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What is integrative health? Treating more than an illness

Specific techniques and practices can help ease patients' stress and discomfort.
Ashley Schwab Ashley Schwab 7 min read
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Parkinson’s patients reclaim abilities with therapy programs

“I didn’t realize I was talking so softly before. Now I can speak out and be heard."
SHN Staff SHN Staff 9 min read
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Hospice journey: Practical information about natural death

Physical signs through the dying journey, a natural part of life. Just as we are all unique in how we live, we are also unique in how we die.
SHN Staff SHN Staff 21 min read

Lymphedema therapy helps patients manage symptoms

The lymphatic system is a network of tissues and organs that helps the body get rid of toxins and waste materials. Lymphedema is when the lymphatic system breaks down and allows the buildup of fluid in one or more of a patient’s arms or legs. The swelling that results from this buildup can range from […]
SHN Staff SHN Staff 4 min read
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Chronic wounds specialized care: Focus on long-term healing

Patients with chronic wounds face the complicated task of managing specialized care on an ongoing basis. And while there’s a lot of patient involvement in wound management, there are specially trained nurses who can provide extra support for patients with chronic wounds, an ostomy (surgically created opening) or continence conditions. “A lot of times when […]
SHN Staff SHN Staff 4 min read
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Cancer diet: Don’t just survive cancer; thrive at the table

Cancer may change the way you can taste and eat food, but you can still enjoy eating.
SHN Staff SHN Staff 21 min read

Physical therapy options for pelvic floor pain, incontinence

Cancer treatments can affect the pelvic floor.
Jill Ehrmantraut Jill Ehrmantraut 10 min read
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A seamless flow

From blood cancers like leukemia to bleeding and clotting disorders, hundreds of thousands of Americans have issues with their blood.
SHN Staff SHN Staff 8 min read