Concussion Awareness

With school sports well underway, it’s a great time for a reminder on the signs and symptoms of a concussion. While athletes can often be at risk for obtaining a concussion, they can happen to individuals of all ages. Concussions are caused by a bump or blow to the head, a fall, or extreme jostling […]

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Fall Prevention

Falls are a leading cause of injury in older adults. As we get older, physical changes and health conditions (and sometimes the medications used to treat those conditions) can make falls more likely. To reduce the risk of falling, use these simple prevention strategies! Make an appointment with your healthcare provider to discuss all the […]

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Summer Sun Safety Month

Summer Sun Safety Month is observed in August as a reminder to keep yourself safe and healthy in the sun during the summer. Sunlight is essential for your body to produce Vitamin D, however too much of it can cause harmful effects to your skin and eyes. Excessive exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light can cause […]

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Dr. Main Joins PHS Outpatient Specialty Clinic

Pershing Health System (PHS) is proud to announce that Dr. Christopher Main, Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon will be joining PHS Outpatient Specialty Clinic starting on September 12th. Dr. Main and his staff will be seeing patients in Brookfield at the Applegate Medical Center building on the second and fourth Monday of each month. Surgeries will be […]

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Firework Safety

As we all prepare to celebrate the 4th of July, Pershing Health System would like to share some safety tips from the National Safety Council to help ensure you have a safe and enjoyable 4th of July weekend! Never allow young children to handle fireworks Older children should use them only under close adult supervision […]

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Summer Safety Tips

Summer is officially upon us, giving everyone the opportunity to take their fitness activities outdoors! Follow these summer safety tips from Gary Fite, PT, Director of Rehab Services and Kristen Gunn, DPT, ATC from our PT Department to make your summer safer and more enjoyable: Drink, drink, drink!  Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water. […]

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Men’s Health Week

As we observe Men’s Health Week, PHS wants to increase awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Developing healthy habits early is vital to the health of all men in order to prevent disease further down the road. These include: Minimizing stress and getting plenty […]

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