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Understanding How Weight-Loss Medications Treat Obesity
The University of Kansas Health System provides comprehensive treatment for patients who are affected by obesity. While that has always included counseling around behavioral issues, nutrition and physical activity, medications are also an important t...
Second Opinion Saves Vision – and Life
When she was about 6 months pregnant with her second child, Amanda McRae began having vision problems. She told her obstetrician about them and her physician said it was likely related to her pregnancy. Because your body experiences a lot of changes...
Surgery Provides Lasting Relief After Core Muscle Injury
Core muscle injuries are frequently overlooked, dismissed or misdiagnosed. It might be labeled a hip flexor strain, sore abs or a hernia. That’s why it’s important to communicate and seek out quality care. Read Zach Darche's story.
Soccer Player Uses ACL Bridge Program to Return to Field
This is why the class is called a bridge program – it’s the missing piece of the puzzle between physical therapy and the playing field. For Jessica, the incorporation of her main sport was crucial to her recovery, as was the welcoming nature of the t...