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St. Elizabeth now offers same day total hip replacement

St. Elizabeth and OrthoCincy now offer same day total hip replacement as an alternative to traditional hip replacement. Total hip replacement is one of many outpatient orthopedic surgery options available at St. Elizabeth and OrthoCincy that help you get back to living life without limits. The St. Elizabeth Total Joint Center gives patients more options  

13 differences between a sports physical and an annual physical

Most students need an annual physical before they can start school or play sports, but do you know what the difference between a sports and an annual physical is? Before you schedule your child’s next appointment, check out the infographic below to learn more:     Click here to schedule an appointment today.      

Have arch or heel pain in the mornings? It could be plantar fasciitis

When I had plantar fasciitis, I didn’t know it at first. I woke up one morning after a  

11 “must do” summer activities in Cincinnati

Summer is the perfect time to get some exercise in the great outdoors. There are lots of activities to get you moving this summer, plus research shows that there are mental health benefits to spending time in nature. Here are a few ideas to get moving:   FREE exercise classes in a local park Washington  

Meet the hand therapists at St. Elizabeth Healthcare

It’s said that many hands make light work. At. St. Elizabeth Healthcare Hand Therapy, many highly-trained, passionately dedicated professionals make rewarding work. Hand Therapy specialists treat and rehabilitate upper limbs, including the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. Ricki Collins, one of the registered and licensed occupational therapists and certified hand therapists (CHTs) at St. Elizabeth  

Athletes: Avoid heat-related injuries

As the weather warms up and summer training begins, preventing heat-related injuries in student athletes becomes a huge priority for local health officials, coaches and parents. “We still have about 10 athletes that die of heat stroke, mostly in football, every five years,” said Dr. Michael Miller of St. Elizabeth Sports Medicine. There’s a lot  

How to stay hydrated this summer

With temperatures outside warming, right now is the best training time to help ease your body into outdoor  

Northern Kentucky walks to end premature birth

One baby out of every ten is born prematurely, and premature birth is the No. 1 killer of babies. The March of Dimes works year-round to make strides to reduce the incidence of premature birth. The March for Babies is the organization’s largest fundraising event, which will be held locally Sunday, April 30 at 9:00  

Walk your way to a healthier you this spring

Looking to shape up and reduce your risk of heart disease and other diseases? The American Heart Association  

5 things you should know about occupational therapy

April is Occupational Therapy Month. Here are five things you should know about OT and its practitioners:   What is OT? Occupational therapy “helps people across the lifespan to do the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of daily activities,” according to the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). “Occupational therapy