Symptoms of a Sleep Disorder

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Sleep disorders are fairly common; one in three Americans experience the symptoms of a sleep disorder in their lifetime. Both children and adults can suffer from sleep disorders. Lack of sleep due to sleep disorders can have negative repercussions on other aspects of a person’s health. Someone with a sleep disorder is more likely to develop other

What is Joint Replacement Surgery?

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Our joints are meant to protect our bones from rubbing together when they move. Sometimes joint cartilage becomes worn down or damaged due to injury or disease. When this happens, the bones can’t move smoothly, which often results in pain, swelling, and immobility. Treatment If joint problems like this are left untreated, they can become debilitating.  Often,

Tips for Adjusting to Life After Knee Replacement Surgery

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Knee replacement surgery is often necessary in order to allow a person to continue living a healthy, active, pain-free life. Along with a new knee, comes some lifestyle changes and adjustments. Below, we will discuss some of the things you can expect post-knee surgery, and what you can do to make sure you are living your healthiest

Activities to Avoid After a Concussion

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A concussion is a kind of traumatic brain injury that occurs when the brain hits into the inside of the skull. Student-athletes are more likely than others to get a concussion because of the sports they participate in, but anyone can get a concussion if there is any kind of trauma to the head. Some

Joint Replacement Surgery at Crisp Regional Hospital

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Joint replacement surgery is one of the most common and helpful surgeries available to people with joint pain or joint disease.  Crisp Regional Hospital diagnoses joint problems in patients and can help form a plan for each patient about the best options for treatment. If surgery is recommended, the team at Crisp Regional hospital will walk through

New Physical Therapy Center: Elite Physical Therapy

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Crisp Regional Hospital is excited to announce its new physical therapy center!  Elite Physical Therapy at Crisp Regional Hospital is proud to offer excellent care to its patients. Elite physical therapy has services available to patients seeking both physical and speech therapy. What is Physical Therapy? Physical therapy is useful in many circumstances.  It often gives people

Keys and Benefits of Consistent Hydration

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Staying hydrated throughout your day plays an important role in many aspects of your health and wellbeing. Many people have grown up hearing that they should drink 6 to 8 glasses of water per day. While that is partially true, the reality is that everyone needs different amounts of water. Drinking enough water has many

February is American Heart Month

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Heart disease is responsible for 25% of deaths in the United States annually. Many people do not realize how preventable heart disease is, simply by making healthy diet and lifestyle choices. The month of February is an opportunity for health professionals, friends, and family to become educated about and aware of heart disease and how to

Helpful Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Weight

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The holidays are over, and you’re trying to get back in the rhythm of eating well. It’s not uncommon to put on a few extra pounds right before the new year with all the sweets and holiday parties.  It often feels good to be back into a healthy routine. Below are some tips on how

How to Get More Rest and Have More Energy

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January is the perfect time to start fresh and be intentional about living a healthy lifestyle. Contrary to what you might think, living healthily doesn’t have to require drastic life changes. Usually, you just need to make some small healthy habits that will keep your life organized and healthy. Start with breakfast Start your day