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Employee of the Month

Congratulations to Leslie in Administration for being recognized as our December Employee of the Month. Leslie enjoys the opportunity to work with others. “First and foremost, it’s about the people. I thoroughly love interacting with everyone at this facility: the staff, the physicians and their staff, guests and their families, people attending meetings here in […]

Driving Awareness During American Diabetes Month

Driving Awareness During American Diabetes Month Did you know that diabetes is the nation’s seventh leading cause of death? It outranks AIDs and breast cancer combined. But with growing awareness of its prevalence and increased knowledge of how to prevent and manage the disease, diabetes has met its match with healthy lifestyle choices and advanced […]

Easing Pain With the Power of Physical Therapy

As we move throughout our daily lives, occasional aches and pains are an expected hiccup. Sometimes we can stretch our discomfort away or ease the edge with ibuprofen, but what about when pain refuses to be run off? What do you do when it becomes a chronic feature in life? Methodist Hospital for Surgery urges […]

Back to School: Back(pack) Problems

You’ve downloaded this year’s list of school supplies, braved the retail store crowd hunting for the same calculators, No. 2 pencils, and 3-ring binders, and undoubtedly came to terms with that fact that, whether first grade or freshman, your kids are growing up entirely too quickly. As you send them off to begin another school […]

How Technology Affects Your Body

It’s no secret that we are inundated with technology everyday. The way we communicate with family members and loved ones, how we read our news, pay our bills, receive healthcare and go to work are all streamlined by technological advances. While information is now readily available at our fingertips and we are more connected than […]

Warming Up for Summer Activities

Whether swimming laps at the pool, joining a competitive baseball or softball league, running trails at your favorite park or simply playing a game of HORSE with a good friend, summer is one of the best times of the year to get outside and be active. Yet, before you get started, it’s crucial to always […]

More Than A Crick—Common Spinal Injuries In Sports

You’ve long doffed your winter coat and have already spent plenty of afternoons basking in the sun. At Methodist Hospital for Surgery, we certainly hope that your coming days are going to involve summer sports and weekend campouts, but we also want to know that you’re taking care along the way. Specifically, as people become […]

Under Pressure: Hyperbarics In Wound Healing

Atmospheric pressure and exposure to a key chemical element may not sound like the ideal mix for treating persistent wounds, but it’s actually one of medicine’s most long-standing and highly effective solutions. The chemical element? Oxygen. And the method itself is known as hyperbaric oxygen therapy or hyperbaric medicine, which has long been used to […]

Sweet Dreams for Complete, Quality Health

If you only remember one thing for the sake of your health, let it be this: sleep well. Sleep is one of the most critical components in your overall health, affecting your physical, mental and emotional states of being. Unfortunately, in this age of mobile phones, digital clocks and televisions in bedrooms, getting proper rest […]