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Wound Center Helps People Enjoy Life Again
July 8, 2021
On June 12, 2021, Shauna Jannotta walked down the aisle to marry John Polefko with ease thanks to the care she has been receiving at Monongahela Valley Hospital's Center for Wound Management for the past 20 years. When Shauna began receiving treatment at the Center, she was living with a wound on her toe that wouldn't heal. She also was coping with neuropathy, a disease of peripheral nerves that causes numbness and weakness, that resulted from chemotherapy treatments. It wasn't until she consulted with Dr. Richard Young, a podiatrist at the Center for Wound Management, that she began to have relief. ...Read more.

Monongahela Valley Hospital To Hold Job Fair for EVS Aides
July 7, 2021
Monongahela Valley Hospital is holding a Job Fair on Tuesday, July 13, from noon to 4 p.m. in the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center. MVH is seeking EVS Aides for the Environmental Department. Interested candidates are encouraged to bring their resumes for on-site interviews. Zoom interviews are available by request. ...Read more.

The Orthopedic Group Offers New Treatment for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
July 6, 2021
In the United States, nearly five out of every 1,000 people over the age of 50 have symptoms from spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of one or more spaces in the spine which can compress the spinal cord or nerve roots exiting each vertebrae. It can occur anywhere in the spine but most commonly occurs in the lower back or neck. Symptoms can range from back and neck pain to numbness, tingling and weakness in the arms and legs. Until now, treatment for this condition included self-help remedies such as the application of heat or cold and exercise; medications for pain; physical therapy; steroid injections; and surgery. ...Read more.

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