Blog Posts in 2017

  • King's Daughters Ohio offers free joint pain screening July 13

    Injury, arthritis, illness or normal wear and tear can cause joint pain. Screenings are designed to help pinpoint the cause of your pain and provide follow-up recommendations. King’s Daughters Ohio is offering a free joint pain screening beginning 3 p.m. Thursday, July 13 at 1729 Kinneys Lane, Suite 102, Portsmouth. Appointments are required by calling 1-888-377-KDMC. The noninvasive ...
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  • UK Cerebrovascular specialists open outreach at KDMC

    Beginning Monday, July 3, UK Healthcare Neurosciences Institute specialists in cerebrovascular surgery will have an outreach clinic at KDMC. The outreach clinic will include cerebrovascular surgeons Justin Fraser, M.D., and Stephen Grupke, M.D., and neurointerventional radiologist Nasser Alhajeri, M.D., and will be located in KDMS - Neuromedicine offices, Suite 400, Medical Plaza A. The clinic ...
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  • Great orthopedic care - across our region

    King’s Daughters highly skilled orthopedic team is dedicated to improving quality of life through compassionate care. From Portsmouth, Ohio, to Prestonsburg, Ky., and in between — our fellowship trained surgeons and support staff are dedicated to restoring motion and getting patients back to their daily activities. Skilled in total joint replacement procedures of all types, including ...
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  • King's Daughters welcomes orthopedic surgeon Steven Carawan, M.D.

    King's Daughters welcomes orthopedic surgeon Steven Carawan, M.D., to KDMS Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Suite G20, 613 23rd St., Ashland. Dr. Carawan is also accepting appointments at King's Daughters Medical Specialties - Prestonsburg, 1279 Old Abbot Mtn. Road. As part of our Rapid Recovery orthopedic surgical team, Dr. Carawan's areas of practice include hip and knee total joint ...
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  • Caring for our aging bones

    As we age, so do our bones. Fragile and weakness of bones can lead to osteoporosis in women after menopause and in older men. This bone-thinning disorder puts people at greater risk for broken bones — particularly fractures of the hip, wrist, and spine. Hip fractures can be caused by factors that weaken bones. As the bones weaken the impact from a fall can cause a break below the hip bone. ...
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  • Keep it Local - All Pro Services

    Our commitment to buy local is a proud choice we make to source many of the goods and services King's Daughters utilizes through local businesses. Each week we plan to share with you the stories and faces of local businesses we partner with to fulfill the mission and vision of our health system. As we all know, locally owned businesses are often the backbone of a strong, healthy community and ...
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  • Could a minimally invasive procedure be best for you?

    Whether you call it keyhole surgery, Band-Aid surgery, or endoscopic surgery, minimally invasive surgery is a set of techniques that allow the surgeon to operate through very small incisions. In minimally invasive surgery, a number of these are made, through which the surgeon inserts a small, flexible camera that allows visualization of the surgical field on high-resolution monitors. Specially ...
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  • Keep it Local: River Cities Courier

    Our commitment to buy local is a proud choice we make to source many of the goods and services King's Daughters utilizes through local businesses. Each week I plan to share with you the stories and faces of local businesses we partner with to fulfill the mission and vision of our health system. As we all know, locally owned businesses are often the backbone of a strong, healthy community and ...
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