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Wellness

Looking for a New Partner in Your Healthcare?

Cascade Clinic, Fairwood Clinic and Highlands Clinic in Renton, as well as Covington Clinic South, have welcomed new primary care providers board-certified in either family medicine or internal medicine. Learn more about our new primary care providers at a clinic near you by clicking on their photos. New Specialists Joining the Valley Team Provider...

Women’s Health

Valley Midwives: Providing Lifetime Women’s Wellness Care

Content derived from the "How Valley Midwives Provide Lifetime Women's Wellness Care" DocTalk by Certified Nurse Midwife, Laurie Rodenberg. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dv38Ucj8xhI 0:22 | What is a midwife? What types of training and skillset is involved?A Certified Nurse Midwife is typically a registered nurse who works in labor and delivery fo...

Children’s Health

What Do Hats, Quilts and Books Have in Common? They’re Community Gifts of Love for Our Littlest NICU Patients.

September is Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness Month, designed to honor families who have experienced or are currently experiencing a NICU stay, as well as the healthcare professionals who care for them. Valley Medical Center has the only level III NICU between Seattle and Tacoma, caring for newborns whose needs require more advanced care. In honor...

Joint & Spine

Preventing Falls and What to Do If You Have a Fall

Adapted from the "Preventing Falls" DocTalk by Dr. Rabiah Ali https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HY_VrzrpPfc 0:16 | Why are we concerned about preventing falls?We’re concerned about preventing falls for a number of reasons, but the most important is the loss of mobility. If someone takes a bad fall and ends up with a hip fracture that requires a hip r...

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...

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There are three basic approaches to a total hip replacement. The most commonly used approach in the United States is a posterior lateral approach where a skin incision is made over the posterior part of the hip. The second most commonly used approach is a direct lateral, which utilizes a lateral incision over the hip and takes down a portion of the...