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3D Breast Imaging

10/23/2018
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Stoughton Hospital offers 3D mammography which provides better, earlier breast cancer detection for our patients. Studies have shown 3D mammography exam results are more accurate than 2D alone and detect 20-65 percent more invasive breast cancers. Dr. Emily Norman discusses everything you need to know about 3D breast imaging available at Stoughton Hospital.

Duration:00:12:12

You Can Find Relief From Shoulder Pain

8/23/2018
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If shoulder pain is limiting your daily activity, at Stoughton Hospital, we are able to provide a variety of interventions, surgical and non-surgical, based on what is best for you. Dr. Ashish M. Rawal discusses common reasons for shoulder pain and the treatment options available so you can find relief and get back to the activities that you enjoy.

Duration:00:10:49

What is LSVT-Loud

5/23/2018
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LSVT-Loud is an amazing speech treatment for individuals with Parkinson's disease or other neurological conditions. It can greatly improve vocal volume and articulation through voice muscle stimulation exercises. LeaAnn Worachek, MS/CC-SLP, shares how LSVT-Loud works and the incredible benefits patients may experience through this treatment.

Duration:00:10:17

The Latest Trends in Sports Medicine

5/20/2018
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Sports Medicine is the focus of the study, treatment, and prevention of physical fitness and injuries related to exercise. The Department of Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine at Stoughton Hospital provides physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech/language pathology services in a patient-focused care environment with a supportive and dynamic interdisciplinary team. Dr. Ashish Rawal discusses the latest trends in sports medicine and what services Stoughton offers the community.

Duration:00:13:02

Treatment Options for Pelvic Prolapse

4/29/2018
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According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, pelvic prolapse is a disorder where one or more pelvic organs drop from their normal position and can cause a handful of uncomfortable symptoms. Rebecca Faber, MD, shares what you need to know about pelvic prolapse and what treatment options are available at Stoughton Hospital.

Duration:00:11:49

LINX® Reflux Management System To Help Your Acid Reflux

4/15/2018
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Antacids and other medication may reduce GERD symptoms, however studies suggest long-term use of GERD medication might be risky. Aaron Schwaab, MD, now offers the minimally invasive LINX procedure, which is an effective solution for reflux and may end your long-term dependence on medication. Dr. Shwaab discusses the uncomfortable symptoms of GERD, and how the LINX procedure can help.

Duration:00:11:54

Reconstructive Surgery after Skin Cancer

4/15/2018
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If you've had skin cancer and needed part of your skin removed, you may have looked into skin reconstructive surgery. Dr. Jeffery Larson shares the two types of skin reconstructive surgery and why a doctor might recommend the surgery after your cancer treatment.

Duration:00:10:38

Do You Suffer From Seasonal Affective Disorder?

10/25/2017
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As the days of fall get darker, so can our moods. Join Psychiatrist Dr. Ken Robbins, to learn about Seasonal Affective Disorder, how to identify it, how to manage the symptoms if you experience it, and how to best avoid it in the future.

Duration:00:10:33

Important Information on Medication Safety

9/6/2017
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Medicines are used to treat diseases, manage conditions, and relieve symptoms. Medicines are generally safe when used as prescribed or as directed on the label, but there are risks in taking any medicine. According to the CDC Each year in the United States, adverse drug events – harm resulting from medication use – cause more than one million visits to hospital emergency departments. In this informative segment, Kathy Hoopes,Pharmacy Manager at Stoughton hospital discusses how your local...

Duration:00:15:13

Menopause: No Need To Sweat it!

9/4/2017
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Menopause is a time of change that may not be simple, but doesn’t have to be hard! Whether you are trying to make sense of your symptoms or you want to learn what may lie ahead, we can help. Listen in as Laura Flanagan, MD discusses strategies to help you manage the symptoms of menopause and to share tips to make this exciting change more bearable.

Duration:00:14:14

Debunking Myths Whether to Get Your Flu Shot

8/29/2017
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According to the CDC, in the United States each year influenza has resulted in between 9.2 million and 35.6 million illnesses, between 140,000 and 710,000 hospitalizations and between 12,000 and 56,000 deaths annually since 2010. Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu. Flu vaccination can reduce flu illnesses, doctors’ visits, and missed work and school due to flu, as well as prevent flu-related hospitalizations. Increasing...

