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

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 [...]

August 23rd, 2019|

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 [...]

August 19th, 2019|

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 [...]

August 14th, 2019|

Back to reality: As the school year begins, it’s everyone’s responsibility to keep kids safe

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 [...]

August 12th, 2019|

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. [...]

August 9th, 2019|
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