Archive for September 2017

VitalStim Therapy Now Available at the Patrick

The Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center now offers VitalStim therapy for patients who have been diagnosed with dysphasia.  Dysphagia is the medical term for difficulty swallowing.  This difficulty can be caused by a stroke, neuromuscular disease processes such as Parkinson’s and ALS, Head and Neck Surgery or Cancer, and advanced age.  Patients with dysphagia may aspirate food…

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Could your medicines make you fall?

The first day of Fall is designated as National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Lincoln Health System wants to encourage you to take a look at ways you can decrease your risk for falling. In the United States, more than 10,000 people turn 65 every day. In 2014, the population of the US included 46.2 million…

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National Women’s Health and Fitness Day – September 27, 2017

National Women’s Health and Fitness Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.  This day marks the largest annual health promotion for women.  The event is always held on the last Wednesday of September. Women often neglect their own health choosing to take care of others instead.  This self-neglect can, unfortunately, lead to poor…

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