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  • ORTHOPEDICS

    Having trouble with your balance? Physical therapy...

    Feb 20, 2020
    When your balance is discombobulated, it can impact your quality of life. Physical therapy can help, and St. Joseph’s/Candler has five outpatient physical therapy locations to assist with balance and.... Continue Reading

  • HEART HEALTH

    What is an abdominal aortic aneurysm?

    Feb 18, 2020
    You may think it’s just back pain or an upset stomach. But, an abdominal aortic aneurysm could be more severe – especially if you are a smoker or have a family history of aneurysms. Continue Reading

  • WOMEN'S CARE

    What is skin-to-skin contact following birth?

    Feb 13, 2020
    Skin-to-skin care is placing your unwrapped baby directly on your bare skin immediately following birth. Telfair BirthPlace's Jennifer Povanda talks about the benefits of skin-to-skin contact. Continue Reading

  • FAMILY HEALTH

    What is RSV?

    Feb 11, 2020
    Respiratory syncytial virus is most common in the very young, but anyone can get this highly contagious virus. Pediatrician Dr. Richard Callan discusses RSV. Continue Reading

  • HEART HEALTH

    What can I expect if I need the TAVR procedure?

    Feb 6, 2020
    For patients with severe aortic stenosis, your healthcare provider may recommend surgery for treatment. At St. Joseph's/Candler, we have a TAVR multidisciplinary team that walks you through every step... Continue Reading

  • HEART HEALTH

    What is aortic stenosis?

    Feb 4, 2020
    Narrowing of the aortic valve, called aortic stenosis, can be life threatening. At St. Joseph’s/Candler, we offer the minimally-invasive TAVR procedure to treat severe aortic stenosis. Continue Reading

  • MISCELLANEOUS

    What is a bunion?

    Jan 30, 2020
    Have you ever looked at your feet and noticed a bony bump on your foot at the big toe? You wouldn’t be alone. St. Joseph’s/Candler Physician Network Podiatrist Dr. Prianka Sharma explains bunions. Continue Reading

  • NEUROLOGY

    Infographic: 7 ways to prevent a stroke

    Jan 28, 2020
    A stroke happens every 40 seconds in the United States. Eighty percent of them can be prevented if people know the risk factors and follow their doctor’s orders. Continue Reading

  • FITNESS, NUTRITION

    What is an RMR test?

    Jan 23, 2020
    Your resting metabolic rate (RMR) is the amount of energy your body burns while at rest. St. Joseph’s/Candler health educators explain metabolic rate and how it can help you lose weight. Continue Reading

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