World Kidney Day is celebrated on March 12th. Our kidneys are vital organs that play a key role in keeping us healthy. But what exactly do our kidneys do and how we keep our kidneys functioning properly?
Pelvic floor dysfunction is a common condition, affecting about 25% of women age 20 and over. Physical therapy can help address its symptoms.
Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to infection — and a life-threatening medical emergency. As such, preventing infections that can lead to sepsis is a critical task in any hospital.
Vaccines protect people of all ages from disease. But adults often neglect to immunize themselves, putting themselves at risk of serious illness.
When most people hear “heart-healthy diet,” they think they will never be able to eat salt again. Reducing sodium intake is an important part of a heart-healthy diet. But there are other ways to adjust your diet to improve your heart health, too.
If you or a loved one are facing a lower extremity amputation, your physician might recommend rehabilitation. Inpatient rehabilitation hospitals are uniquely positioned for recovery from a lower limb amputation.
From developing our cognitive abilities as children to frequently reading to ward off dementia as we age, studies show that reading is the best exercise for our brains.
Spinal cord injuries are usually categorized as either traumatic or atraumatic. Common causes of traumatic spinal cord injuries include car accidents, falls, and unfortunately, acts of violence.
With either type of brain injury, it can become difficult, dangerous, or simply impossible, to eat. But, your body (and your brain!) still needs nutrition to survive.
If your child competes sports, take some time to speak with your coaching staff about concussions. This is especially important with contact sports. To stay informed on how the coaches manage a suspected concussion, ask the following three questions.