Duration:00:10:53

Exercise and Management of Parkinson’s Disease

8/15/2017
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According to the The National Parkinson Foundation, an estimated one million people in the United States, and four to six million worldwide, have parkinson's disease. It affects more people than multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease), muscular dystrophy, and myasthenia gravis combined. In this segment, Emily Devine, DPT, joins the show to discuss management of Parkinson's Disease, Parkinson Wellness Recovery & LSVT-BIG Certifications for Parkinson's...

Duration:00:10:25

What You Need to Know About Antibiotics

8/13/2017
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According to the American Academy of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, doctors should not prescribe antibiotics for coughs and sore throats and most colds, because they don't help and their overuse is making them less effective against other infections. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that up to half of the 133 million doses of antibiotics administered daily outside hospitals may be unnecessary because they are being prescribed for viral infections...

Duration:00:11:34

The Importance of Balance and Stability Training for Seniors

7/3/2017
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In your everyday life, you may not even think about your balance and quite often we take our balance for granted, but it is an important and vital part of our health and well being. Many elders fall each year due to balance and stability issues. It has been shown that falls can reduce the quality of life and increase the mortality rate for seniors. That is why, in this segment, Jennifer Ballweg, Physical Therapist at Stoughton Hospital joins the show to share with you how to do balance and...

Duration:00:12:44

The Benefits of Dry Needling

6/27/2017
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If you are living with chronic pain, you might want to consider dry needling therapy. Dry needling is a physical therapy intervention used to target muscle banding or knots. In this segment, Stoughton Hospital physical therapist, Liz Touchett, discusses Dry Needling, and the benefits it can offer those that suffer from chronic pain.

Duration:00:08:22

Benefits of ASTYM

6/4/2017
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Astym® treatment is a therapy that regenerates healthy soft tissues and eliminates or reduces unwanted scar tissue that may be causing pain or movement restrictions. Astym® treatment is highly effective and even works when other approaches routinely fail. When your health and ability to stay active is at stake, only the best will do. In this segment, Carin Johns, Physical Therapist at Stoughton Hospital and certified provider of ASTYM, joins the show to discuss the benefits of ASTYM and how...

Duration:00:07:39

ASTYM: Augmented Soft Tissue Mobilization

6/4/2017
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Astym® treatment is a therapy that regenerates healthy soft tissues and eliminates or reduces unwanted scar tissue that may be causing pain or movement restrictions. Astym® treatment is highly effective and even works when other approaches routinely fail. When your health and ability to stay active is at stake, only the best will do. In this segment, Carin Johns, Physical Therapist at Stoughton Hospital and certified provider of ASTYM, joins the show to discuss the benefits of ASTYM and...

Duration:00:07:39

The Art of Forgiveness

5/23/2017
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Understanding forgiveness or being able to forgive someone that has hurt you can be a difficult thing for many people to understand much less to put into practice. However, research has shown, that by forgiving someone who has deeply hurt you, you let go of resentment, the urge to seek revenge and that can have positive health benefits. Listen as Tim Markle describes how physically, forgiveness creates a higher quality of life, a healthier body, and a more positive attitude.

Duration:00:11:14

The Wound Clinic at Stoughton Hospital

2/20/2017
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Wound care begins with a comprehensive evaluation and development of an individualized care plan. Each patient receives a custom wound care regimen. The wound clinic at Stoughton Hospital services many kinds of conditions. Listen in as Aaron Schwaab, MD discusses the wound clinic at Stoughton Hospital and what to expect as a patient.

Duration:00:10:09

Sitting is the “New” Smoking

1/2/2017
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Diabetes, risk of stroke, high blood pressure, and heart disease are all health risks associated with smoking, but surprising new evidence is finding that sitting can be just as bad for you, causing the same complications. The health risks of sitting too much mostly affect those with desk jobs. Even if you go to the gym in the morning, the amount of sitting you do at work, followed by sitting in front of the TV at home, can outdo that hour of physical activity. Luckily, inactivity is an...

Duration:00:09:15