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Sizzling Temps Fire Up Valley’s Emergency Response

The pandemic proved beyond a doubt that Valley Medical Center is capable of just about anything that we put our minds, energy and focus behind. We’re nimble solution makers and we sincerely live our mission of caring for our community like family. The recent unprecedented heat wave demonstrated once again just how committed our team is to our South...

Women’s Health

Valley’s Employee Giving Committee—Hard at Work for Valley!

The Employee Giving Committee at Valley is an employee-led group that creates opportunities for our staff members to show their support through events and fundraising efforts. Many of our employees receive care at valley, their families get care here, and lots were even born here! The Committee provides an opportu...

Children’s Health

22 Expert Pool Play Tips for Building Children’s Strength & Motor Skills

by Megan Lesh, OTR/L, MOT, Occupational Therapist, Valley Medical Center Children’s Therapy Summer’s sunny days are here so it’s a perfect time for a pool day! These fun activity ideas using toys and pool equipment at your local pool promote strengthening and fine motor skills and sensory regulation. Get pool safety tips, along with a list of commu...

Joint & Spine

Injured, In Training or Getting Back to Pre-Pandemic Exercise? Sports Medicine can Help!

Content derived from DocTalk with Andy Ashbaugh, MD, Sports Medicine https://www.youtube.com/embed/VT0NnswQEEE What is Sports Medicine?Sports Medicine focuses on physical activity and how to prevent and treat injuries and conditions related to exercise, sports and aging. Do you only treat athletes, or do you also care for people with other conditio...

Cancer

Her Purpose Behind the Passion—Why Physical Therapist Jennifer Katz Devotes Her #Off-the-Clock Hours to Building the Team of Potential Blood Stem Cell Donors

Three weeks before COVID-19 hit the U.S., inpatient physical therapist Jennifer Katz learned her dad needed a bone marrow transplant to treat myelofibrosis, a rare blood disease he had been diagnosed with in 2016. BMT is the only cure for this disease. A practicing physical therapist for seven years, including her most recent 18 months at Valley, J...