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Play It Safe This Winter With Smart Injury Prevention Techniques

2019-12-17T11:57:22-07:00Orthopedics, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health Tips on Keeping Your Risk for Injuries Low This Winter With so many winter sports and recreational activities to enjoy this season, there are multiple injury risks for which to be aware.  With plenty of early-season snow on the ground to take advantage of, we asked the [...]

Physical Therapy Provides Many Benefits to Overall Health

2019-10-10T11:37:25-07:00Orthopedics, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health October is National Physical Therapy Month Physical therapists at Memorial Regional Health are taking part in The American Physical Therapy Association’s annual campaign, “ChoosePT,” to educate the public about the benefits of physical therapy.  Danika Jost, physical therapist at Memorial Regional Health, said physical therapists “are movement [...]

Women’s Health: Why Weight Loss Shouldn’t Be the Only Goal of Exercise

2019-09-24T13:16:32-07:00Women's Health and OB/GYN, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health Sept. 25 is National Women’s Health & Fitness Day While fitness can help women reach weight loss goals, it should be part of a lifestyle routine regardless of a need or desire to lose weight. Regular exercise can help with your mental health, bone health, heart health [...]

The Risk of Injury From Falling: What to Know About Bone Deterioration as We Age

2019-09-19T11:30:43-07:00Orthopedics, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health Falls Prevention Awareness Day is Sept. 23 Our bones are developing and strengthening throughout our lives, with the most bone density occurring during our early 20s. As we age, our bones start thinning at varying degrees.  One in three adults over the age of 65 sustains a [...]