Essential health information from local experts

Posted: Jun 21, 2018

Swimming: The Full-body Exercise Almost Any-body Can Do

Written by SMH Physical Therapist and Aquatics Instructor Rebecca Aten

Swimming is not just a great way to beat the heat—it’s also among the best low-impact exercises for a full-body workout.

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Posted: Jun 19, 2018

Driver Rehab Can Keep You in the Driver's Seat

Written by SMH Outpatient Coordinator Wanda Jackson

Hesitant to drive at night? Do you drift into other lanes? Gotten lost driving a familiar route? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, it might be time to schedule a driver evaluation with a certified specialist. 

 

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Posted: Apr 2, 2018

Is Hiring a Personal Trainer Worth It?

By HealthFit Manager Kayla Frimmel

Exercise can be great medicine, but for those who are new to it or have taken an extended break, working with a personal trainer might be just the thing you need to develop a safe, effective routine that optimizes strength and weight, and boosts your daily living ability and endurance. 
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Posted: Mar 14, 2018

Certified Rehab Specialists Leading Stroke Survivors to Success

Written by SMH Physical Therapist Caitlin Hambridge

Of the 7 million-plus stroke survivors across the country, more than 80 percent are living with disabilities caused by stroke. With specialized physical and occupational rehabilitation, patients can overcome these impairments and regain their independence. 
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Posted: Feb 8, 2018

Which Workouts Are Safe During Pregnancy?

Written by SMH Physical Therapist Kristi Kliebert

Exercise is safe and beneficial for pregnant women—and their babies—in uncomplicated pregnancy. Follow these guidelines for safe, prenatal exercise during a healthy pregnancy.
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