Health employees pursue education in medical fields.
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.
Whether you’re a past or present smoker, the habit has put you at a higher risk for lung cancer. Therefore, you might want to consider a quick, easy screening test.
High school athlete Myles Wesley turned to Regional One Health’s Post-Rehab Wellness Program to gain an edge in the sport he loves
Myles Wesley is a year younger than the kids he competes against as a member of Collierville High School’s football team. He’s shorter, too. And he’s battled injuries since he started playing the sport as a kid. But giving up isn’t in Myles’ DNA. Certified Personal Trainer Kenneth Robinson helps Myles Wesley get in top shape for the high school football season through Regional One Health's Post-Rehab Wellness Program. Instead, he is [...]
There’s an app for that. From fun to functionality, there seem to be endless options for apps for tablets and smartphones.
When Lucia Ortega Perez’ American adventure included a medical trauma, Regional One Health doctors eased her pain and boosted her spirits
Lucia Ortega Perez came to the United States from Spain as an exchange student to improve her English, experience a different culture, travel, meet new friends. While she wanted to experience everything America has to offer, a stay at a level-one trauma center wasn’t exactly on her list. Lucia, with dad Miguel and host mom Carey, was treated at the Elvis Presley Trauma Center for two badly broken feet. However, after being [...]
After a scary car accident, Marijo Cox healed with the help of innovation and compassion at Regional One Health
When Marijo Cox was rushed to Regional One Health’s Elvis Presley Trauma Center after a head-on car crash, she was scared – but that didn’t stop her from taking part in a unique program to test a product that could improve care for patients with broken bones. Marijo says the compassion and professionalism she found at Regional One Health made it easy to trust the medical team when they offered something new. Cast21's [...]
Whether back-to-school has you breathing a sigh of relief or bemoaning the end to summer fun, it means big changes for everyone. For parents and students, it’s the start of a new routine. For teachers, it’s time to learn dozens of new names and faces. And for everyone else, it’s busier roadways, school buses and more young people driving, walking and biking to school. At Regional One Health, we know everyone plays a role [...]
Ask the Experts: Lactation specialist Sharonda Taylor, RN, says not to believe these common breastfeeding myths
Breastfeeding can be intimidating for new moms due to worries about milk supply, the logistics of returning to work, dubious reactions from older relatives, etc. But health and bonding benefits for mom and baby making breastfeeding worth the effort, says Sharonda Taylor, RN, lactation specialist at Regional One Health. Taylor and her colleagues support patients via a free breastfeeding class, inpatient training after women give birth, and follow-up outpatient phone calls and appointment availability. [...]