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April 30 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Physical Therapy Services

Physical therapy helps preserve, restore and develop physical function. Kyle Crager, a physical therapist at South Central Regional Medical Center, says that they help people restore physical health that has been lost due to injury, disease or other causes. He says that South Central has quite an array of physical therapy services starting with inpatient […]

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April 03 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Dry Needling – Part 2

Akeem Davis is a NFL defensive back who has dealt with many pains and sore muscles throughout his career. One of the physical therapy techniques that has helped him to stay on the field is a relatively new therapy called dry needling. Akeem says that he was introduced to dry needling his first year in […]

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April 03 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Dry Needling

Dry needling is a relatively new type of physical therapy treatment, and has been shown to help a lot of people. Blake Sherman, physical therapist at the South Central Wellness Center, says the process of dry needling is fairly simple. He says that it is a minimally invasive procedure where they take a monofilament needle […]

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April 03 2018

SCRMC Healthbreak | Wellness Center – Body Pump

Everyone knows that staying active is vital both for our physical and our mental health. Research has shown that when a person establishes an active fitness habit, their overall well-being improves. The South Central wellness center in Laurel is here to help you achieve this goal. Misty Merrill, an exercise physiologist, talks about everything the […]

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April 03 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Bryn Nasajpour, Wellness Center Member

Maintaining good overall fitness is an excellent way to prevent many health problems. South Central Regional Medical Center’s wellness center offers a complete fitness program personally designed for each member. Bryn Nasajpour has been a member since she moved to Laurel and says it is a part of her daily routine. She says that the […]

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April 03 2018

SCRMC Healthbreak | Shoulder Pain

Many people suffer from shoulder pain that if addressed by a physician can be alleviated. Dr. Richard O’Keeffe, Jr. at South Central Orthopaedics says there are many scenarios in which people should see a doctor for their shoulder pain. Fortunately, there are a variety of treatment options. “The shoulder is an interesting joint. It depends […]

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April 03 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Articular Cartilage Disorders and Treatment

Articular cartilage is the smooth, white tissue that covers the ends of bones where they come together to form joints. Dr. Derrick L. Burgess, at South Central Orthopaedics, explains articular cartilage, “It has no blood supply, has no nerves in it, and is very slippery. It helps decrease the friction in between the bones and […]

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October 05 2015

South Central Orthopaedics

Ed Haas, an avid fisherman, father, and grandfather, started having shoulder pain after starting an exercise program to get into better shape. He went to see Dr. Richard O’Keeffe, Jr., who diagnosed him with a torn rotator cuff. Ed went in for an outpatient procedure one Thursday morning, and was back at work on Monday. […]

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October 05 2015

Concussions

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October 05 2015

Concussions

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February 11 2015

Sports Performance+ Program

Dr. Derrick Burgess is South Central Regional Medical Center’s first fellowship trained Sports Medicine Orthopaedic surgeon and he says sports medicine in the Jones County area is advancing rapidly. At South Central Sports Performance+, athletes ages eight and up can get general or sports specific training. Each program is tailored for the specific athlete and […]

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February 11 2015

ACL Tear Prevention

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament, or ACL, is one of the main stabilizers in the knee, but the jumping and pivoting in sports like soccer, basketball, and volleyball can put immense stress on an ACL and cause it to tear. The South Central team will record a young athlete jumping, landing and pivoting to see when, […]

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December 02 2014

Sports Medicine Welcomes Dr. Derrick Burgess

Laurel is now home to South Central Regional Medical Center’s first fellowship trained sports medicine specialist, Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Derrick Burgess. Dr. Burgess came to South Central to lead the sports medicine program, which is designed to treat a variety of athletic conditions. For more information, call the South Central Wellness Center at (601) 399-0530.

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December 02 2014

South Central Sports Medicine Program

South Central Regional Medical Center has a new sports medicine physician, Dr. Derrick Burgess, who is leading South Central’s Sports Medicine and Performance Enhancement programs. South Central’s Sports Medicine program treats all injuries from torn ligaments and broken bones to concussions. To learn more call the South Central Wellness Center at (601) 399-0530.

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December 02 2014

Sports Medicine Team

South Central Regional Medical Center’s Sports Medicine and Performance Enhancement program provides the full spectrum of care to all kinds of athletes. To join our program, please email info@southcentralsportsmedicine.com or call 601-399-0530. For more information call the South Central Wellness Center at (601) 399-0530. To view rates for our Sports Performance+ Program, please CLICK HERE.

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December 02 2014

South Central Rehabilitation and Wellness Center

Living a healthy lifestyle and maintaining good overall fitness are excellent ways to prevent many health problems. To keep you healthy, South Central’s Wellness Center is open seven days a week. For more information on the South Central Wellness Center and how to become a member, call (601) 399-0530.

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December 02 2014

South Central Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

To ensure that the young athletes in our area are well cared for, South Central provides the Jones County and Laurel school districts free athletic training services for varsity sports. For more information or to make an appointment with South Central Orthopaedics, call (601) 649-5990.

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