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Spinal Surgery Without Losing Mobility
Lumbar Disc Herniation, neck pain and stenosis are a few conditions that may lead to spinal surgery. Should you see an Orthopedist or a Neurosurgeon? Will you loose mobility? Does all spinal surgery involve fusions? These questions and more are answered here on VPH Med. Graham Mouw, MD , board-certified neurosurgeon, gives you the latest up to date information on spinal surgery that will give you the mobility you are hoping for with the best outcomes.
How To Recognize Symptoms of a Heart Attack
Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back. It can feel like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain. Symptoms can include pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach. 40% of heart attacks in this country are silent, meaning there are no warnings. When plaque builds up in the heart and then breaks free, it blocks blood from getting to the heart and causes a...
Hip and Knee Replacement from Valley Hip & Knee Institute
At the Valley Hip and Knee Institute, we specialize in the latest joint replacement techniques and minimally invasive procedures, helping you to regain your mobility and resume the activities you love. Being prepared for what to expect before, during, and after joint replacement surgery will help make it a less intimidating experience. Erik Zeegen, MD is here to discuss hip and knee replacement and how Valley Hip and Knee Institute is leading the way.
Avoiding Complications from Diabetes
Have you been told that you are at risk for limb amputation? You have options — and the Amputation Prevention Center at Valley Presbyterian Hospital is here to help restore your health and quality of life. At the Amputation Prevention Center at Valley Presbyterian Hospital, we believe limb preservation begins with early intervention and customized patient education. Here today is Dr. Eric Espensen, he is the Co-Director of the Amputation Prevention Center at Valley Pres. It's one of...