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Blog Posts in 2018

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What are pelvic floor muscles and what do they do? Almost everyone has heard of physical therapy, but a large portion of individuals are not familiar with the specialized field of pelvic floor physical therapy and the important part it can play in ...
When packing your college student to head back to campus, include a first-aid kit. While most schools have a clinic available to students, basic first-aid supplies available for dorm room or apartment use are always a good idea. Students can treat ...
Self-Care During and After Cancer Treatment If you or a loved one has ever undergone chemotherapy or radiation treatment, you understand how hard it is to feel like yourself. But there are a few simple things you can do to improve your energy levels ...
Eight Facts About Lung Cancer
Posted Jul 11, 2018
The American Cancer Society estimates that about 234,000 people will be diagnosed with lung cancer in the United States this year. If you’re a current or former smoker, or someone at risk for developing lung cancer, that can be a startling ...
Ticks are most active during the warmer months of spring and summer, which is why we see an increase in tick related visits during this time of year. When you find a tick on your child, it should be removed immediately. But how? The Center for ...
As Men’s Health Month comes to a close, Amanda Ivey, FNP-C at CaroMont Family Medicine – Lake Wylie and an advocate of preventative medicine, shares information regarding the risks of testicular cancer and the benefits of early detection. ...
Ask the Expert: Stop the Bleed
Posted May 29, 2018
Q: May is National Trauma Awareness Month. What is the most important aspect of trauma? A:: This year marks the 30th anniversary of President Ronald Reagan’s recognition of the need for trauma awareness and delegation of resources to work ...
Know the Signs of a Stroke
Posted May 22, 2018
One out of six people will have a stroke in their lifetime and it’s not just the elderly at risk. A stroke can happen to anyone, at any time and at any age so staying in-the-know is an important first step to reducing your risk. May is Stroke ...
Your Guide to Allergy Season
Posted May 2, 2018
Warm weather and flowers are finally arriving, so now more than ever, it’s time to go outside! But for those suffering from allergies, inside may be the safest place. But knowing what you’re up against and what to look out for can make ...
Decoding the Keto Diet
Posted Apr 19, 2018
From actress Halle Berry to famous basketball player LeBron James, it seems like every time you flip through the headlines, a new celebrity is talking about the keto diet. The what diet? Stay with us. Keto, short for Ketogenic, is a high-fat, ...
The Importance of Stretching
Posted Apr 5, 2018
You know that drinking enough water helps maintain a healthy diet and that getting a good night’s sleep is critical to your overall health, but did you know that you should incorporate stretching into your day-to-day routine? Whether you run 10 ...
The road to success is not always easy. Sometimes it is paved with hardships, incredible challenges, change, and loss, but with time and perseverance, these circumstances can lead to unexpected joy, achievement, and profound personal growth. These ...
What do President Ronald Reagan, Pope John Paul II and Charles Schultz (creator of the Peanuts cartoon strip) all have in common? They were all diagnosed with colon cancer. Colorectal cancer is a common and lethal cancer in the country. Worldwide, ...
April showers bring… tick season? That’s right, according to the CDC—April through September is considered the most active season for ticks. Like mosquitos, ticks come with their own dangers for people who like to spend time ...
CaroMont Regional Medical Center was this week named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health. Formerly known as the Truven Health Analytics® 100 Top Hospitals, this study spotlights the top-performing hospitals in the ...
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