What We’re Doing About COVID-19

Posted on Mar 16, 2020, by

At the Kennedy Center and Mercy Medical Hospital, we are cognizant and proactive in our measures to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. In addition, we are monitoring the latest updates and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health department. If you have a scheduled appointment or procedure […]

Using RICE Treatment to Help Knee Pain

Posted on Nov 20, 2019, by

Whether it’s caused by an injury, arthritis or different medical condition, minor knee pain may be treated by simple self-care measures and precautions taken at home. The exact symptoms of knee pain are different for everyone, but they often present as a constant ache, sharp pain when in use, dull discomfort or even swelling. RICE […]

The Rotator Cuff Surgery Recovery Timeline

Posted on Jul 2, 2019, by

After a rotator cuff tear, some injuries can be treated with rest, ice, heat, steroid injections, low-resistance exercise and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen. However, surgery is the most common form of treatment. When those nonsurgical treatment options are exhausted, or if your doctor deems an injury serious enough, surgery will be recommended.  Many factors […]