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February 2020

Test Your Pain IQ

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Weather can affect joint pain.One of the best remedies for chronic pain is staying in bed.Losing weight is not effective in decreasing joint and back pain.Low back pain is the most common type of chronic pain.Exercise is considered a good way to reduce the pain of…

All the Ways We Care: Finding the Help You Need to Treat Chronic Pain

Your Guidebook From Hometown Hospital

Are you living with chronic pain? If you are one of the 50 million Americans who do, Hometown Hospital is here to make sure you or a loved don’t suffer needlessly. In this article, we provide helpful information about the four most common types of chronic pai —arthritis, nerve pain, lower back pain and migraine headaches—as well as guide you to t…

Find Relief From Allergies

Kristin Chenoweth was diagnosed with Meniere’s disease (see story on page 2) after seeing an otolaryngologist, more commonly known as an ENT, a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the Ear, Nose and Throat. Allergies are one of the most common disorders that ENTs treat every day, especially if patients are suffering from nasal congestion, post nasal drip,…

Physical Therapy: A Smart Choice If You’re Experiencing Chronic Pain

Physical therapy (PT) is an important but often overlooked part of managing and treating chronic pain. In fact, PT can reduce or, in some cases, eliminate chronic pain. It can also greatly improve the quality of life of patients by helping them be more active and independent. Physical therapists are specially trained to teach exercises and techniques that help patients regain their strength,…

A Message from the CEO: Making the Pain Go Away

Chronic pain is a serious medical issue that all too often goes overlooked. Of the estimated 50 million Americans who suffer today from chronic pain, too many mistakenly believe that their pain is something they need to learn to live with. But it doesn’t have to be that way. That’s because the medical expertise that chronic pain sufferers need is right here at (Hometown Hospital). Whether you…

Interview with Kristen Chenoweth: The Show Must Go On

The Emmy and Tony Award winner talks about the medical condition that almost ended her career.

Kristin Chenoweth has enjoyed a remarkable career as a singer and actress since leaving her hometown of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, and arriving in New York City in 1993. Her powerful soprano voice has been featured in Broadway stage productions that include Wicked and You’re A Good Man, Char…

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