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Arthritis-Friendly Exercise

Arthritis-Friendly Exercise

If you suffer from arthritis, the thought of exercising may fill you with trepidation. You may wonder if it will hurt or aggravate already painful, stiff joints. Actually, regular exercise helps to combat the pain and stiffness of arthritis. It’s …

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Help Us Welcome Our New CEO

Help Us Welcome Our New CEO

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has announced the appointment of Shayne George as the hospital’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. George comes to Regional Medical  Center Bayonet Point from Doctors Hospital of Augusta, Georgia, another HCA facility where he …

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Exercises for Stroke Victims

Exercises for Stroke Victims

A stroke occurs when an artery in the brain becomes blocked, interrupting blood supply and killing vital tissues in the brain. When this happens, brain damage can occur, which drastically alters a person’s ability to do some of the most …

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Medical Preferences and a Living Will

Medical Preferences and a Living Will

A living will is one of those things that we often don’t like to think about, but along with this kind of advance preparation comes peace of mind. What Is a Living Will? A living will is a legal document …

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Our Accredited Continuing Medical Education Program Right Here in Pasco County

Our Accredited Continuing Medical Education Program Right Here in Pasco County

Medical school is a long and involved educational process. It provides doctors with a fantastic foundation of knowledge to begin their careers and start helping improve people’s lives through healthcare. In reality, medical school should not be the end of …

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Quit Smoking with Some Help from Your Friends

Quit Smoking with Some Help from Your Friends

Tobacco use disorder is a diagnosable and treatable medical condition. It occurs when a person develops a physical and mental dependence upon tobacco. It can be from smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco or any other use of the product. Once a …

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Dying With Dignity With a Living Will

Dying With Dignity With a Living Will

-Dr. Rao Musunuru      It has been said many times that one can not escape two things in life – taxes and death.  Though one can properly prepare for both of them.      April 15th has been the last day …

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Signs That You Need a Knee Replacement

Signs That You Need a Knee Replacement

During a knee replacement surgery, damaged cartilage and bone are removed from the knee joint and replaced with a prosthesis. It is a surgery that requires work on your part to recover from, but the outcome for most people is …

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What Is Whiplash?

What Is Whiplash?

Whiplash is a neck injury that is usually caused by a rear impact automobile collision, typically to the occupant of the vehicle that is rear-ended. The injury occurs when the force of the impact changes the cervical spine from its …

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Rapid Killers: Bacterial Meningitis and Sepsis

Rapid Killers: Bacterial Meningitis and Sepsis

By Wayne Guerra, MD, MBA at iTriage Recently the rapid death of a 23 yr old woman in Fort Collins, CO from sepsis which the media originally reported as bacterial meningitis has sparked lots of confusion between the two conditions. …

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