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Keeping your shoulders in rotation

Keeping your shoulders in rotation

Nearly two million Americans visit their doctors every year seeking care for rotator cuff injuries that cause shoulder pain and
Hip arthroscopy

Hip arthroscopy

Hip Arthroscopy: A Minimally Invasive Look Inside Your Hip Joint When rest, physical therapy and other non-surgical treatments fail to
Your immune system vs. cancer

Your immune system vs. cancer

Your immune system’s job is to find foreign cells, like viruses or bacteria, and destroy them. In most people, the
When should I schedule a skin cancer screening?

When should I schedule a skin cancer screening?

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common type of cancer? According to the American Academy of Dermatology,
What do I need to know about toenail injuries?

What do I need to know about toenail injuries?

If you’ve ever snagged your toenail or had your nail grow into your skin, you know firsthand how painful it
What is a Foot Neuroma – and how can I treat it?

What is a Foot Neuroma – and how can I treat it?

Have you ever heard of a neuroma? You might not be familiar with the term, but chances are, you or
Connect and learn something new at the Lowcountry, Waring Senior Centers

Connect and learn something new at the Lowcountry, Waring Senior Centers

Many people have felt disconnected and lonely during the COVID-19 pandemic. But when seniors are socially isolated, they’re at higher
Can essential oils ease cold and flu symptoms?

Can essential oils ease cold and flu symptoms?

Congestion, coughing, runny nose, body aches – we’ve all been there during cold and flu season. And it’s positively miserable.
Here’s what you should know about shingles — and how to prevent it

Here’s what you should know about shingles — and how to prevent it

Chances are that at some point in your life, you may have had chickenpox. Did you know that if you’ve
6 ways to winter-proof your immune system

6 ways to winter-proof your immune system

Winter offers a lot to look forward to — the changing weather and extra time with friends and family. But
Should you crack your joints?

Should you crack your joints?

We’ve all heard the old wives’ tale that cracking your knuckles or popping your joints will cause arthritis. But is
“Falling back” an hour: How daylight savings can impact your health

“Falling back” an hour: How daylight savings can impact your health

Fresh from a summer of long days filled with sunshine, the transition to fall and fewer daylight hours can feel
Dry Drowning

Dry Drowning

Stories of dry drowning are frightening accounts of children who seemed fine at first but then became dangerously ill hours
Multivitamins for Better Health: Yes or No?

Multivitamins for Better Health: Yes or No?

Do you take a multivitamin every day to help improve your health? Or maybe you supplement your limited diet with
What’s causing my back and neck pain?

What’s causing my back and neck pain?

Did you know that back pain affects eight out of 10 people at some point in their lives? For many
Why every high school should have an athletic trainer

Why every high school should have an athletic trainer

If your child is a student-athlete, you already know the importance of keeping them in tip-top condition. Between training sessions,
Five signs of perimenopause

Five signs of perimenopause

Menopause is a natural change in a woman’s body, signaling that your childbearing days have passed. At Roper St Francis
10 Women Who Made Their Mark in Medicine

10 Women Who Made Their Mark in Medicine

Trailblazers, innovators and wartime heroines Women have been making their mark in medicine for centuries Women have made significant contributions
Greek Yogurt: Greek Yogurt Substitutions and Additions

Greek Yogurt: Greek Yogurt Substitutions and Additions

Greek yogurt is a great substitution in many recipes. The live cultures are destroyed when heated but you still get
Touching Graduation Ceremony

Touching Graduation Ceremony

Roper St. Francis Healthcare is honored that we could help the Amos family fulfill the last wish of their patriarch