In a video Q and A Windie McKay, DC, chiropractor at Springfield Clinic, provides the answers on how a chiropractor can treat and diagnose problems with the musculoskeletal system that includes the spine and back.
Dr. Mark Greatting, an orthopedic surgeon at Springfield Clinic, talks about how a shoulder can be unstable since it has the most movable joints in your body in a video Q and A. Learn how your shoulder can be injured, treatments for a shoulder problem and when to seek medical help.
St. John’s Hospital got an $87,000 grant from Kohl’s Department Stores on Tuesday to support a public awareness campaign designed to promote healthy lifestyles among school-age children — with the hope those healthy choices will carry over to adults. The Kids ‘N Control campaign kicked off at a health fair at Hazel Dell Elementary School.
Kristin Ettinger is teaching Iyengar type of yoga for the first time for the Center for Living in the Prairie Heart Institute at St. John's Hospital. This video relates the fundamentals of this type of yoga, which involves both physical and mental exercises.
A health center that St. John's Hospital is building near the Prairie Crossing development on Springfield's southwest side will help satisfy patients' growing demand for outpatient services close to home and prepare the hospital for federal health-care reforms requiring more efficient services, the chief executive officer of St. John's said today.
Hundreds of cancer patients from far-southern Illinois will have easier access to cancer specialists at Springfield's Southern Illinois University School of Medicine through an affiliation announced Wednesday between SIU's Simmons Cancer Institute and the Carbondale-based Southern Illinois Healthcare Cancer Institute.
Kelly Corcoran, learning and development resource specialist at Memorial Medical Center, explains how to use an automated external defibrillator or AED, which is a portable electronic device that can check a person's heart rhythm and recognizes when a shock is required.