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13
Jun

Methodist McKinney Hospital Introduces Highly Advanced CT Scanner

June 13th 2022, McKinney, TX — Methodist McKinney Hospital is thrilled to announce its launch of the new 64-slice Siemens Somatom CT scanner. This cutting edge technology offers highly advanced image quality, resulting in greater accuracy and key to early detection. The Siemens Somatom CT scanner comes fully equipped with innovative technology that provides enhanced imaging, reduced radiation exposure and

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12
May

Methodist McKinney Hospital’s Robotic Surgery Featured in D Magazine

Brooklee Han of D Magazine recently published an article showcasing Methodist McKinney Hospital’s robotic surgery capabilities. Here is an excerpt from the article. “Cynthia Anderson was tired of the constant struggle. Nagging knee pain, which grew worse and worse over the course of two years, hampered the retired junior high and high school teacher’s every movement and often kept her up

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13
Feb

All About Lower Back Pain – Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Almost all of us have or will experience lower back pain – that’s a sad fact. According to National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke states, “About 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes.” The Lower Back The lower back is considered the area right below the ribcage and is known as the

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17
Jan

Q&A About ROSA® Knee System

What does ROSA stand for? Robotic Surgery Assisted What is the main takeaway about ROSA® Knee System? Specially trained surgeons use ROSA® Knee to personalize the approach to total knee replacement providing a solution for you & your unique anatomy. Can any surgeon use ROSA® Knee System? No. Surgeons are required to receive training to learn how to use ROSA

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1
Jan

Methodist McKinney Hospital Introduces ROSA® Knee

McKINNEY, TEXAS – January 1, 2020 – Total joint replacement is one of the most commonly performed, elective surgical procedures in the United States.1 Methodist McKinney Hospital is excited to announce ROSA Knee, which offers improved joint alignment for better function and a better quality of life. “Robotic surgery offers many benefits to patients,” said Dr. Charles Toulson, orthopedic surgeon and

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5
Dec

Q&A About Bunions

Q&A About Bunions Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) and answers about bunions and their treatment. What is a bunion? A bunion is a misalignment of the bone at the big toe and are often painful and can drastically affect the shape of the foot and therefore can limit daily activity. What are the common symptoms of bunions? People

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6
Oct

How Sleeping Disorders Can Affect Your Performance in Sports

An average adult needs 7-9 hours of sleep to stay healthy and perform their best at work. Whether you’re a professional athlete or an amateur, you need enough sleep to give good performance in the field. However, research shows that one in every four athletes suffers from a sleep disorder. Here are the most common sleep disorders experienced by athletes:

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1
Oct

Custom-Fit Knee Replacement Surgery in North Texas

Methodist McKinney Hospital Supports Cutting Edge Technologies Effecting Joint Replacement Candidates Are you suffering from knee pain? Has your doctor told you it’s time for surgery? Did you know that doctors (within the US) perform more than 600,000 knee replacement surgeries each year? Many people who are faced with pending knee replacement surgery are worried about not only the recovery process, but

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24
Sep

Reverse The Negative Effects of Sitting With Quick Exercises

Did you know the average adult spends approximately 6.5 hours a day or more sitting. For teenagers that number increase to around 8 hours a day. That’s a lot of sitting! Studies have shown that sitting for long periods of time can lead to diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. Most of us spend our days in front of a computer

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8
Jul

What is Concierge Medicine?

Concierge medicine is a relatively new approach to healthcare delivery in which primary care physicians significantly limit their practices to fewer patients in order to spend more time and care with each one. Appointments are easier and more flexible. Extra time and services are offered for personalized, proactive care. The doctor dedicates extra time to listen to you, research your

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1
Jul

The Key to Exercise and Weight Maintenance is Music

Previously, I stated that to lose weight you did not have to exercise and could eat more protein and vegetables and even fat – oh the scandal.  I discussed the best way to lose weight for most people is low carb (less than 80 grams a day) and I discussed all the benefits to weight loss. Now we address how to

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18
Jun

Exercising During The Summer Time: How To Keep Cool

There are risks when it comes to exercising in the hot weather and in Texas that means you need to be aware of the risks starting in June. As we approach summer, it is important to think about preventing dehydration and heat-related illnesses. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), about 300 Americans die every year of heat-related illnesses.

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