Welcome to the LifeBridge Health Blog
Welcome to the LifeBridge Health Blog. Here, you’ll find engaging articles on trending health topics, inspirational patient experiences, and the latest happenings at our hospitals and affiliated care facilities.
We have many wellness tips and great stories from around our surrounding communities to share. We post new blogs frequently, so check back often. You can get additional updates by subscribing to LifeLines, LifeBridge Health’s official email newsletter.
Recent Blog Posts
|A Diversity Message From Neil Meltzer — January
– Posted Date: 1/9/2017 5:15:30 PM
Happy New Year! It's hard to believe that we're already welcoming another brand new year - one that I hope is full of promise and joy for each of you. There is much to be thankful for as well as to anticipate as we welcome in 2017.
|DOVE's Adopt-A-Family Program Spreads Holiday Cheer to Families in Need
– Posted Date: 1/12/2017 8:00:21 PM
DOVE established Adopt-A-Family to make the holidays more cheerful for these families who are trying earnestly to create a stable home, but don’t have the money to purchase gifts. This past year’s efforts were a great success. By Dec. 19, 2016, our offices were swamped with well over 400 donated gifts for our clients.
|Innovative Procedure Provides Relief for Chronic Pain Sufferers
– Posted Date: 12/8/2016 4:57:27 PM
If you suffer from chronic neuropathic pain, every day may
feel like a battle. Whether you are fighting to stay awake, to find
sleep or to find a moment of comfort, chronic pain wears you down.
Fortunately, LifeBridge Health’s Center for Pain Treatment and
Regenerative Medicine can help.
LifeBridge Health Center for Pain Treatment and Regenerative Medicine
– Posted Date: 12/8/2016 4:59:37 PM
Everyone experiences pain in his or her own way. Working with physical and occupational therapists, health psychologists and other health care professionals, physicians at the Center for Pain Treatment and Regenerative Medicine create individualized treatment plans for the patients whom they serve.
Living with Chronic Nerve Pain
– Posted Date: 12/7/2016 7:20:38 PM
“My pain was the first thing on my mind every day. Eventually, it was the only thing on my mind,” says Jill Boutin, R.N., of Harrisburg, Pa., who has struggled with chronic neuropathic pain for four years. People living with chronic neuropathic pain suffer relentless burning, stabbing, shooting and aching, and must put forth an extraordinary amount of effort to get through each day.
Regenerative Medicine Heals Instead of Masking Symptoms
– Posted Date: 12/8/2016 4:56:23 PM
Whether you suffer from acute injuries or chronic pain, LifeBridge Health’s Center for Pain Treatment and Regenerative Medicine can help. The center features a wide array of pain management and regenerative medicine procedures, including: platelet rich plasma injections (PRP), adult stem cell therapy, prolotherapy and pulsed radio frequency neuromodulation (PRF).
Regenerative Medicine Stops Pain at its Source
– Posted Date: 12/8/2016 5:00:27 PM
The only way that Timothy Ward could tie his shoe was to stand in front of a chair, place both hands around his thigh and use his arms to lift his leg to the seat. With his shoe propped in the seat of the chair, Ward, a Baltimore City resident, would bend down as much as possible, stretch out his arms and, with his shoe barely within reach, tie the laces.
|Team LifeBridge – January 2017
– Posted Date: 1/3/2017 8:26:32 PM
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