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Total Knee Replacement

Total knee replacements are becoming more common at any age given the wear and tear on the knees. Our William F. Tucker, Jr., MD, has more insight into this procedure: Total knee replacement is one of the most common and most successful procedures in all of us. On average about 2 knees are replaced for […]

Congratulations to Petr in ED!

Petr enjoys coming meeting, working with and helping a variety of people in his role as ED Paramedic. His desire to help others allows him to stand behind the MHFS’s Pledge. Petr believes, “anyone in healthcare should have the “need” to serve others. The true need to serve that comes from within.”

Congratulations to Christian in Med/Surg

Congratulations to Christian who works night shift in med/surg for being recognized as our February Employee of the Month. Being able to help his co-workers, rounding on patients and guests, as well as, being able to connect with the patients on a more personal level are things Christian likes most about his work. He likes […]

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 […]