On the Frontlines of COVID: “They’re asking for my help, and I’m willing to give it”

By Daniel Wingard, PT, DPT It’s my job to help patients recover from neurological illness or injury. COVID-19 makes that much more complicated. The No. 1 priority of most of my patients is to improve their balance, strength and endurance. They’re asking for my help, and I’m willing to give it, even during a pandemic. [Continue Reading]

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On the Frontlines of COVID: “My whole life is built on helping others”

By Kaye Robertson For the past 20 years, I’ve worked alongside doctors and therapists, providing a second pair of hands to help our patients regain their abilities after life-changing illness or injury. We still provide that same high-level service, but some things have changed. When patients come in for their therapy appointments, we give them [Continue Reading]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Here’s what you should know from the experts

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued a public health warning regarding the novel virus, COVID-19. Memorial Hermann’s Chief Medical and Quality Officer, Dr. Angela Shippy, took the time to answer questions regarding the infectious disease COVID-19. Read below to learn more about the virus and what you can do to protect yourself.  What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)? [Continue Reading]

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Virtual Reality Equipping Clinicians To Care for the Patients of Today with the Technology of Tomorrow

By Shannon Dillon It’s just after 1 p.m. on a Wednesday and Emilia is in labor. Her physician has been paged, but is an hour away and fighting Houston traffic. Emilia’s labor pains intensify. She groans louder. There’s no time to wait. Three nurses spring into action, preparing supplies and putting on gloves and gowns. [Continue Reading]

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New Facility Dog Lending a Helping Paw to Young Patients

By Alyson Ward The latest hire at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital has all the skills he needs to help young patients: solid training, a strong work ethic, a good bedside manner, a wagging tail and a wet nose. Dexter, a 2-year-old golden retriever and Labrador mix, is a new facility dog who spends weekdays working [Continue Reading]

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