Stenosing tenosynovitis, also known as “trigger finger,” is a repetitive strain injury that is one of the most common injuries in the workplace. It is marked by one finger or thumb that is stuck in a bent position and pops or snaps when straightened. It is caused by an inflamed or irritated flexor tendon. AsRead More
$1.2 million to United Counseling Service's Bennington County Head Start program
BENNINGTON — In an effort to expand education services to children, a $1.2 million grant has been awarded to United Counseling Service.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Skin self-exam: How to do
You can catch skin cancer early by following dermatologists' tips for checking your skin. www.aad.org/spot-skin-cancer/understanding-skin-cancer/how-d...
How to eat if you want a beach body
With the sun starting to make an appearance, you’re probably starting to think about how you’ll look in that swimsuit. However, even if you’re clocking up bugmiles like they are going out fashion, if your diet is letting you down you won’t reach peak summer shape. Eat your way to your perfect beach body with these top tips Eat protein at breakfast Those who eat breakfast are leaner than those that don’t. Fact. However, recent research also suggests that including protein boosts this effect. Try eggs, yogurt or lean meat to help fend off hunger until lunch. Cut calories - but not too much If you are looking to trim down, you do need to eat fewer calories than you are burning…but, less is definitely not more. Eating too few calories can sabotage…
How Art Therapy Tames Impulsivity, Distractibility
Art therapy uses the processes of drawing, painting, and sculpting to help children address emotional problems, develop interpersonal skills, manage behavior, reduce stress, and increase self-awareness. Learn how it works for kids with ADHD, autism, and other challenges.
Uncommon symptoms of a stroke
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Stroke is one of the top 10 killers in the United States, so chances are, your family has been touched in some way. But, do you know the common and not-so-common symptoms It turns out, specific symptoms are the direct result of where the stroke occurs in the brain. "Most people are left-brain dominant, so strokes to the left side of the brain can be severe," said Amanda Griffith, Beaumont nurse practitioner on the neurosurgery team. "The side of the brain that's dominant is responsible for speech and understanding speech. Typically, the dominant side is determined by what hand you use. Right-handed people are all left-brain dominant, but not all left-handed people are right-brain dominant." Ischemic stroke This is the more common stroke and occurs when blood flow to…
How Physical and Occupational Therapy Can Help With Wrist Tendonitis
Wrist tendinitis is a type of repetitive stress injury that may require physical and occupational therapy for recovery. Let your staff recover from this injury.
Learn about Hip or Knee Replacement
| Mount Nittany Medical Center A free informational session on joint replacements called "A Joint Venture" is taught by Val Coakley, RN, orthopedic case manager at Mount Nittany Medical Center. Sessions cover how to prepare for surgery, what to expect before, during and after surgery, the role of providers in your recovery, equipment use and care planning. Mount Nittany's orthopedic program is nationally ranked for its high standards of care and safety. Pre-registration is not required. Location Details Mount Nittany Medical Center 1800 East Park Avenue, Conference Rooms 1, 2, or 3, State College, PA 16803
How Early Physical Therapy Can Benefit You…
Created by a professional team of physical therapist, physicians, and a hospital administrator, the Rapid Access Protocol( RAP), allows patients to begin