Patient Stories: Kevin Lang
Kevin Lang is a 52-year-old adventure-loving deputy sheriff, but a 30-year-old knee injury threatened to sideline him once and for all -- until he came to Jewett. Less than two months later, he's back on the hiking trails. Find out how.
When An Elderly Loved One Takes A Tumble
When you’re over the age of 65, a little fall can do more damage than most people realize. In fact, falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospital admissions among this age group. However, an injury is only one of the many possible consequences arising from a fall. Let’s start by looking at a few facts from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
Falls are the...
Maintaining your independence after an illness or injury
a fall, injury, stroke or other medical challenge, you might feel
sidelined from life. You may wonder how you’ll cook meals, travel with
your family or stay active in your social groups. Practical solutions
allow you to maintain your independence, especially if you experience a
change in mobility or physical strength.
How to maintain your independence at home
At home, you...
Extreme vacations: How to stay safe during adventure activities
mountain-biking and hot-air ballooning appeal to thrill-seeking
travelers, even though these activities carry some risk of injury. But
despite news stories every year about tragic accidents, the adventure travel industry continues to grow and is an $89 billion industry, worldwide.
you’re one of those people who prefers bungee jumping to lounging on
the beach, you can...
Oleda On...Living Younger Longer: WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO HAVE BEAUTIFUL, STRONG, HEALTHY NAILS?
Even if you go to a fancy nail salon it’s no guarantee you nails will be strong and healthy…strong and healthy starts at home.
Many people say they’re having serious problems with their nails . . . some even have problems when keeping their nails short. You will learn here how to take care of the top surface of the nails, as well as the nutrition it takes to develop strong healthy nails....
Sleep and the Amateur Athlete
Fitness is an important part of change in a person’s
health. In order to minimize injury and
to obtain the optimal benefit to your hard work proper sleep is absolutely
necessary. When you exert your body it
is important for your recovery to make sure you are getting enough sleep.
During the night you go through different stages of
sleep. Your body goes through different
In 2008, Sean VanGerena survived a horrendous car wreck that left him with a TBI, a broken neck and he then suffered multiple strokes. Now, he's on the U.S. paratriathlon team. His spirit, courage and attitude will inspire all of facing challenges.