Health

Bridge Pose

June 15, 2020 - Posted in Health
Demonstration of bridge pose

Backbends open the heart, build courage and neutralize the effects of too much sitting.

The CARES Program during the Pandemic: Providing Health Outreach in Rural SC

June 9, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Anita Ramsetty

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Anita Ramsetty about the free medical care and health screening provided in rural SC during the pandemic through the CARES program. Dr. Ramsetty is an Assistant Professor based in Family Medicine at MUSC and Director of the CARES...

Downward Facing Dog

June 8, 2020 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Yoga instructor Stacey Millner-Collins with student doing downward facing dog

Downward Facing Dog is familiar, but refinement helps us enjoy its exhilarating benefits.

Helping Pregnant Women & New Moms with Mental Health Issues during the Pandemic

June 8, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Connie Guille

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Connie Guille about helping pregnant women and new moms manage mental health problems during the pandemic. Dr. Guille is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and OB/GYN, and she is the Director...

Upstate Company Awarded for Enhanced Learning Technology

June 5, 2020 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Phillip Bishop

Last year, our next guest’s company was highlighted on this program for their assistance in the progress being made at Clemson University’s Center for Automotive Research in Greenville, SC, in particular the student-run Deep Orange project. The company was then recognized...

Concussion partnership benefits athletes at Florence school

June 2, 2020 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
McLeod Health athletic trainer Joe Cauble runs concussion test through telehealth.

Thomas Woods doesn’t remember exactly what happened during Labor Day football practice, but he’ll try to piece it together. “I remember being on the ground,” Woods says, “and my coach asking me what was wrong, and trying to explain that my head was hurting.” Woods is a...

Deborah Blalock | Women Vision SC

June 1, 2020 - Posted in Health by Linda O'Bryon
Deborah Blalock

Deputy Director, Community Mental Health Services at S.C. Department of Mental Health “Follow your passion. Don't ever forget to take care of yourself. That's critically important. I think as women, we don't always do that very well.” That’s the advice of Deborah Blalock,...

Ujjayi Breath And Practice

June 1, 2020 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Stacey Millner-Collins

Your breath bridges your body and mind. Ujjayi breath increases energy and concentration.

Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence during COVID-19 Pandemic

June 1, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Ashley Hink

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Ashley Hink about reports of increasing rates of domestic violence or intimate partner violence during the pandemic. Dr. Hink is a general, trauma and critical care surgeon at MUSC.

New app inspires first responders to talk mental health

May 28, 2020 - Posted in Health by JT Hydrick and J. Shillinglaw
New app inspires first responders to talk mental health

Firefighters work tirelessly and heroically saving lives every day. What many people don’t consider is the toll, both physically and mentally, that it takes on them and their families. Unfortunately, many firefighters (and their families) don’t seek the help that they need...

Chair Yoga #3 Warrior I Pose And Feeling Grounded

May 25, 2020 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Yoga instructor Stacey Millner-Collins with student doing chair yoga

Warrior poses cultivate strength and stamina and help us to feel more grounded.

Tips for a Good Night's Sleep during Stressful Times

May 19, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Andrea Rinn

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Andrea Rinn about practical tips to get a good night’s sleep during stressful times, due to the COVID-19 crisis. Dr. Rinn is a physician in the Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at MUSC.

Coronavirus patient takes comfort from remote monitoring

May 18, 2020 - Posted in Health by JT Hydrick
Coronavirus Patient Takes Comfort From In-Home Monitoring

As COVID-19 positive patients seek treatment , many are turning to remote monitoring via Telehealth as a way to manage their symptoms and maintain contact with their healthcare providers. Some patients have reported difficulty getting tested and receiving treatment, due to...

Chair Yoga #2 - The Benefits Of Twists

May 18, 2020 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Stacey Millner-Collins with elderly yoga student in chair

Chair yoga can improve your flexibility and strength, boost your mood and lower stress.

Healthcare providers share experience using telehealth during pandemic

May 14, 2020 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
A diabetic patient takes his blood pressure using a remote monitoring program.

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced most South Carolinians to stay home whenever possible. While healthcare professionals have recommended avoiding clinics and hospitals without calling your doctor first, many providers throughout South Carolina have taken advantage of the...

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