Over two years ago, Jamie Heath suffered the second stroke of her young life. After a relentless course of physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy, Jamie has regained function rare for double stroke survivors, and is thankful to all who helped her along the way.
Studies show that focusing on things you are grateful for not only makes you happier, but also makes it more likely you’ll exercise and less likely you’ll have to see a doctor.
We always advise women who are pregnant, or thinking about becoming pregnant, to start increasing their folic acid intake. Here’s a quick guide on the essential things you need to know about folic acid.
While fall is one of our favorite times of year, it also brings plenty of chores, like raking leaves and stacking wood, that can lead to aching hands. Learn what strategies you can use to minimize the ache and maximize your enjoyment of fall.
Studies have shown that breast milk is the best food for your baby. It supplies superior nutrition and provides health benefits including immunity, weight gain and enhanced intellectual, psychomotor and neurological development. So how can you get breastfeeding off to a good start? Here’s the low down on making your breasts work for you.
As we celebrate National Case Management Week, take a moment to learn about the services our care managers provide every day at CVMC – from patient education and advocacy to discharge planning, our staff is dedicated to supporting the best interests of our patients and their families.
We now live in a world that is more connected than ever before. The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone’s daily life, whether we realize it or not. National Cyber Security Awareness Month is designed to engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives with the goal of raising awareness about cybersecurity.
For Cindy Griffith, hiking and being active is a critical part of her life. After she injured her knee hiking the Long Trail, she was fearful that she would never be able to return to her same level of activity, but six months post surgery, she was hiking pain free again.
An ankle sprain is such a common injury that many people tend to just ice and hobble along until they feel ready to get back to their favorite activities. In order to prevent this type of injury or lingering pain from becoming chronic, it is important to take an active role in your recovery.
‘This can’t be that hard, this can’t be that hard….’ Those are the words that echoed through my brain as I was running through a series of simple balance and strengthening exercises a few weeks ago with physical therapy following an ankle sprain.