Archive for HEALTH

  • November 20, 2017

    Giving Back the Sounds of Life to Navajo People

    2017 has been an amazing year for the Sound of Life Foundation. We have been able to serve in our local communities as well as communities in Guatemala, Jordan, and Ecuador. These have been life changing experiences, not only for those who have received the gift of hearing, but for...

  • November 20, 2017

    Alter G Anti-Gravity Treadmill

    One of the things I try to do to make sure we are practicing cutting edge physical therapy in our clinics is to look at what the top Universities and Professional sports teams across the country are using to rehab their injured players. I have had the opportunity to visit...

  • November 20, 2017

    Advancements In Hip Surgery

    The very first hip replacement surgeries were attempted over 120 years ago (1891) by Themistocles Gluck in Berlin, Germany.   It consisted of a femoral head made of ivory fastened to the top of the thigh bone with nickel plated screws, plaster of Paris, and glue. Needless to say, there...

  • October 31, 2016

    The Circle of Life, Time-Lapse Style

    By Dr. Paul Gooch The human mind is an amazing thing. The ebbs and flows of our humanity are deeply influenced by the way we remember things. One of the most fascinating elements of human memory is called “situational memory,” which is the effect of environmental context on how we recall...

  • October 31, 2016

    Improve Your Function, Improve Your Life

    By Dr. Eric Freeman Low back pain is a condition that affects between 50% and 80% of the population every year. Apart from the significant suffering it causes, spinal pain has an enormous economic impact, with estimated direct healthcare expenditures of $100 billion in the United States annually. When low...

  • October 31, 2016

    Six Things Everyone Should Know About Sunscreen

    By Dr. Benjamin Carter A few months ago, I diagnosed a patient with skin cancer. The patient was accompanied by a family member who asked me, “How can the sun, which is good for us, cause skin cancer?” The answer to that question is too long to explain in detail...

  • October 31, 2016

    Local Boy Makes Good—Now a member of RedSands Laser and...

    By Kristy Pike Brooks Southern Utah is a place that’s hard to leave for good. Daniel Adams was raised in St. George and attended both Dixie High School and what was then Dixie State College. He left the area thirteen years ago to finish his undergraduate degree, attend medical school,...

  • October 31, 2016

    The Health Benefits of Living in Southern Utah

    By Krystal Anderson Beautiful Southern Utah has a unique landscape. Each direction you look offers views different from the other, and yet each breathtaking in its own right. Not only is this sunny high desert a gorgeous place to live, there are clear benefits to our health. There is plenty...

  • October 31, 2016

    A Case Study on Cutaneous Wart Treatment

    By Fusion Pharmacy Staff Case Report: A 15-year-old male with active Crohn’s disease was diagnosed with cutaneous warts bilaterally around the knees. The patient’s Crohn’s treatment consisted of Infliximab, an immunosuppressant therapy, and had worsening of cutaneous warts for the past several years. Social stigma was a major factor for seeking...

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