Area Hospitals Launch Community Health Needs Assessment

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, the Brattleboro Retreat, and Grace Cottage Hospital are launching a new community ...

Maureen Mohaney, PA-C, ATC

Watch out for Little League Elbow!

By Maureen Mahoney PA-C, ATC It’s that time of year again; when the snow is melting and the grass is getting green. Kids are starting their spring sports, including one of my all-time favorites: baseball. One common over use injury in kids who play baseball is called Little League elbow which presents itself as pain […]

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Wayne Temmen, PA-C

Wear and Tear Arthritis

By Wayne Temmen, PAC Osteoarthritis (OA) also known as “wear and tear arthritis” is the most common form of arthritis. Approximately 46 million people in the United States have symptomatic osteoarthritis, 64% of whom are of working age. The exact cause of OA is unknown but it results in a breakdown in the articular cartilage […]

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Are you living with Osteoarthritis? Join BMH for a free talk on April 27

As part of the Wellness in Windham Spring 2015 calendar, BMH certified orthopaedic physician assistants Maureen Mahoney, PA-C, ATC and Wayne Temmen, PA-C, will present a program on Monday, April 27 at 6:00 PM in the Brew Barry Conference Center. Their topic of discussion will be living with osteoarthritis. “Osteoarthritis is one of the most […]

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Total Hip Replacement Surgery

By Jon Thatcher, MD There are approximately 300,000 total hip replacement surgeries performed annually in the United States with a 98% success rate with satisfied patients. Osteoarthritis (wearing out of the joint surface in this ball and socket articulation) which can cause groin, buttock, and thigh pain is the indication for hip replacement surgery in […]

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Angela Thomas, DPT

BMH Rehab Services Adds new Physical Therapist

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced the addition of Angela Thomas, DPT, to its Rehabilitation Services staff. Thomas just moved to the Brattleboro area after spending 20 years living in the southwestern United States. She holds a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University and degrees in Educational Psychology and Physical Education from the University of […]

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Dr. Elizabeth McLarney

Dr. McLarney Discusses Shoulder Arthritis

As part of the Wellness in Windham Spring 2015 calendar, BMH orthopaedic surgeon Elizabeth McLarney, MD, will present a program on Monday, April 20 at 6:00 PM in the Brew Barry Conference Center. Her topic of discussion will be shoulder arthritis. “Almost all people who have arthritis find that it affects their lives in some […]

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Dr. William Vranos

How Did I Decide on a Career in Orthopaedics?

By William Vranos, MD After “Why does my (insert body part) hurt?” the next most frequently asked question I get is “How did you end up in orthopaedics?” When I tell the story, I realize that a lot of people don’t know how medical training is structured and what medical students go through to arrive […]

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Cynthia Howes, RN, CPNP

How Self-Hypnosis Can Help With Childhood’s Challenges

by Cynthia Howes, RN, CPNP We think of childhood as that special time in life where everything should be simple, happy, and carefree. In reality, the period between birth through adolescence is filled with challenges.. There are many developmental milestones children must master to advance to the next phase in their lives. Sometimes, life’s challenges […]

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Jodi Dodge, RN

BMH Hires New Patient Experience Director

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced that Jodi Dodge, RN has been hired as the new Director of Patient Experience. She began working part-time in mid-February and started in a full-time capacity on March 2, 2015. Dodge has been a registered nurse in the Emergency Department at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield, Massachusetts for the past […]

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Dr. Craig Rinder

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

As part of the Wellness in Windham Spring 2015 calendar, BMH urologist Craig Rinder, MD, will present a program on Monday, April 13 at 6:00 PM in the Brew Barry Conference Center. His topic of discussion will be kidney stones. “Kidney stones are notorious for being painful. The feeling has been described as being worse […]

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