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December 11, 2018

What is a Physiatrist?

While physiatry isn’t a new medical specialty, it is one lesser known in the healthcare world when you compare it to, say, oncology, dermatology or cardiology. The concept of physiatry, or physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), has been a... continue »
November 19, 2018

Lidiando con el Estrés en los Días Festivos

Los días festivos  son la tormenta perfecta para el estrés financiero, dramas familiares y la tentación de consentirse demasiado. Es también la temporada en la que el énfasis en la unión familiar puede hacer que algunas personas se sientan sol... continue »
November 18, 2018

Parenting at the Holidays

Leer: Lidiando con el Estrés en los Días Festivos  If you’ve talked to any parents during the holiday season, you’ve probably noticed some trends. This time of year, we’re all overwhelmed. Commitments seem endless, our kids are overwhelmed w... continue »
November 9, 2018

The Critical Treatment Difference Between Mental and Physical Illness Can Be Fatal

This past Thursday*, a gunman opened fire in a bar in Thousand Oaks, California, killing 12 people with no apparent rhyme or reason known to investigators at this time. What we do know is that the shooter was experiencing a reportedly untreated menta... continue »
October 23, 2018

Detecting Lung Cancer Early

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women. It is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. Each year, more people die of lung cancer than colon, breast and prostate cancers combined. About Lung Cancer Lung c... continue »
October 10, 2018

PT’s Mission: Reduce Pain and Improve Mobility

October is National Physical Therapy Month. Please join me in thanking the staff members of the Harrington Physical Therapy Department for all the excellent care they provide all year long! Did you know that the profession of physical therapy develop... continue »
June 20, 2018

Men’s Health Month: “I never regulated my food intake in any way.”

June is Men’s Health Month. We interviewed two men with varied backgrounds and significant age differences and how they have tackled living with heart disease and made significant lifestyle changes to help lower their risk of a cardiac event. We e... continue »

Men’s Health Month: “I had zero indications of heart disease.”

June is Men’s Health Month. We interviewed two men with varied backgrounds and significant age differences and how they have tackled living with heart disease and made significant lifestyle changes to help lower their risk of a cardiac event. We en... continue »
June 8, 2018

Mental Health Among Current Events

It is difficult to reconcile the suicides this week of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and acclaimed designer Kate Spade. By outward appearances, these should be the happiest people among us; they’ve achieved great career success, wealth and fame. ... continue »
May 25, 2018

No Need for Nerves When it Comes to Surgical Consultations

Recently noticed a change in the appearance of a mole on your skin? Perhaps you have noticed a lump where no lump had been present before. Maybe after you eat, you find that you get bloated and have indigestion. Or, your relative was recently diagnos... continue »